As part of SC’10 Sumavi will be installing the IBM iDataplex demo rack. As such, I got a pair of iDataplex dx360s to install. I fired them up and they both started running. The cool thing about these machines is that they are much quieter than what I remember. The BIOS updates or something must […]
On a node to set IPMI settings: ipmitool lan set 1 ipaddr 10.10.0.101 ipmitool lan set 1 netmask 255.255.0.0 ipmitool lan set 1 arp respond on ipmitool user set password 1 admin ipmitool lan set 1 access on ipmitool lan set 1 user ipmitool lan set 1 auth ADMIN PASSWORD ipmitool user enable 1 To […]
For the IBM iDataplex air cooling is front to back, just like a normal 1U server. The inlet temperature ranges are 10C to 32C. The recommended range is 18C to 26C, and the ideal is 73.4F or 23C. Thanks to Matt Archibald for helping me dig this up. Also, the iDataplex Rack, on its casters […]
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Downloading firmware for Intel Servers is a bear. IBM has tried to make it easier by providing an update CD that has all the various subsystems in it. This is a pretty good idea. But the problem is, in my world, I need to PXE boot all the servers to an image or run a […]