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Recommended update for openhpi


(Last modified: 15MAR2007)

solutions Recommended update for openhpi SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (38d46f05f07d348b29410174502daa63)

Applies to

Package: openhpi
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 Upgrade for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 2788
Release: 20070315
Obsoletes: none


These packages are the updates for Service Pack 1 of SUSE Linux Enterprise
10. Install them to have your system at SP1 level.


Problem description

  • added openhpi-2.6.3_array_bounds.patch: (#238658) make the array large enough so we dont overflow it in the loop.
  • added openhpi-2.6.3_doctype.patch: replaced the broken PUBLIC identifier with SYSTEM.
    • update to version 2.6.3: (Fate: 301553)
      • LED controls
      • watchdog timer support
      • Intel vendor logic
    • Changes from 2.6.2:
      • OpenHPI Daemon Client
        • 1559388 - ControlGet from client is failing conformance test
        • 1553500 - Thresholds validation rejects valid Threshold setting values
      • OpenHPI base library
        • 1553422 - Conformance - saHpiSensorThresholdsSet/13.test
  • update to version 2.6.1:
    • Changes from 2.6.0:
      • New Features
        • Blade Center Plugin 1501830 - Add events for BladeCenter H 1525421 - Add config option to disable snmpgetbulk 1523919 - Add BladeCenter plugin documentation to EXTRA_DIST 1523505 - Add new interfaces to snmp_bc plugin 1522040 - Change snmp_bc get bulk default 1518360 - Make Operational sensors readable 1517739 - Add Blade BMC Reset Control 1513402 - Enhance snmp_bc snmp config parm parsing 1497740 - Add Slot Resources and their associated RDRs
        • HPI Utils 1524023 - Make uid_utils function prototypes use HPI types 1517621 - Add base 10/16 conversion ability to oh_derive_string
        • OpenHPI Daemon 1520861 - Make the daemon the default configuration 1520863 - Add a syslog log to the daemon
        • OpenHPI base library 1521589 - Hotswap management enhancements 1491791 - Persist DAT data
      • Fixed Bugs
        • Blade Center Plugin 1526076 - make warning due to type mis-matched. 1526075 - For re-announcement hotswap event set prev_state=cur_state 1515094 - Place init of getbulk count in correct place 1509510 - Correctly determine current state of I/O Module (switch) 1512285 - Also consider BLADECENTER_SYS_MGMNT_MODULE_SLOT 1512697 - Look in the correct copy of cache for setting Slot Sensors 1512756 - Also set MM Slot Location for OVR_MMx
        • Build System 1502903 - openhpi-switcher run during install fails in cross env 1529860 - There is not reason to check for FAM in configuration
        • HPI Clients 1531422 - hpiel is not printing entitypath when in client mode
        • HPI Utils 1522779 - oh_decode_time does not set DataLength
        • HpiView 1520673 - GThread-ERROR: conflict with newly improved HPI Core
        • None 1529555 - dummy plugin is in openhpi.conf but it is not installed 1514565 - Incorrectly remove Virtual Management Module
        • OpenHPI Daemon 1529552 - init.d script gives error message on SuSE
        • OpenHPI base library 1531533 - _init() might cause problems when building statically 1451541 - openhpi-switcher, bad behaviour 1520630 - alarms will not get cleared in a particular case
        • OpenIPMI plugin 1364786 - SBC name seems to be hardcoded as SBC Blade


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 -Fvh openhpi.rpm openhpi-devel.rpm openhpi-clients.rpm openhpi-daemon.rpm

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