OMSA / IPMI issue on 6650

Brett Morrow brett.morrow at
Mon Jun 9 10:50:17 CDT 2008

I wanted to see if anyone else still has this problem. RHEL 5.2 is
out and we are still stopped by this.



>On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 04:11:11PM -0400, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
/>>/ runnint CentOS 5 with all current updates..
/>>/ I did yum install srvadmin-all
/>>/ Upon restart, starting ipmi hangs.
/>>/ It would appear I'm hitting:
>I think you are.  RHEL 5.2 will have a fix for it I'm told.
>>/ Has anyone used OMSA with 6650 and CentOS5 ?
>yes, but with an earlier kernel.  A less-tested change to the ipmi BT
>part of the driver made it in, which broke a number of older (6th
>Generation or earlier) PowerEdge servers (which we don't test new
>software on any more as a rule - they're 5+ years old).  That said, we
>do fix things when we can, and this should be fixed in RHEL 5.2.

>Matt Domsch
>Linux Technology Strategist, Dell Office of the CTO
> &

Brett Morrow, Senior Systems and Storage Analyst
INDUS Corporation
National Severe Storms Laboratory
(405) 325-6995
Brett.Morrow at

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