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Re: [K12OSN] Is This A Usable Thin Client For LTSP?



Does the Compact Flash slot get recognized as a local device?

On Sat, Jun 09, 2007 at 02:24:39PM -0500, Peter Scheie wrote:
> This is also known as the eBox 2300.  I have one, it works fine with 
> K12LTSP including sound; I think I had to use the vesa driver for X.  As 
> has been mentioned before, the video is fine although not quite 
> 'snappy'.  But if you had a classroom of nothing but these, users 
> wouldn't notice the difference.  Considering the price and size, I think 
> they're pretty nifty.
> 
> Peter
> 
> Jim Anderson wrote:
> >I've tested this $100 computer as a thin client with K12LTSP and it 
> >works fine one you set it to boot from the NIC:
> >
> >http://www.ewayco.com/51-embedded-systems-100-PC-mini-ITX-low-cost/100-tu-low-cost-pc-thin-client-embedded-system.html
> >
> >It comes with a 200 MHz CPU and 128 MB RAM.  The shared video memory can 
> >be set to a number of settings.  8 or 16 MB works fine.  I have tested 
> >the sound, so I can't say whether it works or not with K12LTSP.
> >
> >Jim Anderson
> >
> >On 6/2/07, *James P. Kinney III* <jkinney localnetsolutions com 
> ><mailto:jkinney localnetsolutions com>> wrote:
> >
> >    That system comes with a version of windows already installed.
> >    A. Getting it off may not be possible
> >    B. Getting a PXE boot capability may be impossible
> >    C. Installing a Linux flash OS may not be possible
> >
> >    I would not recommend this device unless you just want to get one and 
> >    do
> >    some tinkering to convert it into an LTSP compatible device.
> >
> >    On Sat, 2007-06-02 at 11:36 -0400, Bob Hill wrote:
> >     > Hello group,
> >     >
> >     > Would anyone care to comment on whether or not this thin client
> >     > described below could work well for LTSP?  I believe the system
> >    has a
> >     > 32MB DOM.  I am inexperienced with DOM's and thin client only
> >     > machines.  Could the etherboot script be placed there?
> >     >
> >     > Thanks for any comments.
> >     >
> >     > Bob Hill
> >     >
> >     >
> >     > The Optoma ST320 is an easy way to deliver server based applications
> >     > locally or remotely.
> >     > No more Bios configuration problems, incorrect drivers or mechanical
> >     > failures. Everything
> >     > is ready to go straight out of the box.
> >     >
> >     > Thin Client terminals can be set-up with custom configurations,
> >    before
> >     > they reach the end user.
> >     > Once in place, the OptoViewTM Remote Management software ensures 
> >     peak
> >     > performance from
> >     > your network configuration.*
> >     >
> >     > In fact this unit will plug right into your network and can be
> >    used as a
> >     > web browsing terminal immediately!
> >     >
> >     > _Specifications_
> >     >
> >     > _Operating System_
> >     > *Windows CE4.2 O/S & Integrated I.E. Browser Standard Package
> >     > Supports RDP/ICA and Secure ICA w Thin Client Terminal
> >     > w Universal Power Supply
> >     > Remote Configuration and Management w PS/2 Mouse
> >     > Image/BIOS Upgrade over FTP/TFTP w Quick Start Card
> >     >
> >     > *_Hardware_
> >     > *NS Geode GX-1 300/333MHz C.P.U.
> >     > SDRAM (SO-DIMM) 64MB
> >     > Flash Memory 32MB Keyboard Locales*
> >     >
> >     > _NetWorking_
> >     > *10/100 Base-T Fast EtherNet
> >     > Wake-On-LAN Ready
> >     > TCP/IP with DNS/WINS and DHCP
> >     > Point-To-Point Protocol
> >     >
> >     > *
> >     > _Video_
> >     > *VESA Monitor Support CRT/LCD
> >     > Resolution 60 70 72 75 85
> >     > 640x480 VGA
> >     > 800x600 SVGA * * *
> >     > 1024x768 XGA * * * *
> >     > 1280x1024 SXGA * * * *
> >     >
> >     > *_Audio_
> >     > *Microphone In
> >     > Headphones Out
> >     > Audio Out
> >     >
> >     > *_I/O Connectors_
> >     > *One DC Jack for Power
> >     > One RJ-45 for 10/100 Base-T EtherNet
> >     > Two PS/2 for Mouse & KeyBoard
> >     > One DB9 for Serial Port (115.2K Baud)
> >     > One DB25 for Parallel Port (ECP/EPP)
> >     > Three 3.5" Jacks for Audio
> >     > One DB15 SVGA Connector
> >     > Two USB 1.1 Ports*
> >     >
> >     > _Indicators_
> >     > *Two NetWork Adapter Indicators
> >     > (Connection Power & Tx/Rx)
> >     > Power On Indicator
> >     >
> >     > *_Power_
> >     > *10W Maximum Power Consumption
> >     > A/C Input 100-240V 50~60Hz
> >     >
> >     > *__*
> >     >
> >     >
> >     >
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> >    --
> >    James P. Kinney III
> >    CEO & Director of Engineering
> >    Local Net Solutions,LLC
> >    770-493-8244
> >    http://www.localnetsolutions.com <http://www.localnetsolutions.com>
> >
> >    GPG ID: 829C6CA7 James P. Kinney III (M.S. Physics)
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