SuperMicro IPMI/SOL and ipmitool troubles

Dmitry Morozovsky marck at
Tue Nov 11 19:29:35 UTC 2014


On Tue, 11 Nov 2014, Paul Mather wrote:

> > I'm trying to set up sol console for supermicro servers, reading some documents
> Aye, and there's the rub: I've found that the COM port that SOL uses 
> varies across different Supermicro server models, and the BIOS support 
> for assigning or determining the COM port differs (or is sometimes 
> nonexistent) between those servers. :-(
> I recently spent quite a bit of time trying to figure out why SOL was 
> not working on a particular Supermicro server and it turned out to be 
> that the COM port differed to those I'd used in previous setups.

Yes, at least on X8SIE your hint works, swithing to com3 with

# SOL console
console="comconsole vidconsole"
# com3 is ipmi/sol console

works, thanks a lot!

Still fighting microcloud blades...

Next thing will be consolidation all these into conserver-com for both logging 
and centralized management...

D.Marck                                     [DM5020, MCK-RIPE, DM3-RIPN]
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