Alternative to a Pogoplug

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Tue Feb 28 22:13:34 UTC 2012

On 02/28/2012 03:03 PM, fred smith wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 02:52:23PM -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> A friend has pointed me to the Pogoplug which right now can be purchased
>> quite cheaply:
>> e.g.:
>> But you have to be careful because:
>> "That's what was advertised (the pro), and box (sealed) was labeled
>> Pogo-P21, which should have been the dual core model, but the device was
>> labeled Pogo-E02, which is this one:
>> The labeling mess seems to be as a result of them liquidating the
>> pre-series 4 models and stuffing them into whatever boxes they have."
>> There seems to be challenges with Fedora support for these devices?
>> Plus it is also clear that you might not get what you paid for.  Sooo....
>> I am looking for a cheap, low power platform with ethernet and 4 USB
>> ports (I would even run my system drive off of USB) with 1Gb memory so I
>> can load a current FC on it.  Duo core would be valuable.  I have been
>> burned with this Lenovo not having duo core...
>> Any recommendations?
> have you looked at Raspberry Pi ? Not sure it has 4 usb ports, but
> powered USB hubs aren't expensive.

Wow.  This is interesting, but...

Big announcement tomorrow.  Perhaps their shipping announcement?

It is just a board, I would have to build a system around it.  Will 
watch for systems using it in the future, though.

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