Montreal parking meters run embedded Linux

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Montreal Parking Meters Run Linux

Posted by michael on Tuesday April 20, @05:06PM from the working-for-the-man dept.

jbecherv writes “According to, new-fangled Montreal parking meters run embedded Linux (Google Cache). The City of Montreal is planning to roll out 500 to 800 wireless, solar-powered parking payment stations based on embedded Linux. There is even a device profile (Google Cache) that show some details about the meters… These meters run kernel 2.4.19 on a 206MHz StrongARM SA-1110. Each system has 64MB of RAM, boots from a CF device, and is networked wirelessly via GPRS.”

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