remotely configure bios

Gavin W. Burris bug at sas.upenn.edu
Fri Jul 13 08:50:44 CDT 2012


Can this be done from a Linux kickstart with ipmitool?  If so, what do
those commands look like?

Thanks.

On 07/13/2012 09:46 AM, Brian Mathis wrote:
> This is what the DRAC is for.
> 
> ❧ Brian Mathis
> 
> 
> On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 6:49 AM,  <martin.flemming at desy.de> wrote:
>>
>> Hi !
>>
>> Is it possible to configure the  bios  remotely
>> before the machine is online or installed ?
>>
>> e.g.
>>
>> i've got a bunch of R815's which got a additional 10G-Networkinterface
>> additional to the embedded 4 NICs .. and i want to disable all 4 NIC's
>> before i will start the installation so that i can configure the
>> Networkinterface as eth0 and and not as eth4 ....
>>
>> There are several tools (dtk and omsa)for this kind of configuration,
>> but i need a running operating-system or a hole pxe-boot for this ...
>>
>> And with ipmitool or SM-CLP i didn't find the possiblity to configure the
>> BIOS ....
>>
>> thanks & cheers
>>
>>         Martin
> 
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Gavin W. Burris
Senior Systems Programmer
Information Security and Unix Systems
School of Arts and Sciences
University of Pennsylvania



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