1. On the basic input/output system (BIOS) screen, set the serial port baud rate to 38400, as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1 Serial port baud rate
2. On the client, run the following command to connect to the iMana and activate Serial Over LAN (SOL) by using the IPMItool:
ipmitool -I lanplus -H iManaIP -U root -P root sol activate (iManaIP indicates the iMana IP address, -U root indicates the iMana user name, and -P root indicates the password of iMana user root.)
3. Garbled characters are displayed during system startup, as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2 Garbled characters
Press Delete during the power on self-test (POST) of the server to enter the BIOS screen, and set the serial port baud rate to 115200 (choose Advanced > Console Redirection Setup > Baud Rate), as shown in Figure 3. Then press F10 to save and exit.
Figure 3 Setting the serial port baud rate
Check whether the serial port baud rate of the BIOS is 115200 (default) first. If no, set it to 115200.