[Beowulf] recommendation on crash cart for a cluster room: full cluster KVM is not an option I suppose?

John Hearns hearnsj at googlemail.com
Sat Oct 3 14:36:44 EDT 2009


2009/10/3 Rahul Nabar <rpnabar at gmail.com>:
>
>
> ipmitool seems to have a rich set of features for querying the BMC's
> etc. but I didn't see many SOL sections. Is ipmitool what people use
> to watch a redirected console as well or anything else? I couldn't
> find any good SOL howtos or tutorials on google other than the
> vendor-specific ones. ANy pointers?

Remember that
a) the system must be running a serial console, ie, in inittab there
is a getty associated with the serial port
b) the BIOS is set to redirect serial port to IPMI
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