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Does freeNas support a VGA display?

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bollar

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So, the display accepts SVGA -- if your motherboard has SVGA out, then yes, the FreeNAS console output can go to that display, but probably not the web interface. Kind of neat, but there's not a whole lot you can do from the console aside from seeing certain error messages and performing some emergency functions such as resetting the admin password.
 

cyberjock

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It looks like it just plugs into the video card. Yes, it would give you the text output. I would definitely NOT spend the money on that though. All you'll see is some text.
 

ACE001

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Great! Yeah we'll I have had this case in my basement gathering dust for a while, left over from an htpc that I decommissioned and wasn't going to use it if the screen had no use. So I'll give it a shot and see how it works out.
Thanks for the info.
 

cyberjock

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Well, in that case you can mail it to me and I'll let you know how well it does or doesn't work :D
 
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