IPMI support in Linux

Jim Garlick garlick at llnl.gov
Wed Mar 26 18:10:01 CET 2003

On Thu, 20 Mar 2003, Dale Harris wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 19, 2002 at 05:45:47PM +0000, Eric W. Biederman elucidated:
> >
> > Which part of IPMI.
> >
> > IPMI is a weird spec where all of the parts seem optional
> > that I have not seen on a stable production board.  There is the
> > L440gx but I would not call that stable.
> So how do things look today?  W.r.t IPMI and LinuxBIOS?  Has much of
> anything changed?  Is there anything in IPMI that I would need?  LLNL
> has their powerman utilty which apparently only uses LinuxBIOS:
> http://www.llnl.gov/linux/powerman/
> Heard that Tyan has a board 2721 that supports LinuxBIOS?  Anybody know
> about that board?

Dale, not sure exactly what you're after here, but powerman has no connection
with LinuxBIOS or IPMI.  It manages external remote power control devices
(power strips with ethernet connections).


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