[Beowulf] Remote console management

Bruce Allen ballen at gravity.phys.uwm.edu
Fri Sep 23 09:45:47 PDT 2005

Hi David,

>> We don't need the power strips.  The inexpensive IPMI cards let
>> us to both hard and soft power cycle.
> Those power strips are relatively expensive, but as a way
> to remotely force a boot on a node they are cheaper per
> node than the IPMI cards.

We're going to get the IPMI cards anyway for some of the other features. 
Since we can use IPMI to hard/soft power up/down I don't see the need to 
also have the power strips.


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