[HARDWARE] Just Courious......

soul soul at usit.net
Sat Sep 18 20:21:09 EDT 1999


http://www.gorilla.net/sbc/single_board_computer_6800_sbc.htm

Check this out too.... its a card with dual pentium II/III on it.... much more!


At 01:18 PM 9/18/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Good call, at that price put together an alr board with 6 pentium pro's.
>
>Thanks:  Joe.
>
>soul wrote:
> >
> > How about quad Pentium Pro 200 256K cache ......... would there performance
> > be any good?
> >
> > on pricewatch  each cpu is only 40 bucks!
> >
> > At 06:24 PM 9/18/99 +0200, you wrote:
> > > > > Unfortunately, the keyrate/price is not quite as good as it would be,
> > > > > using regular PC parts, networked together :(
> > > > >
> > > > > [all danish prices]
> > > > > Abit BH6 main board     $110
> > > > > Celeron 433 (->600?)    $110
> > > > > Crappo network card     $20
> > > > > Floppy drive            $20
> > > > > Total:                  $260
> > > > >
> > > > > Roughly twice the price, but triple the performance at approx.
> > > > > 1.6mkeys, and could probably be improved greatly by using a BP6
> > > > > mainboard and dual celerons...
> > > >
> > > > You need a Hard drive, also. And an OS. (Yes, you can put Linux,
> > > FreeBSD, etc it's
> > > > free), unless you develop a networked OS that stays on a floppy to
> > > boot. And some RAM
> > > > also.
> > > > And the Internet Connection? Via a proxy on a real "full" PC? OK, but
> > > then you need a
> > > > hub to mount a network, and a NIC on the real PC. Hmm... Your price has
> > > quite a bit
> > > > swollen, no?
> > >
> > >Why do you think i added the floppy? =)
> > >
> > >OK, i forgot some BNC network cable and a few T-connectors, but those
> > >won't cost anything notable...
> > >
> > >For the OS, linux (ofcourse :)), running off the floppy, mounting whatever
> > >it needs from NFS from my linux server and using it as a proxy as well (or
> > >the proxy could run on the cracker itself, wouldn't matter much). The
> > >internet connection would be listed under "operational expenses" along
> > >with power etc and wouldn't be any different from the hardware crackers...
> > >
> > >/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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