OpenManage Server Administrator

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at dell.com
Tue Apr 13 16:06:00 CDT 2004


On Tue, Apr 13, 2004 at 05:00:27PM -0400, Brian Sneddon wrote:
> In reference to the posting
> http://lists.us.dell.com/pipermail/linux-poweredge/2002-April/019371.html,
> Joshua said that simply installing the OpenManage RPMS is not sufficient to
> get the OpenManage Server Administrator (omawsd) installed.  Is this still
> the case? 

Yes.

> Considering Dell's backing and support of RedHat I'm somewhat
> surprised that Dell is still providing installation software for Linux
> utilities which isn't packaged entirely in RPM or at least in tgz with an
> included specfile for building an RPM out of it (so as to not alienate the
> non-RedHat crowd).

An all-RPM mechanism (per LSB specifications) is being worked on, but
alas, wishing does not make it come true in the short term.

Thanks,
Matt

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Matt Domsch
Sr. Software Engineer, Lead Engineer
Dell Linux Solutions linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux
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