BMC communication failure
robert.gravsjo at tietoenator.com
Thu Apr 12 09:44:30 CDT 2007
I noticed we've got this BMC communication failure when rebooting one of
The RAC stopped responding to SSH after an abrupt disconnect and refuses
to accept any connections.
Rebooting stops with a note on "Baseboard Management Controller
Communication Failure." and I'm given the choice of <F1> to continue and
<F2> for system setup. The rest of the error message states:
!!*** Error: BMC firmware incompatible with CPU ***
!!*** Update BMC firmware ***
I'm a bit curious why this has happend, perticularly since we haven't
changed any CPU or BMC firmware. To my knowledge the only changes that
may have occured is kernel-config changes (running Gentoo dist) or BIOS
changes, but I can't recall any recent changes.
Anyone has encountered this?
Am I forced to update firmware to resolve this or is there any other
way? (Cold reboot?)
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