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Re: [K12OSN] Re:thin client newbie thanks



Hey Dale,

Thnks for the info. I'll keep you posted on my "progress"!

n
----- Original Message -----
From: <dale quigg aspentech com>
To: <k12osn redhat com>
Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2002 12:14 PM
Subject: [K12OSN] Re:thin client newbie


> Hi Nicholas,
>
> I bought one of these for US$104 because I thought they would be an ideal
> thin client.  Geode x86 CPU, no fans, includes keyboard and mouse.
>
> However, I'm about ready to give it away :-(
>
> I too am a k12ltsp newbie and these thin clients to not work "out of the
> box".
>
> I'm trying to use rom-o-matic to create a boot rom image, but I have not
> been able to determine the Ethernet chipset on the N2200 8683.  Also, once
I
> figure that out, I'm not sure how to get the thin client to use that boot
> image.  I see two options
>  1) boot from flash
>  2) point the thin client to the boot image on the server
>
> For #1, since I don't have a flash card slot on my main PC, it's kind of
> hard to get a working flash card.
>
> For #2, I haven't figured out the correct settings (if they exist) to
point
> to a rom image that is placed on the server.
>
> Here's a HOWTO that may be helpful.
> http://howtos.linuxbroker.com/howtoreader.shtml?file=NC-HOWTO.htm
>
> Hope this helps.
> Dale
>
>
> > From: "Nicholas Chovanes" <nchovanes1 minotconsol u29 k12 me us>
> > Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 11:00:16 -0500
> > Subject: [K12OSN] Re:thin client newbie
> >
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I am setting up  a thin client lab in our Library as my first foray into
> thin
> > clienting, so forgive my ignorance. I am hoping to use 8 Netvista 2200
> thin client
> > boxes hooked up to  our old generic server. I was going to run LTSP
> > 3.0........................thoughts, suggestions?????
>
>
>
>
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