[Linux-PowerEdge] NIC firmware update failing.

James A. Peltier jpeltier at sfu.ca
Thu Jul 18 23:18:02 CDT 2013


----- Original Message -----
| 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...
| 
| The error message from the low-level command was:
| 
| Update failure. Firmware programming utility returned an error.
| --
| 
| Any tips on where to start looking for why ?
| 
| 
|   OpenManage is now also reporting on multiple platforms that the
|   RAID
| controller firmware is too old, but no update package for the RAID
| was
| included in the latest updates.
| 
| --
| Matthew Geier,
| Systems Administrator, Australian Centre for Field Robotics
| +61 2 9351 8149
| 
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I've had to remove the Open Managed software srvadmin\* and then re-install it and then it would work.

-- 
James A. Peltier
Manager, IT Services - Research Computing Group
Simon Fraser University - Burnaby Campus
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