power control

Steffen Persvold sp at scali.com
Fri Apr 12 09:15:37 EDT 2002


On Fri, 12 Apr 2002, Manel Soria wrote:

>
> We need a power control unit for our 72 nodes cluster. My first
> idea was to do it ourselves with a digital i/o card and a set of relais, but
> I can't find such a card for Linux.  Actually, I have an ISA card that
> is perfect for this application but for some reason with PCI bus it
> is more difficult. Also, it seems that the "normal" solution is to buy a
> comercial APC system.
>
> Any experiences with in-house made power controls ? Would you
> recomend us to buy the APC product ?
>

We've had success with the Baytech (www.baytechdcd.com) RPC-3 units. The
only disadvantage is that they only have 8 controllable ports (which
means that you need 9 of them...).

Regards,
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