Talking to OM IT Assistant

Adam Williams awilliam at mdah.state.ms.us
Mon Jun 4 20:35:32 CDT 2007


modprobe ipmi_si
modprobe ipmi_devintf


Al Sparks wrote:
>   Starting ipmi driver:                                      [FAILED]
>   Starting Systems Management Device Drivers:
>   Starting dell_rbu: Already started                         [  OK  ]
>   Starting ipmi driver:                                      [FAILED]
>
> Some more information.  After reading more, I'm focusing now on IPMI.
>
> Not only does the IPMI driver fail, but when I try ipmitools, I get
> the following error:
>
>    # ipmitool sensor
>    Could not open device at /dev/ipmi0 or /dev/ipmi/0 or /dev/ipmidev/0: No such file or directory
>    Get Device ID command failed
>    Unable to open SDR for reading
>
> Any hints on how to solve this?  I have googled the error, and nothing
> stands out for a solution.
>    === Al
>
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