General LinuxBIOS Questions

ollie lho ollie at
Mon Sep 16 20:42:00 CEST 2002

On Tue, 2002-09-17 at 07:38, Eric W Biederman wrote:
> You can do serial from power on.  Over the network is a more
> interesting problem, and hasn't been fully solved yet.  Currently I
> connect the serial port to a box with a lot of serial ports, and
> that box is network accessible.

	Do you know if there is an KVM switch equivalent for serial
port ?? How do you monitor multiple LinuxBIOS boxes except using many
minicom ??

> Maybe some of these things are only really annoying when the don't
> exist and you have lots of hardware.  For me I like the ability
> to do a full install including flashing the BIOS on 350 nodes in under
> 10 minutes. 

How do you connect these 350 nodes "physically" to you console ?? Do you
need many consoles or is there any think like "hub" the LAN ??


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