From: John P. Looney (john at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Thu 13 Sep 2001 - 11:08:10 IST
On Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 10:38:11AM +0100, John P. Looney mentioned:
> On Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 10:13:14PM +0100, Paul Jakma mentioned:
> > > Guess my In car MP3 player just got that bit closer.
> > thing is, what about serial console? 'd be a right pain if you had to
> > drag a monitor and keyboard to your car (in my case motorbike) to
> > debug it. also need flash. don't want disks.
> There must be some sort of serial port on it. What's the point otherwise ?
> > there's just so many many SBC vendors out there, but guess i'll just
> > have to go and mail some.
> When we were in Cebit, checking out motherboards...there seemed to be
> about twenty companies with really cute small motherboards. The best I saw
> was a PIII800, with i815 graphics, four serial ports, two ethernet ports,
> VGA, usb, (no mouse/keyboard) in a form factor slightly smaller than a
> cigarrette box. $250 though. Look, and you will find. You'll still need a
> PSU for them though.
Maybe this was the one I was thinking of;
CPU: Intel Celeron/Coppermine: 300MHz~850MHz
CPU Front Side Bus: 66MHz / 100MHz
Chipset: Intel 440BX AGPset
One 168-pin DIMM sockets support up to 256MB SDRAM modules.
IDE Interface Two enhanced IDE interface supports 4 IDE devices (UDMA/33)
Super I/O: Winbond W83977 chipset
Parallel Port: One parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP
Serial Ports: One RS-232/422/485 and three RS-232 ports
Watchdog Timer: Generates system reset; 16 levels
One SDD socket supports 2MB to 144MB M-Systems DiskOnChip flash disk
Hardware Monitoring: Winbond W83781D IC monitors system temperature/voltage status
USB: Pin header for 2 USB ports
IrDA: Pin header
Mouse Connector: Pin header for PS/2 type connector
Keyboard Connector: Pin header for PS/2 type connector and 5-pin header for external keyboard
VGA: C&T 69000 (2MB Embedded memory)
C&T 69030 (4MB Embedded memory)
18-bit LVDS Output Connector Dual Independent Display (with IB7103 for TFT display)
Audio: On Board ESS1938S PCI with 3D sound accelerator
Ethernet: On Board Realtek RTL8139B 10/100 Ethernet controller
One 32-bit PCI slot
Form Factor: 5.25-inch Single Board Computer
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