Alternative to a Pogoplug
rgm at htt-consult.com
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:
>> 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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