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Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Re: URGENT question

From: Jan Forch
Subject: Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Re: URGENT question
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 13:02:50 +0200
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Hi Al,
thanks for comments. I added bmc_intf.h file by using CPPFLAGS="-I/my/bmc_intf_path/" example in README.sunbmc to build of our project. Could you be more concrete about specific commands and its options which were enabled by adding bmc_intf.h file -> So I can test whether it realy works and functionality were enabled. Thanks,

On 07/31/09 01:56, Al Chu wrote:
Hey Jan,

The bmc_intf.h file is necessary for the Sun /dev/bmc driver.  I don't
include it in FreeIPMI b/c the licensing of OpenSolaris conflicts w/
FreeIPMI.  Anyone who wants to compile FreeIPMI to work w/ it just has
to make sure bmc_intf.h is in their include path so it can be found and
the sunbmc driver can get compiled.

You can read about it in the README.sunbmc.


On Thu, 2009-07-30 at 23:31 +0200, jf222792 wrote:
Hi Al,
please could I have a question regarding one file? In freeipmi porting project which I inherited from my collegue is presented file:
But I have no idea about its purpose. It should be some kind of BMC driver. Do you have some more information about the file and its purpose? Does it have to be somehow integrated into untared freeipmi project before build or project works even without it and I can simply remove that file from my porting project? Please let my know ASAP, thank you
   Jan Forch, Sun Microsystems

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