ipmi access

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 17:40:20 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 1:32 PM, Nikolay Shopik <shopik at inblock.ru> wrote:
> On 02/06/14 20:56, Christopher Morrow wrote:
>> so... as per usual:
>>    1) embedded devices suck rocks
>>    2) no updates or sanity expected anytime soon in same
>>    3) protect yourself, or suffer the consequences
>> seems normal.
> So I wonder why vendors don't publish source code of these ipmi firmware in
> first place? Like supermicro from what we know its 99% is open source stuff.

it seems that pretty much no one (who pays them money, and complains
to them, who does that?) cares? also, supermicro doesn't use something
they built for this, they get an outsourced solution.

>From poking around some at my limited set of examplar IPMI-like
things, there are like 3 vendors. (I'm sure there are more, but... it
LOOKS like a very small set is just being sold out as parts to
motherboard manufacturers)

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