Re: [Freeipmi-devel] QA 0.2.2 release

2006-06-26 Thread Al Chu
A.B, Bala, The ipmi lan stuff is completely broken. I'm not sure what was intended in the ipmi_sendto() changes, but it's broke. Al On Mon, 2006-06-26 at 07:43 -0700, Anand Babu wrote: Hi Al, Uploaded 0.2.2 release. We have done testing from outside. Please test and approve before I make a

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: ipmi-2.0 calls on ipmi-1.x hardware

2006-06-30 Thread Al Chu
Hey Anand, Are you referring to bmc-config? After bmc-config trys to get ipmi 2.0 data (i.e. sol info) subsequent calls in bmc-config fail? Is this in- band or out-of-band? Also when you say subsequent ipmi calls fail do you mean return an error or don't respond? Also what kind of machine

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: ipmi-2.0 calls on ipmi-1.x hardware

2006-06-30 Thread Al Chu
Also when you say subsequent ipmi calls fail do you mean return an error or don't respond? return an error. ALL subsequent calls, both 2.0 calls and 1.x calls. Im guessing probably the ipmi_device_t got 'closed' somehow? What's the completion code? Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: bmc-config in C

2006-07-05 Thread Al Chu
Hi Anand, I haven't built yet, so I apologize if I'm way off base. These comments are based on just skimming the code (and prior discussions with you and others). 1) It seems that both Password20 and Password would be output on a bmc-config --checkout. Only one should be output. 2) In

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Re: bmc-config in C

2006-07-06 Thread Al Chu
I can't recall if you can checkout k_r or k_g keys. If we can't, then the above also holds for k_r and k_g. I double checked, and it seems you can checkout k_r and k_g, so the previous comments I made don't apply to k_r and k_g. Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Re: bmc-config in C

2006-07-06 Thread Al Chu
On Thu, 2006-07-06 at 09:02 -0700, Anand Avati wrote: Every keyvalue's -validate () is called in the 1st pass. there i could set two global variables passwd_is_specified and passwd20_is_specified and check for the other not being set and set this. Yeah, I think that would work. Just comment

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: now ipmi-sel is in C

2006-07-07 Thread Al Chu
Also I have fixed a bug in ipmi_lan_sendto() in Release-0_2_0_branch. I believe A.B. said we were just going to revert those changes and go back to the codebase at 0.2.1? Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High Performance Systems Division Lawrence Livermore

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Re: bmc-config in C

2006-07-07 Thread Al Chu
One other thought. We should also test to see if the output of Password20 makes sense, since it won't on many IPMI 1.5 machines. I think it would be sufficient to run the Set user Password command and try to test a dummy 20 byte password. If the result comes back invalid input (I think

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: now ipmi-sel is in C

2006-07-07 Thread Al Chu
On Fri, 2006-07-07 at 15:20 -0700, Anand Babu wrote: This bug was introduced because of re-transmission feature. I thought, that feature was required, so we fix the bug. These functions were nearly entirely re-written. I have no idea why. All retransmission code should only be in the UDM

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: now ipmi-sel is in C

2006-07-10 Thread Al Chu
Hey Bala, The issue is that this was a maintenance branch, so that code should have never been cleaned up, if there were actually no bugs. I still think we should still revert the code, so that the differences between the different releases are still kept to a minimum. Al On Fri, 2006-07-07 at

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: now ipmi-sel is in C

2006-07-10 Thread Al Chu
now freeipmi main branch has C version of ipmi-sel. I have removed scheme version of ipmi-sel. Just remembered, how will we be dealing with bug #16278? http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?func=detailitemitem_id=16278 Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: now ipmi-sel is in C

2006-07-11 Thread Al Chu
On threshold based events (ipmi 2.0 spec, Table 29-6, row #1 event data), ipmi-sel outputs something generic like: 1:31-Dec-1969 16:00:24:Voltage #88:Lower Critical - going low:Trigger reading = 1Eh:Trigger reading = 49h It should output the actual sensor values: 1:31-Dec-1969 16:00:24:Voltage

[Freeipmi-devel] ipmi_open_free_udp_port

2006-07-18 Thread Al Chu
Is there a portability issue on some OS that makes this function a requirement? I see no reason for it: A) The IPMI ports are 1023, which means they are reserved ports B) Reserved ports shouldn't be gained via an ephemeral port (i.e. bind to port 0). Unless there is some wierd OS where 'B' is

