Textual LCDs on servers (was Re: NEC SX-4B on Ebay)

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at usap.gov
Sat Oct 11 03:39:22 CDT 2008


On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 10:00:49AM +0200, Jochen Kunz wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Oct 2008 13:38:10 +0000
> Ethan Dicks <ethan.dicks at usap.gov> wrote:
> 
> > If I had a Cray at my disposal, I'd probably give LCDproc
> > <http://www.lcdproc.org/> a try
>
> Well, at least some of the SGI Origin machines had a LCD like this in
> every node, diplaying various things like CPU utilization etc..

Interesting.  The largest/newest SGI machines I ever got to play
with were Onyx and Crimson boxes.

Could you access the LCD from user-land processes, or was there
always a system monitor running on them?

-ethan

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