[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
> ...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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