Dell PE 1850 ipmi & dell_rbu kernel module issue

Adrian Gajan adrian.gajan at gmail.com
Mon Dec 11 08:49:15 CST 2006


Hi Matt,

thanks a lot and have a nice day:)

Adrian

On 12/11/06, Matt Domsch <Matt_Domsch at dell.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 11:40:39AM +0100, Adrian Gajan wrote:
> >    ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> >    From: Adrian Gajan <adrian.gajan at gmail.com>
> >    Date: Dec 7, 2006 10:17 AM
> >    Subject: Re: Dell PE 1850 ipmi & dell_rbu kernel module issue
> >    To: Adrian Gajan <adrian.gajan at gmail.com>, linux-poweredge at dell.com
> >
> >    Hi Matt,
> >
> >    i've only installed the rpms which are needed to take the neccesary
> >    actions (bios&drac flash, set drac passwd, ip, gw and netmask) so I
> had
> >    not installed the whole OMSA software package. I've tryied to use the
> >    install script which is provided in the OMSA package, but this didnt
> work
> >    because of the OS recognition (we are using CentOS which is not
> support by
> >    Dell). Anyway, you mentioned, that ipmi has its own copy of
> initscript,
> >    could you please provide information where is it stored or how to
> remove
> >    this?
>
> It's in the OpenIPMI-$version-$release.$arch.rpm (rpm -ql OpenIPMI).
> Removing it is as simple as '/sbin/chkconfig ipmi off' or 'rpm -e
> OpenIPMI'.
>
>
> >    One other question relating the dell_rbu kernel module:
> >
> >    there is no record of dell_rbu in /etc/modprobe.conf and the module
> is
> >    loading at the boot - > same thing like ipmi?
>
> That's loaded automatically by the Dell Update Package for BIOS when
> it's run, or can be manually loaded.  There's no initscript or other
> autoloading mechanism for it.  I need to look at having firmware-tools
> load it at runtime too, right now that just warns when it's not
> loaded.
>
> Thanks,
> Matt
>
> --
> Matt Domsch
> Software Architect
> Dell Linux Solutions linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux
> Linux on Dell mailing lists @ http://lists.us.dell.com
>



-- 
Rgds,
Adrian Gajan
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