add-on CPU load meters

From: John Foust <>
Date: Wed Dec 26 14:29:01 2001

At 12:13 PM 12/26/2001 -0800, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>With the recent discussions of the Be liquidation sale, I was wracking
>my brain for the project/website of an *analog* CPU load meter. Someone
>out there wrote a Linux driver to spit out CPU load on the parallel
>port, to which is attached a simple ladder-type D-to-A and an analog
>panel meter for CPU load.

That's just so delightfully twisted.

On a tangent, I wondered if anyone made "repeater" cables
with a sensor on one end, and an LED on the other. Like
a fiber pipe, it would let you watch an LED that's actually
located on the back of your computer, or on a distant device.

- John
Received on Wed Dec 26 2001 - 14:29:01 GMT

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