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RE: [K12OSN] Refurbished sites/stories



good mana..dont forget to aDD yourself to success stories in
wiki.ltsp.org..need help?  there's a alot fo people here ready to..aand
try #ltsp at freenode.net..8`)
> Refurbished story:
>
> This summer my principal asked me to put together a lab of 20 computers
> with
> almost no hardware budget (<$3000). So I have 30 PI 100 MHz, PII 500 MHz,
> and Celeron 500 MHz machines (from 64MB to 128MB) that I got literally
> from
> the scrap pile (the PI units are real antiques, 1996 IBM 360 units). With
> a
> recommissioned Pentium Xeon server and a couple of fast switches I've
> turned
> them all into amazingly functional workstations networked fully with
> Active
> Directory (thanks in no small part to the help I've had from this list).
> We've had about 2 weeks piloting the lab and so far so good.
>
> Regards,
> Tom Wolfe
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: k12osn-bounces redhat com [mailto:k12osn-bounces redhat com] On
> Behalf
> Of ahodson elp rr com
> Sent: December 4, 2006 08:29
> To: k12osn redhat com
> Subject: [K12OSN] Refurbished sites/stories
>
> Hi group
> The district's head of instructional technology has asked me to compile
> a "how can old computers be used again" using linux and open source. I
> believe it's part of a county-wide effort to provide employment to
> (twin-plant/maquila) displaced workers. I can rant about how-to, but I
> am in short supply of links to disticts and communities where this is
> being done. I also know there are vendors in the list that may want to
> make sure their contribution appears, as the district will most likely
> farm out the initial training and workplace set-up.
>
> I will gladly share the results with the group, as Open Source's mantra
> is about sharing information and resources.
>
> cheers
> Alan A Hodson
> http://links.episd.org/
> El Paso TX
> -=o=-
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