Subject: Re: multiport PCI cards
To: Alex van Denzel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <email@example.com>
Date: 09/09/2000 11:44:05
> Is is necessary to use a serial multiplexer board. Can't you use a
> terminal server thing with telnet in to pseudo-terminals. Telnet
> is reasonably stable and terminal servers (mostly) also.
The terminal servers I'm familiar with which I could afford don't
support encrypted, authenticated access (cleartext passwords don't
count). if there's a TS out there which runs sshd and screen, great,
but until then, a reasonable serial mux and a cheep used 486 does
exactly what I want..