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ONLamp: Introduction to the Gumstix Tiny Linux Computer

Mar 10, 2004, 08:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rich Gibson)

"The Gumstix computer is a tiny 200 or 400 Mhz single board computer based on the Intel XScale processors. with Linux Kernel 2.6.0 in flash ram. They have 64 mb of RAM. You can get your Gumstix as a tiny little board, or a 'full fledged' computer. I orded mine with a 128 mb MMC memory card. So what do you get in a tiny package? A 400 mhz Linux box that will run on 3 AAA batteries.

"My goal is to create a small geoannotating computer. I want a general platform to which I can connect arbitrary sensors and other annotation devices and link them with continuous GPS tracklogs. But first things first..."

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