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Re: about xterminals over satellite links

On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 10:48:27PM +0200, Andreas Schuldei wrote:
> hi sven!
> markos told me the other day that you were perhaps interested in
> using debian-edu over satellite links.


> i dont know any details about your setup but i have some imput:
> of course there are performance penalties when the xterminal is
> not in close proximity of the server.

I am not fully sure if what we will be using are plain x-terminals, or more
advanced stuff, or also a couple machine and a local server or something.

> i build a testbed for (totally unrelated) sattellite
> transmissions with linux before and used a tool i got from andrew
> morton (and modified slighly to add random bit errors) to insert
> a configureable delay into the configuration.  this tool could
> help you to try how usefull debian-edu is over a sattellite link.
> are you interested?

Yep, definitively, would make testing much cheaperthan actually buying a
satelite network :)

Thanks for your concern, i am not yet sure, but maybe we can discuss this more
at Nafplion.


Sven Luther

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