Supermicro X9SCL/X9SCM: update the BIOS for IPMI

As I mentioned in my previous post, I had not much trouble getting my server to work in the Serverius datacenter with the exception of IPMI. This feature is built-in on the motherboard I used: a Supermicro X9SCL-F (the “F” part apparently indicates IPMI support). IPMI allows a number things for which you’d normally have […]

Finally entered the world of Colocation

I’m not entirely sure how long ago I started using dedicated servers (only one for the first few years though) for my sites, but it must be around 10 years or more. My account on is over 10 years old, and in the oldest posts there suggest I had a Cobalt RAQ at the […]