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Date:      Sat, 16 Jul 2011 22:45:01 -0500
From:      Dan Nelson <dnelson@allantgroup.com>
To:        Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: how to force a hard reboot remotely
Message-ID:  <20110717034459.GN6611@dan.emsphone.com>
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In the last episode (Jul 16), Aryeh Friedman said:
> Is there any way to force a complete power down and then reset of a i386
> without physically being present?

If you have a server motherboard with IPMI (or a high-end server with a
service processor module), you can use that to power cycle the system
remotely even if the OS is hung.

-- 
	Dan Nelson
	dnelson@allantgroup.com



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