Pimp my T5725

Yesterday my ordered HP Thin Client T5725 arrived. The clue is, Debian sarge is and no moving parts (no noise) are inside. It's a really nice thin client and it can be used as Surfstation out of the box. There is also a "HP Connection Administrator" which can…

Serial console with VMWare

In your config file of virtual machine you need the following: # grep serial openwrt.vmx serial0.present = "TRUE" serial0.fileType = "pipe" serial0.fileName = "./serial1" serial0.pipe.endPoint = "server" serial0.hardwareFlowControl = "TRUE" Redirect output to stdio or a port: # socat <…

OpenWRT 0.9 / X-WRT 2.75

Last week I updated my WRTSL54GS to OpenWRT 0.9 with X-WRT 2.75. Since my box has an USB port, I was missing a way to umount mounted usb storage. Looking deeper into it, I noticed that partitions get mounted by '/etc/hotplug.d/usb/01-mount' like this:…

Hacking google-highlight plugin

Today I found a nice plugin for highlighting search strings from referrer called google-highlight, when coming from a search engine. The problem was, when the site includes a substring of $_SERVER["SERVER_NAME"] it was highlighted ... maybe not what you want. Here is the patch:…