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] ipmi_open_free_udp_port

2006-07-21 Thread Al Chu
No responses, I'll take it there is no issue then. Al On Tue, 2006-07-18 at 14:33 -0700, Al Chu wrote: Is there a portability issue on some OS that makes this function a requirement? I see no reason for it: A) The IPMI ports are 1023, which means they are reserved ports B) Reserved

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] Cat ate fish during bmc-config

2006-07-24 Thread Al Chu
Hi David, I'm not too sure off the top of my head. One of the other developers might have a better idea. Admittedly, I sometimes do the binary search thing with my input files (comment out certain chunks, see if it works or not, etc). One of the developers has re-done bmc-config. So we hope

[Freeipmi-devel] removed ipmi_locate_defaults_get_dev_info() in things_to_try list

2006-07-24 Thread Al Chu
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

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI 0.2.3 released

2006-07-25 Thread Al Chu
RPM packages will be available shortly. Doh! Either logins to the ftp site are broken, or I've forgotten the login/pass :-( So RPMs will be available once somebody else can upload them or I get the login/pass. Sorry for the delay, Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer

[Freeipmi-devel] bmc-autoconfig

2006-07-26 Thread Al Chu
is this going to be ported to work with the C version? Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High Performance Systems Division Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ___ Freeipmi-devel mailing list

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] bmc-autoconfig

2006-07-26 Thread Al Chu
-autoconfig uses bmc-config tool and whether C or scheme, if the command line optins still mean the same, it should work. avati On Wed, Jul 26, 2006 at 10:56:08AM -0700, Al Chu wrote: is this going to be ported to work with the C version? Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] bmc-autoconfig

2006-07-26 Thread Al Chu
Do you think you'd have time to do this Anand? Bmc-autoconfig still needs a manpage as well. Al On Thu, 2006-07-27 at 01:21 +0530, Anand V. Avati wrote: Well, with fish going away in 0.3.0, where should bmc-autoconfig be put then? It clearly doesn't belong under

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] bmc-autoconfig

2006-07-26 Thread Al Chu
Cool, thanks. Al On Wed, 2006-07-26 at 15:26 -0700, Anand Avati wrote: Do you think you'd have time to do this Anand? Bmc-autoconfig still needs a manpage as well. done, avati -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High Performance Systems Division Lawrence

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] bmc-autoconfig

2006-07-26 Thread Al Chu
--usage' for more information. Thanks, Al On Wed, 2006-07-26 at 15:29 -0700, Al Chu wrote: Cool, thanks. Al On Wed, 2006-07-26 at 15:26 -0700, Anand Avati wrote: Do you think you'd have time to do this Anand? Bmc-autoconfig still needs a manpage as well. done, avati

[Freeipmi-devel] 0.3.0 Release TODOs

2006-07-27 Thread Al Chu
There's been a lot of e-mails flying around. I just wanted to get a summary of the remaining goals before release of 0.3.0. A) ipmi-sensors: scheme to C conversion B) bmc-autoconfig: fixed for new bmc-config C) ipmi-sel: proper trigger output fix D) Remove Fish E) debug dumping for all tools F)

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: 0.3.0 Release TODOs

2006-07-27 Thread Al Chu
-0700, Al Chu wrote: There's been a lot of e-mails flying around. I just wanted to get a summary of the remaining goals before release of 0.3.0. A) ipmi-sensors: scheme to C conversion B) bmc-autoconfig: fixed for new bmc-config C) ipmi-sel: proper trigger output fix D) Remove Fish E) debug

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] bmc-config: PEF config checkout

2006-09-05 Thread Al Chu
Hi Ingo, Great. Thanks for the patch. - Several *_commit functions in bmc-sol-conf-section.c used to free the kv-value before actually parsing it, resulting in the actual parameter being set to 0. ARGH! This code worked on another machine. I suppose the randomness of the

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] ipmi-discovery

2006-09-13 Thread Al Chu
. I would try and model the options, output, behavior, etc. off of fping: http://www.fping.com/ Of course a number of options, features, etc. won't carry over. You may be able to borrow code from fping too?? Al Thanks, Vijay Al Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Vijay

[Freeipmi-devel] ipmi-sel trigger input fix

2006-09-19 Thread Al Chu
A.B., Bala, I went ahead and fixed this. Can you please look at the additions I made. Thanks, Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High Performance Systems Division Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ___

[Freeipmi-devel] NEWS for 0.3.0 release

2006-11-02 Thread Al Chu
Here's what I've come up with as new for 0.3.0 in the NEWS file. Am I forgetting anything? 0.3.0 - o IPMI 2.0 support added to libfreeipmi. o IPMI 2.0 connection support added to ipmipower. o IPMI 2.0 ping support added to ipmiping. o IPMI 2.0 and Serial-Over-LAN (SOL) configuration added

