opensuse 10.3 poweredge 1600sc

Mike Bressem mike at bressem.com
Tue Oct 30 06:37:53 CDT 2007


does that include the srvadmin-ipmi without a drac card?


--On Montag, 29. Oktober 2007 11:07 -0400 Kent_Sparling at Dell.com wrote:

> The Poweredge 600SC and 1600SC are the exceptions to the "No OMSA
> support on SC products" rule.
>
> Full compatibility information can be found here:
>
> http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/software/svradmin/5.2/en/compat_gu
> ide/html/4admnver.htm#1043344
>
>
> Kent Sparling
> Enterprise Technologist - Server Management
> Dell Canada
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
> [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Mike Bressem
> Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 10:47 AM
> To: J. Epperson; linux-poweredge-Lists
> Subject: Re: opensuse 10.3 poweredge 1600sc
>
>
> i must admit ... i'm a little bit confused now ;-)
>
> - i know that opensuse is not sles
> - dell offers a linux package (sles10) of omsa for the 1600sc server
> - but the omsa will not run on the 1600sc because of technical reasons
> (even on sles10)
>
> is that correct?
>
>
> --On 29. Oktober 2007 10:05:36 -0400 "J. Epperson"
> <Dell at epperson.homelinux.net> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, October 29, 2007 09:39, Mike Bressem wrote:
>>> --On 29. Oktober 2007 08:23:21 -0500 Matt Domsch
> <Matt_Domsch at dell.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 1) opensuse 10.3 isn't officially supported by OMSA, so the
> automatic
>>>> installation via the hardware repo won't work. (note - it's pulled
> in
>>>> the emptyrepo automatically which doesn't have the packages).
>>>>
>>>> 2) PowerEdge SC systems don't have OMSA support, regardless of your
> OS.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> hi matt,
>>>
>>> thanks for your answer. this is odd. i found an OMSA package (sles10)
> for
>>>  exactly that server. it's even listed as a compatible system on:
>>>
>>
>> OMSA vis-a-vis SC systems is one of the odd mysteries of the Dell
>> universe.  There are any number of README files, etc., that seem to
>> indicate that specific SC systems are supported, but the Dell-dwellers
>> here consistently state that they are not (which does appear
> accurate).
>> I'm sure there are technical reasons, but have never seen them
>> articulated.
>>
>> There's no conflict between Matt's statement that opensuse isn't
>> officially supported and your discovery of an SLES10 package.
> Opensuse is
>> not SLES, although that package will probably work if you install it
>> manually.
>>
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