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[[File:guruplugs.jpg|right|200px|thumb|Guruplugs used at Seneca College to build Fedora for ARM. There are twenty Guruplugs in the Seneca build farm]]
 
[[File:guruplugs.jpg|right|200px|thumb|Guruplugs used at Seneca College to build Fedora for ARM. There are twenty Guruplugs in the Seneca build farm]]
 
=Kirkwood Series=
 
=Kirkwood Series=

Latest revision as of 15:47, 17 July 2013

Guruplugs used at Seneca College to build Fedora for ARM. There are twenty Guruplugs in the Seneca build farm

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[edit] Kirkwood Series

Kirkwood processors were developed for network connected consumer electronic equipment that are used in gateway/access point, set-top boxes, network storage, digital home media servers, point of services terminal, and plug computers (sheevaplug, dreamplug, guruplug, etc).[1]

[edit] Plug Computers

A plug computer is a small form factor server, intended to provide network-based services within the home. These ARM based devices provides always-on, always-connected, and environmentally-friendly computing that is readily available for developers.[2]

[edit] GuruPlugs

The Guruplugs are one of the popular plug computers. More information on Guruplugs can be found here. Below is the technical specifications for a typical GuruPlug Server Plus

[edit] Technical Specifications

  • 1.0 Ghz - 1.2 Ghz Processor (Marvell 88F6281)
  • 512 MB 16-bit DDR2 RAM
  • 512 MB NAND Flash
  • 802.11 b/g WiFi
  • SATA 2.0 port (eSATA)
  • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet
  • 2 x 16550 compatible UART interfaces (external JTAG adapter)
  • 2 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x MicroSD Slot

[edit] Running Fedora on a Kirkwood Device

The Kirkwood series was supported up until Fedora 18, to download the image visit the release page.

[edit] References

  1. Marvell - Embedded Processors - Kirkwood Series
  2. About Plug Computer