On Tue, 2010-05-25 at 09:48 +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote:
> On Tuesday 25 May 2010 04:55:05 Iain Buchanan wrote:
> > We buy about 5 - 10 of these (started on the net4801, now the
> > net5501) per year at work:
> > http://www.yawarra.com.au/hw-net5501.php
> > And make them do various things ranging in intensity from data
> > servers to gateway/firewall/routers and so on. We've used IDE and
> > flash in them, usually IDE for the convenience. We compile for x86.
> > The 4 network ports are nice, and there's some GPIO to boot.
> I'm intrigued. How do you connect displays to them? I assume you'd need
> one for at least the first steps of installing an OS, no?
There is a serial port which is good enough for a console, which
you can use until your network is working. After you've set up the
first one, then we copy the image to the next.
Iain Buchanan <iaindb at netspace dot net dot au>
Nothing is as simple as it seems at first
Or as hopeless as it seems in the middle
Or as finished as it seems in the end.