Cheap PCs from Wal-Mart

Mike Eggleston mikee at
Sun Jun 1 14:25:52 EDT 2003

On Sun, 01 Jun 2003, Gerry Creager N5JXS wrote:

> I've got a Via Epia Mini-ITX board I've gotten for another project.  We 
> loaded RH 9 via PXE-Boot (with particular thanks to RGB!), as in, a 
> normal install rather than diskless boot.  Works great.  I've got the 
> slowest, equivalent to a 600 MHz Celeron, but that's all I needed for 
> this project... in fact, overkill.
> Runs pretty cool, even with just the 2 puny little case fans, and can be 
> driven off a 12v Wall Wart (?tm?; should I trade mark it?  no...) at 
> less than 5a.  The wart I have is rated for 4.5a, but I've not measured 
> it yet.
> Built-on sound, video, USB, 1394, ethernet, and video out.

Would you please give the specifics for your borard, processor, memory,
etc? I'm interested in your setup.

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