[rescue] Re: FS/FT: Lightwave CS800 Console Server

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Sat Dec 20 18:08:52 CST 2003

On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 08:39:20PM -0600, Bill Bradford wrote:
> I'll have my Lightwave Communications (now owned by Lantronix) 
> ConsoleServer 800 up for sale/trade in the next week or so after its
> replacement arrives.
> My in-depth product review of it from early 2002, with pictures:
> http://www.sunhelp.org/review-hardware-cs800.php
> I've used it for the past two and a half years to remotely manage
> six Sun machines and a Cisco switch, without a problem.  It's been
> a lifesaver on multiple occasions, keeping me from having to drive
> 20 miles one-way to reboot a machine.
> I no longer have the rack-mount ears, but a pair could be easily fabricated.
> This unit has the optional modem installed as well, for remote dialup
> console access, but I never used it.  I'll throw in a ton of cables and 
> connectors (DB25, DE9, and in-line RJ45 adapters for Cisco/Sun RJ45 console
> ports) that I got with the unit.
> I've got all the software (upgrades) and manual for the unit online:
> http://www.sunhelp.org/cs800/
> List price for this in late 2001/early 2002 was around $2500, with the 
> optional modem card running another $395.
> I'll consider trades for a fairly recent decently-equipped x86 system 
> (either a nice desktop, or an IBM/Compaq/Dell rackmount server), a Mac 
> laptop (G3 or G4), something nifty you might have around, or will sell 
> outright - make an offer.

Make that "decently-equipped x86 system", anything 1Ghz and higher is
okay.  I'm still open to offers.


bill bradford
mrbill at mrbill.net
austin, texas

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