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RE: [vox] KVM's ( Re: Good LUG HOW-TO by Rick Moen)
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RE: [vox] KVM's ( Re: Good LUG HOW-TO by Rick Moen)



No no, I was refering to Ryan's post.  
Garage hunh?  :)
-sp

> -----Original Message-----
> From: vox-admin@lists.lugod.org 
> [mailto:vox-admin@lists.lugod.org] On Behalf Of Bob
> Sent: Saturday, April 13, 2002 1:36 PM
> To: vox@lists.lugod.org
> Subject: Re: [vox] KVM's ( Re: Good LUG HOW-TO by Rick Moen)
> 
> 
> Of course it's not a switch box.  I have a belkin in the 
> garage and a the one in the office is a IOGear.  I forgot to 
> mention that there is also a belkin reverse kvm in the garage 
> so I can troubleshoot downstairs problems easily.
> 
> A picture would look like:
> 
> a    b   c
> --------
>       |
>   belkin kvm
>      |
>    belkin reverse kvm   ----- downstair monitor/keyboard
>      |
>      |
>    longwire to upstairs
>      |
>      |      d    e    f
>   ----------------
>     |
>   upstairs kvm
>     |
>    monitor and keyboard.
> 
> a - f are computers and yes this works quite well.  I can't 
> get above 1280x1024 on these but I can live with that.
> 
> I'm not as happy with the IOGear as I have been with belkin 
> stuff but it came with the cables and was half the price.
> 
> 
> Bob Maccione
> University of Phoenix
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Steven Peck" <speck@blkmtn.org>
> To: <vox@lists.lugod.org>
> Sent: Saturday, April 13, 2002 12:22 PM
> Subject: RE: [vox] KVM's ( Re: Good LUG HOW-TO by Rick Moen)
> 
> 
> > Eeck!  You mean a 'switch box'?  Nope.  Those just have 
> wires and have 
> > a tendency to send spikes down the line when you move the 
> mechanical 
> > contacts.  I tend to use Belkin.  They are cheap (in cost and
> > construction) but they perform adequatly.  There are others in the 
> > same range though.
> >
> > -sp
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: vox-admin@lists.lugod.org 
> [mailto:vox-admin@lists.lugod.org] On 
> > Behalf Of Bob
> > Sent: Friday, April 12, 2002 9:58 PM
> > To: vox@lists.lugod.org
> > Subject: Re: [vox] Re: Good LUG HOW-TO by Rick Moen
> >
> >
> > I  have 2 kvms,  one kvm in the garage that multiplexes a couple 
> > machines together which feeds a longview to the upstairs 
> office into 
> > another kvm in the office.
> >
> > I'm doing 1280x1024 with no problems on a 17" lcd.
> >
> > I find that this works well.  The office machines are either not 
> > always on or in the office closet while the firewall,  
> linux server, 
> > video server, etc are in the garage and since they are all 
> linux boxen 
> > I don't have to do much service on them.
> >
> > The one thing that doesn't work is the wheel mouse although I think 
> > it's the upstairs kvm that's the problem.
> >
> > I really like the Longview for moving equipment into 
> another room,  my 
> > office is really quiet unless I have the local machine running.  
> > (note: I have a local machine for the scanner).  I should also note 
> > that I put all of my printers on print servers which is 
> nice in that I 
> > don't have to have a computer up to manage a printer.
> >
> >
> > Bob Maccione
> > University of Phoenix
> >
> > longview: 
> > http://www.cybex.com/Cybex/PublicW2.nsf/gwmsfslvprt?OpenFrameSet
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Ryan" <ryan@mother.com>
> > To: <vox@lists.lugod.org>
> > Sent: Friday, April 12, 2002 9:40 PM
> > Subject: Re: [vox] Re: Good LUG HOW-TO by Rick Moen
> >
> >
> > On Friday 12 April 2002 06:17 pm, Steven Peck wrote:
> > > <SP>  Ummmm...... KVM?  :).  I have a few systems suitable and 
> > > slated for Linux.  One is for Web/Mail Server deployment 
> for hosting 
> > > 4 sites and the other is going to be a remote workstation for my 
> > > wife and I to
> >
> > > X-Window into for stuff.  Another will be for 'vistors' 
> to use for 
> > > web
> >
> > > surfing such as my dad or inlaw's visiting.  Old P233's 
> and such are 
> > > inexpensive and if you have server based storage, hard 
> drives also 
> > > accumulate in the IT.  The problem is monitors.  So, a KVM switch 
> > > solves some problems and remote management of servers the other.
> >
> > I don't know about fancy expensive digital ones, but my $30 
> KVM gives 
> > me unplesent gosting at anything over 800x600, and I can't stand 
> > working on my 17" at that resolution. 

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