[K12OSN] {Spam?} Opportunity

Huck dhuckaby at paasda.org
Thu Jan 6 17:33:12 UTC 2005


Just found out yesterday they are sending me even though I am 
independently contracted.
I'll bring a Neoware(was $200 a yr ago) and YEStation Mini($270 at 
current MSRP) with me if you like...TC's I bought to demo.


Tim Kaldahl wrote:

>I am helping put a tech coordinator's meeting together for all of the I.T. in 
>the Seventh-Day Adventist School system in at the end of this month. (Is PAA 
>sending you Huck?) My main contribution is going to be to set up a K12LTSP  
>Demo. I happened to mention this to my CDW Rep who is also going to be there, 
>and he is excited about the possibility of putting together a package that 
>schools could just buy and have a turnkey network, as well as a list of specs 
>that would go on our extranet for the more adventurous who would build from 
>scratch. I want to make sure I do this right, so I asked if he could possibly 
>bring a thin client to demo the K12 system.  What could you recommend as a 
>thin client? CDW of course is interested in selling them, so the rep asked if 
>the HP T5300 would work. Since it comes pre-loaded with WinCE I'm doubtful, 
>but you would know better than I. 
>For my demo I am going to be using my Toshiba Laptop (currently running Vector 
>Linux) with 512megs to boot two older laptops (that also work well with 
>Vector Linux). I am going to be very brave and see if one of the people in 
>the audience would be willing to try pxe booting their laptop just to show hw 
>great it is. I am open to (and seeking) any advice from the collective wisdom 
>of this group on do's or don'ts for this demo.
>Tim Kaldahl
>Maplewood Academy
>I.T. Coordinator
>tkaldahl at maplewoodacademy.org
>K12OSN mailing list
>K12OSN at redhat.com
>For more info see <http://www.k12os.org>

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