ethercons updated for -CURRENT

Doug White dwhite at
Fri Jul 9 18:46:31 PDT 2004

On Fri, 9 Jul 2004, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:

> from what I had been told:
> Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF, is
> working on a standard called "Remote Management Control Protocol" (RMCP).
> One part of this work is SOL (Serial over LAN) which is based upon RFC2217.
> Perhaps this will be the way to go in the future.

This got integrated into IPMI 2.0, and is available on shipping hardware.
If I can ever locate some of said hardware, I'll try to implement a tool
to attach to it.  In the interim the vendor usually provides a Windows

The RMCP+/IPMI SOL does not use Telnet as an underlying protocol so it
doesn't use RFC2217.

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