Chad R. Larson wrote:
> I agree about the hard drive, but I don't necessarily consider a machine
> with a spinning disk an embedded system.
Red herring, monsieur! I own a few net4501s which I use as
firewalls and IDS sensors. The net4801 has a miniATA connector
right there on the motherboard, and the case was designed to
accomodate the 2.5" drive using the supplied mounting kit --
which it does, unless you power it up ;-) I call it a defective
> Works fine as a
> router/firewall/traffic shaper/, especially if stuck in a rack in a
> properly cooled data center.
The cooling problems with the HD are easily demonstrated with an
ambient temp of 60 F. I believe that refutes your assertion.
> I'm not sure Soekris considers that case for production anyway. They've
> got references to OEM cases on the web site.
Re: sentence #1: they shouldn't sell it; re: sentence #2: where?