[Linux-PowerEdge] Problem with DSU on RHEL 6.8

Guillaume Courtois guigui at gugux.net
Tue Nov 14 02:53:00 CST 2017


Hi,

I'm happy to report that this issue has indeed been corrected (in the 
august or september version of DSU, I can't remember precisely).

Thanks for the work.

Bye.

Le 10/05/2017 10:45, Sashi_K at Dell.com a écrit :
> Hi
> 
> Thanks for providing the snippet from inv.xml which was causing the 
> issue.
> We are looking in to the issue and shall update soon.
> 
> Regards,
> Sashi
> sashi_k at dell.com
> 
> 
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> Date: Fri, 05 May 2017 14:27:06 +0200
> From: Guillaume Courtois <guigui at gugux.net>
> Subject: Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] Problem with DSU on RHEL 6.8
> To: Venugopal.P1 at dell.com
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> 
> Hi,
> 
> Sorry for not giving you news before, but I've tried to ask for
> permission to send you the inventory files from my company, and was
> not able to get it.
> 
> Anyway, I've been digging in the meantime, and it seems that the
> problem is indeed in the content of the inv.xml file, as testing dsu
> --input-inventory-file= with a inv.xml file from another server works
> well.
> 
> And so I was able to isolate the lines that cause the problem :
> 
>          <Device componentID="101434" display="13G SEP Firmware"
> enum="Bay ID =0"><Application componentType="FRMW" version="2.23"
> display="13G SEP Firmware, BayID: 0"/></Device>
>          <Device componentID="101434" display="13G SEP Firmware"
> enum="Bay ID =2"><Application componentType="FRMW" version="2.23"
> display="13G SEP Firmware, BayID: 2"/></Device>
> 
> What is pretty strange is that removing either one or the other (or
> both) of the lines removes the problem.
> 
> Also, adding these two lines to a inv.xml file on a server where
> everything was correctly working before makes the dsu command fail
> too.
> 
> I'm currently updating the local repository as I've seen there are new
> dell-system-update and dsucatalog packages, but I've already installed
> them locally and it does not seem to correct the problem.
> 
> Versions on the server where I added the lines (redhat 6.5) :
> 
> invcol_RPTVF_LN64_17.03.200.987_A00-17.03.00.987-RPTVF.x86_64
> dell-system-update-1.4.0-17.02.00.x86_64
> dsucatalog-17.03.00-R83X8.noarch
> 
> Versions on the server where I'm doing my tests, which have always
> failed before removing the lines (redhat 6.8) :
> 
> dsucatalog-17.04.00-HF1W6.noarch
> dell-system-update-1.4.1-17.04.00.x86_64
> invcol_RPTVF_LN64_17.03.200.987_A00-17.03.00.987-RPTVF.x86_64
> 
> Bye.
> 
> Le 26/04/2017 09:14, Venugopal.P1 at dell.com a ?crit?:
>> Dell - Internal Use - Confidential
>> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> What is the dsu version used?
>> 
>> Try running below commands and send us the output:
>> 
>> dsu --output-inventory-xml="/root/dsu_inv.xml"
>> dsu --input-inventory-file="/root/dsu_inv.xml"
>> 
>> Please attach dsu_inv.xml to analyze this.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Venu
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists On Behalf Of Guillaume Courtois
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 4:19 PM
>> To: linux-poweredge-Lists <linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com>
>> Subject: [Linux-PowerEdge] Problem with DSU on RHEL 6.8
>> 
>> 
>> Hi guys,
>> 
>> I'm trying to have DSU working of some Dell Poweredge r730xd servers,
>> but despite trying all manipulations I could find here and there, I
>> stll get the infamous "Could not parse the inventory" message.
>> 
>> FYI, I have made a mirror of the Dell repository, and packages are
>> installed from there.
>> 
>> Whenever I run dsu -i, the trace of the process tells me that it opens
>> and reads the first block of the inv.xml file, then immediately after
>> that it fails with the error message.
>> 
>> The content of the file seems ok to me :
>> 
>> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-16"?>
>> 
>> 
>> <SVMInventory lang="en" schemaVersion="1.0" invcolVersion="17.03.200
>> (BLD_987)" invcolBuild="987" timeStamp="2017-04-25T12:39:10">
>>          <OperatingSystem osCode="LIN" osVendor="Redhat" osArch="x64"
>> majorVersion="redhat-release-server-6Server"
>> minorVersion="2.6.32-642.el6.x86_64"/>
>>          <System systemID="0627"/><Device componentID="2331"
>> display="OpenManage Server Administrator">
>> 
>> etc ...
>> 
>> I have tried removing the binary file, running it on a command line to
>> feed the resulting file to dsu, removing and reinstalling all
>> packages, ... Nothing works and I'm running out of ideas.
>> 
>> If you have any new idea on that problem I'm willing to test it !
>> 
>> Thanks and bye.
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