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 From:  Craig FALCONER <cfalconer at avonside dot school dot nz>
 To:  'David' <dlawley at gmail dot com>, 'Manapua' <soekris at manapua dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] PDS2300 - Install procedures
 Date:  Mon, 17 Oct 2005 13:40:32 +1300
That's a beautiful looking piece of hardware!

However it looks like it only has the one ethernet connector, so you need to
add something to the PCI slot.

I'm thinking - car computer.  


-----Original Message-----
From: David [mailto:dlawley at gmail dot com] 
Sent: Monday, 17 October 2005 12:01 p.m.
To: Manapua
Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] PDS2300 - Install procedures


locate any documentation on this board yet?

On 10/14/05, Manapua <soekris at manapua dot net> wrote:
>
> I just got one of these on eBay. 
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=5246538306
>
> He's got 25 left. It's pretty cheap too.
>
> It is some kind of surplus thin client. It has a 300Mhz Geode GX1 
> processor. It is missing the internal bracket to hold a HD and laptop 
> style floppy. I have sucessfully booted m0n0wall from a compactflash 
> plugged into an IDE adapter. With a second NIC in the PCI slot it 
> makes a nice little router. No wall transformer either.
>
> Just need to find something to cover the hole in the front and the 
> back of the case.
>
> The PCI slot says 3.3 volt only. The pci slot is recessed in the back 
> so it's a little difficult unplugging cables.
>
> You will want a bigger SODIMM. PC66 or faster. The regular DIMM slot 
> will block the PCI slot. How well does m0n0wall run with 32MB?
>
> It also has an empty DiskonChip socket.
>
> I haven't really played with m0n0wall on it very much. The onboard NIC 
> is a realtek. I'm currently trying to install Gentoo on it.
>
> Andrew
>
> On Thu, 13 Oct 2005 21:06:20 -0600
> Dmitry Sorokin <dimon at intellinet dot ca> wrote:
>
> > Quoting Vince Van De Coevering <vpv at figaros dot com>:
> >
> > >
> > > I got my last 2 of these units (on ebay) for $10 each and $30
> shipping, so
> > > I'm deploying Celeron 600 systems with 128 meg of ram and 3 10/100
> ports for
> > > $25 each.
> >
> > Searched eBay for PDS2300 and PDS2100 but didn't find anything.
> >
> > Dmitry
> >
> >
> >
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