[Linux-PowerEdge] NIC firmware update failing.

Matthew Geier matthew at acfr.usyd.edu.au
Thu Jul 18 18:56:38 CDT 2013


On 19/07/13 09:48, Robert Jacobson wrote:
> On 7/18/2013 6:19 PM, Matthew Geier wrote:
>> update_firmware on several RHEL6 machines, after the latest OpenManage
>> updates have been downloaded and applied -
>>
>> -- 
>> Running updates...
>> |    Installing pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x163a_subven_0x1028_subdev_
>> ...Installation failed for package:
>> pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x163a_subven_0x1028_subdev_0x0287) - 7.6.15
>> aborting update...
>
> Do you have "noexec" on /tmp?  It's in a few security baselines like 
> CIS.  Unfortunately, it will prevent firmware updates from working.

Not that. And I double checked. If I remount with noexec a test shell 
script get bared from execing, remove the flag and it works again.



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