Dell R710 OMSA issue

FRLinux frlinux at gmail.com
Tue Aug 10 10:39:50 CDT 2010


Hello, I am new to the list so please be gentle :) We are using OMSA
on a few Dell R/{5,7}10 boxes and others too.

I have however an issue with with updating firmware with the latest
release 6.3 where it just dies on me:

# update_firmware --yes
hello world from update module doCheck()

Running system inventory...

Searching storage directory for available BIOS updates...
Checking BIOS - 1.3.6
	Available: dell_dup_componentid_00159 - 2.1.9
	Found Update: dell_dup_componentid_00159 - 2.1.9
Checking SAS/SATA Backplane 0:0 Backplane Firmware - 1.07
	Available: dell_dup_componentid_11204 - 1.05
	Available: dell_dup_componentid_11204 - 1.07
	Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
Checking MBD2147RC Firmware - d606
	Available: dell_dup_componentid_20513 - d606
	Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
Checking NetXtreme II BCM5709 Gigabit Ethernet rev 20 (eth1) - 5.0.12
	Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
Checking NetXtreme II BCM5709 Gigabit Ethernet rev 20 (eth0) - 5.0.12
	Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
Checking iDRAC6 - 1.30
	Available: dell_dup_componentid_20137 - 1.50
	Found Update: dell_dup_componentid_20137 - 1.50
Checking SAS6IR Controller 0 Firmware - 00.25.47.00.06.22.03.00
	Available: pci_firmware(ven_0x1000_dev_0x0058_subven_0x1028_subdev_0x1f10)
- 00.25.47.00.06.22.03.00
	Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
Checking NetXtreme II BCM5709 Gigabit Ethernet rev 20 (eth2) - 5.0.12
	Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
Checking NetXtreme II BCM5709 Gigabit Ethernet rev 20 (eth3) - 5.0.12
	Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
Checking System BIOS for PowerEdge R710 - 1.3.6
	Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.

Found firmware which needs to be updated.

Running updates...
|	Installing dell_dup_componentid_00159 - 2.1.9Traceback (most recent
call last):
  File "/usr/sbin/update_firmware", line 23, in ?
    ftmain.main(sys.argv[1:])
  File "/usr/share/firmware-tools/ftmain.py", line 109, in main
    result, resultmsgs = base.doCommands()
  File "<firmwaretools.peak_util_decorators.rewrap wrapping
cli.doCommands at 0x2B6A9A447230>", line 3, in doCommands
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/firmwaretools/trace_decorator.py",
line 81, in trace
    result = func(*args, **kw)
  File "/usr/share/firmware-tools/cli.py", line 134, in doCommands
    self.opts.mode, self.fullCmdLine, self.args)
  File "<firmwaretools.peak_util_decorators.rewrap wrapping
update_cmd.doCommand at 0x2B6A9B0126E0>", line 3, in doCommand
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/firmwaretools/trace_decorator.py",
line 81, in trace
    result = func(*args, **kw)
  File "/usr/share/firmware-tools/plugins/update_cmd.py", line 69, in doCommand
    base.updateFirmware(base.opts.show_unknown)
  File "<firmwaretools.peak_util_decorators.rewrap wrapping
cli.updateFirmware at 0x2B6A9A447AA0>", line 3, in updateFirmware
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/firmwaretools/trace_decorator.py",
line 81, in trace
    result = func(*args, **kw)
  File "/usr/share/firmware-tools/cli.py", line 214, in updateFirmware
    ret = firmwaretools.pycompat.runLongProcess(pkg.install,
waitLoopFunction=statusFunc)
  File "<firmwaretools.peak_util_decorators.rewrap wrapping
firmwaretools.pycompat.runLongProcess at 0x2B6A99B2AAA0>", line 3, in
runLongProcess
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/firmwaretools/trace_decorator.py",
line 81, in trace
    result = func(*args, **kw)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/firmwaretools/pycompat.py",
line 177, in runLongProcess
    raise thread.exception
xml.parsers.expat.ExpatError: no element found: line 1, column 0


This is the list of packages :

