OpenIPMI, 1750s, and Debian with 2.6.17

Rob Munsch rmunsch at solutionsforprogress.com
Fri Oct 13 14:35:41 CDT 2006


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Matt Domsch wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 02:58:34PM -0400, Rob Munsch wrote:

>>> and i see matt wrote the init script in question :)
>> ...Which fails, unfortunately without telling me why.  It simply dies
>> silently, the drivers get a cute lil red * instead of [ok]...
>>
>> Where can i find more detailed info as to what the specific failure is?
>>  dmesg shows me ipmi.. i think... and the bmc is found:
> 
> Throw a
>  set -x
> at the top of the initscript. :-)

Nice!

+ modprobe -q -r ipmi_msghandler
++ lsmod
++ grep -c ipmi_devintf
+ '[' 0 -eq 0 ']'
+ rm -f /dev/ipmi0
+ RETVAL=1

Doh!

How did i accomplish this..?  i don't have the msghandler module? Um...
time to start over, yah?  :(

- --
Rob Munsch
Solutions For Progress IT
www.solutionsforprogress.com
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