[nSLUG] Atom based board

Matt Chamberlain chamberlain2007 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 2 11:21:41 ADT 2010


Just one further question, do you also sell cases for this form factor?

On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 10:18 AM, Jim Haliburton <jim at on-site.ns.ca> wrote:

> I have had several inquiries off list about the ATOM board I mentioned.
>
> To save individual replies I have written this.
>
> The full details are here.
>
>
> http://www.intel.com/products/desktop/motherboards/D510MO/D510MO-overview.htm
>
> It includes the CPU and NIC
>
> It takes DDR2 RAM, up to 2 modules of 2 GB each.
>
> It ONLY has 2 SATA drive connections not IDE aka PATA.  So it needs a SATA
> HD
> and SATA cd/DVD.  Or 2 SATA HD and an external USB drive
>
> It has ps/2 keyb and mouse jacks.  It has audio built in.
>
> If any nslug member wants them they are $99.00 plus 13% tax. or a total of
> $111.87
>
> Note: the previous verision of this board the D945GCLF2 had linux support
> for
> the chipset and one had to install the driver from the NIC chip  maker
> Realtek.
>  I am sure of the status of this newer board regarding Linux drivers and
> chipset driver.
>
> This link has some discussion about FreeBSD on this board
>
> http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=10668
>
> >From that and other reading I would surmise that it will be suitable for
> the
> role I intend it and that is a low power low cost web server using the
> command
> line.
>
> I currently use the predecessor the D945GCLF2 as my main desktop unit.  I
> watch
> Youtube videos etc and use Win XP Pro.  I have it loaded to the max of 2 GB
> of
> RAM.  I have about 6 or 7 clients using these as their primary desktop for
> office apps.  It is NOT a gaming machine.
>
> Jim H
>
>
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-Matt Chamberlain
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