omconfig biossetting vs C6100

Danny Jewell danny.jewell at disneyanimation.com
Fri Jul 20 10:22:26 CDT 2012


You can get setupbios from http://powerc.com

-dj

On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 7:59 AM, John Alberts <john.m.alberts at gmail.com>wrote:

> You shouldn't have to configure them by hand.  Call your Dell sales rep
> and ask him to find out or get you in touch with DCS to help you configure
> this.  I know they have a tool called setupbios that they use to configure
> bios features, including power management.  AFAIK, it's not publicly
> available and you have to ask them for it and how to use it.  The tool
> doesn't have any internal help documentation.
>
> Regards,
> John
>
>
>
> On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 8:38 AM, Harvey, M J <m.j.harvey at imperial.ac.uk>wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> After updating to the omconfig tools to
>> srvadmin-omacore-7.0.0-4.168.1.el6.x86_64
>> omconfig has lost the ability to program C6100 BIOSes, viz:
>>
>> # omconfig chassis biossetup attribute=cstates setting=enabled
>> Error! BIOS setup feature unavailable on this system.
>>
>> Yes, I know it wasn't "supported" before, but it did happen to work, at
>> least for the setting I cared about.
>>
>> Can we have (even limited) C6100 BIOS setting ability restored please? I
>> have a few racks'-worth of these coming soon, and configing them by hand is
>> going to make my PFY cry.
>>
>> Ta,
>>
>> Matt
>>
>>
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