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Re: [K12OSN] xbox as thin client for k12ltsp



You can boot linux on a xbox without modding it (but it requires a little
bit of risk) there are details about it on slashdot

Sean
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <jam McQuil com>
To: <k12osn redhat com>
Sent: Friday, June 06, 2003 5:35 PM
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] xbox as thin client for k12ltsp


>
> Well, I personally am opposed to the idea of buying anything
> from microsoft.  But, in this case, they claim that they are
> losing $100 on each unit, so go ahead, buy thousands of them :)
>
> Jim McQuillan
> jam Ltsp org
>
>
>
> On Fri, 6 Jun 2003, Barry Smoke wrote:
>
> > Has anyone researched what it would take to make an xbox a thin
client...
> > $179 price tag makes it appealing, and using the xbox development
> > software, I'm sure a boot disk could be made that would not require a
> > mod chip.
> > of course, with a mod chip, the software could be placed right on the
> > hard drive, and run.
> > add a keyboard, and mouse(xbox usb adapter to pc usb), and you are
set...
> >
> >
> >
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