Network Keyboard-mouse-video switches.

Daniel Smith drs at
Fri Apr 26 15:42:59 EST 2002

It exists.
It's not cheap.		$250-$350US
It's weaselicious.
It's the PC Weasel 2000.

Essentially it traps the bios calls and squirts them
out an RS-232, which you can then modem/conserv whatever.

Tell me how you go with this.

(The variation in price is ISA and PCI models)

Daniel Smith
Amateur Weasel Fancier

On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 03:19:17PM +1000 or thereabouts, Michael James wrote:
> >Wouldn't you just want a KVM switch.  If you get one of the powered
> >digital KVM switches then it even lets your servers boot up thinking that
> >there is a keyboard and mouse attached. You can have 1
> >monitor/keyboard/mouse to control lots of servers.
> No, No, and NO.
> How far can that take me?
> Halfway across the room?
> I want halfway	round the world.
> I want all (keyboard, mouse, video, and reset)
>  condensed into 1 standard 10baseT lead,
>  all within the server's box.
> -- 
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