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Re: Dell IPMI and PERC utils

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 04:55:35PM -0600, Swift Griggs wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Aug 2008, Michael van Elst wrote:
> >Our ipmi(4) driver does something similar and feeds some of the data to 
> >the envsys(4) driver, but
> I noticed this in the man page:
>                        This API is experimental and may be deprecated at
>                        any time

which man page ?

> Any expectation of that to change before 5.0? I suppose no matter what 
> happens that envstat will come up to speed first. Incidentally, 4.0 on a 
> Dell PowerEdge 2650 (pretty common "enterprise" dell server on the low 
> end) gives me no love on envstat:
> # envstat -l
> envstat: No sensors found

make sure you have the IPMI device in your kernel config. It's commented
out by default in netbsd-4 kernel configs.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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