IPMItool returns false value on PowerEdge 1950

Halomoan Chow halomoan at gmail.com
Tue Dec 19 03:41:13 CST 2006


Ok. I will reply back after i upgrade my CentOS to 4.4. Hope this would help.
Thanks

Regards,

Halomoan

On 12/19/06, Krishnaprasad_K at dell.com <Krishnaprasad_K at dell.com> wrote:
> As Mr.Fred Mentioned below u can upgrade ur centos into 4.4  or try to
> use ipmitool-1.8.8
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Halomoan Chow [mailto:halomoan at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 2:05 PM
> To: K, Krishnaprasad; linux-poweredge-Lists
> Subject: Re: IPMItool returns false value on PowerEdge 1950
>
> Thanks Krishnaprasad
>
> I got following output :
>
> # omreport about
>
> Product name : Server Administrator Install Core (subscription)
> Version      : 5.0.0
> Copyright    : Copyright (C) Dell Inc. 1995-2006. All rights reserved.
> Company      : Dell Inc.
>
> So i thing I have OMSA version 5 on my CentOS 4.3 with
> ipmitool-1.8.2-1.rhel4.i386.rpm and i got false output of the
> temperature sensor.
>
> Sad, What can I do then ?
> :(
>
> Regards,
>
> Halomoan
>
> On 12/19/06, Krishnaprasad_K at dell.com <Krishnaprasad_K at dell.com> wrote:
> > U can get it from "omreport about" command
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
> > [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Halomoan Chow
> > Sent: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 12:52 PM
> > To: Fred Skrotzki; linux-poweredge-Lists
> > Subject: Re: IPMItool returns false value on PowerEdge 1950
> >
> > Sorry for my late reply.
> >
> > How can i query my OMSA version ?
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Halomoan
> >
> > On 12/15/06, Fred Skrotzki <fskrotzki at textwise.com> wrote:
> > > Several comments that might help.
> > > 1. What version of OMSA do you have installed?  Depending on that
> > > you
> > might have issues to start.
> > > 2. If you are using OMSA 5.x then update the box to CentOS 4.4 it
> > > has
> > newer stuff.
> > > 3. download and build the ipmitool 1.8.7 or 1.8.8 (1.8.9 is being
> > worked on but will take at least another week or two).
> > >
> > > We don't have any 1950's currently but I've seen this problem when
> > using OMSA 4.x on other servers as it installs a special dell version
> > of the ipmi interface that conflicts with openipmi and can cause all
> > kinds of weird stuff if you attempt to have both running at once.  You
>
> > need to run one or the other at any given instant.  That is the reason
>
> > to use OMSA 5.x which now uses openipmi and solves that problem.
> > >
> > >        -----Original Message-----
> > >        From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com on behalf of Halomoan
> > Chow
> > >        Sent: Thu 12/14/2006 10:49 PM
> > >        To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> > >        Cc:
> > >        Subject: BUG: IPMItool returns false value on PowerEdge 1950
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >        Dear All
> > >
> > >        On our DELL PowerEdge 1950 (dual processors), we used
> > >
> > >        - CentOS 4.3 (kernel 2.6.9-34.ELsmp)
> > >        - Utility from this website:
> > > http://linux.dell.com/files/openipmi
> > >
> > >        1. ipmitool-1.8.2-1.rhel4.i386.rpm
> > >        2. openipmi-33.13.RHEL4-1dkms.tar.gz
> > >
> > >        After installation, we run this command to query temperature
> > information:
> > >
> > >        $ ipmitool sdr
> > >
> > >        Temp             | -46 degrees C     | ok
> > >        Temp             | -43 degrees C     | ok
> > >        Temp             | 40 degrees C      | ok
> > >        Temp             | 40 degrees C      | ok
> > >        Ambient Temp     | 30 degrees C      | ok
> > >        CMOS Battery     | 0x00              | ok
> > >        ROMB Battery     | 0x00              | ok
> > >        VCORE            | 0x01              | ok
> > >        VCORE            | 0x01              | ok
> > >        CPU VTT          | 0x01              | ok
> > >        1.5V PG          | 0x01              | ok
> > >        1.8V PG          | 0x01              | ok
> > >        3.3V PG          | 0x01              | ok
> > >
> > >        We got 2 minus temperatures and 3 positive temperatures.
> > >
> > >        About the minus temperatures:
> > >        - Impossible we have minus in the temperatures even the
> > > numbers
> > keep changing.
> > >        About the positive temperatures:
> > >        - The two 40 degrees C: never get change and look like these
> > >        temperature sensors do not work
> > >        - The 30 degrees C: sometimes change but very small from 30
> > > to
> > > 33
> > >
> > >        Is this a bug of opemipmi for CentOS OS ? And how to solve
> > > this
> > ?
> > >
> > >        Notes: Using the OpenIpmi that come with the PE 1950 CD also
> > doesn't work.
> > >
> > >        Thanks.
> > >
> > >        Regards,
> > >
> > >        Halomoan
> > >
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