Lenovo YUM Repository

Targeted Server Family (Machine Type): System x3550 M5 (5463)
Targeted Operating System: RHEL7.5
YUM Repository Build Date: 2018_09_19
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Suggested usage directions:
1) Create a RHEL7.5 YUM repository configuration file named:
/etc/yum.repos.d/lenovo.repo

Suggested file contents:

[lenovo]
name=Lenovo YUM Updates Repository
#baseurl={repository url: http://, file://}/x3550-M5_5463/RHEL7.5/
baseurl=
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018
Additional information on baseurl= entry:
The url of this html page is typically the url required in this entry
2) Download/install Public Signing Key

Commands:

Download key - Two opitions (choose only one):
Option 1 (Prefered, most secure - Download key from lenovo.com)
#curl https://download.lenovo.com/servers_pdf/RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018 > RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018

Option 2 (Less secure - Install key from stored within Repository)
#curl {uri from repos creation step}/repodata/RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018 > RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018


check:
#gpg --quiet --with-fingerprint ./RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018
Expected Output:
pub  4096R/9E6FE192 2017-12-05 Lenovo Data Center Group Software Repository 2018 Key <yum_support@lenovo.com>
      Key fingerprint = BF02 345C 017D D421 40C4  66DA C0A1 E8A5 9E6F E192


import:
#rpm --import RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018

store:
#cp RPM-GPG-KEY-LenovoYUM2018 /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/
3) Install/Update

Commands:

Initial INSTALL of updated drivers for specific device:
#yum groupinstall deviceid
Find the deviceid for supported device below, muliple deviceid can be specified

Initial INSTALL of updated drivers for ALL supported devices:
#yum groupinstall LenovoUpdates

Install specific rpm:
#yum install rpm_name
Specific rpms associated to specific devices are listed below, muliple rpms can be specified in single command

After install of deviceid groups(s) or rpm(s), use:
#yum update
after configuring server to use update repository

Where specified in table below, device firmware must be updated to suggested levels
System x: x3500 M5, x3550 M5 LOM (LAN on MotherBoard) Part Number: NA
deviceid: 17AA400E
Required Firmware Update Package: brcm-lnvgy_fw_nic_nx1-212.0.5.4_linux_x86-64
Applicable RPM: kmod-tg3-3.137x-1.rhel7u5.x86_64.rpm
N2215 SAS/SATA HBA Part Number: 47C8675
deviceid: 10140457
Required Firmware Update Package: lnvgy_fw_mpt3sas_n2200-1.15-7_linux_x86-64
Applicable RPM: kmod-mpt3sas-25.125.02.00_el7.5-1.x86_64.rpm
Intel X710 2x10GbE SFP+ Adapter for IBM System x Part Number: 01DA900
deviceid: 8086000A
Required Firmware Update Package: intc-lnvgy_fw_nic_6.80-4.00-1.1937.0-e_linux_x86-64
Applicable RPM: kmod-i40e-2.6.12_b-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
Applicable RPM: kmod-ixgbe-5.3.7.4-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
Applicable RPM: kmod-i40evf-3.5.13-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
Applicable RPM: kmod-ixgbevf-4.3.5.1-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
Intel X520-DA2 Dual Port 10GbE SFP+ Adapter for IBM System x Part Number: 49Y7960
deviceid: 80867A12
Required Firmware Update Package: intc-lnvgy_fw_nic_6.80-4.00-1.1937.0-e_linux_x86-64
Applicable RPM: kmod-i40e-2.6.12_b-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
Applicable RPM: kmod-ixgbe-5.3.7.4-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
Applicable RPM: kmod-i40evf-3.5.13-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
Applicable RPM: kmod-ixgbevf-4.3.5.1-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
Intel X550-T2 Dual Port 10GBase-T Adapter Part Number: 00MM860
deviceid: 80860022
Required Firmware Update Package: intc-lnvgy_fw_nic_6.80-4.00-1.1937.0-e_linux_x86-64
Applicable RPM: kmod-i40e-2.6.12_b-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
Applicable RPM: kmod-ixgbe-5.3.7.4-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
Applicable RPM: kmod-i40evf-3.5.13-1.el7.x86_64.rpm
Applicable RPM: kmod-ixgbevf-4.3.5.1-1.el7.x86_64.rpm





Repository RPM Listing
RPM file NameRPMdb NameRPM version
number
RPM release
number
RPM
summary
kmod-i40e-2.6.12_b-1.el7.x86_64.rpm kmod-i40e 2.6.12_b 1.el7 i40e kernel module(s)
kmod-i40evf-3.5.13-1.el7.x86_64.rpm kmod-i40evf 3.5.13 1.el7 i40evf kernel module(s)
kmod-ixgbe-5.3.7.4-1.el7.x86_64.rpm kmod-ixgbe 5.3.7.4 1.el7 ixgbe kernel module(s)
kmod-ixgbevf-4.3.5.1-1.el7.x86_64.rpm kmod-ixgbevf 4.3.5.1 1.el7 ixgbevf kernel module(s)
kmod-mpt3sas-25.125.02.00_el7.5-1.x86_64.rpm kmod-mpt3sas 25.125.02.00_el7.5 1 mpt3sas kernel module(s)
kmod-tg3-3.137x-1.rhel7u5.x86_64.rpm kmod-tg3 3.137x 1.rhel7u5 tg3 kernel module(s)




Lenovo Service and Support:

  • IBM is Lenovo's preferred service provider for Lenovo Hardware and YUM repository. Through IBM Support Line, you can get telephone assistance, for a fee, with usage, configuration, and software problems with your Lenovo products.
  • Your local Support Line can be found from https://datacentersupport.lenovo.com/us/en/SupportPhoneList
  • Please contact the service provider via above phone number, and choose hardware support.
  • The information needed to open a support ticket is your machine type, model and serial number.
  • You also can submit a Service Request from https://datacentersupport.lenovo.com/ , look under "Contact US" heading and then click on the "Submit a Service Request" button.
  • The YUM repository Service Provider provides local language, in-country support 9am-5pm Monday through Friday. For critical (Severity 1) production system impacts, they have a call out procedure 24x7

Lenovo Data Center Group Linux OS Support Home Page
linux.lenovo.com