ihpm man page

ipmiutil_hpm — PICMG HPM.1 Upgrade Agent

Synopsis

ipmiutil hpm [-mxNUPREFJTVY] parameters

Description

This ipmiutil hpm subcommand updates HPM components using PICMG HPM.1 file

This utility can use either the /dev/ipmi0 driver from OpenIPMI, the /dev/imb driver from Intel, the /dev/ipmikcs driver from valinux, direct user-space IOs, or the IPMI LAN interface if -N.

Options

Command line options are described below.

-m 002000

Target a specific MC (e.g. bus 00, sa 20, lun 00). This could be used for PICMG or ATCA blade systems. The trailing character, if present, indicates SMI addressing if 's', or IPMB addressing if 'i' or not present.

-x

Causes extra debug messages to be displayed.

-N nodename

Nodename or IP address of the remote target system.  If a nodename is specified, IPMI LAN interface is used.  Otherwise the local system management interface is used.

-U rmt_user

Remote username for the nodename given.  The default is a null username.

-P/-R rmt_pswd

Remote password for the nodename given.  The default is a null password.

-E

Use the remote password from Environment variable IPMI_PASSWORD.

-F drv_t

Force the driver type to one of the followng: imb, va, open, gnu, landesk, lan, lan2, lan2i, kcs, smb. Note that lan2i means lan2 with intelplus. The default is to detect any available driver type and use it.

-J

Use the specified LanPlus cipher suite (0 thru 17): 0=none/none/none, 1=sha1/none/none, 2=sha1/sha1/none, 3=sha1/sha1/cbc128, 4=sha1/sha1/xrc4_128, 5=sha1/sha1/xrc4_40, 6=md5/none/none, ... 14=md5/md5/xrc4_40. Default is 3.

-T

Use a specified IPMI LAN Authentication Type: 0=None, 1=MD2, 2=MD5, 4=Straight Password, 5=OEM.

-V

Use a specified IPMI LAN privilege level. 1=Callback level, 2=User level, 3=Operator level, 4=Administrator level (default), 5=OEM level.

-Y

Yes, do prompt the user for the IPMI LAN remote password. Alternatives for the password are -E or -P.

Parameters

hpm parameters

check

Check the target information.

check filename

Display both the existing target version and image version on the screen.

download filename

Download specified firmware.

upgrade filename [all] [component x] [activate]

Upgrade the firmware using a valid HPM.1 image file. If no option is specified, the firmware versions are checked first and the firmware is upgraded only if they are different.

all

Upgrade all components even if the firmware versions are the same (use this only after using "check" command).

component x

Upgrade only given component from the given file.
component 0 - BOOT
component 1 - RTK

activate

Activate new firmware right away.

activate

Activate the newly uploaded firmware.

targetcap

Get the target upgrade capabilities.

compprop id opt

Get the specified component properties. Valid component id: 0-7. Opt can be one of following:
0 - General properties
1 - Current firmware version
2 - Description string
3 - Rollback firmware version
4 - Deferred firmware version

abort

Abort the on-going firmware upgrade.

upgstatus

Show status of the last long duration command.

rollback

Perform manual rollback on the IPM Controller firmware.

rollbackstatus

Show the rollback status.

selftestresult

Query the self test results.

Examples

ipmiutil hpm targetcap
Gets HPM target capabilities

ipmiutil hpm -N 192.168.1.1 -U root -P pswd download firmware.img
Downloads the HPM firmware version contained in firmware.img over IPMI LAN.

See Also

ipmiutil(8) ialarms(8) iconfig(8) idiscover(8) ievents(8) ifru(8) igetevent(8) ihealth(8) ilan(8) ireset(8) isel(8) isensor(8) iserial(8) isol(8) iwdt(8)

Warnings

See http://ipmiutil.sourceforge.net/ for the latest version of ipmiutil and any bug fix list.

Author

Andy Cress <arcress at users.sourceforge.net>

Referenced By

iekanalyzer(8), ipmiutil(8), iwdt(8).

Version 1.0: 25 Aug 2010