[nycbug-talk] Soekris

Bob Ippolito bob
Tue Jun 15 14:30:09 EDT 2004

On Jun 15, 2004, at 12:41 PM, Pete Wright wrote:

> (sorry for repost Jonathan repost, didn't get cc'd to list)
> Jonathan Hirschman wrote:
>> Just out of curiousity - has anyone tried the PC Engines Wrap board 
>> in stead? It is significantly cheaper, and has very similar specs:
> no i have not, altho i have read great things about the soekris folks, 
> and they seem pretty supportive of opensource tech (they have designed 
> these boards with *BSD and gnu/linux mind).
>> http://store.ituner.com/ituner/wrapboard1c.html
>> Seems like a bargain in comparison.
> i'm not too sure about that, the soekris box has more RAM, a USB 
> interface, PXE boots, three onboard NIC's by default and comes with a 
> case.  the ituner box may have these features as well, but i didn't 
> see them on the link supplied.
> in any event, we decide that the ituner is a better product than i 
> think we should do it.

Although the WRAP is available in a 3 NIC configuration with one 
Mini-PCI for $147, they are out of stock.  Does the Soekris also come 
with a power supply?  If so, that plus the case probably accounts for 
the majority of the price difference.

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