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Re: Supermicro IPMI and shell

ADORJÁNI Gábor schreef:
>>> # grep ^is /etc/inittab
>>> is:12345:respawn:/sbin/getty -f /etc/issue.serial 19200 ttyS1 vt100
>>> # cat /proc/cmdline
>>> root=LABEL=root ro console=ttyS1,19200n8r console=tty0 vga=extended
>>> elevator=deadline
>>> #
>>> Be sure to _NOT_ set up serial console for GRUB, because it won't work! Set
>>> it
>>> up in the BIOS and then let GRUB use the default BIOS screen access calls.
>> Supermicro-support told me to use the latest beta-firmware for the IPMI
>> card. This firmware is difficult to install without Windows (I don't
>> have Windows). Do you use this beta-firmware for the IPMI?
> I don't know what version I use. :) I flashed it several months ago, when the
> server was set up, and then I forgot it. There is a file left beside the flash
> utilities called ugsim1253.bin. I probably used this one for flashing, but I'm
> not sure.
> However, I could paste here the output of "ipmitool bmc info":
> Device ID                 : 32
> Device Revision           : 0
> Firmware Revision         : 2.5
> IPMI Version              : 2.0
> Manufacturer ID           : 5593
> Manufacturer Name         : Unknown (0x15d9)
> Product ID                : 4404 (0x1134)
> Device Available          : yes
> Provides Device SDRs      : no
> Additional Device Support :
>     Sensor Device
>     SDR Repository Device
>     SEL Device
>     FRU Inventory Device
>     IPMB Event Receiver
>     IPMB Event Generator
>     Bridge
> Aux Firmware Rev Info     :
>     0x00
>     0x00
>     0x00
>     0x00

My firmware-revision is 2.3, so I expect you are using the beta-version.

> BTW, you don't need Windows for flashing the BMC. There's a utility for Linux
> as well, both in 32/64 bit versions. I used the latter one to do the flashing.

After long searching I found something like that, but I am not sure it
is correct for my card:
This is the only place where I found the file ugsim1253.bin:

Do you use the kernel driver or the GPC-agent?  (I don't use them,
because I don't like close-source on my server)

Thanks for your help!

Met vriendelijke groet,
Paul van der Vlis.


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