 srvadmin-all
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-1.16.el5                                  installed
                  9.0
 srvadmin-argtable2
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-9.1.el5                                   installed
                 179 k
 srvadmin-base
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-1.16.el5                                  installed
                  9.0
 srvadmin-deng
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-64.1.el5                                  installed
                 1.9 M
 srvadmin-hapi
                                  i386
6.3.0-66.2.el5                                  installed
                 2.0 M
 srvadmin-hapi
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-66.2.el5                                  installed
                 2.3 M
 srvadmin-idrac
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-224.2.el5                                 installed
                  0.0
 srvadmin-idrac-ivmcli
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-132.1.el5                                 installed
                 541 k
 srvadmin-idrac-vmcli
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-171.1.el5                                 installed
                 273 k
 srvadmin-idracadm
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-224.2.el5                                 installed
                 2.6 M
 srvadmin-isvc
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-100.2.el5                                 installed
                  18 M
 srvadmin-itunnelprovider
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-191.1.el5                                 installed
                 2.9 M
 srvadmin-iws
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-184.1.el5                                 installed
                  15 M
 srvadmin-jre
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-184.1.el5                                 installed
                  89 M
 srvadmin-omacore
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-184.1.el5                                 installed
                 6.1 M
 srvadmin-omcommon
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-184.1.el5                                 installed
                  18 M
 srvadmin-omilcore
                                  noarch
6.3.0-639.1.el5                                 installed
                  64 k
 srvadmin-rac-components
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-224.2.el5                                 installed
                 357 k
 srvadmin-rac4
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-15.2.el5                                  installed
                  0.0
 srvadmin-rac4-populator
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-15.2.el5                                  installed
                  77 k
 srvadmin-rac5
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-36.2.el5                                  installed
                  0.0
 srvadmin-racadm4
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-15.2.el5                                  installed
                 832 k
 srvadmin-racadm5
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-36.2.el5                                  installed
                 2.4 M
 srvadmin-racdrsc
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-224.2.el5                                 installed
                  99 k
 srvadmin-racsvc
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-15.2.el5                                  installed
                  92 k
 srvadmin-smcommon
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-233.1.el5                                 installed
                 4.2 M
 srvadmin-smweb
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-233.1.el5                                 installed
                  32 M
 srvadmin-standardAgent
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-1.16.el5                                  installed
                  9.0
 srvadmin-storage
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-233.1.el5                                 installed
                 3.1 M
 srvadmin-storage-populator
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-233.1.el5                                 installed
                 5.2 M
 srvadmin-storageservices
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-1.16.el5                                  installed
                  9.0
 srvadmin-storelib
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-233.1.el4                                 installed
                 776 k
 srvadmin-storelib-sysfs
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-5.1.el5                                   installed
                 120 k
 srvadmin-sysfsutils
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-7.2.el5                                   installed
                 142 k
 srvadmin-webserver
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-1.16.el5                                  installed
                  9.0
 srvadmin-xmlsup
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-184.1.el5                                 installed
                 131 k
Removing for dependencies:
 AL11SE_2_5_10K_SAS_146GB_DU_componentid_20513
                                  noarch
a04-1                                           installed
                 640 k
 BCM95709C_10_100_1000BASET_Quad_Port_NIC_ven_0x14e4_dev_0x1639
                                  noarch
a10-1                                           installed
                 2.2 M
 SAS_6_iR_Integrated_ven_0x1000_dev_0x0058_subven_0x1028_subdev_0x1f10
                                  noarch
a04-1                                           installed
                 471 k
 SAS_Backplane_Firmware_componentid_11204
                                  noarch
a01-1                                           installed
                  44 k
 SAS_Backplane_Firmware_componentid_11204_for_system_ven_0x1028_dev_0x0235
                              noarch
a00-1                                           installed
                  47 k
 Server_BIOS_11G_componentid_00159_for_system_ven_0x1028_dev_0x0235
                                  noarch
2.1.9-1                                         installed
                 4.0 M
 dell_ft_install
                                  noarch
1.1-1                                           installed
                  0.0
 dell_ie_bios
                                  x86_64
2.0.0-1.100.2.el5                               installed
                 220 k
 dell_ie_bmc
                                  i386
1.1.0-2                                         installed
                 2.1 M
 dell_ie_bp
                                  i386
1.1.0-2                                         installed
                 2.1 M
 dell_ie_imc
                                  x86_64
1.0.0-1.29.8.el5                                installed
                 123 k
 dell_ie_maser
                                  x86_64
2.0.0-1.96.3.el5                                installed
                 632 k
 dell_ie_maser_inv_lcl
                                  x86_64
2.0.0-1.96.3.el5                                installed
                 2.9 k
 dell_ie_nic_broadcom
                                  x86_64
1.1.0-2                                         installed
                 3.8 M
 dell_ie_nitrogen
                                  x86_64
2.0.0-1.118.1.el5                               installed
                 272 k
 dell_ie_rac_5
                                  x86_64
6.3.0-1.46.1.el5                                installed
                 4.6 k
 dell_ie_sas
                                  x86_64
2.0.0-1.125.2.el5                               installed
                 787 k
 iDRAC6_componentid_20137_for_system_ven_0x1028_dev_0x0235
                                  noarch
a02-1                                           installed
                  51 M
 libsmal0
                                  x86_64
2.0.0-1.122.1.el5                               installed
                 2.2 M

I'd be grateful if you can spot anything here.
Linux arawn 2.6.18-194.8.1.el5 #1 SMP Thu Jul 1 19:04:48 EDT 2010
x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Cheers,
Steph



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