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Old 09-29-2006, 12:37 PM   #1
indienick
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Building A Mini Dachstein


I'm looking to create a "Dachstein" router using floppyfw. I've done so before in the past, but the piece of junk (by today's standards) computer, that I used, is completely kaput.

I'm looking to build the smallest possible system for the least amount of money to serve as my router. All I need to make this thing run, is a processor (Pentium 1), > 12MB RAM, and networking cards.

Does anyone know where I could go about finding (or even building/modifying!) an old motherboard and chip set?

Ideally, I would like to wrap all this up in a little box, small enough so that I can mount it on a wall - so, the smaller the mobo, the better.
 
Old 09-29-2006, 04:45 PM   #2
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Your best bet for finding really old equipment would be on a site like eBay, or perhaps Craigslist You can probably find an entire old PC as a freebie on Craigslist, just check the listings for the city nearest you. Good luck with it
 
Old 10-06-2006, 09:04 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply J.W.
 
  


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