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Chad R. Larson
chad at DCFinc.com
Fri Jun 2 21:55:24 PDT 2006
On Sat, Jun 03, 2006 at 10:45:31AM +0900, gnn at freebsd.org wrote:
> At Fri, 02 Jun 2006 13:52:55 +0200,
> Dario Freni wrote:
> > Aren't Soekris/WRAP boards, based on x86 platform, considered "embedded"?
> Yes, but for the moment the new targets are ARM and MIPS. I'll add
> x86 as well, but later. In the embedded world the x86 parts still are
> not dominant due to issues with power and heat and the fact that the
> x86 mainstream is not targetted at that market. This is why Intel
> does ARM as well, to cover the embedded space.
Actually, Soekris uses the AMD Geode (formerly National
Semiconductor) x86 PC on a chip, not Intel. They burn around 7
watts, I believe.
So much for power and heat.
Chad R. Larson (CRL15) 602-264-5009 chad at DCFinc.com
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