> Second thing I may try is to increase the value of
> libfreeipmi/src/ipmi-kcs-api.c:IPMI_KCS_SLEEP_USECS to something
> higher. Because MSI's BMC is slow in I/O.

Why don't we make it a command-line option for all in-band tools?

Al

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----- Original Message -----
From: Anand Babu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Date: Sunday, April 2, 2006 10:54 pm
Subject: Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] ipmi_open_inband no
such device on Ibm e325

> ,----[ Albert Chu <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> ]
> | Hey Rene,
> | 
> | Thanks.  That verifies atleast why it's failing.  
> | 
> | /* At this point we only support SYSTEM_IO, i.e. inb/outb style IO.
> | If we cant find the bass address, we better exit. -- Anand Babu */
> | if (dev->io.inband.locate_info.addr_space_id !=
> | IPMI_ADDRESS_SPACE_ID_SYSTEM_IO)
> |      {
> |        errno = ENODEV;
> |        return (-1);
> |      }
> | 
> | The IBM's use memory mapped io.  This is the first machine (that
> | I've seen) with memory mapped rather than port based i/o for in-band
> | IPMI.
> `----
> 
> Hi Rene, I got time to work on this only now. I think you have changed
> the pass code.
> 
> OpenBSD guys got inband driver to work on IBM e325. This looks like a
> BMC firmware bug. Refer to
> http://undeadly.org/cgi?action=article&sid=20060105200847 
> 
> Can you please try "no-probing" option. This will force the KCS driver
> to use successive reg-spacing (=1byte) and I/O mapped access.
> 
> # bmc-info --no-probing
> 
> Second thing I may try is to increase the value of
> libfreeipmi/src/ipmi-kcs-api.c:IPMI_KCS_SLEEP_USECS to something
> higher. Because MSI's BMC is slow in I/O.
> 
> We may also need SDR firmware fixes. I will tell you what you need to
> report to IBM once we get the basic stuff to work.
> 
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