Two weeks ago I was updating Award BIOS on Alix.1c board and failed — computer bricked 🙁 But there was a way to get it to working state again — PC Engines (vendor or Alix boards) has LPC1a adapter with
Some days ago I exchanged my MOS9835 based I/O card with newer version based on MOS9845. Old one had one parallel port (which I never used) and two serial ports. New one do not have parallel port but has 6 serial ports
At FOSDEM 2009 I grabbed one Vortex86SX based device — Koala Nano PC which is available at Koan software. Device came with Ångström distribution and was running 2.6.26 kernel. I wanted to get something more fresh on it and after some fighting
Today I got case for Alix.1c mainboard. For reminding: this is PC Engines board in mini-ITX format, powered by AMD Geode LX800. Package arrived from Koan Software and contained one of their products: MiniPC 2PCI case. Package contents There were
Since few months I have 10/1Mbps network connection (downlink/uplink). Recently it was downgraded to 1/1Mbps and I had no idea why. Finally it appeared that my router was the problem… Exact reason was QoS which I enabled few days ago.
Today evening I was in IKEA shop near my house and bought GLIS box (blue). Tomorrow I plan to fit ALIX board into it — will require few holes (for Ethernet, VGA, USB, Power ports) and hard disk mounting but