[vcf-midatlantic] Monitor needed for museum

William Dudley wfdudley at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 13:12:26 EDT 2017

We can't shut it down without remote access. Remote access is broken. We
can't fix that without a monitor attached to it where it sits right now.

Bill Dudley

On Aug 21, 2017 11:50 AM, "Jim Scheef via vcf-midatlantic" <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> I know you guys are way smarter than this, but why not remove the Pi from
> the rack, take it to the required monitor (and keyboard, and return it when
> fixed? Since it isn't working anyway, no one will miss it. when it is
> working, it will be apparent (on the same network), and you can move it
> back. The reboot will prove it is fixed and all this will well - or am I
> missing something?
> This must be are more complicated that I immagined.
> Jim
> On Sun, 20 Aug 2017, Ian Primus via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> Date: Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:26:41 -0400
>> From: Ian Primus via vcf-midatlantic
>>     <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org>
>> To: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org>
>> Cc: Ian Primus <ian.primus.ccmp at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] Monitor needed for museum
>> Right, kind of inconvenient, but you can use one of them to fix the
>> problem you're having, then configure the resolutions so that you can
>> use the regular monitor you already have, or set it to use a serial
>> console. Ideally, the pi would run and do it's thing without *ever*
>> needing a monitor.
>> On Sun, Aug 20, 2017 at 1:24 AM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic
>> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> But you already have multiple HDMI displays in the museum? I'm not
>>>> sure what more you need?
>>> We have one mounted to the museum ceiling and another mounted to the
>>> hallway
>>> ceiling.
>>> Those are both 32" and not exactly in convenient locations for this
>>> purpose.
>>> :)
>>> We need a smaller one that would live inside the rack.
> js at sdf.org
> SDF Public Access UNIX System - http://sdf.lonestar.org

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