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PR/44884 CVS commit: pkgsrc/sysutils/amtterm
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From: "OBATA Akio" <obache%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: PR/44884 CVS commit: pkgsrc/sysutils/amtterm
Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 13:24:01 +0000
Module Name: pkgsrc
Committed By: obache
Date: Fri May 13 13:24:01 UTC 2011
Update of /cvsroot/pkgsrc/sysutils/amtterm
In directory ivanova.netbsd.org:/tmp/cvs-serv196
Import amtterm-1.2 as sysutils/amtterm.
Based on PR#44884 by YAMAMOTO Takeshi.
Additionaly, some improvements by me.
Active Management Technology (AMT) tools
descriptions from man pages:
amttool - remotely control Intel AMT managed machines.
amtterm - Intel AMT serial-over-lan (sol) client.
What is AMT and why I should care?
AMT stands for "Active Management Technology". It provides some remote
management facilities. They are handled by the hardware and firmware,
thus they work independant from the operation system. Means: It works
before Linux bootet up to the point where it activated the network
interface. It works even when your most recent test kernel deadlocked
the machine. Which makes it quite useful for development machines ...
Intel AMT is part of the vPro Platform. Recent intel-chipset based
business machines should have it. My fairly new Intel SDV machine has
Vendor Tag: TNF
Release Tags: pkgsrc-base
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