[ubuntu-uk] Diskless Workstations
andy at zrmt.com
Thu Oct 4 19:09:58 BST 2007
Robin Shepheard wrote:
> Ian Pascoe wrote:
>> Hi-de-hi Campers
>> With all the postings relating to home servers and small screens got me
>> Is there such a thing as a diskless workstation that looks for all intents
>> and purposes like a laptop, ie combined screen, keyboard and mouse pad, but
>> without HDD battery and other associated mobile type stuff?
>> I've only ever found / seen those that look like a standard desktop
>> installation, ie all seperate, but not combined. Yes I realise I can get a
>> second hand lappie and do this but I've never seen one from new - or maybe
>> just haven't got the Google search criteria right ....
> If you just want a keyboard, trackball and monitor that you will wire
> into a pc, HP do make rackmount units but they are not cheap. If you are
> on about a dumb terminal type thing Igel and Wyse make boxs for this
> sort of purpose
And if you're on about thin clients - you can get thin clients that
attache to the VESA mounts on the bad of LCD screens. However, look for
a screen with embedded thin client - and the price doubles.
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