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Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Does Freeipmi currently support SSIF?

From: Don Holmgren
Subject: Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Does Freeipmi currently support SSIF?
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2004 10:16:03 -0500

Sorry, I was on the road away from my notes and typed in the wrong
motherboard part number.

The correct part is
also known as "Torrey Pines".  The technical documentation is off of

The BMC aboard uses IPMI 1.5, though it uses SSIF.  IIRC, the SSIF
interface is documented only in the IPMI 2.0 specs.

We've had no trouble talking to the BMC via the LAN interface.
However, we prefer each node to do its own health monitoring and
watchdog timer control.


On Fri, 24 Sep 2004, Anand Babu wrote:

> ,----[ Don Holmgren <address@hidden> ]
> | We've recently installed a 130-node cluster of SE7220 motherboards,
> | which use the "SMBus System Inteface" (SSIF) for access to the BMC.
> |
> | Does Freeipmi support SSIF?
> `----
> Not currently. But I can give more priority to SSIF in my TODO if
> that is the only system interface supported by SE7220.
> I want more info on SE7220 motherboard, where can I find them?
> --
> Anand Babu
> Free as in Freedom <>

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