update_firmware not showing updates ?

Stephan van Hienen stephan.van.hienen at thevalley.nl
Mon Feb 1 09:44:02 CST 2010


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jeffrey_L_Mendoza at Dell.com [mailto:Jeffrey_L_Mendoza at Dell.com]
>Sent: maandag 1 februari 2010 16:31
>To: Stephan van Hienen; linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com
>Subject: RE: update_firmware not showing updates ?
>
>Looks like you have firmware-tools installed, but no firmware. Try:
>
># up2date --solvedeps=$(bootstrap_firmware -u)

After running this command (Is this a one time command, or should I run this before updating the firmwares ?)
I'm getting the following output :

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Running system inventory...

Searching storage directory for available BIOS updates...
Checking BIOS - 2.3.1
        Available: dell_dup_componentid_00159 - 2.6.1
        Found Update: dell_dup_componentid_00159 - 2.6.1
Checking SAS/SATA Backplane 0:0 Backplane Firmware - 1.05
        Available: dell_dup_componentid_11204 - 1.05
        Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
Checking System BIOS for PowerEdge 1950 - 2.3.1
        Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
Checking NetXtreme II BCM5708 Gigabit Ethernet rev 11 (eth0) - 4.6.0
        Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
Checking PERC 5/i Integrated Controller 0 Firmware - 5.2.1-0067
        Available: pci_firmware(ven_0x1028_dev_0x0015_subven_0x1028_subdev_0x1f03) - 5.2.2-0072
        Found Update: pci_firmware(ven_0x1028_dev_0x0015_subven_0x1028_subdev_0x1f03) - 5.2.2-0072
Checking NetXtreme II BCM5708 Gigabit Ethernet rev 11 (eth1) - 1.8.0
        Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
Checking BMC - 2.37
        Available: dell_dup_componentid_05814 - 2.37
        Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.
Checking MAY2036RC Firmware - d108
        Did not find a newer package to install that meets all installation checks.

Found firmware which needs to be updated.
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Not sure why It's reporting the bios 2 times and no update for eth1 ?
Think I'll stick to SUU for the moment ;)

Stephan



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