DRAC 5 remote graphical console with Debian Lenny

Stroller stroller at stellar.eclipse.co.uk
Thu Feb 3 03:17:05 CST 2011

On 3/2/2011, at 2:28am, Philip Tait wrote:

> Does anyone know the trick to getting a legible display with Debian
> Lenny? I get a perfectly clear remote display at 1280x1024 on another
> DRAC 5 with CentOS 5.5 - I have copied the settings to the Debian
> system, but the colours are all "washed out", and I get columns of
> flickering pixels.

Advise using `ssh -X ip.of.CentoOS.box 'firefox http://ip.of.drac.5'` from the Debian machine.

Do both systems use the same vendor & version of Java for their browser plug-in?


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