[LinuxBIOS] remote reset

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Mon Feb 26 14:59:06 CET 2007

>> can a machine running linuxbios be remotely reset/reboot from
>> crashed/frozen state over a network connection?
> This needs dedicated hardware in the machine and LinuxBIOS is "just"
> software. Also, LinuxBIOS is done and over with in the system after
> it has started the payload.

If your (server-class) machine has a networked IPMI BMC
then you can do remote reset with it just as well if the
machine runs LinuxBIOS as it would with the vendor BIOS.
Well it *should* work, who knows :-)


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