Remote upgrade of firmware, BIOS, etc.
lniles at Narus.com
Tue Dec 10 11:39:00 CST 2002
Thanks for the pointer.
We also need to be able to upgrade the BIOS and other firmware,
in particular the ESM firmware. The CERC_LinApps doesn't address
Philippe Gramoullé [mailto:philippe.gramoulle at mmania.com] wrote:
> Hmm, i think you'll find anything you need in the
> CERC_LinApps-5.22.tar.gz package found
> on Matt Domsch web site:
> http://domsch.com/linux ( in Management Utility section )
> So , there is no real *serious hole* ;o)
> On Mon, 9 Dec 2002 08:41:08 -0800
> Les Niles <lniles at narus.com> wrote:
> | BTW, this lack of support for remote BIOS/firmware upgrades is
> | a serious hole in the linux support, particularly since
> about the
> | first recommendation upon encountering any serious
> software problem
> | is to upgrade kernel, firmware, and BIOS. It makes it
> very hard to
> | maintain these servers in a lights-out environment.
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