DRAC 5 and Linux

clockwork at sigsys.org clockwork at sigsys.org
Wed Jan 10 16:01:05 CST 2007


I have gotten it to work by running firefox as root. Its ugly, and dell
obviously has a lot to learn in this respect. Especially about something
that is a potential recovery solution like the console on drac.

On 1/10/07, Brian A. Seklecki <lavalamp at spiritual-machines.org> wrote:
>
>
> We're 6 months out since these problem reports started coming in.  Check
> the archives.
>
> ~BAS
>
> On Wed, 10 Jan 2007, Jason Martens wrote:
>
> > For those of you who have experienced the pain that is the DRAC 5 from a
> > Linux machine, I just installed IE using Crossover Linux 6.0, and the
> > DRAC works great.  At least, the console works great.  I didn't test
> > anything else.
> >
> > On a side note, any chance you can make the next DRAC actually work from
> > Linux?  I consider the DRAC 5 a big step backwards from the 4, because
> > at least I could use the 4 from my linux machine.
> >
> > Jason Martens
> >
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> l8*
>         -lava (Brian A. Seklecki - Pittsburgh, PA, USA)
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>
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