[HARDWARE] Just Courious......

harbnger at intersurf.com harbnger at intersurf.com
Sat Sep 18 11:37:06 EDT 1999


Jesper Monsted wrote:

> > I'd be willing to spend up to $50 per each Megakey/sec the device
> > processes.
> >
> > Some features that I think should be important:
> > - reprogrammable
> > - external box
> > - serial or usb connection
> > - some way of easily adding more performance ( daisychain the boxes )
> >   without having to buy expensive usb hubs or multiport boards.
> > - perhaps it should have the ability to run for a while whitout
> >   connecting to a computer ( ie. hand the unit a large 2^33 block
> >   and let it run, with a led to indicate it's working or waiting for
> >   a new block )
>
> Just for the hell of it, stick on a couple of 7-segment displays and let
> the box show you how many blocks it's done?
>
> *cheers for box 5 in the blockrace*
>
> /Jesper
>
> "Microsoft does have a Year 2000 problem. We're it"
> (c) unknown       - Go Linux! http://www.linux.org/
>
>  Jesper Monsted - RIPE: JM42 - jesper at monsted.com
>
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Hmmm.... Is that really neccisary?  It'd add another $50 (I estimate) to the cost
of the device.

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