Dell PE 1850 ipmi & dell_rbu kernel module issue

Matt Domsch Matt_Domsch at
Wed Dec 6 23:51:34 CST 2006

On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 07:02:16PM +0100, Adrian Gajan wrote:
>    Hello,
>    i've installed the necessary Dell software on a PE1850 in order to be able
>    to execute BIOS & DRAC updates. I've wrote a bash script, which updates
>    BIOS and DRAC firmware and sets the DRAC IP, mask, gw and password. After
>    this will the script remove the installed rpms, such as srvadmin-hapi,
>    srvadmin-ipmi etc... This is done without any problems, after this step
>    there is a "for i in $(find /etc -name *ipmi); do rm -rf $i; done"
>    command, which removes the links and the starting ipmi shell script.
>    Anyway, after reboot the server is still trying to load the ipmi and
>    dell_rbu drivers on boot.

any chance OMSA is installed?  It has its own copy of the ipmi
initscript in case the system-provided copy isn't present.

Matt Domsch
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