[Freeipmi-devel] 0.3.0 maintenance branch

2006-11-06 Thread Al Chu
The branch the tags are 2006-11-06 Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Tagged Release-0_3_0_base. * Branched Release-0_3_0_branch. New features/tools should only go into the main (HEAD) branch. Please backport fixes from the mainline into this branch when appropriate. Al --

[Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI 0.3.0-Beta0 released

2006-11-06 Thread Al Chu
Howdy everyone, We're nearly done with FreeIPMI 0.3.0: The beta0 rpms are at: http://ftp.zresearch.com/pub/freeipmi/0.3.beta0/ We think the beta0 release is quite solid and probably ready for a full release. We'd like to let the users out there try it a bit first just in case we missed

[Freeipmi-devel] 0.3.0 tag branch info

2006-11-13 Thread Al Chu
Developers, The tag is 'Release-0_3_0' and it exists within the branch 'Release-0_3_0_branch'. Al On Mon, 2006-11-06 at 10:19 -0800, Al Chu wrote: The branch the tags are 2006-11-06 Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] * Tagged Release-0_3_0_base. * Branched Release

[Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI 0.3.0 Release

2006-11-13 Thread Al Chu
Howdy everyone, FreeIPMI 0.3.0 is now released. http://ftp.zresearch.com/pub/freeipmi/0.3.0/ Release Notes: 0.3.0 - For Users - o Added ipmiconsole. o IPMI 2.0 connection support added to ipmipower. o IPMI 2.0 ping support added to ipmiping. o IPMI 2.0 and Serial-Over-LAN (SOL)

[Freeipmi-devel] 0.3.1 release w/ BSD port?

2006-12-06 Thread Al Chu
This is a bug. Thanks for helping us find it. In your case your home dir of user vcr is not writable. So it opts for /tmp/.freeipmi-vcr dir which already exist. Bug is, if it already exist, it should be re-used. Instead it returns error. Bala is fixing it. We will make a quick new release of

[Freeipmi-devel] 0.3.1 ready?

2006-12-13 Thread Al Chu
Does everyone think it's ready? Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High Performance Systems Division Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ___ Freeipmi-devel mailing list Freeipmi-devel@gnu.org

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] 0.3.1 ready?

2006-12-13 Thread Al Chu
Related question: is there a good reason to not include system-supplied ipmi.h and hardcode defines and typedefs right in the library source? The better way to not depend on kernel headers I thinking of is: No, I was being lazy and forgot to go back and fix that :P I'll try and work on this

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] ipmi_open_inband

2006-12-14 Thread Al Chu
Hi Sharad, Hmmm. Could you do a quick 'nm' just to make sure the symbol is there? nm /usr/lib64/libfreeipmi.a | grep ipmi_open_inband 0660 T ipmi_open_inband I'm not sure off the top of my head. Al On Thu, 2006-12-14 at 15:01 +0530, Sharad Chandra wrote: Hi, I am

[Freeipmi-devel] stdint.h

2006-12-14 Thread Al Chu
I noticed that some of the libfreeipmi .h files had stdint.h wrapped around #if HAVE_STDINT_H, or even tried to load config.h, which is incorrect. To my knowledge, stdint.h is standard. Is it an issue for some OSes not to include it? Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] stdint.h

2006-12-15 Thread Al Chu
On Fri, 2006-12-15 at 07:29 -0400, Anand Babu wrote: inttypes.h does not exist in FreeBSD any more? Under GNU environment, inttypes.h internally includes stdint.h. inttypes.h defines portable format string macros. I looked into it last night at home, and inttypes.h seems to be the most

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] stdint.h

2006-12-15 Thread Al Chu
On Fri, 2006-12-15 at 23:02 +0600, Dmitry Frolov wrote: I'm still sorry for such an inconvenience I created. It's no big deal. Nobody has complained yet. I only noticed it by chance :-) Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High Performance Systems Division

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] stdint.h

2006-12-15 Thread Al Chu
On Fri, 2006-12-15 at 22:54 +0600, Dmitry Frolov wrote: After some thought, the right thing is to just use stdint.h. This is now done in the head branch. Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High Performance Systems Division Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] 0.3.1 ready?

