[sf-lug] Regarding the "new" (Silicon Mechanics) SF-LUG box ...

Asheesh Laroia asheesh at asheesh.org
Sat Jun 7 10:24:35 PDT 2008

On Sat, 7 Jun 2008, jim wrote:

>   per below, I'm up for a Monday evening get-together.
> respond if you are, too.

Yup, count me in (as stated earlier).

>   also, the gizmo i've got for the supermicro 1U box
> is Model AOC-IPMI20-E
>   but i don't get how to use it without a console
> server. as the box will be situated at the ServePath
> Spear Street facility, i suppose the trick is to find
> out if the facility has a console server and if so,
> can we use a channel, right?

Nope - the point of the AOC-IPMI20-E is that it does console over IP - 
just set the BIOS to do its output over a serial port, and have the IPMI 
card map that serial port to an IP address, and Yahoo!

-- Asheesh.

Never trust an operating system.

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