Sunday, November 1, 2009

TMFS is working... Now I need to install stuff.

Its finally working :) I thought it never would, but its really there. The machine is currently powered by a 12V backup battery, only needed to solder 2 wires for the power. Its powered by a car battery, but I soldered a cigarette power supply on it.
This is my current setup. As you can see its currently installing windows XP on the SSD (Solid State Disk).
The setup is as follows:
In the bottom you can see the power device, together with a red and black wire. There is also a white wire, but thats purely for when its used in the car. The device powers the motherboard (shown on the right) with 1.6Ghz of power. Its pure overkill, but who cares?

In the top is a CF drive, I could also use a CD-player or something else, but I found out that this is the best way to handle bumpy roads.

The total costs are classified at this moment, but I can tell you that this is just the core... It will contain lots more. The final system will be using ubuntu linux, because the keys for vista and windows 7 are not that cheap.

The box that this setup is on will be my main box, only need to find a way to get everything screwed in there.