[rescue] E250 temperatures
patrick at zill.net
Sun Apr 13 16:26:33 CDT 2008
Bill Bradford wrote:
> It has to do with the network LOM dropping off the network or suddenly
> no longer listening to the SSH port. I don't want to deploy the machine
> if I'm not able to get to a serial console on it for reboots, patching,
> remote maintenance, etc.
I have to say, that is pretty shocking. I once had a system that would
fall off the ARP earth, I set up a cron script on another machine that
would ping it every 3 minutes (machine was on the same LAN) and that
kept it alive. Wonder if that would work for your situation?
> The machine is physically in Austin, and I'm 150 miles away in Houston,
> so it's not like I could just drive over to the datacenter.
Ah, I did not realize that.
> I've been working with engineers at Sun, and they've identified a bug,
> done a fix, and it will be in the next revision of firmware for the
I may jump to the T2 series systems, but have been prowling eBay for a
cheap T1 system to get my feet wet with.
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