[clug] Acer WT300 Thin client

freegazer freegazer at gmail.com
Tue Mar 7 09:49:31 GMT 2006

can't advise on this or supply h/w but I am interested in sitting in on the

On 3/6/06, Stephen Boyd <bunyipr at gmail.com> wrote:
> I 'invested' 20 bucks in a thin client device and now my challenge is
> to get it running linux or NetBSD.
> Currently it runs Windows CE 2.1 and can act as either a Windows RDP
> or Citrix ICA client. i'd like to replace that with either an
> Xterminal or a browser.
> I has a Cyrix MediaGX LV 200 MHz CPU (an IA-32 clone),  8 MB of flash
> DiskOnChip, 256 kB Boot chip also in a socket, 64M? RAM, two USB 1.1?
> ports, ethernet, vga, etc.  Boots OK, but wants a password to get into
> admin mode (needed to get it to update the firmware, although since
> the flash chip is in a socket I should be able swap it once I get
> something to copy with.
> Any suggestions as to where to start?  In particular does anyone have
> hardware to allow me to copy to-from the DiskOnChip or any experience
> with them?
> I'll bring the device to the next CLUG meeting.
> Thanks,
> Stephen.
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