Ad: Re: ilo virtual cdrom
Oystein.Kaldhol at mrfylke.no
Thu Dec 14 06:55:58 PST 2006
brad miele <bmiele at ipnstock.com> wrote 14.12.2006 14:05:18:
> On Thu, 14 Dec 2006, Øystein Kaldhol wrote:
> > -----owner-freebsd-proliant at freebsd.org wrote: -----
> > >To: freebsd-proliant at freebsd.org
> > >From: brad miele
> > >Sent by: owner-freebsd-proliant at freebsd.org
> > >Date: 12/14/2006 03:33AM
> > >Subject: ilo virtual cdrom
> > >
> > >hi,
> > >
> > >my comabny just upgrade ilo licenses on all of my machines. the new
> > >version has something called a virtual cdrom. Has anyone used this? I
> > >
> > >tried using it today, but it didn't seem to do anything. Is it
> > >supposed to
> > >create a new entry in /dev or does it replace the onboard cd device?
> > The ILO virtual media will appear as a physical device to the OS.
> > it is accessible under boot, we use it to remote install servers. Plug
> > power & ILO, and install from the cdrom(or an image) on your local
> > computer. Since this uses HTTP/SSL it can be done over the internet. I
> > just used it to install 6.1 on one of our systems.
> > It does not replace the onboard cd device as far as I know, it acts
> > as another device. Note that in addition to mounting local CD's, you
> > also mount image files, virtual floppies etc etc.
> thanks, i thnk you have answered my main concern, it seems like you
> really mount the virtual cdrom on a running server. it needs to be
> and then booted to?
No it can be mounted run-time. At least it works fine here. We're using
DL360 and DL380's and FreeBSD 6.1
County of More & Romsdal, Norway
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