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Console redirection may be provided by ipmi (serial over lan), kvm (serial over lan), rsa (serial over lan), mrv (direct serial hub over lan), etc.
Connect to a node's serial console
Connect to the site's frontend (for Nancy:
fnancy), and then connect to your node's serial console, using:
As a reminder, the root password for all Grid'5000-provided images is grid5000.
Escape sequence for every site
This sequence allows to terminate the remote serial console and return to the unix shell prompt.
Sometimes, the unix terminal has been perturbated by the serial connection and one needs to execute the unix
reset command to recover a clean shell terminal (no need to kill the window!).
+ means pressing keys together , is intented to describe a sequence of keys, keys are quoted
'&' , '.'
Depending on the hardware configuration, and your keyboard configuration, the serial interface may have a special key binding:
F1 is <ESC>1 F2 is <ESC>2 F3 is <ESC>3 F4 is <ESC>4 F5 is <ESC>5 F6 is <ESC>6 F7 is <ESC>7 F8 is <ESC>8 F9 is <ESC>9 F10 is <ESC>0 F11 is <ESC>! F12 is <ESC>@ Home is <ESC>h End is <ESC>k PageUp is <ESC>? PageDn is <ESC>/ Insert is <ESC>+ Delete is <ESC>- <Ctrl><M> is <ESC><Ctrl><M> <Ctrl><H> is <ESC><Ctrl><H> <Ctrl> is <ESC><Ctrl><I> <Ctrl><J> is <ESC><Ctrl><J>
Also, use the <ESC><X><X> key sequence for <Alt><x>, where x is any letter key, and X is the upper case of that key