Re: Battery operated, light weight Linux HW to be carried in a model airplane

From: Gregory Toomey (nospam_at_bigpond.com)
Date: 02/07/05

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    <Dussrviok> wrote:

    > I am searching for a Linux hardware (which will be used in a model
    > airplane) with the following specs;
    > * Small
    > * Battery operated (single power input 5v, or 9v or 12v)
    > * Light weight
    > * Supports min 4 RS232 ports
    > * Parallel printer port (for digital I/O) (or 8-16 digital I/O)
    > * Optional USB port
    > * 10/100 Ethernet port
    > * Capable booting either from a USB memory and/or a Compact Flash disk
    >
    > Any recommendation?

    Look at http://www.soekris.com/
    Many models have compact flash onboard

    Netbsd is worth a look as an OS as it has a small footprint & is used in
    embedded boards.

    gtoomey


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