[CentOS] IPMI ??
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Sat Sep 17 14:36:51 UTC 2016
On 9/17/2016 3:25 AM, Alice Wonder wrote:
> Never used IPMI in my life and while I thought it was cool when I
> heard about it, had no plans to.
> Just built a home server (while out of town) using a SUPERMICRO
> I put an nVidia 405 based video card in it but it may be bad.
> When I power it on, I get some beeps but they are different than the
> no memory beeps (I intentionally powered on w/o memory to hear those)
> and I think what may be happening is normal boot process but no video
> simply because the card (bought used) may be bad.
> Before I go and try to find a retailer that still carries VGA cables,
> is there a way via the boards IPMI interface (it has ethernet port
> just for that) to connect from my CentOS 7 laptop and see if the
> machine is normally powering on?
> I saw some IPMI packages exist for CentOS 7 but I don't know if this
> is what they are for.
> And it seems there are OpenIPMI and freeimpi packages. Are those just
> different ways of doing same thing or do they serve different purposes?
the supermicro IPMI has a webserver, you can connect to it with a web
browser, and can do remote console, remote media... the remote console
requires java support in your web browser.
john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz
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