[cgl_discussion] Serviceability reqs SMT 7.1 - 7.7

Corey Minyard cminyard at mvista.com
Tue Dec 13 08:47:42 PST 2005

Mahesh Kallanagoudar wrote:

>It is specified in SMT7.1 - 7.7 that a frame work for
>Diagnostics and Resource monitoring needs to be
>implemented. Resource include temperature, voltage,
>power etc.. 
>IPMI provides SDRs and Event logging/alerting for
>these resources.
>I am wondering why there is a separate requirement
>apart from IPMI?
>Or does IPMI satisfy this requirement? What is the
>need to implement  something like performance
Resources also include things like free memory, ethernet bandwidth, and
other things that IPMI has no idea about.  Plus the IPMI eventing
mechanism is very weak for reporting anything but IPMI events.


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