[clug] Intel Active Management Technology
Bryan Kilgallin (iiNet)
kilgallin at iinet.net.au
Mon May 15 14:45:26 UTC 2017
> I have no idea where you got lost, but it is time to stop digging.
I had taken literally what I had perceived to be detailed and precise
> The build process described in the (earlier provided) github link
> assumes that you understand the need to first fetch the repository.
All assumptions are risks! Whereas I am just an ordinary Ubuntu user.
> Or, if you do not have 'git' installed, click the green "clone or
> button (top right), then unzip the delivered file.
I have a tendency to over-concentrate. And so I had read the blue file
names at the top left:
* README.md; and
Thereby not noticing that button!
I have now downloaded that bundle to my Downloads directory, and opened
the files as you recommended.
> Proceed with:
> cd mei-amt-check
The directory that was created is "mei-amt-check-master". So I changed
to that directory.
These were listed.
gcc mei-amt-check.c -o mei-amt-check
> sudo ./mei-amt-check
Interestingly, this was the report. Agreeing with Bob's test result.
"Unable to find a Management Engine interface - run sudo modprobe mei_me
If you receive the same error, this system does not have AMT"
So I entered what the above report suggested, reporting nothing. And as
recommended, I re-entered the following
Which resulted in exactly the same error above. Therefore as it advised,
my system doesn't have AMT.
> This is a standard way of dealing with projects hosted on a git
I'd like to bookmark a Web page for novices, going through such
rituals--knowledge of which has been wrongly assumed!
> Did you do this and failed?
Your careful explanation worked fine for me.
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