James Bensley jwbensley at gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 12:07:49 CDT 2010

On 4 August 2010 17:52, Rahul Nabar <rpnabar at gmail.com> wrote:
> What if you monitor in-band using something like pings, heartbeat,
> ganglia etc.? Then use ipmi (via ipmitool) only when stuff goes wrong
> and a machine is hung or crashed.

Not a bad idea but with IPMI waiting till something goes POP is silly,
I could have already been using it to see the temperature on my CPUs
rising, or the 2nd power supply flapping etc etc...



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