idrac platform update not working / ftp

Stephan van Hienen stephan.van.hienen at
Thu May 6 15:45:53 CDT 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David_C_Miller at [mailto:David_C_Miller at]
> Sent: donderdag 6 mei 2010 21:50
> To: Stephan van Hienen; linux-poweredge at
> Subject: RE: idrac platform update not working / ftp
> Hi Stephen,
> Hmmm 1.3 is normally well behaved - it's usually 1.1 and below that
> cause me trouble.
> It's still worth doing as a troubleshooting step but it might not
> resolve the issue. Please let me know how you get on!
> Also it might be worth replicating the drivers and catalogue file to a
> local FTP server on one of your systems and see if that works if you
> have a few servers to update? I don't have the documents here on the
> directory structure needed but I can dig them out if you want to try
> that? Also you can create an update USB key for all your platforms and
> boot from that as well (again I can dig out the documentation tomorrow
> for you) to save the hassle of setting up a FTP server.


We have multiple systems, a local ftp server is possible so let me know which directory's I should mirror from
All systems are on a remote location, so booting from an usb stick is not really an option.


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