KVM's on PE servers...

Cris Rhea crhea at mayo.edu
Mon Jul 25 08:47:41 CDT 2005


Thanks for the info...

Makes sense, but bummer....

--- Cris

On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 11:49:02AM -0800, Daniel S. Peterson wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> In talking to Avocent, they indicated to me that the 2161DS was based on
> the AutoView 2000R, not the DSR2010.  
> 
> When I asked about integrating our existing 2161DS with the DSR line and
> the DSView software, they indicated that it wasn't possible, and that we
> would have to replace our existing cabling if we wanted to move to the
> DSR line.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
> [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Cris Rhea
> Sent: Friday, July 22, 2005 10:45
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: KVM's on PE servers...
> 
> 
> What's the difference between the Dell 2161DS and the Avocent DSR2010??
> 
> Aren't these the same unit (Dell openly states that the 2161DS is a
> Dell-branded Avocent unit)....
> 
> We have both of these in our datacenter and the CIPs aren't
> interchangeable and cascading doesn't work correctly (jerky, unusable
> mouse).
> 
> This is especially critical when trying to connect a PE 1855 chassis
> (which has an internal Dell-Avocent KVM).
> 
> What's the scoop? Can I do something to make these play nicely and be
> interchangeable?
> 
> --- Cris
> 
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 crhea at Mayo.EDU                        Rochester, MN 55905
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