[rescue] KVM and Sunfire 280r

David Holland dholland at woh.rr.com
Sat Apr 26 18:33:25 CDT 2003

I'm reasonably certain our Sun E10K Oracle database servers don't have
local heads on them.   (Actually, I'm not real certain how you'd get a
keyboard plugged into one to begin with. - But that's besides the point)

The installation is done via the network to the best of my knowledge. 


On Sat, 2003-04-26 at 13:56, Dave McGuire wrote:

> >    To be fair, the Oracle installer won't run without a local graphical
> > console. That's why I have headed database servers, too.
>    A *local* graphical console?  As in, it's an X client that can 
> somehow check to see if its X traffic is running through a UNIX-domain 
> socket (like /tmp/X0) vs. a TCP connection?
>    I'm not trying to give you a hard time, but I find that very 
> difficult to accept.  Thinking about it, I'm not even sure it's 
> possible from the Xlib API.
>    Have you done any research on this?
>           -Dave
> --
> Dave McGuire
> St. Petersburg, FL
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