[Linux-PowerEdge] Question about the BMC....

Becky Ligon ligon at g.clemson.edu
Tue Aug 11 18:44:35 CDT 2015


Thanks!!!!

Becky

On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 7:36 PM, Stephen Dowdy <sdowdy at ucar.edu> wrote:

> To get BIOS version,
>
> # cat
> /sys/class/dmi/id/bios_version
>
> 2.5.2
>
> -or-
>
> # dmidecode -s
> bios-version
>
> 2.5.2
>
> you can use 'dmidecode -s HELP' or 'dmidecode -t HELP' (HELP can be any
> nonsense word here to get DMI to spew the strings (-s) and types (-t) it
> knows).
>
> for example... for every string option available, print its name and the
> result from a query, wrapping multilines (multi-value output) with ';'
> delimiters
>
> for dmistr in $(dmidecode -s help 2>&1 | tail -n +3); do printf "%24s :
> %s\n" "${dmistr}" "$(dmidecode -s "${dmistr}" | sed 'N;s/\n/;/' )"; done
>
>              bios-vendor : Dell Inc.
>             bios-version : 2.5.2
>        bios-release-date : 01/28/2015
>      system-manufacturer : Dell Inc.
>      system-product-name : PowerEdge R720xd
>           system-version : Not Specified
>     system-serial-number : REDACTED
>              system-uuid : REDACTED
>   baseboard-manufacturer : Dell Inc.
>   baseboard-product-name : 0C4Y3R
>        baseboard-version : A00
>  baseboard-serial-number : ..CNREDACTED.
>      baseboard-asset-tag : Not Specified
>     chassis-manufacturer : Dell Inc.
>             chassis-type : Rack Mount Chassis
>          chassis-version : Not Specified
>    chassis-serial-number : REDACTED
>        chassis-asset-tag : Not Specified
>         processor-family : Xeon;Xeon
>   processor-manufacturer : Intel;Intel
>        processor-version :        Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 0 @
> 2.30GHz;       Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 0 @ 2.30GHz
>      processor-frequency : 2300 MHz;2300 MHz
>
> --stephen
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 5:10 PM, Becky Ligon <ligon at g.clemson.edu> wrote:
>
>> Another newbie question:  is this firmware revision only applicable to
>> the BMC or dies it refer to the BIOS rev as well?
>>
>> Becky
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On Aug 11, 2015, at 7:05 PM, Becky Ligon <ligon at g.clemson.edu> wrote:
>>
>> Thanks!  I'll give that a try!
>>
>> Becky
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On Aug 11, 2015, at 5:54 PM, Stephen Dowdy <sdowdy at ucar.edu> wrote:
>>
>> One way (without OpenManage)
>>
>> # ipmitool mc info | grep Firmware
>> Firmware Revision         : 1.97
>> Aux Firmware Rev Info     :
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 3:46 PM, Becky Ligon <ligon at clemson.edu> wrote:
>>
>>> All:
>>>
>>> How do I find out the current version of the BMC firmware on my Dell
>>> Power Edge R510?
>>>
>>> Becky
>>>
>>> --
>>> Becky Ligon
>>> Research Associate
>>> Clemson University
>>> Clemson, SC
>>>
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>>
>>
>> --
>> Stephen Dowdy  -  Systems Administrator  -  NCAR/RAL
>> 303.497.2869   -  sdowdy at ucar.edu        -
>> http://www.ral.ucar.edu/~sdowdy/
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Stephen Dowdy  -  Systems Administrator  -  NCAR/RAL
> 303.497.2869   -  sdowdy at ucar.edu        -
> http://www.ral.ucar.edu/~sdowdy/
>
>
>


-- 
Becky Ligon
Research Associate
Clemson University
Clemson, SC
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