Front LCD

Nitzan Nitzan at
Tue Jan 28 13:29:00 CST 2003

Unfortunately those LCD programs support only LPT / COM connected devices
(as far as I know) Not the Built-In LCD displays of Dell's PE's.
I'm also interested of finding a program for my PE2650 Front LCD.
-----Original Message-----
From: linux-poweredge-admin at [mailto:linux-poweredge-admin at]
On Behalf Of Harold van Oostrom
Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2003 8:43 PM
To: John Goerzen
Cc: linux-poweredge at
Subject: Re: Front LCD
Hello John
Your question was clear.
Don't know how the LCD in a 2650 is controlled (don't own any) but maybe 
one of these projects has some hints or code you can use:
On Tue, Jan 28, 2003 at 12:10:12PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> Mikael_Jensen at writes:
> > Hi John, 
> > You customize the message through the BIOS setup, by pressing F2 during
> That's not quite what I mean.  I'd like to have it show, for instance,
> the current load average.  Something that is dynamically updated as it
> runs.  I could easily write a script to find the load average and send
> it over to some LCD-display program or device, but I don't know where
> to find such a device.
> > Is there any way to write a program to display a custom message on the
> > front LCD panel on a PowerEdge 2650?
> >
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