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LWN.net Weekly Edition for November 27, 2013
ACPI for ARM?
LWN.net Weekly Edition for November 21, 2013
GNU virtual private Ethernet
NVIDIA to provide documentation for Nouveau
Posted Sep 25, 2013 23:05 UTC (Wed) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
Posted Sep 25, 2013 23:07 UTC (Wed) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
Posted Sep 26, 2013 2:32 UTC (Thu) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
not all systems that are deployed as servers have IMPI
trading a system that requires root access to do thing for a system that puts it's console on the network exposted to attackers (especially where that console is 'secured' by vendor proprietary code) doesn't seem like a win to me.
Posted Sep 26, 2013 15:06 UTC (Thu) by tialaramex (subscriber, #21167)
Sure, it's totally acceptable to choose no lights out management if you have 24/7 hands-on. The 24/7 hands-on people are physically present and meet that constraint.
The practice of calling a cheap desktop PC in a closet a "server" has plenty of other problems long before you get to remote management.
We have drifted far off topic.
Posted Sep 26, 2013 15:13 UTC (Thu) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
Posted Sep 26, 2013 22:48 UTC (Thu) by jmorris42 (guest, #2203)
Nope. Physical presence does not equal ownership. We circulate laptops as library material. Do they get to do whatever they want? Oh heck no. And if the security tape over the screws is tampered with we fine em to cover our time reauditing the system.
How about a lab computer for library patrons. They are sitting at the console, so they install a new OS? Not on my systems they ain't, at last not without a screwdriver and some way to distract the staff.
Posted Sep 27, 2013 4:43 UTC (Fri) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
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