[Q] (Slightly OT) KVM Over CAT5 or Other....
Robert.Edwards at anu.edu.au
Wed Nov 6 12:51:44 EST 2002
On Wed, 6 Nov 2002 11:38 am, Alex Satrapa wrote:
> On Wed, 2002-11-06 at 10:32, Robert Edwards wrote:
> > If you are worried about hard drive noise (the bit you cut off the reply
> > on your message) as well as heat, vibration, power consumption,
> > susceptibility to failure etc. then netbooting is a definite worthwhile
> > option.
> I wouldn't use network booting if I want my machine to work
> - away from my normal network
> - when trying to solve problems with servers crashing
> - when networking gear has died or is misbehaving
> - on an untrusted network
I think that this issue of network booting came up in the context of providing
a silent thin-client to a noisy server located elsewhere within someones
I can't reconcile any of the above points against that requirement.
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