Derek Ragona wrote:
At 09:55 AM 4/10/2007, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
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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
*after* rebooting it with no keyboard, that will have that keyboard
Basically, I have several remote servers, with no keyboards, but if I
tech to check something on the console (ie. the ethernet went down
reason), when they plug a keyboard back in again, there is no signal
actually power cycle the machine ... which of course, is too late to
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.
This is the way I do it as well with 8 servers in a noc .
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