OpenBMC : FRU Inventory management

Andrei Kartashev a.kartashev at
Wed Aug 5 15:03:00 AEST 2020

Thank you for answer,

So is this means there is no any fully functional platform based on
Entity Manager yet?

SMBIOS solution looks like good example. As far as I understood, it
depends on some external component which will read SMBIOS memory and
place it to BMC (e.g. using ipmi oem commands).

On Mon, 2020-08-03 at 00:49 -0700, Ed Tanous wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 2:02 AM Andrei Kartashev <
> a.kartashev at> wrote:
> > Hi Deepak,
> > 
> > Saying about inventory management for non-BMC accessible resources
> > like
> > CPU/DIMM with EntityManager: is there good example demonstrated
> > preffered way to do so?
> > Trying to bring up system based on that Intel's fork, but looks
> > like
> > they have own way to do things ).
> is probably what you're looking
> at?  If you're trying to implement a custom inventory scheme, that's
> probably very similar to what you want to do for your custom type.

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