[rescue] Network aware power switch?

Kris Kirby kris at catonic.net
Sat Dec 20 18:08:15 CST 2003

On Sat, 22 Nov 2003, Jochen Kunz wrote:
> I solved this by connectiong the input of a solid state relais to the
> DTR line of a terminal server. If I connect to the serial port DTR
> becomes active, switching power on via the solid state relais. When I
> disconnect DTR gets droped and the power is shut off. You need a solid
> state relais because the DTR line doesn't deliver enough power for a
> mechanical relais.

<pedant> relay(s) </pedant>

Interesting phonetics though. :)

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