Tony Groves wrote:
> I'm looking into setting up a swipe-card system for a remote rural
> building so that only authorised cardholders are admitted.
> For the site:
> (1) an externally-rated vandalproof card-reader, presumably with an
> RS-232 connector.
> (2) an old PC, loaded with Debian Linux (my preferred solution for
I' do for a card-reader that can do PS/2 or USB keyboard emulation, much
simpler to set up.
And not an old PC but rather an embedded one, no moving parts, so that
failures (which could prevent access to the building...) are less likely
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