KVM switch with FreeBSD-8.2

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Sun Sep 11 16:14:39 UTC 2011

Carmel writes:

>  I am thinking of using a "TRENDnet 2-Port DVI USB KVM Switch Kit with
>  Audio TK-214i" with a FreeBSD-8.2 amd64 PC and a Windows 7 machine. I
>  presently have a Samsung 24" digital monitor and a Logitech S510
>  cordless keyboard & mouse combination. The keyboard, mouse and monitor
>  presently work fine on FreeBSD.
>  I am wondering if anyone has any personal experience with using KVM
>  switches with FreeBSD and what that experience might be. I would really
>  like to integrate these two PC into using just one common monitor,
>  etcetera mostly due to space considerations.

	I have not used that particular make/model, but I have used a
KVM and it worked.  I vaguely remember accounts of people who had
problems; a search of the mailing-list archives is advisable.

					Robert Huff

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