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LinuxPR: Small Internet Fax Box runs on Linux

Aug 09, 1999, 20:57 (0 Talkback[s])


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"FaxTel, Inc. have developed an Internet Fax Box (IFB) device, which Internet-enables any regular fax machine, and allows the user to send free faxes around the World. The IFB runs on a small footprint Linux, allowing all the software, including the kernel, some utilities and the application to fit into about 2 MB of FLASH."

"The device uses 4 MB DiskOnChip flash memory, 8 MB of RAM, and runs on a 386 processor. The IFB is entirely programmable from the keypad of the fax machine connected to it. The device has a LCD to display information about the status of the fax being sent and received."

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