[sf-lug] SF-LUG 2007-09-17 meeting & SF-LUG.COM replacement box (& BALUG)
Michael.Paoli at cal.berkeley.edu
Mon Oct 15 01:24:27 PDT 2007
Jim - if you could arrange to get the IPMI card (if you haven't
already), that could be a very good thing. :-)
Keep us posted.
Quoting Art Mann <artm at siliconmechanics.com>:
> If you would like the IPMI card for the new server just let me know and I
> will have it sent out...
> Jim didn't mention remote mgmt on his list of specs and I forgot to ask.
> Art Mann
> Silicon Mechanics
> Sent from Art Mann's mobile phone...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Asheesh Laroia" <asheesh at asheesh.org>
> To: "Michael Paoli" <Michael.Paoli at cal.berkeley.edu>
> Cc: sf-lug at linuxmafia.com
> Sent: 9/15/07 8:28 PM
> Subject: Re: [sf-lug] SF-LUG 2007-09-17 meeting & SF-LUG.COM replacement box
> (& BALUG)
> On Sat, 15 Sep 2007, Michael Paoli wrote:
> > Remote management of the hardware, if feasible, would be a good
> > thing. E.g. KVM over IP.
> > I don't see such an option for Rackform iServ R107, but I do see
> > option for:
> > IPMI 2.0 Controller
> > ... that might come close (might be quite useful when used, e.g. via
> > remote Open Source software such as ipmitool - should then be able to
> > power cycle remotely, change device used at boot remotely, access
> > serial port communications (e.g. serial console and GRUB serial
> > access) remotely, etc. ... but still not a full KVM over IP (no
> > graphics) and probably can't fully control/reconfigure BIOS remotely).
> The IPMI on that SuperMicro board (I know, I have one!) does let you fully
> control the BIOS reomtely, as I recall.
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