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Re: Thin Client




On Sun, 2017-03-26 at 12:23 -0400, Dan Ritter wrote:
> 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-
> 
Dan, that's perfectly true, but Raspbian and the Pi architecture does
have it's drawbacks, running true Debian could be an advantage.

David.