[K12OSN] wifi wireless k12ltsp support status

James P. Kinney III jkinney at localnetsolutions.com
Wed Oct 8 11:14:36 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-10-08 at 13:09 +0200, Nils Breunese wrote:
> Gerald Drouillard wrote:
> > Nils Breunese wrote:
> >> Gerald Drouillard wrote:
> >>> There is nothing wrong with trying to expand the horizons of LTSP  
> >>> by making it wireless.  There are many current day situations that  
> >>> a wireless LTSP would make sense.  "N" networking negates the  
> >>> speed/capacity issue and one could even suggest that it is better  
> >>> than 100mbs networking. I would also encourage continued work in  
> >>> LTSP making the bandwidth for each client less.
> >> Is there any development going on that is focusing on reducing  
> >> bandwidth requirements for LTSP? I haven't heard of any.
> > There seems to be a few people getting good results with a nx client.
> But with NX you're not really using LTSP anymore, right?

That is correct. To use nx one must have a fully working mobile system.
It can't PXE boot over wireless. It must have all it's bits stored
locally. It must have the ability to authenticate the local user before
they are presented the nx client login. Wireless will run remote
applications using nx quite well. But that's no longer an LTSP
> Nils Breunese.
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