[Freedombox-discuss] publishing dreamplug-specific information
On Fri, 2012-05-11 at 10:59 +0800, Sandy Harris wrote:
> 2012/5/10 Angelo Danio <angelo.danio at gmail.com>:
> > 2012/5/10 Nicholas Hardiman <nick at planetlarg.net>
> >> I have made notes on the dreamplug hardware, the first reference platform
> >> for the freedombox.
> > Just to have an idea, roughly how much may cost the hardware to realize a
> > freedombox?
> The Dreamplug is being used as the reference platform. A Google
> search for it today turns up prices from $145 to 275 among the
> first few sellers listed.
> The Dreamplug is a top-of-the line device with all some features
> not all FreedomBoxen will need -- dual ethernet plus wireless
> and a serial interface for debugging. There are lesser servers
> that would be fine for many applications.
Dreamplug is top of the line for the ratio feature/cost, but for
the ratio reliability/cost Soekris board are the winners.
We used them in a project quite similar to Freedombox a lot of years
ago; current suggested model for reference platform is 5510.
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