[OLPC India] How to? School server implementation

Marc Valentin mvalentin at oeuvredespains.org
Fri Jan 18 04:22:54 EST 2008

Hi Sulo,
I am very interested to know more about the server aspect too.
I found this picture about the pilot project :
If somebody involved with the pilot project could give us a feedback about
how they implemented the server aspect, that would be nice. Maybe even a
For example : Did youget a Mesh antenna from OLPC or did you use simple wifi
? How is the internet connection being done ?
What about electricity ? As I understand, server is not working on

On Jan 18, 2008 10:06 AM, sulochan acharya <sulochan at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I have some general questions regarding school server implementation. I
> was hoping someone with development experience or someone with pilot
> experience might have some knowledge on this matter. I am working to
> implement the OLPC pilot program in Nepal, and would really appreciate some
> feedback on these questions
> 1. What is the best way to publish/collaborate/save etc  with school
> server? Meaning what is the best way for kids to save, retrieve,  and share
> files  through  a school server? I know moodle is an  option , but is there
> anything  else?  Has  anyone tried  a different way to do so? something like
> web folders maybe ?
> 2. Is the active antenna  the same as any wireless router working as an
> access point? I should be able to use the same networking features if i use
> a wireless router right?
> 3. What is the range of the antenna by itself? (discarding the fact that
> the XO's can relay)
> best,
> -sulo
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