[rescue] analog routers...

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Wed Aug 27 03:47:59 CDT 2003

On Tue, 26 Aug 2003, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:

> > I forget the name of it, PC Weasel, or PC Rabbit, or something like
> > that. It's a 'graphics' that has a serial port rather than a monitor
> > port, so the machine thinks it has a VGA card plugged in, but in
> > reality it's a serial connection to either a terminal, or term server.
> > I've never used one of these, but they sound like they're the perfect
> > thing for somebody stuck using x86 machines.
> I've seen them.  They work "sorta", but its still PC BIOS, which is the
> other bad thing.

The IBM Remote Supervisor Adapter is even better, but I don't know if it
works on machines other than those with Surepath BIOS.

Peace...  Sridhar

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