anybody onlist know about KVM stuff?

Gary Kline kline at
Sat Aug 21 23:13:22 UTC 2010

On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 06:37:36AM -0500, Depo Catcher wrote:
> On 8/20/2010 7:07 PM, Gary Kline wrote:
> >On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 06:45:11PM -0500, Adam Vande More wrote:
> >>On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Gary Kline<kline at>  wrote:
> >>
> >>>of my three tower cases still linked by wires so i can "click-over"
> >>>to each and use my one screen and keyboard, my server
> >>>[ethic|] has a bad wire to my keyboard.  so i really
> >>>cannot do much on ethic.
> >>>
> >>>i've crawled down under 8 or 9 times and messed with various wires.
> >>>that was extremely hard as fruitless.  (things were|everything WAS)
> >>>working fine until i added my battery backup.  the guy who helped me
> >>>with that 700-pound beast must have gotten something mixed up.  because
> >>>of his age (70's) and fraility i don't want to ask him to crawl around
> >>>under there (&c).  the two boxes that are working are impossible for me
> >>>to pull out and look at.  hopefully there are a couple freebsd types
> >>>who rely on kvm wires to do serious work and can give me some clues.
> >>>
> >>/usr/ports/sysutils/synergy
> >>
> >>-- 
> >>Adam Vande More
> >
> >	this looks very interesting, thank you.  the catch is that it
> >	depends on X.  i don't have X installed on the server. .....
> >
> ssh?

	sure.  for simple things.  but i need to get X going to get my UPS 
	set up.   also, to properly upgrade things.  i was upgrading via
	ssh and something broke.  it took an hour of messing around to get
	ethic back up, fsck'd , and mail working.


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