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Using an IPMI-mounted iso file, I've installed a simple Ubuntu remote server (no X, no Java, etc). However, the kernel has no driver for the NIC. So, after booting it, I am stuck. I've compiled the appropriate (and tested) kernel module, it locates on my local workstation.
Using the IPMI, can I upload it to the filesystem of the remote Linux? Thanks for your help.

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Since your machine already boots, you could write a new ISO file that contains your kernel module and remotely mount it. It will appear as a CD inserted in the emulated drive.

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Yes, this really is a good idea. I will create a customized CD if there won't be a direct method for the file upload. –  stoqlt Dec 16 '12 at 22:49

Try using ZModem to transfer files. Run rz on the receiving side and sz on the sending side.

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Zmodem may be fine. Shall I create a special channel between the to OSs with the IPMI card? –  stoqlt Dec 16 '12 at 22:50
    
I'm not sure what your question is. Zmodem makes a data transfer stream on top of a shell session. –  200_success Dec 17 '12 at 6:21

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