IPMI on PE1400

Jorik Jonker jorik at magproductions.nl
Wed Oct 13 13:44:01 CDT 2004

Abhay_Salunke at Dell.com wrote:
> PE1400 does not have IPMI support by default unless you are using the DRAC add-on card.
> If not then the OpenIPMI driver will not work. 
> You can use Dell OpenManage to monitor the sensors etc.

Are you really sure? Why are the fans changing speed during IPMI 
detection then? Seems to me that the systems fans seem to have something 
to do with IPMI.
Well, if it is non-ipmi, is there some other way then OpenManage to 
access this hardware?

Jorik Jonker

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