reecommendations for an 'appliance" platform ?
rizzo at iet.unipi.it
Sat Jun 13 21:50:27 UTC 2009
On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 09:13:34PM +0100, Pete French wrote:
> > I'm not 100% sure, but fairly sure that you'll have a hard time
> > finding something that combines the low-power standalone type spec with
> > a 64-bit capable processor. Once you get the higher-end processor,
> That was my experiense when shopping around yes - annoying as I
> don't need anything particularly low power (it ain't going to
> be my leccy bill :-).
> > becomes a more likely failure point, and so on. Can you elaborate a
> > bit more on which parts of that system spec you really need - do you
> > need the GigE? Two ethernets? The external SATA?
> It needs to be:
> 1) Complete as purchased - I dont want to build a machine
> 2) Capable of having a simple boot device (e.g. CF card) dropped in
> 3) At least one ether port. 100 meg will do.
> 4) Small enough to be posted to the end user
> 5) Cheap - under 400 euros, preferably 300
the Asus EEEBox might fit the description.
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