Seems to me IBM is telling us to have our console on the same network as the
server - as in an HMC.

IBM offers thin console to replace twinax console, and that has to be next
to the server - but thin console is an option, not a requirement..


On 6/3/08 7:29 PM, "James Lampert" <jamesl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

vhamberg@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
These could be as far apart as Utah and Florida!

Yeah, but it would be a little inconvenient if you have to hot-swap a drive.

Anybody know of any other reason why IBM keeps telling people to put the
console in the same room as the box?

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