[Grml] Network booting, Terminal Server or PXE

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Fri Jul 24 17:56:46 CEST 2009

* T o n g <mlist4suntong at yahoo.com> [20090724 17:49]:

> Just out of curiosity, how do you compare Terminal Server and PXE? 

> I knew the term "Terminal Server" when I knew grml, and only within the 
> grml community. The outside world seems to be interested in PXE instead.
> So I like to know the reason behind why grml chose Terminal Server over 
> PXE. 

> Here are the homeworks I've done:

> The only "Terminal Server" I found on the web seems to related with 
> http://knoppix.manty.net/
> http://www.knoppix.net/wiki/KNOPPIX_Terminal_Server

That's exactly where it derives from.
We decided to use the same Knoppix slang/wording so users can move
from Knoppix to grml as simple/easy/fast as possible.

I'm aware that it's not 100% accurate though I don't see any way how
to rename it without confusing our users nowadays. ;)

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