[Beowulf] Best Practices SOL vs Cyclades ACS
Paulo Afonso Lopes
poral at fct.unl.pt
Sun Oct 11 12:10:50 EDT 2009
>> We have more then 400 machines. Every month there is one machine that we
>> not reboot using IPMI or the SOL is not working.
> we have something like 2500 nodes, mostly HP dl145g2's, and have a
> probably 6-12 times/year. can I ask what brand/model has such flakey
> if you run "ipmi mc reset" on the node, does it resolve the problem?
> I wonder whether flakiness might also correspond to some config or usage
> pattern. (ours dhcp from a local server - actually all the traffic is
Do you have SOL on the HP DL145-G2 ?
I also have these nodes, and although I can use most ipmi functions
(including remote access power up/cycle), I can not get SOL to work.
Also, i have noticed that the kipmi0 daemon does consume a little bit,
e.g., 45 minutes for 9 days uptime (with the top default refresh, it shows
up every 4 screens or so). (CentOS 5.3)
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