[Beowulf] non-proprietary IPMI card?
john.hearns at streamline-computing.com
Tue Nov 28 23:12:13 PST 2006
Bill Broadley wrote:
> Does anyone know if IPMI can "share" a GigE port? Or does it usually
> require a dedicated port on the host?
The Supermicro IPMI cards can share the eth0 port with the main gigabit
channel. The cards are powered up and on the network whenever power is
applied to the chassis. There is a bridge somewhere on the motherboard
which bridges between eth0 and the IPMI interface.
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