Ad: Re: ilo virtual cdrom
Geoff.Buckingham at reuters.com
Thu Dec 14 08:18:18 PST 2006
You need to confirm you have the correct drivers in your kernel. I believe, but do not know, that the CD appears as a scsi CD through the USB/cam stack. (Maybe someone can confirm).
Unless something like usbd picks up the device being "connected" you may need to rescan with camcontrol.
From: owner-freebsd-proliant at freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-proliant at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of brad miele
Sent: 14 December 2006 15:02
To: Øystein Kaldhol
Cc: freebsd-proliant at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: Ad: Re: ilo virtual cdrom
do you have to rescan the bus or something to get the device to show up once you create it in ilo? it seems that i should see something happen in messages when i create the virtual drive.
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bmiele at ipnstock.com
On Thu, 14 Dec 2006, Øystein Kaldhol wrote:
> 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
>>>> my comabny just upgrade ilo licenses on all of my machines. the new
>>>> version has something called a virtual cdrom. Has anyone used this?
>>>> 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.
>>> 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
> Oystein Kaldhol
> Systems Administrator
> County of More & Romsdal, Norway
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