Dell OpenManage 6.3 for Ubuntu

Dameon Wagner d.wagner at
Mon Aug 2 02:54:10 CDT 2010

On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 01:57:25PM -0500, Michael E Brown scribbled
 in "Re: Dell OpenManage 6.3 for Ubuntu":
> > Thanks Michael, and thanks Dell (official or not ;)
> > 
> > Any chance of a similar set for real Debian?  
> I really hope the ubuntu packages just work on Debian. If you care
> to try it and report back results, that would be great.

I don't have any scratch boxes to test with ATM, but we're going to be
receiving a bunch of R410s and R310s within the next few weeks, so
I'll try and grab one of those for testing before it goes production.

> Theoretically, native deb pkgs shouldnt be terribly difficult, now
> that we have the actual packaging done. It will have to be kind of a
> side project with no guarantees, though. I'll look into it.

No problem.  I only asked as on a couple of occasions I've had
dependency version issues when running cross distro packages
(although, due to the nature of stable, running Debian debs on Ubuntu
works more often than Ubuntu debs on Debian).

> > Also, while I've got
> > your eyes/ears, is there, or will there be an updated version of
> > for the 10th and 11th gen
> > servers?
> Wow, that site is hilariously out of date. Most of our effort lately
> has been on getting everything moved to techcenter wiki. I can poke
> some people, but wouldnt hold out much hope.

Thanks.  In the meantime, I'll browse the techcenter wiki more deeply.



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Dr. Dameon Wagner,
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Depts. of Computer Science & Information Systems,
Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.
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