OpenManage 6.5.3 yum repository posted

Ernst Pijper ernst.pijper at sara.nl
Thu Jan 5 09:51:41 CST 2012


Ok. now i am using 
http://mirror.chpc.utah.edu/pub/linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/

Apologies for the noise :)

E

On 01/05/2012 04:31 PM, Ernst Pijper wrote:
> 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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