[Beowulf] Remote console management

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Fri Sep 23 08:15:20 EDT 2005



John Hearns wrote:


> I very politely disagree with Joe Landman - our customers often use the
> Cyclades, as do we also when logging in remotely to eg. reboot  nodes.

:)  I knew I would find the person/people who use it :)

All kidding aside, it is a good solution if this is part of a process 
that the end users know and ar comfortable with.

> Joe also mentions Serial-over-Lan with IPMI cards. I politely agree
> there! It is supported, but I'm not sure what the status is with Linux,
> and I've never experimented with it (as I say, we use the physical
> serial port). My guess is that it will work in Windows.

I should be able to try this a little later on today/tomorrow when the 
new power supply for the v20z arrives.   If it works the way I expect, 
then I will send a quick note.  It is supposed to work with the 
ipmitools package.

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