Set it up with a read-only root filesystem so the OS doesn't get borked, have it connect to wifi and rsync a folder on a separate data partition from the home media library at boot, then present it as a fat32 drive to the car...
@djsundog this was basically what I developed in my head back when I drove, and then I never did it 😅
@djsundog that's a slick idea and near what current infotainment systems do
@jbob that's the advantage this particular use-case has, any car with the capability has a native ui already for navigating music on a usb drive
@jbob @djsundog Suction-cup this right over the stock panel https://www.amazon.com/ELECROW-Display-1024X600-Function-Raspberry/dp/B01GDMDFZA
@jbob though now I'm wondering if any of the car electronics are accessible via Ethernet-over-usb
@djsundog Oh damn, you're giving me Ideas. Seems like this would be a perfect usecase for Syncthing.
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