[CentOS] using a Laptop as a KVM console?

Luigi Castro Cardeles luigi.cardeles at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 15:04:36 EDT 2010


2010/10/13 Rudi Ahlers <Rudi at softdux.com>

> Hi all,
>
> Has anyone seen something like this before:
>
> I want to use a laptop as a KVM console. Basically when a technician
> goes to one of our datacentres, or clients he has to look for a free
> LCD, keyboard & mouse to connect to a server (no network access,
> reinstall, troubleshoot failed kernel / HDD, etc). And then hopefully
> there's an open power socker in that cabinet.
>
> So I'm thinking why not just use a laptop instead? It already has an
> LCD, keyboard, mouse & power. Surely someone has, or may still, build
> something that could connect to the laptop's USB port(s) and then to
> the server's VGA & USB / PS2 ports, then act as a KVM?
>
> --
> Kind Regards
> Rudi Ahlers
> SoftDux
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Hi,

if that would be possible with a tablet (ipad, android-tablet etc)+case
(like clancase for ipad) :D

Anyone tried :http://www.iogear.com/product/GCS661UW6/ ?

[]'s
Luigi Castro Cardeles
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