new hardware platform?? :-)

perryh at perryh at
Wed Feb 25 01:11:56 PST 2009

> On Tue, 24 Feb 2009, Robert Huff wrote:
> > 	Has any one seen more on this?
> >

They claim only Linux support for the brick, but the blurb on the
88F6281 system-on-chip processor claims BSD support (for the SOC,
not necessarily for this board, and it didn't say which BSD).
BTW it's an ARM processor.

Wojciech Puchar <!wojtek at> wrote:
> i don't see monitor connector? :)

It's presumably intended to be used as a headless server, accessed
primarily via the GB Ethernet; however that slot on the top side has
several useful connections including serial and JTAG.  (Their debug
board converts those to USB, but nothing requires you to plug in the
debug board :)

One disappointment is that they apparently did not bring out the
chip's SATA and PCI-E connections.  The PCI-E is only x1, so not
all that great for high-performance video, but burying it inside
the box does seem like an unnecessary limitation.

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