ESX Server 2.5.5: IPMI Service Must be Started Manually After Installation of IBM Director 5.20 Update 1 (1001152)
The IPMI service is not started automatically after the installation of IBM Director 5.20 Update 1.
To start the IPMI service manually, running the following command as root in the console operating system:
#service ipmi start
To verify the service is started, run the following command:
#service ipmi status
The output should look similar to the following:
ipmi_msghandler module loaded.
ipmi_si_drv module loaded.
ipmi_devintf module loaded.
Configure the service to be automatically started after system reboots:
#chkconfig ipmi on