[Rack] power loss

Jonathan Lassoff jof at thejof.com
Thu Sep 9 21:05:25 PDT 2010


Seems like Stallion is still offline, if someone is around, poke the
power button.

On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 8:48 PM, Jonathan Lassoff <jof at thejof.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 8:42 PM, Jonathan Lassoff <jof at thejof.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 8:05 PM, miloh <froggytoad at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 7:57 PM, Jonathan Lassoff <jof at thejof.com> wrote:
>>>> Oh no! Poor UPS...
>>>>
>>>> I still can't reach either pony or stallion through the Sonic.net connection.
>>>>
>>>
>>> the noisebridge ap, noisebridge-a through to router connection is up
>>> (hence my emails), and we are on sonic currently.
>>>
>>>
>>>> Can you check that all the switches and soekrises are powered on? I
>>>> fear the IP PDU might need to be poked somehow.
>>>>
>>>
>>> yes, something needs to be poked -- mike says quagga doesn't have
>>> 'internet' and pony is down on the local network..
>>
>> Looks like pony and stallion are still offline, but the WiFi is still
>> working over Sonic.net. I might take a look later tonight. I think the
>> IP PDU doesn't enable it's ports again on boot :)
>
> I was able to connect via telnet to the IP PDU which has the most
> unintuitive interface possible:
>
> ##################################
> # telnet 172.30.0.7
> Trying 172.30.0.7...
> Connected to 172.30.0.7.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> 9258Telnet command shell
> Type 'help' and return for help
> 9258Telnet-> help
> Available commands:
> setpower - Set port state
> getpower - Read port status
> exit    - exit shell
> 9258Telnet-> getpower
> Power Status:
> Power1=Off
> Power2=Off
> Power3=Off
> Power4=Off
> Power5=Off
> Power6=Off
> Power7=Off
> Power8=Off
> ##################################
>
> Hmm, ok. Let's turn on outlet 1 and 2 (where pony and stallion connect):
>
> ##################################
> 9258Telnet-> setpower
> Parameter Error!
> 9258Telnet-> help setpower
> Available commands:
> setpower - Set port state
> getpower - Read port status
> exit    - exit shell
> 9258Telnet-> setpower Power1=on
> Parameter Error!
> 9258Telnet-> setpower Power1 on
> Parameter Error!
> 9258Telnet-> setpower Power1
> Parameter Error!
> ##################################
>
> WTF!? How does this work?
>
> ##################################
> 9258Telnet-> setpower=11000000
> Set Power Done!
> 9258Telnet-> getpower
> Power Status:
> Power1=On
> Power2=On
> Power3=Off
> Power4=Off
> Power5=Off
> Power6=Off
> Power7=Off
> Power8=Off
> ##################################
>
> So, if you ever need to do this again... here's how. I'll add this to the wiki.
>
> Cheers,
> jof
>


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