[Linux-PowerEdge] rhel8 openamange repo

Stefan M. Radman smr at kmi.com
Fri Nov 15 14:54:49 CST 2019


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poor decision by RH

> On Nov 15, 2019, at 15:26, Daryl Herzmann <akrherz at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Howdy,
> 
> I think the Red Hat + Dell partnership is very puzzling.  A couple of
> points in this area.  Red Hat removed kernel module support for many
> SAS controllers still out in the wild within Dell servers, see
> https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Faccess.redhat.com%2Fdiscussions%2F3722151&data=02%7C01%7Csmr%40kmi.com%7C48748a1b33ec46e904c908d769d8e7a8%7Cc2283768b8d34e008f3d85b1b4f03b33%7C0%7C0%7C637094252646289522&sdata=vR7Ei%2FNUIBdqjt85j%2BWZWl2zOiZt%2BMY9SjYg3zR%2Fao4%3D&reserved=0 .  If you have access to
> that thread, you will see Red Hat folks encourage customers to contact
> Red Hat technical support for details on why Red Hat did this.  To my
> knowledge, there is no document explaining why.
> 
> So I figured I would go down that rabbit hole and it basically went no
> where.  After a number of months, Red Hat came back with that Dell is
> not supporting even RHEL7 on many of the servers I want to support
> with RHEL8.  There was also a doubt if any Dell server supported RHEL8
> even.
> 
> Another crazy point was that I continue to get warranty solicitations
> from Dell to support the hardware Red Hat claims Dell does not
> support.  When I pointed out to Red Hat these warranty emails, the
> excuse was that Dell was supporting the hardware with a given software
> install and not just the hardware itself with whatever software is
> being used.  That's crazy talk.
> 
> I just probably yelled into the void here, but anyway.  I am happy to
> be proven wrong on any of these points.  My gut tells me this is just
> the corruption of Red Hat that was sure to come with IBM.
> 
> daryl
> 
> On Thu, Nov 14, 2019 at 6:21 AM PJ Welsh <pjwelsh at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Any word on the ETA for the el8 repo for OMSA?
>> Regards
>> PJ
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>> On Mon, Oct 28, 2019 at 12:00 PM <linux-poweredge-request at dell.com> wrote:
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>>> Any info when openmanage 9.3.1 is coming to the yum (dnf) repo for RHEL8 ?
>>> When looking at https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Flinux.dell.com%2Frepo%2Fhardware%2Fdsu%2Fos_dependent%2F&data=02%7C01%7Csmr%40kmi.com%7C48748a1b33ec46e904c908d769d8e7a8%7Cc2283768b8d34e008f3d85b1b4f03b33%7C0%7C0%7C637094252646289522&sdata=odH30Cdlsxm3PhFk5jU1x2tKQgQbNbEAjqB%2FO6zVU14%3D&reserved=0 it doesn't show rhel8.
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>>> Regards,
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>>> Stephan van Hienen
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