That look promising, will try that on the next system.<br>This certainly is a big improvement for maintaining firmware levels.<br>But are their any detailed logs for these processes that might explain why this failed? <br>
/var/log/firmware-updates.log does not exactly say much.<br><br>What sorta msg is:<br>Update Failure: Execution Successful: The request was executed successfully<br>When it appears the updated failed, do I continue and reboot?<br>
<br>START QUOTE<br>Found firmware which needs to be updated.<br><br>Running updates...<br> 100% Installing dell_dup_componentid_00159 - 1.3.6<br>Done: Update complete. You must perform a warm reboot for the update to take effect.<br>
<br> 100% Installing dell_dup_componentid_18980 - 1.3.0.350<br>Done: Update Success<br><br> 100% Installing dell_dup_componentid_20137 - 1.30<br>Done: Update Successful.<br><br> 100% Installing pci_firmware(ven_0x1000_dev_0x0060_subven_0x1028_subdev_0x1f0c) - 6.2.0-0013<br>
Done: Update complete. You must perform a warm reboot for the update to take effect.<br><br>\    Installing dell_dup_componentid_18981 - 6.2.0.9Installation failed for package: dell_dup_componentid_18981 - 6.2.0.9<br>aborting update...<br>
<br>The error message from the low-level command was:<br><br><b>Update Failure: Execution Successful: The request was executed successfully</b><br>END QUOTE<br><br><br><br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 1:53 PM, J. Epperson <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:Dell@epperson.homelinux.net">Dell@epperson.homelinux.net</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;"><div class="im">On Wed, February 3, 2010 20:50, J. Epperson wrote:<br>
&gt; On Wed, February 3, 2010 20:44, Rodney McKee wrote:<br>
&gt;&gt; Updating the BIOS etc on an RHEL systems results in the following:<br>
&gt;&gt;<br>
<br>
</div><div class="im">&gt;&gt; Public key for<br>
&gt;&gt; Server_BIOS_11G_componentid_00159_for_system_ven_0x1028_dev_0x0235-1.3.<br>
&gt;&gt; 6-21.noarch.rpm is not installed<br>
&gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;&gt;<br>
&gt;<br>
&gt; yum --nogpgcheck install $(bootstrap_firmware) will make it work.<br>
&gt;<br>
<br>
</div>Or<br>
rpm --import <a href="http://lists.us.dell.com/linux-security-publickey.txt" target="_blank">http://lists.us.dell.com/linux-security-publickey.txt</a><br>
<br>
Had forgotten doing that on my systems.<br>
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