Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 488964
RHEL 5.4: hpilo - backport of bugfixes and updates from upstream
Last modified: 2012-06-01 11:05:24 EDT
Description of problem:
. open/close timeout value too small
. only supports COMPAQ brand, but needs to support HP as well
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
. Current 0.5, must be upgraded to 1.0
Steps to Reproduce:
HP considers these hpilo driver updates to be important and would very much like to see them included with RHEL5.4.
The patches are attached in succeeding entries.
Created attachment 334303 [details]
Increment hpilo version
Lengthen timeouts for open/close. Perform proper cleanup of channel on a failed open.
Created attachment 334304 [details]
Update version number
Update the version number to indicate that the opne/close bug is fixed.
Created attachment 334305 [details]
Include HP brand for hpilo support
Previous versions of hpilo only supported the COMPAQ brand.
Created attachment 334994 [details]
Patch with Jarod's suggestions
Here is a conflated version of the upstream patches including the suggestions made by Jarod Wilson.
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release. Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products. This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Though I believe this patch has been ACK'd, I don't see it in the latest pull of 5.4.
Is there anything else that I need to do?
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
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