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what hardwares does conserver support?

Iain Rae iainr@dcs.ed.ac.uk
Wed, 23 Jan 2002 00:00:00 +0000

David Harris wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 22, 2002 at 03:03:20PM -0600, Kailash Kayastha wrote:
>>What is the best, cheapest hardware that is compatible with the conserver?
>   Well, how about a partial answer? :-)
>   I've tested a bunch of terminal/console server devices with
> Conserver. We've been making an effort to identify those
> devices which will only send BREAK when you want to send it,
> and not any other time. (This is important in Sun environments
> using the serial console for remote console access...)
>   However, you can see what we've found about a number of
> different console servers on the page
>        http://www.conserver.com/consoles/breakinfo.html
>   Of course, you can also use on-board multi-port cards as
> well with Conserver, but I haven't done extensive testing
> with those. Perhaps others on the list can offer their own
> experiences with various vendors and models. :-)

We've used cyclades cards (Y series) for coming up on a year now without 
any problems. The SUN break stuff is a pain but we've been using the 
alternate break setting and not had any problems with that so far (touch