thinking inside the box

Gavin Thomas Nicol
Thu, 30 Jan 2003 21:28:04 -0500

On Thursday 30 January 2003 05:53 pm, Tom wrote:
> Cost effective linux able platfrom with an ethernet port, only moving p=
> is a cd the shelve from a Kmart...powerfull enoug=
> run a ptp node setup....
> I hate to say this....Xbox....PS2....

Nah. There's a cool board from VIA

that has everything you need, and no fan (solid state power supply should=
fine too... I hear 60W is good enough). It has firewire, which is a prett=
good interconnect... so you stack 'em up, connect them together, and you =
a cheap cluster. They run Linux just fine.

Has a few interesting bits.