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Raspberry Pi in the TP ultrabay

#1 Post by portsample » Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:26 pm

Here is a link to a project on Indestructables.com where a Raspberry Pi Zero (RP) is wired into a TP420 ultrabay. The RP uses TP power and is accessed from the Thinkpad (running Win or Linux) via a VNC session.

https://www.instructables.com/id/Re-pur ... -With-RPi/

Too bad the TP peripherals (keyboard, screen, etc.) can't be accessed and controlled directly from the RP in the ultrabay circumventing the conventional OS installed on the TP hardware. Might open the door to resurrecting older TPs with cutting edge single board computers, (RP3, Beagleboards, etc.).
T61, 14.1", X9000 2.8ghz, Intel GM965, 8gb RAM, 250gb SSD, 1tb SATA Ubay, openSuse 42.3/Win8
(2) T61, 14.1", T9500 2.6ghz, Intel GM965, 4gb RAM, 250gb SSD, openSuse 42.3/Win8 (spares)

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