[Linux-PowerEdge] Question about fan speed settings on PowerEdge R720xd

Becky Ligon ligon at clemson.edu
Fri Aug 14 17:34:27 CDT 2015


If possible, I'd just like to know the iDRAC settings for "thermal" without
rebooting the machine.

Becky

On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 6:30 PM, Becky Ligon <ligon at clemson.edu> wrote:

> Luke:
>
> I have linux and I have omsa but there is a version mismatch on my
> system.  When I execute racadm, I get the following error message:
>
>
> NOTE:
> The current version of Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC)
> that do not support the execution of RACADM commands.
> Contact Dell customer service to upgrade to iDRAC Express or iDRAC
> Enterprise
> The installed version of RACADM client executable that do not match the
> generation of the server.
>
>
> ===============================================================================
> RACADM version 8.1.0
> Copyright (c) 2003-2013 Dell, Inc.
> All Rights Reserved
>
> ===============================================================================
>
>
> It is telling the truth, the iDRAC version is iDrac7 Enterprise but the
> racadm is 8.1.0.
>
> I can log into the management processor directly.  I get /admin1->
>
> If I enter, racadm, I get racadm>>
>
> When I try to set the fan speed:
>
> racadm>> set System.ThermalSettings.FanSpeedOffset 3
> ERROR: STOR0110 : Invalid Fully Qualified Device Descriptor (FQDD).
> racadm>>
>
> Maybe IDrac7 Enterprise doesn't support changing of the fan speeds?
>
> Becky
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 4:41 PM, Luke Pyzowski <Luke at sunrisefutures.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On linux and omsa installed:
>>
>>
>>
>> /opt/dell/srvadmin/sbin/racadm set System.ThermalSettings.FanSpeedOffset 3
>>
>> /opt/dell/srvadmin/sbin/racadm set System.ThermalSettings.MinimumFanSpeed
>> 100
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com [mailto:
>> linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] *On Behalf Of *Becky Ligon
>> *Sent:* Friday, August 14, 2015 2:36 PM
>> *To:* <linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com>
>> *Subject:* [Linux-PowerEdge] Question about fan speed settings on
>> PowerEdge R720xd
>>
>>
>>
>> All:
>>
>> Is it possible to change the fan speeds without bringing down the machine?
>>
>> I have noticed that one of our machines has fan speeds in the 4-5,000 rpm
>> range when all of the others are running between 16-17,000 rpm, and the
>> heat probes indicate a temperature difference as well.
>>
>> Any advice would be appreciated.
>>
>> Becky
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Becky Ligon
>> Research Associate
>> Clemson University
>> Clemson, SC
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Becky Ligon
> Research Associate
> Clemson University
> Clemson, SC
>



-- 
Becky Ligon
Research Associate
Clemson University
Clemson, SC
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