Firmware version under IPMB sensors

Jayashree D jayashree-d at
Tue Oct 6 04:53:06 AEDT 2020

Classification: HCL Internal

Hi Ed Tanous,

We are using Twinlake for IPMB and plan to read all the firmware versions ( CPLD, ME, Bridge IC, VR) using OEM commands. Also display the firmware versions using dbus objects.


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Subject: Re: Firmware version under IPMB sensors

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On Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 11:43 PM Jayashree D <jayashree-d at> wrote:
> Classification: HCL Internal
> Hi Team,
> In my system, host is connected to IPMB and host related information is retrieved using IPMB bus.
> I plan to add firmware versions in the dbus-sensors. Adding this as another entity as like ipmbsensor.
> This will help in having all transaction in IPMB sensor.

Sounds reasonable.  Do you intend on using the get device id command to determine the version number?  What piece of hardware are you connecting to?
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