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Embedded Linux Journal and ZF Linux announce computer giveaway/contest

Nov 2, 2000 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

John Lombardo writes . . .

The November 2000 Linux Journal comes with an attached “Embedded Linux Journal” sub-magazine. The front of this new magazine shows ZF Linux's MachZ x86 PC board. On page 10-11, they announce a contest — they're giving away 100 boards with supporting material. If you win a board, you are entered in the grand prize competition. There are five categories in which you can win an all expense paid trip to Costa Rica.

The categories are:

  1. Most likely to succeed as a commercial product.
  2. Best tool for facilitating human communication.
  3. Most fun.
  4. Best learning project to help others understand embedded Linux development.
  5. Most creatively useless.Good luck!

    Note from editor: the kits of materials that each of the 100 selected finalists will receive include . . .

    • Tri-M Systems MZ104 PC/104 board with onboard ZF Linux Devices MachZ Chip and Phoenix BIOS in Flash
    • M-Systems 4 MB DiskOnChip Millenium Flash disk
    • MZ104 Cable Kit for connecting to peripherals
    • BlueCat Linux Development Kit

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