Subject: Re: Embeded product to build a wireless access point
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: Jachym Holecek <>
List: tech-embed
Date: 03/24/2005 00:04:02

> I'm looking for an embedded product to build a NetBSD based wireless
> access point.  I gave a try to soekris boxes, but they are not
> fully 802.3af compliant and they don't work with the PoE switches
> I already have. The horsepower is also rather disapointing: the box
> cannot handle full bandwidth.
> Any suggestions? I want a small box with at least one 802.3af
> compliant ethernet port, a slot (PCMCIA, mini PCI or plain PCI)
> where I can install a wireless card (or an integrated wireless
> card), and of course a serial port. For the flash, 16 MB soldered
> will be enough for me. I don't care about the processor.

While we're at it, anyone knows of a decent AMD Alchemy[*] board?
Ideally, ATX form factor with multiple PCI slots? A quick google
search doesn't reveal much...

		-- Jachym Holecek

[*] Don't really care about exact model. Looking for a new Cool Toy. ;-)