[Linux-PowerEdge] Dell Firmwares

D. Jared Dominguez Jared_Dominguez at dell.com
Mon Jul 28 09:29:36 CDT 2014


Jean-Daniel,

I've pinged Ray again to see what's up. Thanks for letting me know.

--Jared


On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 08:33:31AM -0500, Jean-Daniel Tissot wrote:
>
>Hi Jared,
>
>I don't have any news from Ray Hebert or his team. And packages are always with versions starting with anything else number.
>So we are blocked to simply upgrade firmwares.
>Coul'd you up them please for all debian-like users of PowerEdge servers ?
>
>Thank's in advance.
>
>
>
>Le 19/06/2014 02:55, D. Jared Dominguez a écrit :
>> Ray Hebert, who is the product manager for our change management tools, replied to me to say that his team will be following up but that it might take a few days as they are in the middle of finishing up on a project.
>>
>> Feel free to ping me if you don't hear back from them.
>>
>> --Jared
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 12:05:08PM -0500, Jean-Daniel Tissot wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Jared,
>>>
>>> I need to use Debian because I use Promox to virtualize my servers and as
>>> explained in my joined mail, we (Debian-like users) need version beginning with
>>> number (alien can't produce .deb packages when the version of the rpm start
>>> with anything else a number).
>>>
>>> Do you know who are the maintainers for Firmware packages ?
>>>
>>> There is no spec file in the rpm so I can't rebuild rpm with version without
>>> starting letter.
>>>
>>> Do you think they will agree with my wish ?
>>>
>>> Thanks in advance.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Jean-Daniel TISSOT
>>>
>>
>>> Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2014 03:36:29 -0500
>>> From: Jean-Daniel TISSOT <Jean-Daniel.Tissot at univ-fcomte.fr>
>>> To: Claudio Cesar Sanchez Tejeda <demonccc.y at gmail.com>,
>>> linux-poweredge-Lists <linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com>
>>> Subject: Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] Solution to update Dell firmwares in Debian
>>> based distros.
>>> user-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64;    rv:24.0) Gecko/20100101
>>> Thunderbird/24.5.0
>>> Message-ID: <539FFE0D.3050404 at univ-fcomte.fr>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>> I used this application for a long time.
>>> It's work well for my Debian Dell servers. It used Alien to convert rpm
>>> packages to deb packages.
>>>
>>> Unfortunately, now a lot of rpm packages have a version number which doesn't start with a number. So Alien can't convert them to debian packages (Debian
>>> need version number of a package starting with a number).
>>>
>>> I can't now update some firmware like PERC, .... with update_firmware -y
>>> command.
>>>
>>> Can Dell packagers use version number of their packages starting with a number.
>>> It will be very useful for Debian users.
>>>
>>>
>>> We will very grateful for that. Thanks in advance.
>>>
>>> Sorry for my poor English.
>>>
>>> Le 12. 11. 12 17:40, Claudio Cesar Sanchez Tejeda a écrit :
>>>
>>>    Hi All,
>>>
>>>    I developed a bash application that download the rpm packages (firmware,
>>>    firmware tools and ie modules) from the YUM Dell repo and port them to
>>>    Debian packages.
>>>
>>>    You can upload these packages to a Debian repo and install them in your
>>>    Dell servers.
>>>
>>>    The project is hosted in Github: https://github.com/demonccc/
>>>    lnxDellRepo2deb
>>>
>>>    Please let me know if you have some workarounds or ideas in order to
>>>    improve this project.
>>>
>>>    Regards.
>>>
>>>
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>>>
>>> --
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>>>
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>
>
>-- 
>Bien cordialement, Jean-Daniel TISSOT
>Administrateur Systèmes et Réseaux
>Tel: +33 3 81 666 440 Fax: +33 3 81 666 568
>
>Laboratoire Chrono-Environnement http://chrono-environnement.univ-fcomte.fr/
>Université de Franche-Comté http://www.univ-fcomte.fr/
>16, Route de Gray
>25030 BESANÇON Cédex mailto:Jean-Daniel.Tissot at Univ-FComte.FR
>http://chrono-environnement.univ-fcomte.fr/spip.php?article457
>
>Plan et Accès : https://mapsengine.google.com/map/viewer?mid=zjsxW4ZzZPLY.kp2qPHUBD45c
>

-- 
Jared Domínguez
Server OS Engineering
Dell | Enterprise Solutions Group



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