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Re: Thin Client




On Sun, Mar 26, 2017 at 04:22:47PM +0100, David wrote:
> > It looks like a 256MB RAM 400 MHz Pentium. Performance will be 
> > absolutely terrible compared to a $200 Chromebook converted over
> > to Linux.
> > 
> > That said, there's nothing preventing you from trying. Set up a 
> > standard PXE netboot and look for problems.
> > 
> > -dsr-
> Thank you for the replies.
> 
> Brian, the URL's give useful information.
> 
> Dan, I'm not looking for desktop performance, I need a small and
> economical to run 'box' where I need to leave a machine running 24
> hours a day.
> 
> I currently have 4 Raspberry Pi's, 2 as DNS servers and 2 as Syslog
> servers, I plan to try a thin client for this type of application.

I don't see why you wouldn't use another Raspberry for this,
given their reasonable power draw and the fact that you already
have experience with them.

-dsr-