[rescue] FW: WTT: 1.5G of PC2700 for 1G of PC100

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Mon May 5 15:36:45 CDT 2008

On Mon, May 05, 2008 at 03:29:36PM -0500, Brock Johnson wrote:

> NetBSD runs fine on the PCEngines ALIX boards, 
> http://www.pcengines.ch/alix.htm, while they're not quite as cheap as 
> that board you're quoting (about double the cost actually), they are 
> much better spec as well, 500mhz geode/256 megs of ram for the bigger 
> configuration. Use about 0.5a at 12v (to quote the manufacturers usage 
> rating, I haven't gotten the ammeter out and measured mine yet), so the 
> power is quite similar. I've got an 3c1 at the house I've been playing 
> around with as a wireless bridge and I'm about to get another model (the 
> 2c3) to replace my old Soekris 4501.

The 2c1 and 2c3 both look good.  I like the extra serial ports.  And the
I2C port is also eye catching for setting up a control panel.

I wonder if I can easily get a 44pin->40pin IDE adapter to put a CD-R on
that board.  If so, that might be perfect for another project I have on
the backburner.

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