> I would like to add --defaults option to ipmi-locate and the tool will
> display default values when this option is passed.  Just let me know your
> thoughts.

That sounds good.

Al

> Thanks,
>
> Bala
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>> Hi Bala,
>>
>> To me, it makes sense to remove 'defaults' from the tool ipmi-locate.
> But for library probing, I feel it must still be there.
>>
>> If there manufacturer offers no inband information for IPMI (through
> smbios, dmi, or pci), then at the bare minimum you can try the IPMI
> defaults.  If you don't assume the IPMI defaults, then do you assume the
> user must also input the address/registerspacing/etc. into the inband
> tools?  Otherwise probing will always fail.
>>
>> I've reverted this change, because I have a machine which has no probing
> information.  It simply implements the IPMI defaults.
>>
>> Al
>>
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>> Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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