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RE: [Freeipmi-devel] Set Boot Device Parameter in ipmi-chassis-config

From: Liebig, Holger
Subject: RE: [Freeipmi-devel] Set Boot Device Parameter in ipmi-chassis-config
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 14:14:55 +0100

Hey Al,
Thanks for the reply. 
> Hey Holger,
> By SVN Version, I assume you mean the head trunk, not the 0-8-0 stable
> branch?

Yepp, latest == greatest ;)

> The primary differences between 0.8.10 and trunk is my call to "BMC boot
> flag valid bit clearing" (param 3 as you describe below).  My
> recollection about this section is a little hazy, but I believe you want
> to call this command so that boot parameters are permanently stored
> (rather than being cleared after a reboot).  Is this the side affect
> you're witnessing?

Since this was reported from a customer, I might not have all information what 
he is really doing and if he was sending the chassis control command within the 
required 60 seconds (if not disabled with the BMC flag valid bit clearing).
> Since this was a semi-big change, I decided not to backport it.
> However, if you guys need it, I can go ahead and backport it into the
> stable branch and release with the next version.

The current state is fine with me, I just wanted to check for the potential 


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