[ubuntu-uk] Setting console VGA mode

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 13:17:12 BST 2009

2009/7/19 William Anderson <neuro at well.com>:
> Liam Proven wrote:
>> [snip]
>> #4 Being green involves re-using old kit that still works. Typically
>> half or more of the energy used in the lifetime of a piece of IT
>> equipment is spent making it, not running it. By making its working
>> life as long as possible, you save energy; by replacing working kit
>> with something newer, you waste energy.
> Or you could recycle the old displays and use a KVM switch instead,
> which would save using the energy required for the extra display in the
> first place :)

It *is* connected to a KVM & it is already serving 2 servers, on top
of which it neatly sits. If I can find a 3-way KVM I plan for it to be
the main display of my Mac OS X Server box, too.

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