LCD access on PowerEdge 1950 with Fedora 6

Tom Brown tom at ng23.net
Fri Feb 2 05:05:42 CST 2007


> I have read the email on
> http://lists.us.dell.com/pipermail/linux-poweredge/2006-September/027461.html
> and have a simular problem - perhaps anyone can give me a hint:
> 
> I run Fedora 6 on our PowerEdge 1950 and I would like to see the load
> average on the lcd-display. Therefor I installed OMI-50-MN-LX_A01.tar.gz
> and tried:
>     omconfig chassis frontpanel lcdindex=1 config=custom text=Hallo
> But the result is the error-message:
>     Error! LCD options are not supported on this system.
> 
> Does anyone has any idea what I have to do to make this work?

I use

omconfig chassis frontpanel lcdindex=1 config=custom text="15 min load 
average ` cat /proc/loadavg | gawk '{print $3}'`"

which is scripted to run every 5 mins

thanks



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