[rescue] Small servers (was Re: WTT: 1.5G of PC2700 for 1G of PC100)
patrick at zill.net
Sun May 4 10:28:41 CDT 2008
Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> I'd second that. Having used Dell, HP, IBM, and Sun x86 boxes at work,
> Sun's lights-out management is by far the best of the bunch. The bios
> sending stuff out the serial port even works "properly;" it doesn't
> just continuously dump the video memory out to the serial port. It
> sends just the proper update when things write stuff out to the
> screeen, and IIRC, the cursor on your terminal actually follows the one
> on the display.
Also: HP requires you to "license" the iLO stuff which means keeping
track of separate documentation and license strings. While Sun just has
the capability right there, with no licensing crap.
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