[Nottingham] PiXiE distibution

Michael Erskine nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Fri Dec 6 08:59:40 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Sheppard [mailto:mark@sheppos.com]=20
> Sent: 05 December 2002 21:56
> To: nottingham@mailman.lug.org.uk
> Subject: Re: [Nottingham] PiXiE distibution

> I'm interested in more information - I have a mini via-pc=20
> that I'm looking=20
> at using as a divx/mp3 player and was going to use win98 on.=20
> How small is=20
> this?  I'm hoping to fit an OS onto a 256Mb compactflash card=20
> which I'm using as a HD

There are a number of media player projects (see
http://www.mini-itx.com/ for starters and http://www.linitx.org/ for
Linux specific projects). The Mini ITX form is ~ 17cm^2 but some vendors
have minor differences for extras. I have a compactflash IDE adapter
that I have been playing with but got practically nowhere with it --
some have reported success with particular cominations of CF card &



Michael Erskine
Senior Software Engineer
Jasmin Simtec Limited