2006-12-15 Thread Al Chu
at 08:58:08AM -0800, Al Chu wrote: , | Does everyone think it's ready? ` FreeBSD testing is OK? Below is another small and last FBSD-compat patch for 0.3.1. It makes openipmi interface work with FBSD's ipmi(4) driver. Related question: is there a good reason to not include

[Freeipmi-devel] -Q option in ipmi-sel and ipmi-sensors

2006-12-15 Thread Al Chu
I've just added a -Q option to keep cache creation/deletion output quiet if desired. Pretty simple patch. Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High Performance Systems Division Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

[Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI 0.3.1 Released

2006-12-18 Thread Al Chu
0.3.1 - o FreeBSD Support o libfreeipmi: Header file include/C++ fixes. o ipmi-sensors, ipmi-sel: Fix SDR cache creation bug for /tmp. o ipmi-sensors: Fix SDR parsing corner case bugs. o ipmipower, ipmiconsole: Fix mem-leak possibility. RPMs can be found at:

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] previous functions no in current version..

2007-01-04 Thread Al Chu
Hi Sharad, Sorry that the functions disappeared. I removed many of them b/c I was trying to clean up libfreeipmi. Too many convenience functions for the FreeIPMI tools had floated into the library and bloated it up. We had a lot of convenience functions in libfreeipmi and libfreeipmi was

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] bmc-info re-architect - please carry over to other tools

2007-01-23 Thread Al Chu
Howdy everyone, I am pretty much done w/ the re-architecting of bmc-info, ipmi-raw, ipmi-sensors, and ipmi-sel. I should be done soon w/ bmc-config. Please ensure the changes get carried into new tools like ipmi-pef and ipmi-chassis. In additional to the below, please ensure that any memory

[Freeipmi-devel] 2/18 change - configure.ac: fix of automake init

2007-02-20 Thread Al Chu
Bala, Is there a reason you reverted my fix to configure.ac from 2/16/07? Do you guys run an older autoconf version that didn't support the changes I made? I'm confused. Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High Performance Systems Division Lawrence Livermore

[Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI 0.3.2 Released

2007-03-29 Thread Al Chu
0.3.2 - o -N option added to ipmiconsole. o -L option added to ipmiconsole. o -K option added to ipmipower and ipmiconsole. o -P option replaced w/ -W option in ipmipower. o -P option added to most tools. o Fix seg-fault in ipmiconsole. o Fix various bugs in in libipmiconsole and

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI Issues

2007-04-19 Thread Al Chu
Hi Levi, On Thu, 2007-04-19 at 13:21 -0600, Levi Pearson wrote: I'd like to work with the core developers so that any fixes and new features we make are acceptable to you, so we don't have to maintain a separate branch. Sounds good. Glad to have additional support from others. With

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI Issues

2007-04-19 Thread Al Chu
On Thu, 2007-04-19 at 13:21 -0600, Levi Pearson wrote: With the exception of ipmipower and ipmiconsole, the FreeIPMI utilities have issues dealing with having Per-Message Authentication and User-Level Authentication disabled. Hi Levi, One other thought. If the user-level authentication

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI Issues

2007-04-23 Thread Al Chu
On Mon, 2007-04-23 at 13:04 -0600, Levi Pearson wrote: Patching bmc-config to support either does seem tricky. The Dell utilities to read/set the key deal only in hex. Allowing both opens the possibility for two different keys to be specified simultaneously. I agree it would be a non-perfect

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI Issues

2007-04-23 Thread Al Chu
On Mon, 2007-04-23 at 21:30 +0200, Ingo van Lil wrote: All characters up to the first '\0' should be printable (function isprint()), all subsequent characters must be '\0'. Otherwise you should fall back to hex syntax to be on the safe side. Maybe non-ascii characters (127) should be forbidden

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Configure/compile error in openipmi support

2007-04-25 Thread Al Chu
Hey Levi, Hmmm. I'm thinking there are two things I need to do. One is to not turn on OpenIPMI if you don't want it (some --with- openipmi option or something). Two is to check ipmi.h correctly. I'm guessing there is a pre-req header w/ linux/ipmi.h that I'm not doing. If I add that

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Patch for hex k_g keys in ipmipower

2007-04-26 Thread Al Chu
Hey Levi, I think we want: if (!(isgraph(k_g[i]) || k_g[i] == ' ') || (foundnull k_g[i] != '\0') If the null check is true, there's a continue, which skips the second check entirely. So whenever the second check is run, we know k_g[i] != '\0', so we only need to check if there

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Patch for hex k_g keys in ipmiconsole and bmc-config + bugfix

2007-05-03 Thread Al Chu
Hi Levi, Thanks. I hope I can look at the patch later today or possibly tomorrow. I also noticed that several of the bmc-config sections return non- fatal error codes; I'm assuming that this means there were configuration items within that didn't exist on the BMC. Is this correct? Yup.

