[Linux-PowerEdge] unable to get the system generation when trying to update the BIOS to 6.4 on M610

Lorenzen, Larry lllorenzen at cps.edu
Tue Nov 8 08:16:22 CST 2016


Thanks Santosh for the reply.

I actually called dell and was able to update via the CMC.

Larry Lorenzen
Linux System Administrator
lllorenzen at cps.edu
Office (773)-553-3634
Cell (847)-708-1132

On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 10:49 PM, <Santosh.Gore at dell.com> wrote:

> Dell - Internal Use - Confidential
>
> Hi
>
> Please share update log files from  “/var/log/dell/updatepackage/log/”
> and “/var/log/dell/updatepackage/log/support” directories to analyze the
> issue.
>
> Thanks
> Santosh
>
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists On Behalf Of Lorenzen, Larry
> Sent: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 1:44 AM
> To: linux-poweredge-Lists <linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com>
> Subject: [Linux-PowerEdge] unable to get the system generation when trying
> to update the BIOS to 6.4 on M610
>
> I am running Redhat Linux Enterprise 7.2  I am trying to update the BIOS
> from 2.1.9 to 6.4.  I have done this on other M610's blade servers with no
> problem.
>
> I installed dsu-update on the server run dsu to update all firmware.
> everything updated except the BIOS.
>
> I tried to install via the bin file and also the M610 iso each had no luck.
>
> I read a couple of posts,  one stating to change version of the
> redhat-release file to trick it. The other was to do a rack reset (which I
> did), also did a drain of the server (powered off server pulled it out of
> the chassis, held the power button for 30 or more seconds)
>
> Still nothing works.
>
> Any one else have this problem?
>
> Larry Lorenzen
> Linux System Administrator
> lllorenzen at cps.edu<mailto:lllorenzen at cps.edu>
> Office (773)-553-3634
> Cell (847)-708-1132
>
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