Subject: Re: 1U servers that support serial console BIOS
To: Matt Ragan <>
From: Eric Fox <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/27/2000 10:25:10
Look at Rave's RM-1UAXe ( ), an UltraSparc
in a 1U configuration.

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On Tue, 26 Sep 2000, Matt Ragan wrote:

> Does anyone here know of a server that fits into a 1U rack space that 
> supports a serial BIOS?  I know that the Phoenix ServerBIOS 2 supports a 
> serial BIOS, but I have not been able to locate one that fits into a 1U 
> rack space.
> We want to use these for *BSD boxes at remote sites attached via terminal 
> servers, and while the bootloader and serial console are not a problem, we 
> want to use machines that we can do BIOS configuration and manipulation if 
> we need to diagnose problems at that level, as well, and we want to 
> conserve as much rack space as possible at the same time.  Does such a 
> beast exist?
> --
> Matt Ragan
> Wayport, Inc.