[witherspoon] does not respond to ipmi commands

Bug #1811439 reported by Manoj Iyer on 2019-01-11
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
The Ubuntu-power-systems project
High
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Bug Description

Witherspoon BMC does not respond to IPMI commands from an external system (like MAAS).

BMC FIRMWARE VERSION: ibm-v2.1-438-g0030304-r12-0-g5ee4fb0

== From the witherspoon BMC ==

# systemctl status phosphor-ipmi-host

[[0;1;32m●[[0m phosphor-ipmi-host.service - Phosphor Inband IPMI
   Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/phosphor-ipmi-host.service; enabled; vend
or preset: enabled)
   Active: [[0;1;32mactive (running)[[0m since Wed 2019-01-09 17:27:33 UTC; 1 da
y 22h ago
 Main PID: 6094 (ipmid)
   CGroup: /system.slice/phosphor-ipmi-host.service
           └─6094 ipmid

Jan 11 13:09:31 witherspoon ipmid[6094]: Host time: 1547210155580801, Fri Jan 11
 12:35:55 2019
Jan 11 13:09:31 witherspoon ipmid[6094]: Handling Set-SEL-Time:[0xA], Cmd:[0x49]
, Data:[0x5C38904C]
Jan 11 13:09:31 witherspoon ipmid[6094]: To Set host time: 1547210828000000, Fri
 Jan 11 12:47:08 2019
Jan 11 13:09:31 witherspoon ipmid[6094]: IPMI Handling GET-SEL-TIME
Jan 11 13:09:31 witherspoon ipmid[6094]: Host time: 1547210827681434, Fri Jan 11
 12:47:07 2019
Jan 11 13:09:31 witherspoon ipmid[6094]: Handling Set-SEL-Time:[0xA], Cmd:[0x49]
, Data:[0x5C3892EC]
Jan 11 13:09:31 witherspoon ipmid[6094]: To Set host time: 1547211500000000, Fri
 Jan 11 12:58:20 2019
Jan 11 13:09:31 witherspoon ipmid[6094]: IPMI Handling GET-SEL-TIME
Jan 11 13:09:31 witherspoon ipmid[6094]: Host time: 1547211499565471, Fri Jan 11
 12:58:19 2019
Jan 11 13:09:32 witherspoon ipmid[6094]: Handling Set-SEL-Time:[0xA], Cmd:[0x49]
, Data:[0x5C38958C]

== From my local system ==
$ ipmitool -I lanplus -H 10.245.71.111 -U root -P 0penBmc sol activate
Error: Unable to establish IPMI v2 / RMCP+ session

$ ping 10.245.71.111
PING 10.245.71.111 (10.245.71.111) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 10.245.71.111: icmp_seq=1 ttl=60 time=54.9 ms
64 bytes from 10.245.71.111: icmp_seq=2 ttl=60 time=54.2 ms
64 bytes from 10.245.71.111: icmp_seq=3 ttl=60 time=68.5 ms
64 bytes from 10.245.71.111: icmp_seq=4 ttl=60 time=60.7 ms

--- 10.245.71.111 ping statistics ---
4 packets transmitted, 4 received, 0% packet loss, time 6ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 54.187/59.593/68.503/5.739 ms

I tried stopping and starting the ipmid and netipmid service on the BMC but still no response to ipmi commands.

Manoj Iyer (manjo) on 2019-01-11
description: updated
bugproxy (bugproxy) on 2019-01-15
tags: added: architecture-ppc64le bugnameltc-174679 severity-high targetmilestone-inin---
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