> I'm facing a ~$1K site license charge for NCD's NCBridge software for
> their NC948 X Terminals, and since my site consists of exactly three
> of these things that I bought for less than $250 each I'm balking a
> The NC948 consists of a 165 MHz QED RM5231, S3 Savage4 graphics
> controller, and an AMD PCnet NIC of some sort. It doesn't seem like
> there's anything in that set that Linux or XFree86 wouldn't be happy
> to run.
What PCI bridge is being used? Galileo?
> To be completely explicit what I'm proposing is to run Linux on the X
> Terminal (as opposed to the server that provides boot image, xdm,
> etc.). My question is: has anybody done it or does anybody know a
> reason why it can't be done?
I think it's probably doable, but if you want two reasons
why it might not be, I'd say they would be:
1) Undocumented/unsupported PCI or other interface
2) Not enough RAM