KVM switch with FreeBSD-8.2
wblock at wonkity.com
Sun Sep 11 21:19:52 UTC 2011
On Sun, 11 Sep 2011, Daniel Feenberg wrote:
> If you are asking, "Is there a FreeBSD command to cause the KVM switch to
> move to the next system?" then the answer is "I don't know and it would amaze
> me if there were."
There's often a key sequence to advance to the next port or a specific
> If the question is "Does the switch care what the OS is?" then the answer is,
> you can press the physical button on the switch to change the system
> connected. The OS doesn't know it doesn't have the screen and keyboard, and
> is in no way affected by the KVM switch, just as the KVM doesn't know or care
> what the OS is.
Well... there's monitor detection by the video card. That can cause
problems. Also, going through the KVM can reduce video quality with VGA
and high resolutions.
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