[CentOS] Changes at Red Hat confouding CentOS (was: What happened to 6.1)

Tue Nov 15 17:57:44 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
> On 11/15/2011 05:55 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
>>> On 11/15/2011 05:23 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>>>> Les Mikesell wrote:
>>>>> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 7:56 AM, Timothy Murphy<gayleard at eircom.net>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 'Desktop' is in contrast to 'server'.  On a server, you only reboot
>>>>> to load a new kernel and you never use the console display, rarely
>>>>> change
>>>> Oh, I dunno - it's not infrequently that I have to plug in a
>>>> monitor-on-a-stick....
>>> Supermicro boards come with IPMI on-board these days so you can do all
I understand you love your Supermicro boards. Fine. There's no way we're
going to replace everything, which is what you seem to be suggesting. I
would also need more ports, to plug in the IPMI interfaces on the boxes we

Look (and, officially, I am speaking for myself, not my employer nor the
US federal government), this is a US gov't agency. Why don't you call your
Congresscritter and Senator, and tell them you personally want to donate
the money to replace everything we have that doesn't have IPMI, and pay
for the time install and cable it all up? That would be *great*... of
course, some of our latest servers have 48 cores, and we just got some 64
core servers, so it might cost you a pretty penny....

Oh, yes, and then there's the official requirement that I be here during
business hours.