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supermicro_ipmi_v2.0_on_ubuntu [2007/01/12 17:07]
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supermicro_ipmi_v2.0_on_ubuntu [2016/11/25 22:38] (current)
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 ===== Running IPMI on Linux ===== ===== Running IPMI on Linux =====
  
-=== What is IPMI? ===+==== What is IPMI? ====
  
  
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   * Ability to set up a console on a serial port and have the BMC redirect that console over a network port, which in cooperation with BIOS level console redirection,​ gives you the ability to view the BIOS, bootloader, bootup and shutdown procedures and console output should the machine hang or lock up, just as you would if you were interacting with the machine locally. This is called Serial Over Lan (SOL) and is available in IPMI v2.0 as a standard and using non-standard proprietary methods in v1.5.   * Ability to set up a console on a serial port and have the BMC redirect that console over a network port, which in cooperation with BIOS level console redirection,​ gives you the ability to view the BIOS, bootloader, bootup and shutdown procedures and console output should the machine hang or lock up, just as you would if you were interacting with the machine locally. This is called Serial Over Lan (SOL) and is available in IPMI v2.0 as a standard and using non-standard proprietary methods in v1.5.
  
-=== IPMI Revisions ===+==== IPMI Revisions ​====
  
 There are currently 3 IPMI revisions: There are currently 3 IPMI revisions:
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 If you then cat /​proc/​devices,​ you should see your IPMI device listed and ls -l /dev/ipmi0 should show your device node. If you then cat /​proc/​devices,​ you should see your IPMI device listed and ls -l /dev/ipmi0 should show your device node.
  
-=== IPMI Commands ===+==== IPMI Commands ​====
  
 You should then be able to run some IPMI commands locally (probably need to be root as root owns the device node): You should then be able to run some IPMI commands locally (probably need to be root as root owns the device node):
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