[mythtv-users] Jetway JNC62K

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Tue Jun 24 21:46:34 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 24 June 2008 14:56:58 Mike Perkins wrote:
> Calvin Dodge wrote:
> >> I've had mixed luck with VIA: their motherboards are problematic, but
> >> the CPUs are OK if you want a low-power chip and understand the
> >> limitations (small cache, limited multimedia capability). They seem more
> >> popular in the teeny-tiny box category.
> >
> > Yes, they're fine as diskless clients (I have a couple of SolarPCs).
> > But I wouldn't want other systems depending on them (i.e., as a
> > server).
> Exception that proves the rule: I have two original VIA 8000 boards living
> in hand-made boxes. One of these is my firewall and the other provides all
> the network services - DHCP, Network boot, LDAP, etc. Both have been
> running without any problems for at least four years, the firewall for six.

You are seriously going to regret having said that in public.

The estimated life of the units is now measured in hours :-)


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