Front LCD

Chaskiel M Grundman cg2v at andrew.cmu.edu
Tue Jan 28 14:48:03 CST 2003


--On Tuesday, January 28, 2003 11:07:32 -0600 John Goerzen
<jgoerzen at complete.org> wrote:

> Is there any way to write a program to display a custom message on the
> front LCD panel on a PowerEdge 2650?
Any such program would have to communicate with the RAC, since the RAC is
what controls the LCD (some evidence: upgrading rac firmware resets the
message until the next system boot, and if the RAC crashes the message
stops scrolling until the machine is unplugged)

Since most mechanisms for accessing the RAC are undocumented, it's unlikely
that it will be possible to do what you want.




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