[Server-devel] Looking for new low power server hardware candidate

Sridhar Dhanapalan sridhar at laptop.org.au
Wed Apr 11 23:57:48 EDT 2012

On 11 April 2012 22:59, Martin Langhoff <martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 5:29 AM, George Hunt <georgejhunt at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think it was Sameer who was telling me that in Australia, they are
>> thinking about one XS per classroom. In that setting, seems to me that
>> XO1.75 (even with only 512MB memory) would be more than adequate.

It's just an idea for us. We haven't actioned anything.

> One XS per classroom is a _bad_ idea for other reasons. One AP per
> classroom is a good idea, OTOH, and an XO-1.75 can probably handle a
> mid-sized school OK.

Why is it such a bad idea?

The thought was to do away with registration, moodle and other
unnecessary services and focus only on the XMPP server.


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