Re: Goodby Sun Ray ..
niki.waibel <at> gmx.net <niki.waibel <at> gmx.net>
2013-07-16 20:19:41 GMT
The 'not so well known' cubieboard2 can do 2160p or 1080p/3d. cpu is a allwinner a20 (arm dual core), gpu is a
dual core mali. It comes with a HDMI out.
I got one for about 60 euro.
From: Garry Taylor
Sent: 2013-07-15, 23:47
To: SunRay-Users mailing list
Subject: Re: [SunRay-Users] Goodby Sun Ray ..
If a Raspberry Pi is not quite fast enough, perhaps a Beagleboard or
Pandaboard may be?
On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 10:41 PM, Jens Langner <j.langner <at> hzdr.de> wrote:
> Hi Ken,
> Am 15.07.2013 um 22:52 schrieb Ken Mandelberg <km <at> mathcs.emory.edu>:
> > We have 100 physical Sunrays (1's, 2's and 3's). I would be interested
> in moving to thinlinc except for the hardware investment in clients.
> > I wonder if something cheap would work like a Raspberry Pi? It
> apparently fast enough to run XBMC at 1080P.
> We actually investigated that possibility here in our institute (~120
> SunRays) and in our experience the Raspberry Pi is simply to underpowered
> to deal with the necessary load ThinLinc&Co produce. In addition, it
> doesn't support dual head displays.
> As a net result of our evaluation we are currently nevertheless in the
> progress of replacing all our SunRays with intel NUC (
> based systems (Celeron-based version costs ~150,- EUR) for which we adapted
> the free Linux-based "thinstation" ThinClient Operating system (PXE boot)
> and are using ThinLinc to connect to our Linux-based servers. Our current
> plan is to have all our SunRays replaced by the beginning of 2014.
> The good thing with ThinLinc is also that there are Solaris clients which
> you can use in a SunRay environment; so we are currently switching over
> users step by step as we buy more and more NUC systems.
> best regards,
> Dr. Jens Langner
> Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf
> Institute of Radiopharmaceutical Cancer Research
> Department of Positron Emission Tomography
> POB 51 01 19, 01314 Dresden, Germany
> http://www.hzdr.de/ | +49 351 260 2757
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