Remote access card questions

Pottinger, Hardy J. PottingerHJ at umsystem.edu
Tue Mar 18 09:53:01 CST 2003


Doh, sorry, this is good advice for the wrong problem. :-\

I would hazard a guess that something similar is up, though. Try rebooting the RAC and waiting for about 10 minutes, then try the firmware upgrade again.

--Hardy

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pottinger, Hardy J. 
> Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 9:30 AM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: RE: Remote access card questions
> 
> 
> Hi, check to make sure you are not running a background 
> consistency check. If you're running megamon, it will 
> sometimes start these upon a reboot, and they can literaly 
> take forever to complete. If you are running megamon, you can 
> use the MegaCtrl program to abort any running background 
> consistency check. For info, run this as root:
> 
> MegaCtrl -help
> 
> Near the end of this help file, you'll see this example:
> 
>   MegaCtrl -cons -abort
>        Abort all check consistency operations on all adapters
> 
> That's what you'll need to do. But do read the whole help 
> file, it's worth knowing this tool.
> 
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> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jeff Shih [mailto:jeffrey.shih at oracle.com]
> > Sent: Monday, March 17, 2003 6:15 PM
> > To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> > Subject: Remote access card questions
> > 
> > 
> > Hi all,
> >     This is more machine related than linux related, but when I am
> > trying to upgrade the Remote access card firmware, it keeps 
> giving me
> > this message:
> > 
> > #racadm fwupdate -p -u
> > Transfering file "firmimg.bin" to the RAC, please wait...
> > racadm fwupdate:: transport failed
> > 
> > Does anyone have an idea why it is failing, and what I can do 
> > to correct
> > it?  Thanks in advance.
> > 
> 




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