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Date:      Wed, 29 Mar 2000 08:31:00 -0800
From:      "Tim Dysinger" <tim@wrchq.com>
To:        "Chris Shenton" <cshenton@uucom.com>
Cc:        <freebsd-small@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Small X?
Message-ID:  <000001bf9a6c$056f02d0$fc8b898b@silver.net>
References:  <Pine.SOL.4.10.10003281539490.21998-100000@numbat.cs.rmit.edu.au> <lfu2hqgat1.fsf@Samizdat.uucom.com>

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> How 'bout instead something that acts like an Xterminal: boot from net
> (or floppy then net?), run the Xserver on the diskless box? I'd like
> to have a house full of such boxes running off a decent-sized diskful
> system. That way I don't have to backup or configure very much; scales
> nicely.
>
> Any suggestion for setting this up? Get PicoBSD to do rarp and other
> diskless boot operation, then get out of the way?

The Linux Terminal Server Project just posted an image or instructions on
how to get the iopener up and booted diskless off the network and run as a
X-Terminal all in the 16M flash.  This is what I wanted, too bad it's Linux
:(

-Tim




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