OMSA Ubuntu Problems again.

William Warren hescominsoon at
Thu Jan 18 19:11:03 CST 2007

I don't know ubuntu very well..have you installed lm_sensors?

Elliot Fuller wrote:
> I posted about a week ago, when I was frantically trying to get server 
> management software to work with Debian based Ubuntu Linux on a 
> poweredge 2900. (Perc 5/i)
> I got OMSA working, and it had the ability to display my physical disk, 
> and virtual disk status etc.
> Due to some needed partitioning changes I have had to reinstall Ubuntu.
> Since all I did to get OMSA working, was to add the dell listed debian 
> source to my apt source list and "apt-get install" - I figured a fresh 
> start would be easy.
> Apparently all the frantic work I had done before trying to get OMSA 
> working,  had actually set my system up to work with it.  This last step 
> of installation only worked because of the other methods that I had 
> tried. I keep track of the things I work on in pad I keep with every 
> server. However, I did not write down every step!!!  I have not been 
> able to recreate my old server set up exactly, and thus omsa is not 
> working. I need its disk monitoring capabilities!
> Any success stories with OMSA and Ubuntu?
> When I query anything to do with storage or disks I get,
> Example: omreport storage pdisk controller=0
> "Error! cannot load data accessor:
> "
> I don't know why it gives me an extra blank line or what the error 
> means, but if anyone has run into anything similar, I would appreciate 
> some help!
> -Elliot
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