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Postposted on Sat Mar 24, 2007 12:20 am

I was recently going through some of my old tech stuff and found an old capio II sitting in a box. A capio II is what is called a "thin server" and has 32 megs of ram and is meant to be used as a remote desk toping client. I am extremely interested in making this thing do something, but I am unsure on where to start and even more so what to start on. I am really leaning towards folding, but even then the thing only has usb ps2 serial and lan ports so I have no idea how to install an OS to the machine...If any one can help I would REALLY appreciate it. Just to let you all know I have done about 3 days of HARDCORE googleing to determine what to do, and so far I have been able to unlock the bios and read about other people putting linux on it...

I really want to run knoppix off of a thumb drive, or windows off an external hard drive, or something of the sort if it is even possible.

Here is a link to when it first came out.

Some information about the box
The current OS it is running: Windows ce 2.12

What programs populate on startup: Rdp, Terminal connection manager

Some information in the help screen of the TCM
Citrix ica client
Microsoft rdp v5

Its current BIOS: Phoenix bious 4.0 release 6.0

Speed: 230mhz
RAM: 32mb

2x usb
1 lan
1 serial
1 printer
1 audio in/out
1 Power in

Pictures are available upon request.

I will be up all night so if any one posts now i will repost soon
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Re: CAPIO II 320

Postposted on Sat Mar 24, 2007 11:20 pm

Serialnuker wrote:Pictures are available upon request.

What's the inside look like?
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Postposted on Fri Jul 20, 2007 12:55 am

My recommendation would be to look into PXE. ... nvironment
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