[Beowulf] console hardware?
ballen at gravity.phys.uwm.edu
Thu Oct 20 14:19:31 EDT 2005
> 2. serial over lan / IPMI
> IPMI offers SOL which means that the serial console is made accessible
> through the network-adapter, and can be connected to from an outside
> machine. I have never evaluated cyclades offering but I am sure they
> have something similar to their console servers that allows to buffer
> output etc and connects via IPMI SOL.
> There is also an opensource project called 'conserver' that might allow
> you to do the same thing with a simple server since you no longer need
> all those serial ports or cables.
I have spoken with people who are using conserver and say that this works,
though I have not (yet) tried it myself.
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