"command response could not be provided"

Rob Munsch rmunsch at solutionsforprogress.com
Tue Jan 2 15:49:34 CST 2007


Krishnaprasad_K at Dell.com wrote:
>  
> 
> Are you using the correct BMC firmware version available .

I'm using whatever firmware it came with when it was bought direct from 
Dell.  I haven't changed it.  Could it need an upgrade?

> 
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Rob Munsch
> Sent: Friday, December 29, 2006 10:54 PM
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> Subject: "command response could not be provided"
> 
> I've gotten the IPMI drivers, ipmitool, and assorted other goodies all
> working on a Poweredge 1750, but half the sensors come up with (very
> verbose) errors, thusly:
> 
> -----
> ~# ipmitool sdr
> Basebrd Mgt Ctlr | Static MC @ 20h   | ok
> Error reading sensor CPU 1 (#01): Command response could not be provided
> Error reading sensor CPU 2 (#02): Command response could not be provided
> Error reading sensor CPU 3 (#03): Command response could not be provided
> Error reading sensor CPU 4 (#04): Command response could not be provided
> CPU Planar       | 32 degrees C      | ok
> Ambient          | 19 degrees C      | ok
> CPU              | 1.51 Volts        | ok
> -----
> 
> Is this a problem with the BMC itself, does it mean those sensors aren't
> present, did i not do this right, all three, or something else..?
> 
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> www.solutionsforprogress.com
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