How to activate gnome-watchdog

Todd O'Bryan toddobryan at
Wed Sep 17 20:06:56 BST 2008

They're Devon ITs, 6020P's, I think. With 512MB of memory, they seem to be
doing great.


On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 2:53 PM, john <lists.john at> wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 2:13 PM, Todd O'Bryan <toddobryan at>
> wrote:
> > Thanks. I downloaded version 0.9.2 from Jordan's site and it seems to
> > work with Hardy. 0.9 wasn't, but I didn't investigate exactly why. I'm
> > just happy I don't have to slay students when their clients lock up
> > anymore.
> >
> > I also relented and ordered 30 512MB chips and now students aren't
> > getting lock-ups anymore. On the one hand, it's a shame I couldn't
> > figure out how to get the 128MB clients working. On the other hand, I
> > got them for about $16/client including shipping, so it didn't
> > increase the cost of the clients by too much.
> Hey Todd,
> I was wondering what you were using for thin clients. We had the same
> issue with Devon IT 6030's and started ordering them with 512 MB ram
> installed instead of 128mb. The issue for us was that the thin clients
> use system ram to do video as well so you were really looking at 128
> mb minus about 30 megs or so for X. With 512 MB they run pretty well,
> at least on 7.04
> We do successfully run LTSP on clients with 128 mb ram, but those
> clients have video cards with some ram on-board.
> John
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