Re: Supermicro IPMI and shell
ADORJÁNI Gábor schreef:
> Paul van der Vlis wrote:
>>> However, I could paste here the output of "ipmitool bmc info":
>>> Firmware Revision : 2.5
>> My firmware-revision is 2.3, so I expect you are using the beta-version.
> Maybe yes, I don't remember.
>>> 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:
> That's probably a newer version than the one I used:
> # ./updatefw.x86_64
> updatefw.x86_64 version 1.1 (build 0609071)
> Usage: updatefw.x86_64 -f [Firmware File]
> updatefw.x86_64 -i [IP Address] -u [Usr] -p [Pwd] -f [Firmware File]
> e.g. updatefw.x86_64 -f newfw.bin
> updatefw.x86_64 -i 192.168.1.23 -u ADMIN -p ADMIN -f newfw.bin
>> 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)
> Neither do I, at least in kernel space. :) I used the kernel's standard IPMI
> AFAIR the difference between the ubsim* and ugsim* versions are that the
> latter one can also speak encrypted IPMI. But Supermicro docs/FAQ tells this
> exactly, don't rely on my vague memory. :)
The AOC-IPMI20-E is not a sim-card. And on the simipmi-CD I cannot find
a manual for the AOC-IPMI20-E.
I asked Supermicro-support, and they told me that I really cannot use
the updatefw.x86_64-tool with this IPMI-card. They made a diskette-image
for me (with Windows) and send me the image...
Paul van der Vlis.