Installing FreeBSD remotely via serial console
simonychang at gmail.com
Tue Mar 4 19:13:24 UTC 2008
> Not sure whether Dell hardware has any special management features, but on
> generic server hardware, I always make sure BIOS console redirection is
> enabled (gives you BIOS access), and that it's set to stop redirecting once
> the OS boots.
If it is one of the newer Dells, there is a feature called Remote
Access Server that is built-in and has a special Ethernet port for it
(the symbol above the physical port is that of a wrench). Read the
documentation, but I believe it will get you BIOS messages, etc.
What model of Dell server is it?
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