[Linux-PowerEdge] dsu failing to install iDRAC Service Module

Rene Shuster rene.shuster at bcsemail.org
Tue Oct 10 09:55:13 CDT 2017


Good read. Thanks for sharing.

On Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 10:44 AM, Onno Zweers <onno.zweers at surfsara.nl>
wrote:

> Dear people,
>
> In the archive I've found a discussion about dsu stumbling over iDRAC
> Service Module: http://lists.us.dell.com/pipermail/linux-poweredge/
> 2017-August/051254.html
>
> I had a similar problem and documented some troubleshooting steps:
> https://onnonymous.wordpress.com/2017/10/09/dell-
> dsu-fails-to-update-idrac-service-module/
>
> I hope it may be useful to others.
>
> To the Dell package maintainers I have these questions/remarks (based on
> Centos 7):
>
> - You've put an RPM inside a self extracting BIN inside an RPM. Why so
> complicated? Why don't you just put the dcism RPM in the repo?
> - If you can't do that, please modify the Systems-Management_Application_*
> packages to depend on usbutils and compat-libstdc++-33.i686 and possibly
> OpenIPMI.
> - Please don't redirect errors to /dev/null (with strace I noticed this
> many times) but write them to the log or to stderr.
>
> Kind regards,
> Onno
>
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