[OpenBIOS] Re: boy is EFI a kludge!

Per Jessen per.jessen at enidan.com
Wed Aug 29 00:49:30 CEST 2001

On Tue, 28 Aug 2001 14:58:20 -0600 (MDT), Ronald G Minnich wrote:

>On Tue, 28 Aug 2001, Per Jessen wrote:
>> >Hhmmm, that's just gratuitous eye candy, no?  Besides, it's pretty trivial
>> >to replace those graphics with logos or other stuff.  I think that doing
>> >things that are new and usefull (like serial consoles) would really help
>> >get people and hardware manufacturers interested.  Imagine being able to
>> >run a server farm with no graphics cards, just a serial console and
>> >ethernet...
>we make it easier. We do all our admin on linuxbios clusters over
>ethernet. Serial console admin is not our idea of a good time.

Completely agree - the serial console is only handy when you have no
ethernet. We've recently moved a 16 node cluster, which caused a
couple of harddrives to give up - the serial consoles came in quite

Per Jessen

Per Jessen, Principal Engineer, ENIDAN Technologies Ltd
http://www.enidan.com - home of the J1 serial console.

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