[Freeipmi-devel] new freeipmi coding and freeipmi hostrange docs in CVS

2007-05-04 Thread Al Chu
just added two docs, comments are welcome: doc/freeipmi-coding.txt - coding style intro, explanation of coding decisions done in libfreeipmi. doc/freeipmi-hostrange.txt - describes using the new hostrange support in freeipmi. Only in CVS now. Planned for the 0.4.0 release. Obviously we'll put

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] k_g memory error

2007-05-07 Thread Al Chu
Hey Levi, I see what you're saying. Right now I only see this issue in ipmipower/src/ipmipower_prompt.c. Do you see it anywhere else? Also, looking at format_kg() it seems that: assert(outsz IPMI_MAX_K_G_LENGTH*2); should be assert(outsz IPMI_MAX_K_G_LENGTH*2+2); ?? Al On Mon,

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] docs/ directory

2007-05-16 Thread Al Chu
On Sun, 2007-04-29 at 10:48 -0700, Bala.A wrote: Hi Al, 1) freeipmi.texi, version-doc.texi, authors.texi, gpl.texi, fdl.texi Most of this doc is just cut and pasted from the manpages and other .txt files, it's already grown out of date, and nobody bothers to keep up with it. I

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] libipmiconsole questions

2007-05-29 Thread Al Chu
, 2007-05-29 at 13:30 -0700, Al Chu wrote: Hi Levi, However, the ipmiconsole_engine_submit, which doesn't block, also doesn't set the flag to notify when the connection is established. I can't see any mechanism in /usr/local/include/ipmiconsole.h that would allow me to determine when a non

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] libipmiconsole questions

2007-05-29 Thread Al Chu
On Tue, 2007-05-29 at 15:26 -0700, Anand Babu Periasamy wrote: Al Chu writes: Hey Levi, Thinking about this just a tad more, Option #1) Create a function that returns some notification status to the user. - Pro: Easy - Con: No select/poll mechanism for anyone creating

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] which API - UDM or default

2007-05-30 Thread Al Chu
Hey Andrew, On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 15:16 -0400, Andrew Wozniak wrote: Hello Albert, Thanks so much for the reply. Al Chu wrote: Hi Andrew, I'm considering FreeIPMI library and API for an upcoming project. It appears to provide two API forms; UDM and a default. What suggestions

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] which API - UDM or default

2007-05-31 Thread Al Chu
On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 14:38 -0400, Andrew Wozniak wrote: Hello Anand, Anand Babu Periasamy wrote: ,[ Andrew Wozniak writes: ] | Hello, | | I'm considering FreeIPMI library and API for an upcoming project. It | appears to provide two API forms; UDM and a default. What |

[Freeipmi-devel] update on freeipmi 0.4.0 release + ipmi 2.0 for all tools update

2007-06-21 Thread Al Chu
Just thought I'd send some notes + updates. The plan is to commit one more tool (ipmi-fru) into FreeIPMI before releasing 0.4.0-beta. The tool has been complete for quite some time, however I have not received GPL approval from my organization (it normally doesn't take this long, not sure why

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Bug in ipmi-sel

2007-06-22 Thread Al Chu
Hey Tom, On Fri, 2007-06-22 at 11:22 -0600, tom zimmerman wrote: I am getting the following error in listing the system event logs. /ipmi-sel/src/ipmi-sel -D LAN -h bmc1 -u admin -p ipmi -l ADMIN Fetching SDR repository information... done Fetching record 91 of 92 (current record ID 92)

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] ipmiconsole_engine_teardown does not seem to block as advertised

2007-06-28 Thread Al Chu
in ipmiconsole.h in ipmiconsole_engine_teardown() itself or an explicitly blocking version of it. On Thu, 2007-06-28 at 08:42 -0700, Al Chu wrote: Hey Levi, Thanks for noticing this. I'm guessing that the implementation changed awhile back and I forgot to change the comments. I need to look

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] ipmiconsole_engine_teardown does not seem to block as advertised

2007-06-28 Thread Al Chu
On Thu, 2007-06-28 at 10:23 -0600, Levi Pearson wrote: On Thu, 2007-06-28 at 08:42 -0700, Al Chu wrote: Hey Levi, Thanks for noticing this. I'm guessing that the implementation changed awhile back and I forgot to change the comments. I need to look at the code again the refresh my

