[K12OSN] wall mart wall wort as app or profile server?

Terrell Prude' Jr. microman at cmosnetworks.com
Sat May 23 02:47:30 UTC 2009

Les Mikesell wrote:
> Terrell Prude' Jr. wrote:
>> Then this is freakin' killer, dudes/dudettes.  Talk about "thin" 
>> clients!  All we need now with this thing is a USB hub for the 
>> keyboard, mouse, and ANTonline USB-to-VGA adapter, and we're done.  
>> Nobody'd even *see* the computer.  A little mini-GNU/Linux distro 
>> with just the essentials (network stack and X11) installed on that 
>> built-in flash drive would DO THE TRICK!
> I do like the idea, but am hoping something similar will eventually 
> come around with some dedicated display chip embedded - maybe even 
> something that could do hdmi out if it doesn't make it too expensive.  
> I suspect that a USB->video adapter would be quite a load on the CPU.  
> Maybe someone will hack a full linux onto the $99 Roku netflix box.

Yep, that's why I'm hoping that they eventually come up with a version 
with built-in ATI Radeon that'd do 1920x1200.  Wouldn't be that 
expensive if they use a non-31337 g4m0rz version of the chip.


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