“You have a bunch of servers to administer, not enough consoles and a small budget. Roll your own serial console server with USB.”
This is a paper I wrote for Linux Journal after playing around with using USB<->serial adaptors to build a scaleable serial console solution. It should *NOT* be confused with the Rogue Wave Hydra product. In fact, I used the name first!
This article comes from Linux Journal and the original copy was posted here Project: Hydra