Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 437460
`bmc-info` shows different information than `ipmitool bmc info` does
Last modified: 2015-03-04 20:19:44 EST
Description of problem:
`bmc-info` shows different informations then `ipmitool bmc info` - this is
probably mainly caused by confusion about hex/dec numbers values:
> Comment #16 from Phil Knirsch <email@example.com>
> Ok, i've got feedback from the upstream maintainer.
> 1) Seems as if ipmitool and typical bioses report quite a few
> of the numbers as hexnumbers. The fix for the firmware is fairly
> easy, but Al told me there are quite a few other places where
> this would need to be changed as well. He's working on a patch
> that fixes all problems, but no ETA for it yet.
But some values seems strange to me - please see linked reports.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2. modprobe ipmi_si ipmi_devintf; ipmitool bmc info
3. compare results
Device ID: 20
Device Revision: 0
Firmware Revision: 1.17
Device ID : 32
Device Revision : 0
Firmware Revision : 1.11
Found while testing 2008:8152
the numbers are consistent :-)
Device ID hex dec
Device Revision dec dec
Firmware Rev dec.dec hex.hex
these are the output format modifiers for the numbers from the source code of
Should be easily doable for RHEL-5.3, so proposing it for then and granting
Read ya, Phil
Proposing bug for RHEL-5.3 FasTrack.
Read ya, Phil
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