Video-less nodes

Mike Davis jmdavis at
Wed Oct 29 15:12:20 EST 2003

The onscreen info should also be logged. And then there's always the 
crash files.

We now have a couple of clusters with videoless nodes (although they are 
on serial switches, Cyclades).


Daniel Fernandez wrote:

>Hi all,
>I would like to get some opinions about video-less nodes in a cluster,
>we know that there is no problem about monitoring nodes remotely and
>reading logs but I suppose that in a kernel panic situation there's some
>valuable on-screen information... ¿ any thoughts ?
>Of course there's the possibility about putting really cheap video cards
>just that we'll able to see the text screen , nothing more ;)

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