[CentOS] how to install Linux on an IBM xserver 335 server without graphics card?

Sun Dec 19 12:10:26 UTC 2010
James Pearson <james-p at moving-picture.com>

Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> Hi All,
> I recently got some IBM Xseries 335 servers 2nd hand, and noticed they
> don't have any graphics card. Some google searched indicate they only
> have an uplink port, which you could connect to another (other model)
> IBM server and use that as the head node. But, I don't have one
> available.

They do have a graphics card - the 'uplink' port is a KVM port that has 
VGA and PS/2 - this is certainly the case with the X335's we have.

If you can get hold of a C2T breakout cable, then you should be able to 
plug in a keyboard/mouse/screen.

Just google for 'IBM C2T X335 cable'

James Pearson