[Beowulf] Remote console management

Bruce Allen ballen at gravity.phys.uwm.edu
Fri Sep 23 10:47:44 EDT 2005


> SOL is transparent to the OS. It acts as a virtual serial port (i.e
> console=ttyS0,15200n will work fine on Linux). You might have to use a
> different device than ttyS0 though, it depends on the motherboard and BMC
> implementation.

Two questions:

[1] Do ALL IPMI 2.0 cards support this?

[2] Where is the serial output buffered?  If the node is hung, where does 
one look to find the last few thousand characters of output?

Cheers,
 	Bruce
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