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Re: [K12OSN] LTSP over dial-up



I'm not sure if you can actually boot over the dial-up
connection, but I will echo the other posters who
stated that X is painfully slow over dial-up.  For
about a year I remotely administered a family member's
computer and all I had was a dial-up connection.  The
best thing I ever did was learn to use the command
line.  Text over a dial-up is completely usable.  

-Rob


--- Nataraj S Narayan <nataraj gsis ac in> wrote:

> Hi
> 
> I am using LTSP with 486 (without HDD) with 16 MB,S3
> display card and
> Realtech NIC card. Everything is fine and fast, over
> LAN. I want to have
> a thin client working over dial-up networking
> ,connecting to the Linux
> LTSP server.
> 
> Any body has tried this? My idea is to have a floppy
> boot which will
> load a kernel and ppp client to dial-up thru
> inter-com connection. After
> that it should download the kernel. Then fire the X
> server.
> 
> Or else a boot floppy with ppp client and a  Xserver
> which fits into a
> floppy.
> 
> Is any thing like this possible?
> 
> regards
> 
> Nataraj
> 
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