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Document config for BIOS accessibility over IPMI

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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.
4
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
9- Serial Communication:
10  - Serial Communication: On with Console Redirection via COM2
11  - External Serial Connector: COM1
12  - Failsafe Baud Rate: 57600
13  - Remote Terminal Type: VT100/VT220
14  - Redirection After Boot: Disabled
15
16in the setup screen for remote management, at Ctrl-E:
17- Turn on IPMI over LAN
18- IP is (main IP) =~ s/18.181.0/10.5.128/
19  e.g. 10.5.128.221 for citadel-station == 18.181.0.221
20- netmask is 255.255.0.0
21- Set the password to the XVM root
22
23All of these settings are reflected on all 4 servers in the production
24cluster.
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26
27In the debian installer:
28 - 500M for /boot in raid1 of sda1, sdb1
29 - rest for LVM in raid1 of sda2, sdb2
30  - 50G /
31  - 25G swap
32 - install a vanilla kernel, not xen;
33   will install xen hypervisor from backports in our later custom install.
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