[Linux-PowerEdge] Broadcom update is passing (Stefan M. Radman)

Palko Jukka jukka.palko at medbit.fi
Thu Apr 24 02:38:22 CDT 2014


Hi Stefan,

I didn't mean the yum commands entirely to be unnecessary. Certainly it 
would be quite a bad idea to skip them. :)
What I meant was that the first yum command might be unnecessary as the 
second yum command takes care of the removal of dependencies as well.

-Jukka

On 04/23/2014 01:36 PM, Stefan M. Radman wrote:
> Hi Palko,
>
> rm -rf /opt/dell/srvadmin /usr/libexec/dell_dup /usr/share/firmware/dell
>
> Perhaps the first step isn't necessary separately as the second would
> clean them too
>
> The first step is necessary to keep the RPM database consistent.
> Before removing the directories you can make sure that ALL related packages are properly uninstalled e.g.
>
> # yum remove $(find /opt/dell/srvadmin /usr/libexec/dell_dup /usr/share/firmware/dell | xargs rpm -qf | grep -v '^file .* is not owned by any package‘ | sort -u )
>
> Stefan
>
> Am 23.04.2014 um 08:05 schrieb Palko Jukka <jukka.palko at medbit.fi<mailto:jukka.palko at medbit.fi>>:
>
> Every update to the whole set of tools I keep getting back to the fact
> that this procedure works best for my servers to update OMSA and
> firmware packages:
> yum -y remove $(bootstrap_firmware)
> yum -y remove $(rpm -qa | grep srvadmin)
> rm -rf /opt/dell/srvadmin /usr/libexec/dell_dup /usr/share/firmware/dell
> yum -y install srvadmin-all srvadmin-cm dell_ft_install
> yum -y install $(bootstrap_firmware)
>
> Perhaps the first step isn't necessary separately as the second would
> clean them too but I just have ran the commands this way and it has
> worked for me. :) If I don't do this, some firmware packages do not get
> the newest rpm installed when updating via "yum update" or some xml or
> other file has faulty content even though there is no .rpmsave file present.
>
> Thanks for finally producing the srvadmin-cm 64bit version though. :)
>
> Tried for a test to run the firmware update without doing the steps
> above first but ran into this again:
> -----------------------------------------------------------
> Found firmware which needs to be updated.
>
> Running updates...
> /    Installing pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x168e_subven_0x1028_subdev_
> ...Installation failed for package:
> pci_firmware(ven_0x14e4_dev_0x168e_subven_0x1028_subdev_0x1f5f) - 7.8.53
> aborting update...
>
> The error message from the low-level command was:
>
> Update failure. Firmware programming utility returned an error.
> -----------------------------------------------------------
>
> Additionally, there were more updates listed after running the steps
> than before running them.
>
>
> -Jukka
>
> On 04/23/2014 08:17 AM, Stefan M. Radman wrote:
> Any luck with uninstalling and re-installing firmware-tools, smbios and DUPs?
>
> Stefan
>
> Sent from my fingertips
>
>
> Am 23.04.2014 um 06:32 schrieb "Stéphane Rossan" <stephane.rossan at workday.com<mailto:stephane.rossan at workday.com><mailto:stephane.rossan at workday.com>>:
>
> I have the same problem as Stephan. I can not upgrade Broadcom firmware with latest firmware snapshot.
> It seems any upgrade is impossible if current version is either 7.6.15 or 7.8.16, I don’t have the issue when the version is 7.2.20.
> -Stephane
> Stephane Rossan|Cloud Operations |Workday, Inc.|6230 Stoneridge Mall Road|Pleasanton, CA 94588|Mobile: 408.348.5103|Skype: stephane.rossan.workday|
>
>
>
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