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] ipmiconsole_engine_teardown does not seem to block as advertised

2007-06-28 Thread Al Chu
On Thu, 2007-06-28 at 10:06 -0600, Levi Pearson wrote: On Thu, 2007-06-28 at 08:42 -0700, Al Chu wrote: Hey Levi, Thanks for noticing this. I'm guessing that the implementation changed awhile back and I forgot to change the comments. I need to look at the code again the refresh my

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] ipmiconsole_engine_teardown does not seem to block as advertised

2007-06-28 Thread Al Chu
obscure vendor non-compliance made the state-machine go into a loop or go wacky. I suppose it's not out of the question this time as well. Thanks, Al On Thu, 2007-06-28 at 11:11 -0600, Levi Pearson wrote: On Thu, 2007-06-28 at 09:39 -0700, Al Chu wrote: So is it not closing the sessions

[Freeipmi-devel] 0.4.0 stable branch

2007-07-02 Thread Al Chu
As an FYI to everyone, I've branched for the 0.4.0 stable line. The branch is Release-0_4_0_branch. Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High Performance Systems Division Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ___

[Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI 0.4.0.beta0 Released

2007-07-02 Thread Al Chu
Howdy everyone, The 0.4.0 beta0 release is now available: ftp://ftp.zresearch.com/pub/freeipmi/0.4.0.beta0/ With the increase in the number of packages/sub-packages, I've put the debug packages in a new dir now. ftp://ftp.zresearch.com/pub/freeipmi/0.4.0.beta0.debug/ There are a number of

[Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI 0.4.0.beta1 Released

2007-07-09 Thread Al Chu
Howdy everyone, The 0.4.0 beta1 release is now available: ftp://ftp.zresearch.com/pub/freeipmi/0.4.0.beta1/ ftp://ftp.zresearch.com/pub/freeipmi/0.4.0.beta1.debug/ Minor tweaks since beta0. - BSD port fixes - minor bug fixes Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] ipmiconsole_engine_teardown does not seem to block as advertised

2007-07-11 Thread Al Chu
On Wed, 2007-07-11 at 12:21 -0600, Levi Pearson wrote: On Thu, 2007-06-28 at 16:47 -0600, Levi Pearson wrote: On Thu, 2007-06-28 at 15:33 -0700, Al Chu wrote: Hey Levi, One other additional note. I added several debug flags into the library. It may be worth adding it into your

[Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI 0.4.2 Released

2007-08-02 Thread Al Chu
Howdy everyone, Minor update w/ some tiny bug fixes. 0.4.2 - o ipmimonitoring: Fixed free bug that can cause segfaults. o Fix SLES packaging issue. Available at the normal place: http://ftp.zresearch.com/pub/freeipmi/0.4.2/ http://ftp.zresearch.com/pub/freeipmi/0.4.2.debug/ Al -- Albert

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] bmc-autoconfig: drop for 0.5.0 release?

2007-08-14 Thread Al Chu
Hey A.B., On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 03:27 -0700, Anand Babu Periasamy wrote: Hi Al, * It is still maintained. If that's the case, it is pretty out of date: A) manpage is out of date and not using the common/doc/ common manpage stuff (if it did the later, it would automatically be updated with my

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] bmc-autoconfig: drop for 0.5.0 release?

2007-08-14 Thread Al Chu
Hey Peter, For configuring many machines at the same time, that's why we supported the bmc-config --checkout option. If bmc-autoconfig output a template for you, would that be easier? Al On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 11:01 -0700, Peter Broadwell wrote: I have need to configure many machines at the

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] bmc-autoconfig: drop for 0.5.0 release?

2007-08-14 Thread Al Chu
On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 15:35 -0700, Anand Babu Periasamy wrote: Hi Al, Comments inline .. Al Chu writes: Hey A.B., On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 03:27 -0700, Anand Babu Periasamy wrote: Hi Al, * It is still maintained. If that's the case, it is pretty out of date: A) manpage

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] bmc-autoconfig: drop for 0.5.0 release?

2007-08-17 Thread Al Chu
I just thought of this. We could also distribute a common template file as part of FreeIPMI and install it in the docs dir? I guess my semi- argument against this is the fact that we've (practically) already distributed a template file with the bmc-config.conf(5) manpage. So would there be a

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] bmc-autoconfig: drop for 0.5.0 release?

