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Document turning on IPMI-over-LAN for remote management

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2In the Dell PowerEdge SC1435 servers delivered July 2008,
3there are several BIOS settings that need to be frobbed on setup.
5in the setup screen at F2:
6- CPU -> Virtualization Technology: on
7- Boot Sequence: disable NIC
8- Integrated Devices -> Embedded Gb NIC: turn off PXE
10in the setup screen for remote management, at Ctrl-E:
11- Turn on IPMI over LAN
12- IP is (main IP) =~ s/18.181.0/10.5.128/
13  e.g. for citadel-station ==
14- netmask is
15- Set the password to the XVM root
17All of these settings are reflected on all 4 servers in the production
21In the debian installer:
22 - 500M for /boot in raid1 of sda1, sdb1
23 - rest for LVM in raid1 of sda2, sdb2
24  - 50G /
25  - 25G swap
26 - install a vanilla kernel, not xen;
27   will install xen hypervisor from backports in our later custom install.
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