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Re: Ethernet interface numbering in etch

On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 11:51:15PM +0200, Gabor Gombas wrote:
> If you do not have physical access to the machine then serial access is
> a must (or some alternative, like IPMI-emulated serial console if you
> have the hardware). For example if you have to update the kernel and
> something goes wrong, a seral console can be _very_ handy (you can
> configure a once-only boot with the new kernel but that does not help to
> diagnose _why_ it does not boot).

Updating with a serial console through the network is something now
recommended in the Release Notes: 

I would be interested in documenting how you can do a once-only boot with the
kernel (or linking to available documentation) for the Release Notes.



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