By Ralf on 04.09.2007 17:03
As one might know we have an exhibition centre here in Dortmund - so called "Westfalenhallen". And once a year there is an exhibition called "Hobbytronic". A lot of computer shops from Dortmund and most of bigger Online-shops for IT and electronics offer mostly remaining or outdated stock. And sometimes one can make a good deal of it. So it happend that a good friend of mine visited the "Hobbytronic" and gave me a call
"Hey - here's an good offer for a MSI barebone for socket 370 with a two slot PCI raiser!"
We already discussed howto build a cheap and small server for SwyxWare some time ago and this offer was the start! He bought two of the basrbones and started to implement the first homegrown SwyxWare. The barebone was a desktop PC with a so called LPX form factor. Very nice and tiny at 2001 when it first came out.
Here some information about it:
I already did some research on low power CPU and performance...
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