DRAC 5 Remote Console on Fedora

It seems like every time I try to access the remote console on one of my old DRAC 5's, something fails. The latest failure was kind of new and I didn't find any blog posts specifically discussing it, so I'm writing one. The error was the classic "Error when reading from ssl socket connection". But the usual fixes didn't work.

Yet Another Solution to "/dev/root does not exist" when PXE Booting Fedora 20

Back when I first started working out of my house I set up a PXE boot server to make it easer to install Fedora on new boxes. That worked well for a while, but at some point I ran into some issues where the PXE boots would fail right after the boot message "Reached target Basic System". It would hang at that step for a while, then after a few minutes Dracut would report a couple of warnings, most interesting of which was "Warning: /dev/root does not exist".

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