Can we please finally solve Dell's racadm for FreeBSD? Advice needed

Nicolas Embriz nbari at
Sat Apr 28 13:54:35 UTC 2018

Regarding this topic I have a Dell Power 2900 that I could donate for
testing more in detail this issues.

If interested please PM.


On Sat, Apr 28, 2018 at 3:39 PM, Peter G. <freebsd at> wrote:

> Dear everybody,
> regarding:
> would somebody knowledgeable be kind enough to advice and/or help with
> bringing Dell racadm client/tools to FreeBSD? What is the problem with
> ipmi enumeration Dan mentioned on his commit? What is in the first place
> desired is local access to local hardware via standard racadm client.
> Local management is the "big kahuna" here.
> There were several attempts over the years, yet everything waned away
> without any solid results. Dell hardware is constantly mentioned on the
> lists or in the forums, so clearly many of us use it. I myself manage
> several Dell servers. The lack of local racadm for FreeBSD is daring.
> On my own and out of my pocket I will offer 50 EUR in Bitcoin to anybody
> who will solve the problem, i.e. provide a working racadm client which
> can access and manage local hardware. Of course anybody else is welcome
> to chime in. I am willing to put that in escrow with a trusted member of
> the community. Please let me know what to do.
> Many thanks!
> --
> PG
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