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Re: more soekris
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: more soekris
- From: Claus <cniesen_(_at_)_gmx_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 09:43:46 -0500
Don't be mad about the replies you have gotten. If you read
misc_(_at_)_openbsd for a while you would have been prepared for such replies.
This link does not have anything to do with OpenBSD but it might help
you understand why you got these replies:
Anyway, the Soekris don't come with storage devices. This means that no
operating system is preinstalled on them. You will have to buy a
storage device such as a compact flash card, hard drive, cd drive, or
whatever to boot the operating system from. Do note that these are not
standard i386 (PC) motherboard thus you'll have to check what interfaces
are available for storage medias. That's where Soekris' web site comes
My recommendation is to stay away from the Soekris devices until you
understand what all the specifications are. That includes knowing what
compact flash and a microdrive is. All that information is really
general computer technology and not specific to OpenBSD so I'd expect
that you won't get to many helpful replies from this list.
If you have strong interest in computers you'll enjoy learning all about
the technologies that the Soekris boards (and lot of other computers)
uses and it will be worth the time.
Good luck and have fun.