[Beowulf] Green Cluster?

Kilian CAVALOTTI kilian at stanford.edu
Mon Jul 21 19:49:15 EDT 2008


On Sunday 20 July 2008 06:20:27 pm Joe Landman wrote:
> Dell DRAC costs
> somewhat more ($250/node ?), IBM/Sun/HP all integrate it for you.

Actually, you don't need a DRAC to use IPMI on modern Dell hardware: all 
the recent PowerEdge machines (>=8th generation) come with an 
integrated BMC (Baseboard Management Controller) which does IPMI. 

So you can remotely power cycle your Dell servers for free (no extra 
card to buy)

Cheers,
-- 
Kilian
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