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FreeIPMI 0.8.6 Released

From: Al Chu
Subject: FreeIPMI 0.8.6 Released
Date: Mon, 24 May 2010 11:41:08 -0700

FreeIPMI 0.8.6 has been released. It can be downloaded at:

What is IPMI?

The Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) specification
defines a set of interfaces for platform management.  It is
implemented by a large number of hardware manufacturers to support
system management on motherboards. The features of IPMI that most
users will be interested in are sensor monitoring (i.e. CPU
temperatures, fan speeds), remote power control, and serial-over-LAN

What is FreeIPMI?

FreeIPMI provides in-band and out-of-band IPMI software based on the
IPMI v1.5/2.0 specification.  FreeIPMI provides tools and libraries
for users to access and read IPMI sensor readings, system event log
(SEL) entries, serial-over-LAN (SOL), remote power control functions,
field replaceable unit (FRU) device information, and more.  More
information about FreeIPMI can be found at the FreeIPMI webpage at:

Release 0.8.6 Changes
o Support Quanta S99Q/Dell FS12-TY OEM SEL events.
o In ipmi-oem, support Quanta S99Q/Dell FS12-TY OEM commands.
o Fix --key-pair parsing bug in all config tools.
o Locally support sunbmc driver if bmc_intf.h header not found.
o If Sunbmc driver is not supported, report "Device Not Supported"
  instead of "Internal Error".
o Fix error output messages.
o Fix Solaris install issue.
o Other minor fixes.


Albert Chu
Computer Scientist
High Performance Systems Division
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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