[Beowulf] KVM to a compute node - ssh
alvin at Mail.Linux-Consulting.com
Wed Jun 2 09:57:28 PDT 2004
On Wed, 2 Jun 2004, Robert G. Brown wrote:
> My own experience with serial consoles is that they suck. I've used
> KVM's but they get expensive when you have lots of nodes. I think that
> the best solution these days is to:
- how about simple ssh ???
- no cables .. no switches ??
- or one roll-around cart from the local office supply store with a
monitor and keyboard and a chair :-)
( assuming you have room to get behind and connect the cables
( from the cart to the node in question
- only time you need a kb and video is when the system needs to be
rebooted and you want to see the boot up messages and/or get into the
isn't linuxbios supposed to be able to allow serial console for boot
messages and bios settings ??
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