[coreboot] Set Top Boxes and composite (!) video out
Gregg C Levine
hansolofalcon at worldnet.att.net
Fri May 1 06:38:17 CEST 2009
It is indeed quite reasonable. And I indeed am interested. So what do I do
to obtain it?
Gregg C Levine hansolofalcon at worldnet.att.net
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joseph Smith [mailto:joe at settoplinux.org]
> Sent: Friday, May 01, 2009 12:19 AM
> To: Gregg C Levine
> Cc: Coreboot
> Subject: Re: [coreboot] Set Top Boxes and composite (!) video out
> On Thu, 30 Apr 2009 23:53:33 -0400, "Gregg C Levine"
> <hansolofalcon at worldnet.att.net> wrote:
> > Hello!
> > Joseph I've been following your progress regarding these examples, both
> > your site, and here.
> > I have some to ask question: First; have you gotten to the point of
> > able to present any composite video out on that connector?
> Yes we recently made some real break through's with intelfb in Linux, we
> figured we should get it running in Linux first and then it will be
> coreboot time, and it should be relatively simple to turn it into coreboot
> > Second; where did you obtain these units? Every time I check Amazon for
> > them
> > I get shocked by the prices they are quoting, it's as if they are trying
> > to
> > sell me a brand new never been opened first edition of something.
> > And yes I'll accept an answer off list if you feel that's best.
> Funny. I remember when we first started hacking the RM4100, you could buy
> them on eBay for less than 5 dollars, too a lot of people they were just
> paper weights if they didn't want to pay the outrageous monthly
> subscription fee, then word got out that you could run Linux on them and
> then prices shot way up. Well, I would say the best places are eBay,
> Amazon, and Overstock.com, If you keep your eye out you could probably
> one for under 50 dollars. I won't mention some of the other names they
> under but if you look on my site you will find them mentioned.
> If your interested there is a guy on my site that is selling a box he
> started hacking (he just added a vga connector) for 10 dollars plus
> Joseph Smith
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