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Old 07-12-2013
Pls. help with dmidecode message


On Linux Redhat 5.3, found one of the server has amber light. I then ran

, I found this on the result.

System Boot Information
        Status: Firmware-detected hardware failure

But it doesn't tell me which hardware failure? It's running on HP.

Any idea?
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Old 07-12-2013
HP may have model-specific utilities for it, which HP?
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Old 07-15-2013
Originally Posted by Corona688
HP may have model-specific utilities for it, which HP?

PROLIANT DL380 G6. Any idea how I can find what's wrong with the server (amber light)?
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Old 07-15-2013
HP has insight tools for Linux. Not sure if that helps. If you don't mind bringing the platform down, you can run the HP insight tools from CD/DVD and do diagnostics.
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Old 07-15-2013
Download and install the HP Proliant Support Pack (PSP) from HP's website (free download). We install that on all our HP servers. The tools provided have aided in troubleshooting and diagnosing more times than I can count:


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