[K12OSN] ltsp client for vmware

Michael C Wescott wescott at sc.rr.com
Wed Nov 2 00:00:17 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-10-31 at 16:42 -0800, Keith Olson wrote:
> Les Mike sell wrote:
>> On Mon, 2005-10-31 at 16:31, Michael C Wescott wrote:

>>> And a Virtual machine that's a server might be good for demo purposes as
>>> well.

>> And testing.  It should be legal to build a downloadable image of
>> an installed server that anyone could use without much setup.  You'd
>> just have to be careful not to get a DHCP server running on the
>> wrong network.  Running on an odd port might work.

> Hmmmmm..... Would it be possible to have /two/ sessions running on the 
> same computer?  I'm thinking that for demoing purposes, having the 
> server running on one monitor and the thin client on another would 
> /really/ demonstrate LTSP's flexibility, as well as making setting up a 
> demo a breeze.

With a Vmware GSX server it's possible to run several virtual machines
at once. The last time I checked it wasn't possible with the Workstation
version and my guess is that it's not possible with the player either.
And generally the monitors are virtual too, just a window on the native

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