Comments on DRAC IV, V, VI w/ FreeBSD 6.3, 7.0

Brian A. Seklecki bseklecki at
Fri Apr 11 13:46:46 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-04-09 at 13:39 -0400, Philip M. Gollucci wrote:
> Hi All,
> Does anybody have any comments, suggestion, feedback, compatability 

The DRAC5 is an abomination to professional computer operators
everywhere.  It runs Linux, and to use the remote VGA console or remote
Virtual Media, you need ActiveX plugins (or a RHEL4-i386-only-XPI).

The DRAC4 is very agreeable.  Pure Java, which works out-of-the-box with

Overall, the 9th-gen PowerEdges were sloppy (Revision 1 had serious
instability issues related to PERC5)


> notes, etc with DRAC and FreeBSD?
Brian A. Seklecki <bseklecki at>
Collaborative Fusion, Inc.

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