[rescue] Small servers (was Re: WTT: 1.5G of PC2700 for 1G of PC100)

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Sat May 3 23:10:48 CDT 2008

On May 3, 2008, at 11:15 PM, Jeff Cole wrote:

> Shannon Hendrix wrote:
>> What I really, really want is not serial BIOS where video is  
>> converted... I want a real serial BIOS, designed to be serial from  
>> the start.
> I recently obtained 1U box with a Tyan S5112 motherboard in it. It  
> looks like it may support serial BIOS. One of the BIOS options is  
> console re-direction.
> I haven't really had a chance to check it out yet, but, plan to do  
> so in the next week or so.

My experience with Intel chipsets with a BIOS doing console re- 
direction is that it is fairly lame.  It tries to be just like using  
the normal BIOS, but with all sorts of bad glitches.

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