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Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Re: Another FreeIPMI beta w/ BMC watchdog workaroun
Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Re: Another FreeIPMI beta w/ BMC watchdog workaround for Sun machines
Tue, 06 Jul 2010 09:38:51 -0700
This is indeed very strange. I assume the reboots are because the timer
eventually times out, perhaps because the resets are no longer working
(lets say the BMC goes out to lunch).
Does the bmc-watchdog log say anything interesting? Normally
On Mon, 2010-07-05 at 23:36 -0700, Frank Steiner wrote:
> Frank Steiner wrote
> > 2) The really bad thing was three of the X4100M2 being rebooted by the
> > watchdog as reaction to a "bmc-watchdog -s -k" call I guess. The
> > timer runs 15 minutes and I reset the watchdog by to independent
> > instances every 3 minutes. On all three machines I found this in
> > the logs:
> Running some tests I can say for sure that the x4100M2 ILOMs are really
> really bad :-( When running a while-true loop for "bmc-watchdog -s -k",
> the x4100M2 will shutdown after at latest 2 hours and stay powered-off.
> When running the loop with "bmc-watchdog -r" it takes 5-6 hours but
> then the machine is powered off, too.
> Kind of strange watchdog that can shutdown the machine when you reset it :-(
> Another thing for Sun to fix...
High Performance Systems Division
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
[Freeipmi-devel] Re: Another FreeIPMI beta w/ BMC watchdog workaround for Sun machines, Albert Chu, 2010/07/06