Re: via mini-ipx
From: john (john_at_photoengineering.com)
Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2005 19:18:36 GMT
On Sun, 6 Mar 2005 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> john wrote:
>> I am considering using these boards to run linux and applications. I
>> use the eden esp processor. The MII board looks the best for my
>> applications. Is anyone using thse? Are they reliable for outdoor
>> applications? thx
> I should do a lot more googling if I were you. I use these boards, and
> have had all sorts of problems. Some distros will not even boot,
> because they assume you have a pentium.
I won't be using a distribution--starting from stratch on the latest
kernel. I have found a lot of support for some of the hardware in the
kernel so was wondering how good the support was.
> If you get it all working they are very good indeed, but you just need
Thx--I was hoping this was so. Do you use them on battery power? How does
the esp (I haven't even seen it yet) compare to the lower power P-M. From
the data sheets it looks like it'll use less but not sure of actual yet.
> to do a bit of research. There are linux forums on the VIA web site,
> companies specialising in linux for them (e.g linitx.com) and a lot of
> data out there.
> Google is your friend
How true but not quite as good as atla vista for fuzzy searches.