10.3-stable random server reboots - finding the reason
killing at multiplay.co.uk
Tue Apr 18 16:49:58 UTC 2017
It's not an external vulnerability in the DRAC is it as that seems to be
more and more common these days
On Tue, 18 Apr 2017 at 15:10, tech-lists <tech-lists at zyxst.net> wrote:
> On 18/04/2017 13:34, Kurt Jaeger wrote:
> > 1)
> > echo '-Dh -S115200' > /boot.config
> > 2)
> > vi /boot/loader.conf
> > ------------
> > console="comconsole"
> > comconsole_speed=115200
> > ------------
> > Then: connect it to some kermit session from a different box,
> > and write a session log. This might capture some last gasp.
> A bit more detail:
> Problem seems to be it's DRAC is broken. The server is a Dell R710 in a
> datacentre so I've not got physical access. I'd normally admin the
> hardware via the DRAC but it's non-functional now.
> The system won't boot without someone there plugging in a keyboard and
> pressing F2 to continue... arrrgh! "idrac failed press F2". It does
> boot, though. The DRAC normally shows fan speed and voltage amongst
> other things. Right now I'm looking for an in-band method of doing that
> on FreeBSD as obv the out-of-band method has failed. cpu temps look
> fine, cool.
> AIUI the DRAC is a chip on the motherboard and not a module that can be
> whipped out and replaced. For all I know, the DRAC might be causing the
> reboot if it's only intermittently dead. I don't know this though. It
> might be CPU or RAM, both of these can be swapped out, just need to
> capture the info...
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