Author Topic: Linutop. Thin client  (Read 871 times)

shiftnfunk

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Linutop. Thin client
« on: November 20, 2007, 05:45:04 am »
I came across this linux small pc.
newbielink:http://www.linutop.com/ [nonactive]


Would this be any good as a thin client?

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Re: Linutop. Thin client
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2007, 05:51:47 am »
It doesn't really have enough processing power.
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Re: Linutop. Thin client
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2007, 04:11:25 pm »
It also costs $410. For the buck, there's a lot more bang available in other small PCs. Though that one is pretty small, but I don't see why saving a handful of cubic inches is worth 50-100% more money at this scale.

What might be nice for LMCE would be integtrating the HA power management to turn MDs off/on entirely when they're not serving a person. Which would better be solid-state/diskless MDs. The energy savings over their couple-few years lifetime might be worth the extra expense, with actually silent operation a plus over merely "very quiet".