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

Gerry Creager gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Wed Sep 30 08:26:43 PDT 2009

Hearns, John wrote:
> Are you happy with the IPMI on Supermicro? I've been unable to 
> personally test a KVM + remote media IPMI from them, 
> Eugen, I think you're aksing that one of me?
> I'm very, very happy with IPMI on SGI equipment. Rock solid reliability,
> and you can power cycle blades/IRUs/entire racks when you're sitting in
> your pyjamas.

I've really been happy with the SuperMicro IPMI functionality. I'm still 
learning a few things about it but it's been working fine.


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