2161DS and Linux?

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Fri Jul 29 08:07:16 CDT 2005


heck.  Get that in writing, hold him to that price and buy 10 of them..:)

Benito A. Venegas wrote:
> Suggested price:
> 7K (approx, can be cheaper if U know how to deal with your sales rep.)
> Let me know if I can buy it for $60.00 :) I need 2 mores
> :D
> 
> Vn.-
> 
> 
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com [mailto:linux-poweredge-
>>bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Rick Baranowski
>>Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2005 3:12 PM
>>To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
>>Subject: RE: 2161DS and Linux?
>>
>>Does anyone know how much the 2161DS costs? My Dell rep is worthless, he
>>keeps telling me that is about $60.00. I find it really hard to believe
>>that
>>that's all it costs.
>>
>>Thanks
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
>>[mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Benito A. Venegas
>>Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 3:53 PM
>>To: 'Chuck Stuettgen'; linux-poweredge at dell.com
>>Subject: RE: 2161DS and Linux?
>>
>>Hi:
>>
>>I have a couple of them and they are very useful.
>>The java console is pretty decent (version 1.2) and software is available
>>for windows and linux. You only need is java installed in your desk.
>>
>>Pros:
>>
>>Accessible from any place. Of course, you have to be careful enabling the
>>right ports if you want to access from home (soho). Don't leave open to
>>public, at least add some restrictions in your fw box.
>>
>>You can resize your console from 1024x768 to 640x480.
>>
>>Don't need to pay for software. It comes with the box when you buy it (If
>>you go direct with Avocent, you have to pay the software and license that
>>add min 2K)
>>
>>
>>Cons:
>>
>>After some hours the software start to consume a lot of MEM in your
>>computer, at least we see this in windows but not in linux :)
>>
>>You can't share session. DSVIEW version 2 and 3 permit that.
>>
>>And the most important pain in the .... for me, when you want to set
>>Alt+sysrq+b to reboot the server (only we used when there's no way to
>>reboot
>>the server), this doesn't work.
>>
>>Related to this issue, have you ever configured and make to work magic
>>keys
>>with this PE2161DS? (I'd appreciate a lot your feedback on this one)
>>
>>Cheers and enjoy,
>>
>>Vene.-
>>
>>
>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com [mailto:linux-poweredge-
>>>bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Chuck Stuettgen
>>>Sent: Monday, July 18, 2005 10:13 PM
>>>To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
>>>Subject: Re: 2161DS and Linux?
>>>
>>>On Mon, 2005-07-18 at 13:32 -0400, Josh wrote:
>>>
>>>>Does anyone have recent experience using the KVM-over-IP features of
>>>>the Dell 2161DS KVM with Linux clients?  It looks to be some sort of
>>>>re-badged Avocent, but I'm not sure which model.
>>>>
>>>>Any tales, good or bad, would be appreciated.
>>>>
>>>>-jkl
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>I have been using the Linux client to connect to three 2161DS's for a
>>>couple of years.  It works exactly the same as the Windows client. I
>>>have never had a problem using it.
>>>
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