[rescue] Small Cheap Linux Board??
lionel4287 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 19 15:07:35 CST 2009
On Dec 18, 2009, at 1:43 AM, Charles Monett <camonett at woh.rr.com> wrote:
> Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> I wonder how the Supermicro Atom X7SLA-H MB would have fared:
>> Mfg link: http://supermicro.com/products/motherboard/ATOM/945/X7SLA.cfm?typ=H
>> Newegg link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813182205&Tpk=x7sla-h
>> It has the dual core 330 Atom CPU with two on-board Realtek Gigabit
>> ports, a PCI slot and two PCI-Express slots, on 8x and one 4x slot in
>> a slightly larger form factor... It runs about $50 more than the
>> D945GCLF2 ($139 vs $89).
> Any word on the throughput of those Realtek chips? They aren't
> known for making Ethernet chipsets that hold up well to lots of
> traffic IIRC.
I don't know but in the application from the OP, he wasn't expecting
significant traffic as home firewall box.
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