key mapping with DRAC5 console and OSX X11

Morten.Finborud at Morten.Finborud at
Fri Jun 15 02:30:27 CDT 2007

Hi group

I have the same problem on the Drac/MC (on a PE1855 chassis)when I use a
browser on a linux box with the display set to any Sun equipment. Have in
reality given up, and use a Linux box as display, even though it means I
have to have yet another piece of equipment under my desc...

Morten Finborud
Hydro IS Partner

>I have a 2950 with DRAC5 card.  I have Firefox running on another
>cluster machine to connect to DRAC5.  The firefox display is sent over
>X11 to a mac OSX machine (my usual setup for administering this
>cluster).  This normally works fine.  However, when trying to use the
>console redirection plug-in in firefox to get to the DRAC5 console, the
>keyboard mapping is fubar.  Some example key presses and resulting
>characters: l,k k,' j,l q,- 1,e 2,r ...  If I replace the OSX client
>with a Linux box, then all is fine.>
>Does anybody have a suggestion for making this (admittedly somewhat odd)
>setup work?
>Tom Rockwell
>Michigan State U.

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