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Using an Axis 5600+ Print Server for Development?
In an Axis 5600+ print server you will probably find an ETRAX 100 and
not an ETRAX 100 LX (which means that it can't run linux 2.4). The
5600+ also has too little DRAM to run Linux.
PS. Please note that warranty and support will be void if you try
to use a printserver or any other platform not officially declared
as developer platform.
For special applications we can provide custom hardware to keep
the cost down. DS.
Behalf Of Don Stocks
Sent: Saturday, February 02, 2002 12:10 AM
Subject: Using an Axis 5600+ Print Server for Development?
I would like to start a project and am considering buying the Axis
Development board. But I don't need all the ports and peripherals included
with the development board. The most important interfaces I need are 1
serial port, 1 parallel port and 1 Ethernet port. In this case, would it be
possible to use an Axis 5600+ print server to start my development? I
thought that some of the print servers were based on the Etrax 100LX and I
can buy one on ebay for about $75. Much cheaper than the dev board. If
this would work then I could migrate to the development board once I make
some progress. If it's not possible to use the 5600+ print server is there
another Axis print server that I could use to in place of the dev board,
just to get started on a budget?