Intro: How to Set Up Home Data Server Using OpenWRT on Linksys WRT160NL Router
Every home needs a router. Why not to turn your router into a webcam and data server, for example, to monitor a baby.
Linksys router WRT160NL can be reprogrammed to use OpenWRT (that is a kind of Linux), to connect a hub, flash stick, webcam, sound card, one wire interface and arduino for relay control, one-wire temperature sensors. The router still preserves its function as a rooter. Power consumption is 5W with webcam. WRT160NL costs ca 60 EUR+ 30 EUR webcam. Here are links to example router webservers:
Below are the notes with code that will help you to set up such webcam data server.