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== Time and Date ==
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The LinuxBIOS Symposium 2006 took place in Hamburg, Germany from October 1st to October 3rd 2006.
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== Agenda ==
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The agenda is available here.
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== Talks & Discussion ==
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=== Stefan Reinauer ===
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* [http://coresystems.de/PDFs/Opening.pdf Opening]
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=== Peter Stuge ===
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* [http://stuge.se/lb.eu/ Slides from Peter's Talk]
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== Hardware ==
 
== Hardware ==
  

Revision as of 01:08, 7 October 2006

Time and Date

The LinuxBIOS Symposium 2006 took place in Hamburg, Germany from October 1st to October 3rd 2006.

Agenda

The agenda is available here.

Talks & Discussion

Stefan Reinauer

Peter Stuge


Hardware

We were having a real Hacker's Paradise at the Symposium, amongst others:

Uwe Hermann

  • 3 USB-to-PS2 converters
  • ca. 10 PLCC chips of various brands/sizes
  • ca. 5 DIP chips of various brands/sizes
  • a test laptop (SIS 650/691) with socketed PLCC chip:
  • Maybe one or two motherboards, if there's room left

Ron Minnich

  • usb to serial (2)
  • 1M flash parts 49lf008a
  • 512K flash parts. 49lf004
  • epia that works
  • digital logic msm800sev that is in progress
  • lippert frontrunner that is in progress.
  • serial and ethernet cables.
  • several enet switches.
  • outlet strips
  • CF cards
  • IDE->CF adapters
  • USB storage dongles
  • RUMBA board for burning flash parts.
  • PCMCIA->CF
  • USB->CF
  • several IBM power warts
  • 3 OLPC

Richard Smith

  • 1 OLPC
  • USB -> 3.5 IDE HD
  • a couple of 3.5 IDE HD's
  • USB CDR/DVD burner.
  • ASUS P2B i440bx mother board
  • 4 in 1 screwdriver.
  • Small screwdriver for pulling DIPs
  • Several 29F040b PLCC, Some DIPs I pulled from old motherboards
  • ATX powersupply
  • USB mouse.
  • Small PS/2 keyboard
  • USB -> PS/2 adapter.
  • several cheap not surge protected powerstrips. (If they blow up no loss)
  • serveral EU to US plug adapters.

Stuff I was bringing but decided not to

  • 500W 220 -> 110V transformer. (this thing is a cavity search waiting to happen)
  • USB -> 2.5 IDE HD (Needs above)
  • Max Speed Max Term motherboard (needs above)

Peter Stuge

  • mostly working EPIA-MII with 6-26v 60w atx picoPSU
  • a spare samsung 256mb ddr ram
  • ide2cf
  • pcmcia2cf
  • cf cards
  • soekris net4801
  • soekris net4826
  • prism2/atheros minipci/pci/pcmcia abg/bg/b wifi cards
  • pci 1394a without rom
  • old agp/pci vga cards with rom
  • pci aha-2940au scsi with rom
  • 8x100 ethernet switch, some 10m cables, parts for making cables
  • usb2serial
  • sata/ata/usb/1394/nullmodem cables
  • usb flash drive if I can find one
  • some plcc 512k am29lf040b and one 256k sst39sf020a
  • plcc remover tool
  • miniature screwdrivers (aka diy plcc remover tool)
  • usb2sata 3.5" case
  • usb fdd
  • usb hub(s)
  • ac-12v 1.5a psu
  • ac-12v 2.5a psu
  • ac-3/5/9/12v 2.5a psu
  • ac-power-over-ethernet injector
  • a dumb euro power strip or two
  • a 5m extension cord or two
  • cd-r/dvd-r media
  • flashlight
  • 10" gray vga crt
  • ps/2 .se keyboard

Stefan Reinauer

  • Via Epia-M
  • GBit Switch
  • WIFI Routers
  • Galep IV Flash burner for DIL and PLCC
  • some power strips
  • CE power chords
  • remote power switch
  • USB->CF
  • Bios Savior+USB control
  • chip pullers
  • a USB keyboard
  • some serial cables (nullmodem)
  • usb2serial converter
  • usb debug device
  • usb flash stick + usb hard drive
  • usb hub
  • (multimeter+soldering iron)
  • Beamer

Ward Vandewege

  • Bios Savior (512KB)
  • plcc removal tool
  • Serial cable (DB9 female/DB9 female)
  • USB to serial cable (DB9 male)
  • USB -> 2.5 IDE case with 2.5" IDE drive
  • IDE 3.5" -> 2.5" converters
  • couple of EU -> US plug converters
  • lots of anti-drm and GNU/linux stickers