[talk] Up board

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Sat Feb 20 10:44:27 EST 2016

On 02/19/16 23:20, Sujit K M wrote:
>> Yes... I think small or mini-itx amd64 boards are a lot more
>> appetizing than a $9 cat toy if you are actually looking to *do*
>> something with it.
> Looking furthur I found something that would be helpful and I am a
> great fan of "soekris" http://soekris.com/products/net6501-1.html
> But cost is 250+$. I think more commercial than for individuals. But
> still a little bit costly. Is there any equivalent board which comes
> to mind. Similar to soekris.

In the early 2000's, it was with the Soekris 4801s that a lot of us
first started hacking on small hardware with small, stripped-down BSDs.

Soekris remain one of the best small hardware platforms, with great
support for the BSDs and related subprojects.

The old and now cheap 4801s can still be useful:


And yet another ARM board... pretty cool stuff, mentioned on freebsd-arm@



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