[TriLUG] RE: Review: Sharp Zaurus SL-5500 (a Linux PDA)
David A. Cafaro
Tue, 02 Apr 2002 10:47:12 -0500
Yes, I was real tempted to get the developer model. Just ended up waiting
it out for the extra memory.
The Zaurus can actually act as a DHCP server as well, but I have found it
more reliable to just set the virtual nics with static IP's (the USB acts
as a nic on the desktop side as well as the Zaurus side, like they were
hooked up through a cross-over cable). Once I get a real nic (either a
wireless CF card or wired CF card), I'll definitely be setting the Zaurus
as a DHCP client for network portability. So far the best sites I have
found are the developer2developer forum:
And the zauruszone forum:
I have to agree that the www.zauruszone.com site is a great place for info
to get up and running! As far as software development and some more info
http://zaurus.sourceforge.net/ should also be looked at. The two sites
interlink together a lot.
At 10:32 AM 4/2/2002, Chris Walsh wrote:
>I purchased one of the developer preview models for my girl friend a couple
>months ago. Nice little machine!
>You can find a lot of good info on the software and its progress (and
>download it) at :
>re getting a NIC for the zaurus: if you set up the host machine as a DCHP
>server, the cradle can act as a 'NIC' and allow the zaurus to become its