Remote Console ERA PE2650

Sean Bruno sean.bruno at metro1.com
Mon May 10 17:51:00 CDT 2004


In your opinion then, my configuration "should" work?

If it doesn't then I should contact somebody(dell techsupport?) and open
a "Network Operating System" support incident?


On Mon, 2004-05-10 at 15:14, JACOB_LIBERMAN at Dell.com wrote:
> Sean,
> 
> You should really open a Network Operating System support incident with
> Dell support to address this issue.
> 
> Make sure you have the rac services installed and running. The racvnc
> service specifically will allow you to connect a remote VNC session via
> the rac web interface. Side note, with the rac services running, the
> text based console redirection does not always work. This should work
> fine in runlevel 5.
> 
> Thanks, jacob
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com
> [mailto:linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com] On Behalf Of Sean Bruno
> Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 4:05 PM
> To: nathan r. hruby
> Cc: linux-poweredge mailing list
> Subject: Re: Remote Console ERA PE2650
> 
> 
> Thanks for responding to my post.  I'm glad that someone is paying
> attention to this list!
> 
> Actually, what I was looking for was "how to" use the remote console
> from the DRAC when X is running.  I need the X server to be running on
> these servers so that some terminals can utilize XDMCP to connect to
> them.
> 
> Is there any way to get the remote console working in this
> configuration?
> 
> On Mon, 2004-05-10 at 13:19, nathan r. hruby wrote:
> > On Mon, 10 May 2004, Sean Bruno wrote:
> > 
> > > How do you get the remote console working when X is running?  I want
> 
> > > the "text" console not the X server output on the console?
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > Control-Alt-F1 though Control-Alt-F6 take you to one of the six 
> > virtual consoles running in text mode from X.  Once there, Alt-F7 will
> 
> > take you back to the virtual console X is running on.
> > 
> > To prevent the box from ever starting in X at boot (the command startx
> 
> > will start X once you are logged in), edit /etc/inittab and change the
> 
> > line reading:
> > 	id:5:initdefault:
> > to read
> > 	id:3:initdefault:
> > This will change the default runlevel from 5 (muti-user boot with X) 
> > to 3 (muti-user boot).  To make the system switch into runlevel 3 use 
> > the command "telinit 3"
> > 
> > -n
-- 
Sean Bruno
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