[Linux-PowerEdge] Latest DSU - Not updating CPLD or PS firmware.

klaasdemter at gmail.com klaasdemter at gmail.com
Wed Feb 26 03:33:09 CST 2020


Why are those two components excluded from the default?


On 26.02.20 09:37, Santosh.Gore at dell.com wrote:
>
> Sorry for typo in below email…. The CPLD and Power Supply firmware 
> packages are *NOT* included in the default catalog
>
> *From:* linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists 
> <linux-poweredge-bounces at lists.us.dell.com> *On Behalf Of *Gore, Santosh
> *Sent:* Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:45 PM
> *To:* nathanial.marsh at hostopia.com.au; linux-poweredge-Lists
> *Subject:* Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] Latest DSU - Not updating CPLD or PS 
> firmware.
>
> Hi
>
> The CPLD and Power Supply firmware packages are *NOT * included in the 
> default catalog. If you want to update the PowerSupply and CPLD then 
> create a repository with DellEMC Repository Manager ( DRM) tool by 
> importing PowerSupply and CPLD components in repository. Then use 
> exported repository to update CPLD and PowerSupply components using DSU.
>
> The information and download of DRM is available in link - 
> https://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/04/sln283183/support-for-dell-emc-repository-manager-drm?lang=en#download
>
> Thanks
>
> Santosh
>
> *From:* linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists 
> <linux-poweredge-bounces at lists.us.dell.com 
> <mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at lists.us.dell.com>> *On Behalf Of 
> *Nathanial Marsh
> *Sent:* Wednesday, February 26, 2020 1:35 PM
> *To:* linux-poweredge-Lists
> *Subject:* [Linux-PowerEdge] Latest DSU - Not updating CPLD or PS 
> firmware.
>
> [EXTERNAL EMAIL]
>
> Hi All
>
> We have been using a Linux Live OS with some Ansible magic for quite 
> some time now to update our servers except it has recently come to my 
> attention that DSU is not updating CPLD or PS FW's.
>
> These show in when running the inventory check but don't show when 
> running DSU to update. See below:
>
>     [root at DSU ~]# dsu -i --source-type=REPOSITORY
>     --source-location="ftp.dell.com/catalog <http://ftp.dell.com/catalog>"
>     DELL EMC System Update 1.7.0
>     Copyright (C) 2014 DELL EMC Proprietary.
>     Verifying catalog installation ...
>     Fetching Catalog ...
>     Extracting /usr/libexec/dell_dup/Catalog.gz
>     Reading the catalog ...
>     Verifying inventory collector installation ...
>     Trying to connect using https
>     Fetching invcol_HW0HN_LN64_20_02_00_771_A00.sign ...
>     Getting System Inventory ...
>     warning: Inventory collector returned with partial failure.
>
>     1. Application, OpenManage Server Administrator  ( Version : 9.4.0 )
>     2. BIOS, BIOS  ( Version : 2.4.8 )
>     3. Application, Lifecycle Controller  ( Version : 4.00.00.00 )
>     4. Application, Dell 64 Bit uEFI Diagnostics, version 4301,
>     4301A38, 4301.39  ( Version : 4301A38 )
>     5. Firmware, Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller  ( Version :
>     4.00.00.00 )
>     6. Application, OS COLLECTOR, 5.0, A00  ( Version : 5.0 )
>     7. Application, iDRAC Service Module Embedded Package, v3.4.0, A00
>      ( Version : 3.4.0 )
>     8. Firmware, System CPLD  ( Version : 1.1.3 )
>     9. Firmware, Power Supply  ( Version : 00.11.3F )
>     10. Firmware, Power Supply  ( Version : 00.11.3F )
>     11. Firmware, PERC H740P Mini  Controller 0 Firmware  ( Version :
>     50.9.3-2949 )
>     12. Firmware, Backplane Expander FW   ( Version : 2.46 )
>     13. Firmware, NetXtreme BCM5720 2-port Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (em1)
>      ( Version : 21.40.21 )
>     14. Firmware, NetXtreme BCM5720 2-port Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (em2)
>      ( Version : 21.40.21 )
>     15. Firmware, NetXtreme BCM5720 2-port Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (em4)
>      ( Version : 21.40.21 )
>     16. Firmware, NetXtreme BCM5720 2-port Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (em3)
>      ( Version : 21.40.21 )
>     17. Application, Inventory Collector  ( Version : 20.02.00 )
>
> Now trying to run an update:
>
>     [root at DSU ~]# dsu  --source-type=REPOSITORY
>     --source-location="ftp.dell.com/catalog <http://ftp.dell.com/catalog>"
>     DELL EMC System Update 1.7.0
>     Copyright (C) 2014 DELL EMC Proprietary.
>     Verifying catalog installation ...
>     Fetching Catalog ...
>     Extracting /usr/libexec/dell_dup/Catalog.gz
>     Reading the catalog ...
>     Verifying inventory collector installation ...
>     Trying to connect using https
>     Fetching invcol_HW0HN_LN64_20_02_00_771_A00.sign ...
>     Getting System Inventory ...
>     warning: Inventory collector returned with partial failure.
>     Determining Applicable Updates ...
>
>     |--------DELL EMC System Update-----------|
>     [ ] represents 'not selected'
>     [*] represents 'selected'
>     [-] represents 'Component already at repository version (can be
>     selected only if -e option is used)'
>     Choose:  q - Quit without update, c to Commit, <number> - To
>     Select/Deselect, a - Select All, n - Select None
>     [-]1 BIOS
>     Current Version : 2.4.8 Same as : 2.4.8, Criticality : Urgent,
>     Type : BIOS
>
>     [-]2 Dell 64 Bit uEFI Diagnostics, version 4301, 4301A38, 4301.39
>     Current Version : 4301A38 Same as : 4301A38, Criticality :
>     Optional, Type : Application
>
>     [-]3 PERC H740P Mini  Controller 0 Firmware
>     Current Version : 50.9.3-2949 Same as : 50.9.3-2949, Criticality :
>     Urgent, Type : Firmware
>
>     [-]4 Backplane Expander FW
>     Current Version : 2.46 Same as : 2.46, Criticality : Recommended,
>     Type : Firmware
>
>     [-]5 Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller
>     Current Version : 4.00.00.00 Same as : 4.00.00.00, Criticality :
>     Recommended, Type : Firmware
>
>     [-]6 NetXtreme BCM5720 2-port Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (em3)
>     Current Version : 21.40.21 Same as : 21.40.21, Criticality :
>     Recommended, Type : Firmware
>
>     [-]7 NetXtreme BCM5720 2-port Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (em4)
>     Current Version : 21.40.21 Same as : 21.40.21, Criticality :
>     Recommended, Type : Firmware
>
>     [-]8 NetXtreme BCM5720 2-port Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (em2)
>     Current Version : 21.40.21 Same as : 21.40.21, Criticality :
>     Recommended, Type : Firmware
>
>     [-]9 NetXtreme BCM5720 2-port Gigabit Ethernet PCIe (em1)
>     Current Version : 21.40.21 Same as : 21.40.21, Criticality :
>     Recommended, Type : Firmware
>
>     [-]10 iDRAC Service Module Embedded Package, v3.4.0, A00
>     Current Version : 3.4.0 Same as : 3.4.0, Criticality : Optional,
>     Type : Application
>
>     [-]11 OS COLLECTOR, 5.0, A00
>     Current Version : 5.0 Same as : 5.0, Criticality : Optional, Type
>     : Application
>
>     Enter your choice :
>
> Any idea's on why this might be the case?
>
> Thanks in advance
>
>
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