SUMMARY: low-powered machine

From: Christopher Stuart (
Date: Tue Sep 26 2000 - 12:50:54 CDT

Well, it turned out that my question about finding a "low-powered DC
intel-based machine" elicited a common response of "you mean a laptop?"
Yeah, I guess I did from the posted question. We've since drastically
changed and refined what we need and we're going with an Ultra AXe 300 card,
but I thought I'd summarize the laptop responses I got:

A few people suggested a website at

And another interseting thing to look at is:

" This is a
compactFlash board (essentially a carriage) to connect to the IDE
controller. You can boot from a SanDisk CompactFlash just like a hard drive.
That would help save you some power."

Thanks very much to all who responded.

Chris Stuart, Systems Administrator
Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
Rm. 2119, 8765 Biological Grade
La Jolla, CA 92037-0225
(858) 534-3759

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