2007-08-17 Thread Al Chu
think? Al Chu writes: I just thought of this. We could also distribute a common template file as part of FreeIPMI and install it in the docs dir? I guess my semi- argument against this is the fact that we've (practically) already distributed a template file with the bmc-config.conf(5

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] bmc-autoconfig: drop for 0.5.0 release?

2007-09-05 Thread Al Chu
? Where can a user find out if their machine supports SOL, and what could they do with it if it did? (rhetorical question, but was real for me once.) ;;peter Al Chu wrote: I had begun working on a template to store in the docs directory, with comments throughout the file to inform

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] bmc-autoconfig: drop for 0.5.0 release?

2007-09-05 Thread Al Chu
that into my TODO. Thanks for the comments, Al ;;peter Al Chu wrote: Hey Peter, Perhaps what is needed is a wiki or some such where real world problem/solutions examples can accumulate? For FreeIPMI 0.5.0, I've been adding a lot of additional information to the FreeIPMI

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] bmc-autoconfig: drop for 0.5.0 release?

2007-09-10 Thread Al Chu
port parameters and # must be changed in coordination with the bleh bleh bleh. would aid in navigating/tying the IPMI space together... ;;peter Al Chu wrote: Hey Peter, Perhaps what is needed is a wiki or some such where real world problem/solutions examples can accumulate

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Bug report version 0.4.3

2007-09-18 Thread Al Chu
Hey Manu, Thanks for the info. On Tue, 2007-09-18 at 18:14 -0400, Manu Sharma wrote: I noticed two issues with FreeIPMI version 0.4.3 {1} Build Error. I had to place end quotes in the file ipmi-fru.8.pre on lines 1 thru 26 when i used make install option. Another user reported a

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] ipmidetect 0.4.4

2007-10-02 Thread Al Chu
Hey Gregor, Doh! I don't know how I missed it. Thanks for the catch. I'll probably be releasing a FreeIPMI 0.4.5 soon. Thanks, Al On Tue, 2007-10-02 at 10:56 +0200, Gregor Dschung wrote: Hi Developers, it seems, that in ipmidetect 0.4.4 (I've not tested any former versions) the

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Trouble w/ HP ProLiant and FreeIPMI (ipmi-sensors)

2007-10-08 Thread Al Chu
Hey Gregor, Thanks. Looks like you did the gdb correctly, I see what I want to see :-) I'll take a look and let you know what I find. Al On Sun, 2007-10-07 at 12:12 +0200, Gregor Dschung wrote: Hi Al, I attach again the output of the call with --debug and the backtrace. It was the first

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Trouble w/ HP ProLiant and FreeIPMI (ipmi-sensors)

2007-10-09 Thread Al Chu
to reach gtseval-ipmi, too. And it crashes with the same error (second attachment). So... Enough debugging for today. Have a nice day, Gregor Al Chu wrote: Hey Gregor, Although it's unlikely your problem, I saw one other potential issue. So I added a fix in this slightly newer

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Trouble w/ HP ProLiant and FreeIPMI (ipmi-sensors)

2007-10-10 Thread Al Chu
[...] The missing lines are equal. --- I've called ipmi-sensors from an x86_64 to reach gtseval-ipmi, too. And it crashes with the same error (second attachment). So... Enough debugging for today. Have a nice day, Gregor Al Chu wrote: Hey Gregor, Although it's

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Trouble w/ HP ProLiant and FreeIPMI (ipmi-sensors)

2007-10-10 Thread Al Chu
As an added note to other developers, I've added a few extra notes about the -v and -vv options in the HEAD ipmi-sensors manpage now too. Al On Wed, 2007-10-10 at 09:26 -0700, Al Chu wrote: Hey Gregor, There is a sublety here that I added extra documentation for in the FreeIPMI 0.5.0

[Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI 0.4.6 Released

2007-10-11 Thread Al Chu
0.4.6 - o Fix sdr cache corruption bug. You can find it in the normal place: http://www.gnu.org/software/freeipmi/download.html -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High Performance Systems Division Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Re: [Freeipmi-users] Re: [Freeipmi-devel] ipmi-sensor on processor group: No Result

2007-10-12 Thread Al Chu
Hi Sharad, I have worked on several supermicro motherboards before, and my recollection is that none have supported memory sensors. A few (but not all) support some processor or module-board sensors. It's possible you're out of luck for those sensors on your motherboard. I'm not sure where to

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] [patch] automake: move -I compiler flags to CPPFLAGS

