Marvell unveils SheevaPlug $99 Linux PC

Marvell announced a Plug Computer called SheevaPlug, small enough to plug directly into a wall socket and is designed to draw so little power that it can be left on all of the time. The SheevaPlug platform uses a Marvell Kirkwood processor based on an embedded 1.2GHz Sheeva™ CPU equipped with 512 Mbytes of FLASH and 512 Mbytes of […]

Marvell announced a Plug Computer called SheevaPlug, small enough to plug directly into a wall socket and is designed to draw so little power that it can be left on all of the time. The SheevaPlug platform uses a Marvell Kirkwood processor based on an embedded 1.2GHz Sheeva™ CPU equipped with 512 Mbytes of FLASH and 512 Mbytes of DRAM. Connection to the home network is via Gigabit Ethernet. Peripherals such as direct attached storage can be connected using a USB 2.0 port. Multiple standard Linux 2.6 kernel distributions are supported on the SheevaPlug development platform enabling rapid application development. The $99 device won accolades at CES, and the company is taking discounted pre-orders now at www.pogoplug.com

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