Dell M610 & iDRAC 3.21 not updated

Ryan Cox ryan_cox at byu.edu
Wed Sep 28 10:19:21 CDT 2011


3) Try updating the firmware from the chassis

On 09/28/2011 09:06 AM, Ryan Cox wrote:
> Stefan,
>
> Two idea that might help:
> 1)  Reset the idrac.  "ipmitool mc reset cold" from the OS or "racreset"
> from the idrac or chassis (be sure to specify that you want to reset
> that server's idrac).  Then wait a few minutes and try the update again.
> 2)  Power off the blade. Virtual reseat the server. Try the update again.
>
> Hopefully one of those works.
>
> Ryan Cox
>
> On 09/28/2011 06:35 AM, Heijmans S (spir-it) wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> We have one Dell M610 left which doesn't want to update the iDRAC to v3.21.
>> Already rebooted the server and also tried inventory_firmware_gui with no success.
>> firmware_update gives the following;
>>
>> [ ~]# update_firmware --yes
>>
>> Running system inventory...
>>
>> Searching storage directory for available BIOS updates...
>> Checking BIOS - 3.0.0
>>           Available: dell_dup_componentid_00159 - 3.0.0
>>           Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
>> Checking SAS/SATA Backplane 0:0 Backplane Firmware - 1.07
>>           Available: dell_dup_componentid_11204 - 1.07
>>           Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
>> Checking MBF2300RC Firmware - da06
>>           Available: dell_dup_componentid_24217 - da06
>>           Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
>> Checking NetXtreme II BCM5709S Gigabit Ethernet rev 20 (eth1) - 6.2.14
>>           Available: pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x163a) - 6.2.14
>>           Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
>> Checking NetXtreme II BCM5709S Gigabit Ethernet rev 20 (eth0) - 6.2.14
>>           Available: pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x163a) - 6.2.14
>>           Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
>> Checking iDRAC - 3.20
>>           Available: dell_dup_componentid_15051 - 3.21
>>           Found Update: dell_dup_componentid_15051 - 3.21
>> Checking NetXtreme II BCM5709S Gigabit Ethernet rev 20 (eth3) - 6.2.14
>>           Available: pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x163a) - 6.2.14
>>           Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
>> Checking NetXtreme II BCM5709S Gigabit Ethernet rev 20 (eth2) - 6.2.14
>>           Available: pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x163a) - 6.2.14
>>           Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
>> Checking System BIOS for PowerEdge M610 - 3.0.0
>>           Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
>> Checking PERC H700 Modular Controller 0 Firmware - 12.10.1-0001
>>           Available: pci_firmware(ven_0x1000_dev_0x0079_subven_0x1028_subdev_0x1f18) - 12.10.1-0001
>>           Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
>>
>> Found firmware which needs to be updated.
>>
>> Running updates...
>> |       Installing dell_dup_componentid_15051 - 3.21Installation failed for package: dell_dup_componentid_15051 - 3.21
>> aborting update...
>>
>> The error message from the low-level command was:
>>
>> No Devices Found
>> [ ~]#
>>
>> Regards,
>> Stefan Heijmans
>>
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