[Grassroots-l] Need some information about OLPC server

Pilar Saenz mapisaro at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 13:42:11 EST 2008

Hi Manoocher,

Maybe you can use this info too
It's a collection of spreadsheets with information about
infrastructure required, and the costs involved in deployments

Best Regards,

María del Pilar Sáenz

On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 12:45 PM, Greg Smith <gregsmitholpc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Manoocher,
> I'm not sure what features and capabilities you expect from the server.
> OLPC develops a software image designed to work with XOs which we call
> the School Server (XS).
> You can get more information on that here:
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/School_server
> Recommended hardware for it is documented here:
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Recommended_Hardware
> Scalability in terms of how many XOs can take advantage of XS services
> is a complicated issue which we will depend on your wireless network
> environment (wireless APs? what model?), your WAN bandwidth, the
> services and features you want to use among other things.
> Please send any questions or comments on the XS, the wiki pages or
> servers in general to our server mailing list at:
> http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel
> If you can specify the items listed above that will help us get you
> sized right.
> Thanks,
> Greg Smith
> OLPC Product Manager
> *****************
> Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2008 05:49:07 +0100 (CET)
> From: "Manoocher" <manoocher at paiwastoon.com.af>
> Subject: [Grassroots-l] Need some information about OLPC server
> To: grassroots at lists.laptop.org
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> Dears,
> This is Manoocher salam from OLPC Afghanistan, the OLPC team in
> Afghanistan just start deploying the XO Laptops for schools, and recently
> we have planed to distribute 900 Laptops for one of the schools in
> Jalalabad/ Afghanistan, so we need a Server for these (900) Laptops, I
> searched on Google but couldn't find, so I need your cooperation in order
> to find a Server, with the nice specification and fair cost, I appreciate
> if you response sooner.
> thanks so much
> -- Manoocher Salam Dispatch Center Officer One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)
> Project PAIWASTOON Networking Services Ltd. Email:
> manoocher at paiwastoon.com.af Mobile: 0093 706 141 593 PAIWASTOON
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