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Recommended update for ipmitool


(Last modified: 19NOV2007)

solutions Recommended update for ipmitool SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (1dfc586cc0bf2c8c91546ba1caefa0ed)

Applies to

Package: ipmitool
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11752
Release: 20071119
Obsoletes: none


Use this newer version if you experience problems with IPMI connections to your BMC, e.g. serial-over-LAN.


Problem description

This newer version if ipmitool fixes numerous bugs and especially improves Serial-over-LAN handling for some brands of BMCs.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fhv ipmitool.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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