[CentOS] how can one get a remote acess command prompt on install cd via drac to eject ?

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Sun Mar 25 09:39:34 UTC 2007

R Lists06 wrote:
> Is there a way to get to get past the cga type centos 4 install screen where
> it says 
> To begin testing the cd media etc etc...... and shows the OK or SKIP
> selections...
> ...and get to a "text shell command prompt" and *eject* the cd so I can
> reboot the machine from remote???
> I have a remote console drac connection, yet for once we sent the hired guns
> home for the weekend and I am a just a tad bit too far away at the moment to
> travel to it.

well, if you can reboot, at grub, use `linux single`, and youll get a 
shell prompt from the CD.  but I dunno if you'll be able to eject the CD 
at that point, as youll be running off th e mini OS on the CD, so it 
will be a open mouunted device/

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