2007-10-15 Thread Al Chu
Hey Dmitry, Thanks. It's applied on both branches. Do you think its necessary to release a 0.4.7 b/c of this patch? Al On Mon, 2007-10-15 at 14:57 +0700, Dmitry Frolov wrote: Hello! This little patch moves -I compiler flags from CFLAGS to CPPFLAGS, which seems more appropriate and also

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] FreeIPMI 0.5.0 Alpha0 Release

2007-11-02 Thread Al Chu
, 2007-11-02 at 10:43 -0700, Al Chu wrote: Hi everyone, I've put up alpha releases of FreeIPMI 0.5.0 here: ftp://ftp.zresearch.com/pub/freeipmi/0.5.0.alpha/ The FreeIPMI 0.5.X line has a number of new features, highlighted by IPMI 2.0 being supported in all FreeIPMI tools. However

[Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI 0.5.0 Alpha0 Release

2007-11-02 Thread Al Chu
Hi everyone, I've put up alpha releases of FreeIPMI 0.5.0 here: ftp://ftp.zresearch.com/pub/freeipmi/0.5.0.alpha/ The FreeIPMI 0.5.X line has a number of new features, highlighted by IPMI 2.0 being supported in all FreeIPMI tools. However, the largest change in 0.5.X is consistency between all

[Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI 0.5.0 Beta0 Released

2007-11-19 Thread Al Chu
Howdy everyone, I'm gearing up for FreeIPMI 0.5.1 to be released in the December timeline. So here's my first shot at a beta release. For those who handle various ports on various systems, if you could please give it a sanity check, I'd appreciate it.

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI 0.5.0 Beta0 Released

2007-11-20 Thread Al Chu
Doh, sorry for missing that one. I'm checked it in. Thanks, Al On Tue, 2007-11-20 at 11:25 +0600, Dmitry Frolov wrote: * Al Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] [20.11.2007 08:51]: Howdy everyone, I'm gearing up for FreeIPMI 0.5.1 to be released in the December timeline. So here's my first shot

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI 0.5.0 Beta1 Released

2007-11-20 Thread Al Chu
Doh, I forgot the link: ftp://ftp.zresearch.com/pub/freeipmi/0.5.0.beta/ Al On Tue, 2007-11-20 at 10:02 -0800, Al Chu wrote: Includes the FreeBSD compile fix and some minor comment/doc fixes. Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High Performance Systems

Re: [Freeipmi-devel] PEF alert policy

2007-12-03 Thread Al Chu
Hi, I don't know the ipmiutil output below. If you can send the output of pef-config, I might be able to see something that could be wrong in that. Al On Mon, 2007-12-03 at 11:45 +0300, Андрей Судаков wrote: Hello! I try to set up BMC alerting - i want setup my host (IBM server) with

[Freeipmi-devel] 0.5.X stable branch

2007-12-05 Thread Al Chu
As a heads up, the branch is: Release-0_5_0_branch Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High Performance Systems Division Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ___ Freeipmi-devel mailing list Freeipmi-devel@gnu.org

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] freeipmi on freebsd 4.x

2007-12-07 Thread Al Chu
On Fri, 2007-12-07 at 15:49 +0530, Sharad Chandra wrote: Hi, Do you happen to have another IPMI card for that system? I am still wondering if that card is bad. Although I no longer have a motherboard from that specific Supermicro product line, I know that FreeIPMI has worked fine

[Freeipmi-devel] automake 1.9 requirement

2007-12-15 Thread Al Chu
I've been re-organizing files for what will eventually become FreeIPMI 0.6.0. The re-organization will likely have files 99 characters long, which requires we init automake with the 'tar-ustar' option in autoconf to handle the longer filenames. I know that a few others had issue with this about

[Freeipmi-devel] Re: [Freeipmi-users] postfix names w/ipmi 0.5 or 0.4

2007-12-21 Thread Al Chu
Hey Chris, The fellow who maintains the hostlist library (internally used library in a bunch of FreeIPMI tools) says that is supported in the newer library. I was going to release 0.5.2 later today. So I'll go ahead and update the library and all should be good. Al On Thu, 2007-12-20 at

[Freeipmi-devel] FreeIPMI 0.5.2 Released

2007-12-21 Thread Al Chu
Just a few minor bug fixes in this release. 0.5.2 - o Clarify Password Verification Timeout troubleshooting information. o Fix ipmipower cmdline parse bug. o Support suffixes in hostrange inputs. Al -- Albert Chu [EMAIL PROTECTED] 925-422-5311 Computer Scientist High Performance Systems

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