OpenManage 6.5.3 yum repository posted

Ernst Pijper ernst.pijper at sara.nl
Thu Jan 5 09:31:10 CST 2012


It seems OMSA and also firmware updates are no longer available for 
CentOS 4. See

http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/latest/platform_independent/rh40

:-(

Ernst



On 01/04/2012 05:41 PM, Ernst Pijper wrote:
> Hi Santosh,
>
> When trying to update the firmware on a CentOS 4 machine, it finds the 
> following available packages:
>
> root# update_firmware
> No handlers could be found for logger "trace.firmwaretools"
> Running system inventory...
> Searching storage directory for available BIOS updates...
> Checking BIOS - 2.1.9
>      Available: dell_dup_componentid_00159 - 2.1.9
>      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 - 1.05
>      Available: dell_dup_componentid_11204 - 1.07
>      Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
> Checking System BIOS for PowerEdge M610 - 2.1.9
>      Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
> Checking NetXtreme II BCM5709S Gigabit Ethernet rev 20 (eth1) - 4.6.8
>      Available: pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x163a) - 5.2.7
>      Found Update: pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x163a) - 5.2.7
> Checking NetXtreme II BCM5709S Gigabit Ethernet rev 20 (eth0) - 4.6.8
>      Available: pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x163a) - 5.2.7
>      Found Update: pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x163a) - 5.2.7
> Checking SAS6IR Controller 0 Firmware - 00.25.47.00.06.22.03.00
>      Available: pci_firmware(ven_0x1000_dev_0x0058_subven_0x1028_subdev_0x1f0f) - 00.25.47.00.06.22.03.00
>      Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
> Checking FUJITSU MHZ2160B Firmware - 8a22
>      Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
> Found firmware which needs to be updated.
>
> However, when updating on a CentOS 5 machine (exact same hardware), it 
> finds this:
>
> root# update_firmware
>
> Running system inventory...
> Searching storage directory for available BIOS updates...
> Checking BIOS - 3.0.0
>      Available: dell_dup_componentid_00159 - 6.0.7
>      Found Update: dell_dup_componentid_00159 - 6.0.7
> 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 System BIOS for PowerEdge M610 - 3.0.0
>      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) - 6.2.16
>      Found Update: pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x163a) - 6.2.16
> Checking NetXtreme II BCM5709S Gigabit Ethernet rev 20 (eth0) - 6.2.14
>      Available: pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x163a) - 6.2.16
>      Found Update: pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x163a) - 6.2.16
> Checking SAS6IR Controller 0 Firmware - 00.25.47.00.06.22.03.00
>      Available: pci_firmware(ven_0x1000_dev_0x0058_subven_0x1028_subdev_0x1f0f) - 00.25.47.00.06.22.03.00
>      Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
> Checking FUJITSU MHZ2160B Firmware - 8a22
>      Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
> Found firmware which needs to be updated.
>
> Are updates no longer provided for CentOS 4, or should i first upgrade 
> to a intermediate version, e.g. bios 3.0.0, and then to the newest 
> version?
>
> Regards,
> Ernst
>
> On 12/30/2011 08:16 AM, Santosh_Gore at Dell.com wrote:
>>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> The OpenManage 6.5.3 yum repository has been posted and latest 
>> symbolic link is updated:
>>
>> http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/latest/
>>
>>
>> You can use it to update latest firmware’s on PowerEdge servers.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Santosh
>>
>

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