[vcf-midatlantic] Monitor needed for museum

Martin A Flynn maflynn at theflynn.org
Mon Aug 21 16:44:31 EDT 2017


Are you looking for an HDMI monitor that defaults to 1920×1080 ?


On 8/21/2017 1:12 PM, William Dudley via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> 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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