FreeBSD Port: ipmi-kmod-20060418_1
J. Martin Petersen
jmp.lists at alvorlig.dk
Sat Sep 9 12:44:15 PDT 2006
Michael Graziano wrote:
> On Sep 9, 2006, at 3:51 AM, J. Martin Petersen wrote:
>> Michael Graziano wrote:
>>> By any chance have you had success with this module on some of the
>>> newer Dell (X950) hardware?
>> FreeBSD IPMI on 6.1 no longer works on our Dell SC 1425 (which is a
>> somewhat older model) after the latest Flash BIOS upgrade (which we
>> needed for other reasons), loading the modules yields
>> ipmi0: <System Management BIOS> at iomem
>> 0xfa830-0xfa84e,0xfa850-0xfb356 on isa0
>> ipmi0: SMBIOS Version: 2.03, revision: 2.03
>> ipmi0: KCS mode found at io 0xca8 alignment 0x4 on isa
>> ipmi0: couldn't configure smbios io res
>> sio1: configured irq 3 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
>> sio1: port may not be enabled
>> Are you seeing something similar (or something at all), when you load
>> the module?
> Same results exactly:
> ipmi0: <System Management BIOS> at iomem
> 0xfd040-0xfd05e,0xcffbc000-0xcffbcc3a on isa0
> ipmi0: SMBIOS Version: 2.04, revision: 2.04
> ipmi0: KCS mode found at io 0xca8 alignment 0x4 on isa
> ipmi0: couldn't configure smbios io res
> I'd guess Dell probably "fixed" something in the BIOS.
> Do you also have the random system hangs when unloading the module?
Yes, our SC1425 (which aren't SMP) hangs, and our PowerEdge 1800 (which
is SMP) does a kernel panic.
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