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 From:  Daniele Guazzoni <daniele dot guazzoni at gcomm dot ch>
 To:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Add support for hardware button on WRAP
 Date:  Sun, 04 Mar 2007 14:36:23 +0100
I'm not recommending the Valemount HW, it's just a possibility.
I have about 25 of them running StarOS and I cannot complain but that's another story.

Jim Thompson wrote:
> 
> On Mar 4, 2007, at 2:47 AM, Daniele Guazzoni wrote:
> 
>> PC Engines is already working on a replacement 
>> (http://www.pcengines.ch/wrapeol.htm).
>> Soekris seems to be either not aware of it or at least there is no 
>> announcement on the website.
> 
> Soekris has announced the 5501: http://www.soekris.com/net5501.htm
> 
>> An alternative could be the WAR from Valemount 
>> (http://www.star-v3.com/store/):
> 
> that board is available elsewhere for less.
> 
>> they have neat embedded systems based on Intel IXP or MIPS processors.
>> The WAR has only 2 fast ethernet on board but 2 to 4 mini-PCI 
>> connectors so extending interfaces is possible.
> 
> The WAR1-CPE is really a Compex WP54.
> The WAR4-METRO is a a Compex WP188.
> Both of these come from Computex, and Valemont charges a huge uplift for 
> them.
> 
> The WAR2-G2 and WAR4-G1 are gateworks boards.   FreeBSD runs on these, 
> as long as you have a CF socket on the board.
> Valemount still changes a huge uplift.   Why do you recommend them?
> 
>> FreeBSD runs on MIPS and ARM. Xscale IXP platform is on going 
>> (http://www.freebsd.org/news/status/report-oct-2006-dec-2006.html#ARM/XScale-Port) 
>>
>>
>> I guess we will have to port m0n0wall to some other platform...
> 
> work is underway to put pfSense on the gateworks ixp425 boards.
> 
> As stated, freebsd runs, the problem has been getting various "ports" to 
> run through the cross-compiler.
> 
> details here: 
> http://www.mail-archive.com/discussion at pfsense dot com/msg02136.html
> 
> Getting m0n0wall to run on the same hardware should be straight-forward.
> 
> Jim
> 
>>
>>
>> Daniele
>>
>>
>>
>> Quark IT - Hilton Travis wrote:
>>> Hi Guys,
>>> What's the go with WRAPs now that AMD had decided to discontinue the CPU
>>> that they were using.  From what I read on their website, they are kind
>>> of running around with their hands in the air panicing and trying to
>>> come up with a new design to work with a new CPU - were I them, I'd look
>>> at someone else's CPUs, preferably something like a Pentium-M that will
>>> provide some SERIOUS grunt in comparison to current offerings.
>>> -- 
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>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Chris Buechler [mailto:cbuechler at gmail dot com] Sent: Sunday, 4 
>>>> March 2007 08:00
>>>>
>>>> On 3/3/07, Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net> wrote:
>>>>> Pic attached (if ezmlm didn't eat it ;). With the standard aluminum
>>>>> case (case1c1) from PC Engines, the button is accessible through a
>>>>> small hole in the front of the case.
>>>>>
>>>> Ah!  Now I remember that little hole in the cases. I forgot that was
>>>> there. Cool!
>>>>
>>>> -Chris
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>> regards
>>
>>
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>>
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