[K12OSN] the cat's meow -- thin client

rmcdaniel at indata.us rmcdaniel at indata.us
Tue May 23 00:15:30 UTC 2006

These are cool.  I sent an email telling them that they should configure
the clients to use PXE or Etherboot in addition to RDP and Citrix. 
Perhaps if several from this list sent emails, they might listen and
modify them a little.

Ronald R. McDaniel
Conecuh County Schools
(251) 578-7073 x26
(251) 238-1890 cell
1*4238*104 SouthernLinc
rmcdaniel at indata.us

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [SPAM] [K12OSN] the cat's meow -- thin client
> From: Barry R Cisna <cisna-barry at wc235.k12.il.us>
> Date: Sat, May 20, 2006 8:36 am
> To: K12LTSP-listserve <k12osn at redhat.com>
> Howdy All,
> Just thought I'd throw this out. Maybe most have seen/heard of
> these ?This rig looks like it would be the cat's meow for a school
> scenario. All three models are PoE compliant,This would be a God's send
> in itself, if you are like our school with "not enough power outlets" in
> each room.All would have to be done is have all PoE compliant
> switches,which can be had for about $310 for a 24 port with gig
> uplinks.Get rid of all of the power cord mumbo-jumbo/spaghetti.
> Think of it ,no knobs or edges or  buttons for the kids to tear off :)
> The only trick would be to see if the AMD Alchemy video would be able to
> work? I talked to a distributor for these and he told me they are now
> available in the states. They were having troubles with the voltages,on
> the prototypes brought here to the states, as these are manufactured in
> the Middle East. He told me that his company fitted these ,several
> hundred into a new corporate offices,and works very well. But they were
> RDP'ing to WTS server.
> they only require 5w of power which would be sweet as well. 0 noise &
> probably almost 0 heat output.
> It's worth taking a look at it, when you have time.
> http://www.chippc.com/products/jackpc/
> Take Care,
> Barry Cisna
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