[FoRK] Not the linux-mini yet,

Lucas Gonze lgonze
Thu Aug 18 21:38:30 PDT 2005


Question: how to use this as a secure base for logging in from a 
cybercafe, given that all traffic can be observed by the compromised 
machine?  I'm sure it's doable.

On Fri, 19 Aug 2005, Wilkin, Kurt wrote:

> but getting warmer.
> And apparently taking good advantage of X's strengths.
>> From the review of
> http://www.projectblackdog.com/site/index.html
> at http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS8562564746.html.
> "The Black Dog devices (aka "Dogs") are essentially
> tiny but complete desktop Linux "servers" measuring
> 3.5 x 1.75 x 0.5 inches, and weighing 1.6 ounces.
> They have an SD/MMC slot for memory expansion or the
> addition of SDIO peripheral devices. Other hardware
> features include a biometric fingerprint scanner, and
> a USB client port compatible with USB 1.1 or USB 2.0
> ports, which are about half as fast as 100BaseT Ethernet,
> White notes.
> The Dogs are based on a single PowerPC 405 Delta embedded
> processor and 64MB of RAM (Realm also has a dual-processor
> model under development for its enterprise product line).
> The company calls the Dogs "servers" because they create
> an Ethernet-over-USB network with the host PC, and serve
> applications that are accessed using the host PC's KVM
> device functions."
> Cheers, Kurt.
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