mptlinux missing from linux-poweredge yum repository?

Rainer Traut at
Tue Aug 17 10:04:46 CDT 2010

Hi Bob,

thx for the info.
You're running a R200, I think the problem with the storage controllers 
not found appears with older hardware like John's PE1850.


Am 17.08.2010 16:47, schrieb Bob Huisman:
> Hi Rainer,
> Yes, the storage controller shows up (in both cli and omsa-webgui enviroments). With OMSA 6.2 it was possible to do a 'yum install mptlinux' to get the latest and greatest when it comes to SAS 6/iR Adapter drivers, but this driver package has gone missing when OMSA 6.3 came.
> Driver Version                               			 : 3.04.13rh
> Minimum Required Driver Version              	 :
> Best regards,
> Bob Huisman
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at] On Behalf Of Rainer Traut
> Sent: dinsdag 17 augustus 2010 16:43
> To: John T Roesli
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> Subject: Re: mptlinux missing from linux-poweredge yum repository?
> Am 17.08.2010 15:58, schrieb John T Roesli:
>> Yesterday tried again to install OMSA 6.3 for a PE1850 on CentOS 5.5
>> using yum and "latest update" repositories. Actually appeared to
>> install with all the dependencies. Ran firmware_inventory says
>> everything is up to date, but I know system BIOS is old (A04).
>> Ran firmware_update, command not found...complete install I says to
>> myself...I think maybe not, or some path issue.
>> cheers,
>> John R.
> Apart from the firmware update problem - I think you can just enable the right repo here:
> Do you see the raid controller?
> # omreport storage controller

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