PE2950 - Debian 3.1 (Knoppix distro) - OMSA install issues

Scott Walker scott.walker at skywave.com
Mon Jan 15 11:35:28 CST 2007


Trying to install the OMSA Debian package and the install hangs and
never completes, it stops at "Starting ipmi driver", and hangs forever:

[root at phobos super]# dpkg -i dellomsa_5.1.0-2_i386.deb 
Selecting previously deselected package dellomsa.
(Reading database ... 85452 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking dellomsa (from dellomsa_5.1.0-2_i386.deb) ...
Setting up dellomsa (5.1.0-2) ...
Checking that /etc/ld.so.conf contains required paths...
Adding to /etc/ld.so.conf: /opt/dell/srvadmin/dataeng/bin
Adding to /etc/ld.so.conf: /opt/dell/srvadmin/hapi/bin
Adding to /etc/ld.so.conf: /opt/dell/srvadmin/oma/bin
Adding to /etc/ld.so.conf: /opt/dell/srvadmin/omsa/bin
Adding to /etc/ld.so.conf: /opt/dell/srvadmin/shared/bin
Adding to /etc/ld.so.conf: /opt/dell/srvadmin/sm
Adding to /etc/ld.so.conf: /opt/dell/srvadmin/sm/dellvl
Loading kernel modules
Starting Systems Management Device Drivers:
Starting ipmi driver:



Additional info:
Dell PE2950 / PERC 5i / RAID5

[root at phobos linux]# uname -a
Linux phobos 2.6.17 #4 SMP PREEMPT Wed May 10 13:53:45 CEST 2006 i686
GNU/Linux

[root at phobos linux]# cat /etc/knoppix-version 
5.0.1 2006-06-01

Processes at hang:

root      4265 28286  0 21:53 pts/0    00:00:10 strace dpkg -i
/home/super/dellomsa_5.1.0-2_i386.deb
root      4266  4265  0 21:53 pts/0    00:00:02 dpkg -i
/home/super/dellomsa_5.1.0-2_i386.deb
root      6044  4266  0 22:19 pts/0    00:00:00 /bin/sh
/var/lib/dpkg/info/dellomsa.postinst configure 4.4-1
root      6061  6044  0 22:19 pts/0    00:00:00 /bin/sh
/etc/init.d/instsvcdrv start
root      6321  6061  0 22:20 pts/0    00:00:00 /bin/sh
/etc/init.d/dsm_sa_ipmi start
root      6325  6321  0 22:20 pts/0    00:00:00 modprobe ipmi_msghandler



Anyone encounter this or have workaround suggestions.

Thanks





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