Turn on nodes through the network

Donald Becker becker at scyld.com
Mon Nov 3 11:52:24 EST 2003


On Mon, 3 Nov 2003, rafael david tinoco wrote:

> i know sun has one thing called: Serial Over Lan, with that, you can
> power up all stations using the "LAN CONSOLE" in the v60/65 (intel
> based) machines.

This is a standard feature of Intel IPMI 1.5 specification.

Most implementations of IPMI also allow setting up the BIOS.  While not
part of the standard, it's a natural connection of BIOS-over-serial and
serial-over-LAN.

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