On December 18, niall at linux.ie said:
> Have any of you ever come across a box which enables remote power cycling of
> attached equipment ? Apparently APC do such a box which you can access via
> https but I've looked on their website and not found it.
>> Surely Windows users have developed a need for such a thing ?
>> I gather that some UPS can be shutdown via TCP but I want more granularity
> that the whole UPS.
any STONITH equipment for clustering - usually a serially connected
As set up by a friend of mine: take a floppy drive. Remove the
LED. Connect the LED cabling to the reset switch on the box you wish
to be able to remotely reboot. Install the floppy drive in "control"
box, such as doofus mclinux box. Any attempt to access the floppy will
reboot the other machine.
waider at waider.ie / Yes, it /is/ very personal of me.
>> So Jon asks Nat, "Is his first name /really/ Waider?"
> Isn't that your _only_ name?!
- email exchange with Sheila Clarke
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