[SATLUG] Board for embedded linux
dmyhand at suddenlink.net
Sat Feb 28 19:59:12 CST 2009
Samuel Leon wrote:
> I have a project to build a small box to act as a transparent ethernet
> bridge to monitor activity and log data. So I will need a board with 2
> ethernet controllers. I could probably get by on less than a 300mhz
> cpu, 128mb ram and at least 128mb of flash storage. I haven't decided
> on the OS yet. I have spent all day looking for a board like this. I
> am kind of new to the embedded scene so trying to decipher the data on
> websites that offer system on chip boards like http://www.amcc.com is
> confusing. Seems like the boards that they sell directly are only
> development/eval boards? Or do they not sell boards and only sell chips?
> I am trying to stay below $100. The only thing I have found is the ALIX
> stuff. This will be fine
> but the price is higher than I wanted. It has the pci ports that I
> don't need and the amd cpu is pricy (vs arm9,ppc ect) so it seems like
> there should be something out there that is cheaper. Is what I am
> asking for not come pre fabbed and have to be custom manufactured?
> I will probably have to make several of these so having a ready made
> cheap enclosure is also a plus. Anyone know of anything or I am stuck
> with ALIX?
Have you tried checking what is listed on http://www.linuxdevices.com/ ?
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