They tried that a while back... it was called a S/38.

"Fritz Hayes (by way of David Gibbs )" wrote:
> So here we are, looking for a realible, hassle-free console to manage
> our iSeries boxes.  Twinax attached is desired but no more IBM twinax
> consoles.  Ops Console using serial cables is too flaky!  A dedicated
> (until V5R2) ethernet card is too expensive.
> Why can't IBM just imbed the console controller into the iSeries, we
> plug in monitor and keyboard and TA-DA, reliable console control!

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