IPMI error when start up OPMN5 on DELL6850

Sean Dilda sean at duke.edu
Tue Dec 26 08:43:40 CST 2006


mcclnx mcc wrote:
> we have Redhat AS 4.4 on DELL6850.  I installed OPMN5
> (OMI-SrvAdmin-Dell-Web-LX-50_A00.tar) and tried to
> start it up, but I get IPMI error messages:
> 
> # srvadmin-services.sh start
> Starting mptctl:
> Waiting for mptctl driver registration to complete:
> [  OK  ]
> 
> Starting Systems Management Device Drivers:
> Starting dell_rbu:[  OK  ]
> Starting ipmi driver: [FAILED]
> Starting Systems Management Device Drivers:
> Starting dell_rbu: Already started[  OK  ]
> Starting ipmi driver: [FAILED]
> Starting DSM SA Shared Services: [  OK  ]
> 
> Starting DSM SA Connection Service: [  OK  ]
> 
> 
> Anyone know how to fix it?

Another possible fix is making sure that you do 'service ipmi start'
first.    I don't remember what caused me to have problems with it, but
I think it was related to me running CentOS and the Dell scripts not
recognizing CentOS as being equivalent to RHEL.



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