Bug 524181 - fc11 starting ipmi drivers failed
Summary: fc11 starting ipmi drivers failed
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ipmitool
Version: 11
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jan Safranek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-09-18 09:06 UTC by faith
Modified: 2010-04-30 10:33 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-04-30 10:33:53 UTC

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Description faith 2009-09-18 09:06:47 UTC
Description of problem:  
two hour boot time ... one of boot messages is "starting ipmi drivers [failed]"

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Package OpenIPMI-2.0.16-1.fc11.i586 already installed and latest version

How reproducible: every reboot

Additional info:
in service configuration shows ipmi enabled but status unknown;

[root@localhost thetrude]# service ipmi start
Starting ipmi drivers:                                     [FAILED]
[root@localhost thetrude]# chkconfig openipmi on
error reading information on service openipmi: No such file or directory

please help straighten this out with clear directions 'cause I'm new to Fedora
thanks much

Comment 1 Jan Safranek 2009-09-18 10:14:41 UTC
I am not sure I understand the problem here... Does the "starting ipmi drivers [failed]" take too long time during boot? Or is it just one of the failed services and you have no idea which one took so much time?

IPMI service is not enabled by default, you had to enable it manually. Do you have supported hardware? Do you need the IPMI service at all? If not, please disable it:

$ service ipmi stop
$ chkconfig ipmi off

Please also review configuration in /etc/sysconfig/ipmi.

If the 'service ipmi start' really takes too much time, I need to know what exactly is the cause. Please try:

$ bash -x /etc/init.d/ipmi start

and see, which command stucks for unusually long time. Please attach the output of the command to this bug with some marks what was the slow part.

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Comment 3 Jan Safranek 2010-04-30 10:33:53 UTC
The reporter has not provided enough information to resolve this bug.

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