DRAC firmware update fails on Ubuntu

Robert Kennedy robertk at rgmadvisors.com
Wed Jul 25 08:45:43 CDT 2012

> I would greatly appreciate any clue as to whether there is...
> 1. a workaround to get bmcfwu.so (I know I could use the web ui, or tftp, but I really want to do this using local racadm)
> 2. a reason that this can't work
> 3. someone i ought to pester to include this in the Ubuntu packages

I pulled the bmcfwul binary from
dell_ie_idrac7-2.0.0-4.10.1.el6.x86_64.rpm or
dell_ie_nitrogen-2.0.0-4.22.1.el6.x86_64.rpm. It isn't linked against
the bmcfwu.so. YMMV.

Robert K.


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