[Veritas-bu] re: NBU client corrupting HP Network files?

Paul Keating pkeating at bank-banque-canada.ca
Fri Mar 11 08:02:56 CST 2005


Good idea on the firmware.

All the machines are G3's, and the ones with problems are probably the
newest of them all, but I'll check regardless.

Paul

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> Eagle, Kent
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> Subject: [Veritas-bu] re: NBU client corrupting HP Network files?
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> 
> Hi Paul,
> 
> I seem to remember we had some DL 380's (can't recall if they 
> were plain
> vanilla, G2, or G3) that misbehaved until we updated all the firmware
> (bios, NIC, etc).
> 
> Are the affected servers and the non-affected servers running the same
> firmware versions?
> 
> Assuming the servers are all the same generation, it sounds like there
> really aren't any other variables if you're ghosting with the 
> same image
> each time and the hardware is otherwise identical.
> 
> 
> Good luck,
> Kent C. Eagle
> Systems Engineer, MCP, MCSE
> Tech Services / SMSS
> 
> "Avoid restores. If you think you're going to sneeze, let go of the
> mouse!"
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> Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 13:02:49 -0500
> From: "Paul Keating" <pkeating at bank-banque-canada.ca>
> To: <veritas-bu at mailman.eng.auburn.edu>
> Subject: [Veritas-bu] NBU client corrupting HP Network files?
> 
> 
> We've got a lot of HP DL380 boxes here, which haven't been a problem,
> ofr the most part. One of the Windows guys just brought to my 
> attention
> a little bug. He's building machines for a new application 
> that is being
> deployed and when he double clicks the icon labelled "HP Network",
> either in the system tray or in the control panel, he was getting an
> error referrring to "invalid data in XML file". He reimaged 
> the machine,
> and it was fine...then installed the NBU client, and got the error
> again. =20 Seems to be happening reliably, during hte NBU install. =20
> Anyone ever seen something like this? =20 It's happening 
> repeatedly and
> reliably on a couple boxes, though we've got dozens in production
> without this problem. =20 Paul
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