[lug] Console Hardware
joem at uu.net
Wed Aug 27 18:13:44 MDT 2003
> Can you get an analog phone line? A modem hanging off the serial port
> of the Dell in auto-answer mode without any intelligence on the part of
> the Dell, or you could run mgetty/ppp.
I hadn't thought of that but I can see myself getting
charged an arm and a leg for a pot's line.
> I don't know of any 1RU product that's going to be cheap enough to
> justify to most folks these days... when you can get Via C3 chipset
> mini-computer type machines so cheap...
> Something like that might be more useful than just a console box...?
> I've seen some pretty small non-rack-mount cases for those.
> That 1RU requirement hurts...
It does, but I just scored this:
on ebay for $46. Supports SSH v2, and IP filtering..
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