[geeks] KVM for Sun Sparc Servers with USB keyboards
mh1272 at gmail.com
Mon May 4 09:06:28 CDT 2009
On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 7:07 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke <jp at celestrion.net>wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Apr 2009, hike wrote:
> all the sparcs on the kvms are servers and workstation (sun blade 100)
>> use USB keyboards and mice.
>> they do not permit serial consoles.
> What happens when you tell OpenBoot to use a serial console?
> setenv input-device ttya
> setenv output-device ttya
> I've used SharkRack KVMs on Sun equipment with good results, but SharkRack
> equipment tends to be overpriced for what it is.
> Jonathan Patschke ( "They don't have the right to read a book out loud."
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i used a laptop and serial ports or the managements ports for years and
rather like the cli installations, etc. not a pretty as a gui but less
intrusive to my work day.
serial consoles, etc. are not used at this site so.
i have to work within the constraints of the site and not necessarily what i
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