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Re: Thin-clents from Wyse and HP.

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On 04-04-2005 11:40, Vegard Munthe wrote:
> My name (once again) is Vegard Munhe

Hi there - and gratulations with your new surname :-p

> We have received quite a fwe older
> thin-clients from Wyse and HP. My greatest wish is to get these to work up
> against a debian-edu thin-client server, but I have no experience with
> this type of hardware.
> The Wyse thin-clients are Winterm (WT1299LE) thin-clients. As far as I
> have understood they are designed to work against MS-OS servers.
> The HP thin-clients are HP GT200 (D6840A) thin-clients.
> Does anyone have experiences on this type of hardware?
> Is it possible to get them to work with a DEbian-Edu thin-client server?

I doubt very much they will ever work as X11 thin clients.

Googling reveils the HP machines to be generally called "NetVectra"
machines - nad they seem unsupported by Linux:

The reason is probably that they do not load a system off of the net,
but has a system hardcoded in ROM. At least that seems to be tha case
for G210: http://www.cmpnetasia.com/PrintArticle.cfm?Artid=7089

The cmpnetasia article also describes WYSE terminals as "super-thin",
which smells like propriatary protocols hardcoded into the machine.

> Can anyone tell me what type of server I need to get from MicroSoft to get
> these to work?

Some Citrix product, it seems. The cmpnetasia article mentions the
following product in relation to G200: Citrix WinFrame 1.6, 1.7, and

 - Jonas

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