[Linux-PowerEdge] Enough contiguous physical memory is not available to perform the BIOS update running under, this Operating System.

john lists at cloned.org.uk
Thu Aug 10 06:00:47 CDT 2017


Just had this same issue with the latest SUU for R710. Any update on 
fixing this bug?

Server is out of warranty.

Thanks,

John

On Thu, 8 Jun 2017, Sashi_K at Dell.com wrote:

> Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2017 07:50:08 +0000
> From: Sashi_K at Dell.com
> To: linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com
> Subject: Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] Enough contiguous physical memory is not
>     available to perform the BIOS update running under, this Operating System.
> 
> Hi,
>
> We've checked with the dependent team regarding the problem you faced and the suggestion was to reboot the system to release contiguous memory.
> However, if you still face the issue after reboot, we advise you to please get in touch with Dell Technical Support.
>
> Regards,
> Sashi
> sashi_k at dell.com<mailto:sashi_k at dell.com>
>
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists On Behalf Of Malte Schmidt
> Sent: Sunday, June 4, 2017 7:43 PM
> To: linux-poweredge-Lists <linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com<mailto:linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com>>
> Subject: Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] Enough contiguous physical memory is not available to perform the BIOS update running under, this Operating System.
>
>
> Just a kind reminder that this problem is not solved yet.
>
> Is there any update on this?
>
> Best regards
>
> On 01/18/2017 09:10 PM, Vincent Hoffman-Kazlauskas wrote:
>
> Just a me too, but I was running dsu from a standard install not a
>
> liveCD, I rebooted and tried again a few times just in case.
>
> A centos6 livecd on the same box worked fine.
>
>
>
> Vince
>
>
>
> On 18/01/2017 18:24, Malte Schmidt wrote:
>
> Running dsu on CentOS 7 (live, the DSET-iso), i am getting the following
>
> error even after 3 reboots.
>
>
>
> Questions: Is this an known issue? How to fix it?
>
>
>
> [*]1 BIOS
>
> Current Version : 2.2.10 Upgrade to : 6.4.0
>
>
>
> [...]
>
>
>
> Enter your choice : c
>
> Fetching R610_BIOS_C6MRW_LN_6.4.0 ...
>
> Installing R610_BIOS_C6MRW_LN_6.4.0 ...
>
> Collecting inventory...
>
> .
>
> Running validation...
>
>
>
> BIOS
>
>
>
> The version of this Update Package is newer than the currently installed
>
> version.
>
> Software application name: BIOS
>
> Package version: 6.4.0
>
> Installed version: 2.2.10
>
>
>
>
>
> Executing update...
>
> WARNING: DO NOT STOP THIS PROCESS OR INSTALL OTHER DELL PRODUCTS WHILE
>
> UPDATE IS IN PROGRESS.
>
> THESE ACTIONS MAY CAUSE YOUR SYSTEM TO BECOME UNSTABLE!
>
> .............................................
>
> Device: BIOS
>
>  Application: BIOS
>
>  Enough contiguous physical memory is not available to perform the BIOS
>
> update running under
>
>  this Operating System. Reboot and try again.
>
>
>
> R610_BIOS_C6MRW_LN_6.4.0 could not be installed
>
>
>
> Done! Please run 'dsu --inventory' to check the inventory
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