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Re: [Freeipmi-users] IBM eServer 325 workaround

From: Anand Babu
Subject: Re: [Freeipmi-users] IBM eServer 325 workaround
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2005 17:05:11 -0800
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,----[ Albert Chu <address@hidden> ]
| Hi Gerald,
| >
| Carson Gaspar, a fellow I found through the ipmitool mailing list,
| was able to determine what the problem was with the IBM eServer325.
| I was able to test a patched version of 'ipmipower' and it worked.
| >
| Short story. there is a flag called "per msg authentication" in the
| beginning of IPMI protocol.  The flag, to some degree, directs how
| later IPMI packets should be generated.  The IBM eServer sets the
| flag but later in the protocol assumes it isn't set.
| >
| I'm not entirely sure of the best way to deal with this right now.
| This is the first vendor workaround that I'll have to do the
| opposite of what the protocol tells me to do. I'm thinking of a
| "--ibmeserver325" option.
Instead of --ibmeserver325 option, you should use the manf-id/prod-id
from "get_device_info" command  and automatically handle it from
inside the libfreeipmi.

Anand Babu 
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