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Mini Review - Eagle Tech IMC6375 Barebone PC

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Posted by:Deej on Wednesday, 16 May, 2007 @ 9:33 PM

I wanted a small form factor box to run BeOS and Haiku on. After much looking around at the current offerings, many with too new or too obscure features to use for a Haiku build tool, I decided to take the dive on an Eagle Tech IMC6375 (also available in black). The bottom line of this one was the i865G (Intel Extreme 2) graphics chipset, AC97 sound, and the Realtek NIC all onboard, giving it a better than average chance at being a stable Haiku machine. At $250 for the barebone kit (which included case and motherboard for 89.99, and adding in 1 gig of ram and a 2.53 celeron cpu), I threw in two Hard Disks (foregoing the floppy and putting the second HD in that slot) and a DVDR/CDRW drive I had in an older machine, and connected it to my existing 22-inch widescreen LCD and keys/mouse. The money spent was worth it, sort of…
Read On, if ye be interested… :)

The Haiku API Documentation Team is Meeting

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Posted by:Yez on Wednesday, 16 May, 2007 @ 7:24 AM

On Friday the 18th of May, 19:00 GMT there will be a meeting of the API documentation team and anyone that feels they can make a meaningful contribution to this task.  The meeting will take place via IRC.  All the details can be found here.  It is great to see things moving along!

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