[nycbug-talk] multiport serial cards
Wed Oct 12 03:12:49 EDT 2005
I've got a (FreeBSD) console server that's got two 8-port Rocketport cards
in it. I need to ditch these as they have two problems: the driver is
kind of flakey and basically abandoned, and I'm already three ports short
of what I need and we're still adding servers.
Stallion looked nice, specifically this setup:
Density is great, 64 ports per card. Price is right too. However every
retailer has these on backorder, and it seems like the stl driver did not
make it to 5.x.
This all makes me feel like some old unix nerd. When I post on the
FreeBSD lists it's just crickets. :)
Anyone here have recommendations on decent cards that cost less than
buying a standalone console server? I'd like a minimum of 32 ports on a
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