Kris Kennaway wrote:
On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 10:11:48AM -0800, Chris Maness wrote:
I administer this box by remote.
Look into setting up a serial console; this is the "remote single user
mode" you're looking for.
How remote is "remote"?
If it's just down the hall you can probably get a DB25/DB9 (depending on
the machine) to RJ45 adapter and use existing CAT5 cable to get to a
serial console to your desk. There even exist serial RJ45 switch boxes
if you have several machines to "remote" administer.
If it's farther than that, like in another building/city/etc. you can
always setup a modem on the box's serial port and dial in to that.
You'll need a modem at your end too, which means either an analog line
or a analog-to-digital tap for your office phone.
I have no idea whether there any serial-over-IP solutions. But you
could build one with FreeBSD!!!
Headed for the second star to the right and straight on 'til morning...
firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list
To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"