The VR3 Pocket Ethernet is a full functional network card for Agenda Computing's VR3 Linux PDA. The Adapter includes it's own independent power supply and the casing simply snaps in to the buttom side of the VR3 PDA.
The AddOn uses the VR3 HighSpeed Port (1.6 MBaud) and provides a 10 Base-T Ethernet Connection. Additionally to the OpenSource VR-Linux driver there is a configuration program for performing quick changes and tests of the network configuartion. The included CD-ROM provides the Eth-Kernel and a special Romdisk with tools like ssh, telnet, traceroute, wget, rdate etc.
TX/RX activity and battery status are always available
Power from battery or optional DC supply
- active 10MBit ethernet controller (less system load),
- 3 status LEDs (traffic/line status, low batt, PWR/PRG),
- power supply via 2 AAA batteries or DC adapter.
The Pocket Ethernet Driver is available as Kernel Patch for download at:
/pocket/download/ne2csi_V1.0.tar.gz [diff and readme, 9kB]
The sales set includes:
- 1 Pocket Ethernet,
- 1 CD-ROM with english and german manual, tools and source code
It is currently available from Softfield Technologies, Canada.