Use this information for details about the KVM cable.
Use the KVM cable to connect external I/O devices to the compute node. The KVM cable connects through the KVM connector (see Compute node controls, connectors, and LEDs). The KVM cable has connectors for a display device (video), two USB 2.0 connectors for a USB keyboard and mouse, and a serial interface connector.
The KVM cable may also be referred to as the console breakout cable.
The following illustration identifies the connectors and components on the KVM cable.
|1 Serial connector
|4 Video connector (blue)
|2 Captive screws
|5 Two USB 2.0 connectors
|3 Connecting to the KVM connector on the front panel of the compute node.