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Re: [SLUG] Video card that is actually a terminal server?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Video card that is actually a terminal server?
- From: Rev Simon Rumble <simon@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 01:55:27 +0100
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This one time, at band camp, David Gillies wrote:
> Do you have a particular brand of server Simon? IBM, HP and Dell all
> have their own cards which provide this service (RSA for IBM, rILO for
> HP, can't remember what its called for Dell).
It's actually an IBM workstation (Intellistation M Pro 6850) so I'm not
sure such a device would be built for it, as it's not technically a
> Your other option is perhaps a serial connection to another
> server/workstation. You'll be able to atleast see bootup from grub/lilo
The problem I'm having is that _sometimes_ it doesn't cleanly shut down,
and as I've removed the video card there's no way of knowing why. A
serial console might be the way to go. Only trouble is my laptop
doesn't have serial!
It appears there might be a "console redirect" option in the BIOS,
which would do the job. I'll have to put the video card back in to find
it, but it's a start.
Rev Simon Rumble <simon@xxxxxxxxxx>
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