[Linux-PowerEdge] dsu woes

Kalyan_Moharla at DELL.com Kalyan_Moharla at DELL.com
Wed Mar 14 08:39:30 CDT 2018


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Catalog gets updated on 2nd and 4th Friday of every month. DSU repository gets updated once a month on 3rd Friday. We have been refreshing the content in the DSU repository more often the last 6-8 weeks due to the meltdown issues and as and when we get a new update. You will find some discrepancy as the catalog churns twice a month and DSU churns once.
We are planning to see how can we sync up the DSU and the catalog releases, this will take time, be rest assured we are doing our best to keep these up to date.

Thanks,
Kalyan.



-----Original Message-----
From: linux-poweredge-bounces-Lists On Behalf Of Ben Argyle
Sent: 12 March 2018 22:45
Cc: linux-poweredge-Lists <linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com>
Subject: Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] dsu woes

One wonders about the lack of joined-uppedness at Dell in this area.  Someone would gain serious kudos (and probably a pay rise) for creating a one-click "update web site and DSU (and whatever else)" publication system.  This "well it's there, but it's not here, and there's an older version there, and it's there for Windows, but not for Linux" situation really doesn't look terribly professional.  Or helpful for those of us with a varied server estate.  If there are multiple teams/groups responsible for getting things to us, maybe there needs to be a steering committee or something which coordinates them all.

Ben

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Linux-PowerEdge [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On 
> Behalf Of Stefan M. Radman
> Sent: 12 March 2018 17:05
> To: Gregory Matthews <greg.matthews at diamond.ac.uk>
> Cc: linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com; linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: Re: [Linux-PowerEdge] dsu woes
> 
> Dell FTP site is not updated either.
> 
> The Lifecycle Controller of an R620 did not "see" BIOS update 2.6.1 today.
> 
> Stefan
> 
> > On Mar 12, 2018, at 5:57 PM, Gregory Matthews
> <greg.matthews at diamond.ac.uk> wrote:
> >
> > seems like the firmware is available as a point and click download 
> > from the
> dell site but not from the repo. I just synced the repo and there is 
> nothing newer than Feb 26 so 12G and older are not covered.
> >
> > GREG
> >
> > On 18/01/18 10:14, lhecking at users.sourceforge.net wrote:
> >> Guillaume Courtois writes:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Hi guys,
> >>>
> >>> It seems like the repo is updated now :
> >>>
> >>> http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/dsu/
> >>>
> >>> but I don't see the new BIOS, at least the one for R630 / R730 
> >>> servers : it is listed in the changelog :
> >>    See
> http://www.dell.com/support/article/de/de/debsdt1/sln308588/microproce
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