[Linux-PowerEdge] update through live iso?

Joren Love joren at sellerengine.com
Fri Aug 7 12:02:16 CDT 2015


I've been running them through the Deployment Tool Kit (DTK) live CD,
for updates, bios config, and raid config of our 11G servers.

-Joren

On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 9:45 AM, jsl6uy js16uy <js16uy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks very much. Will definitely check that out.
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> On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 11:31 AM, Luke Pyzowski <Luke at sunrisefutures.com>
> wrote:
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>> Dell provides its own live cd of sorts that already will do this for you.
>> I think it is called the DSUU - Dell Server Update Utility - give that a
>> google and it should do what you want.
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>> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
>> [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of jsl6uy js16uy
>> Sent: Friday, August 07, 2015 11:29 AM
>> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
>> Subject: Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] update through live iso?
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>> Apologies for the spam, just wondering again if anyone has any thoughts on
>> using a centos/rhel live image to perform firmware updates when either the
>> current OS or ultimate OS to be deployed does not out of the box support yum
>> repos.
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>> On Wed, Aug 5, 2015 at 12:54 PM, jsl6uy js16uy <js16uy at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Hello Dell and all, hope all is going well
>>
>> Wanted to bounce yet another of my incessant questions off of you
>>
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>> If I used a live rhel/centos image and installed dsu and updated the
>> underlying hardware thru the liveiso, is that acceptable? Nothing untoward
>> should happen?
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>> I already have a cent 6u6 liveimage that runs dsu. I can run dsu -i and
>> receive proper output. I have not run dsu -n yet b/c need hardware to test,
>> but should that be okay?
>>
>> The case is that the final OS may be something like ubuntu
>>
>> thanks and regards
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