Remote upgrade of firmware, BIOS, etc. Matt_Domsch at
Tue Dec 10 12:00:01 CST 2002

> We also need to be able to upgrade the BIOS and other firmware, 
> in particular the ESM firmware.  The CERC_LinApps doesn't address 
> those.  

OMSA can do remote BIOS updates, I don't recall about ESM firmware updates.
There are projects ongoing on the OM team to provide stand-alone BIOS and
Firmware version management from all supported OSs including Linux, but
they're not short-term deliverables.


Matt Domsch
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