> -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of > Marc G. Fournier > Sent: April 10, 2007 3:12 PM > To: Derek Ragona; firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: KVM over IP (Was: Re: adding keyboard after reboot > with no keyboard) ... > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > > Does anyone know of a reasonably priced one? Our newer > servers, we've been using HP servers, so that we have this > built in, but I have 6 older servers that I'd love to be able > to deal with remotely without headaches ... I only need to be > able to access one at a time ... > > I've tried the 'serial console' route, but if the server > crashes, logging in to the serial console doesn't show you > anything, whereas, with the HP 'remote console' feature, its > the same as a KVM, where running it does a screen refresh, so > that I can see what is on the screen at the time of the crash ... > > > - --On Tuesday, April 10, 2007 10:09:37 -0500 Derek Ragona > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > At 09:55 AM 4/10/2007, Marc G. Fournier wrote: > >> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > >> Hash: SHA1 > >> > >> > >> I hate it when a subject doesn't easily present itself ... but ... > >> > >> Is there something that I'm missing, such that if I add a > keyboard to > >> a server > >> *after* rebooting it with no keyboard, that will have that > keyboard > >> recognized? > >> > >> Basically, I have several remote servers, with no > keyboards, but if I > >> need a tech to check something on the console (ie. the > ethernet went > >> down for some reason), when they plug a keyboard back in > again, there > >> is no signal until they actually power cycle the machine > ... which of > >> course, is too late to do any diagnosis :( > >> > >> Thx ... > > > > > > This is a limitation of the hardware in the keyboards and > the motherboards. > > The only solution I have found is to use a KVM switch which > keeps the > > keyboard and mouse ports active during bootups. > > > > -Derek > > > > -- > > This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by > > MailScanner, and is believed to be clean. > > MailScanner thanks transtec Computers for their support. > > > > _______________________________________________ > > email@example.com mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > > - ---- > Marc G. Fournier Hub.Org Networking Services > (http://www.hub.org) > Email . [EMAIL PROTECTED] MSN . > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Yahoo . yscrappy Skype: hub.org ICQ . 7615664 > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > Version: GnuPG v1.4.5 (FreeBSD) > > iD8DBQFGG+F94QvfyHIvDvMRAkjPAJ4yR6MUTVjCSsPAhuip/EBDXoG2vgCg2HJo > uC5J2RdkeqD1D8Lm92QHjpI= > =Pn4r > -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- > > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" >
We've used StarTech KVM Over IP switches with both windows and BSD with no major issues. They're pretty much the most reasonably priced ones out there. Tamouh _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"