[Beowulf] Remote console management

Randy Wright rw26 at wright.es.its.nyu.edu
Fri Sep 23 04:36:52 PDT 2005

On Fri, 23 Sep 2005, John Hearns wrote:

> IPMI does support Serial-over-LAN, but I don't have experience with it,
> I'm not sure Linux does this.

We have serial over Lan on an power PC blade center cluster. There is no
problem with linux. You just have to put the apropos lines in the
bootloader configuration to redirect the console to the right serial
device. We are using Redhat AS4 and the boot loader is yaboot.


Randy Wright
Senior Systems Administrator
New York University

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