[mrtg] Re: IPMI / SNMP / MRTG (WAS: RE: ipmi(4) (IPMI MIB?))

Brian A. Seklecki lavalamp at spiritual-machines.org
Fri Feb 3 22:47:18 MET 2006

On Fri, 3 Feb 2006, Marco Peereboom wrote:

> What's wrong with?
> # sysctl hw | grep ipmi
> hw.sensors.0=ipmi0, Temp, OK, temp, 43.00 degC / 109.40 degF
> hw.sensors.1=ipmi0, Planar Temp, OK, temp, 30.00 degC / 86.00 degF
> hw.sensors.2=ipmi0, CMOS Battery, OK, volts_dc, 3.12 V
> hw.sensors.3=ipmi0, Front Fan, OK, fanrpm, 1258 RPM
> hw.sensors.4=ipmi0, Back Fan, OK, fanrpm, 2052 RPM
> hw.sensors.5=ipmi0, Intrusion, OK, indicator, Off

Like I said, that's preferable.  Other *BSD platforms should import the 
OpenBSD code, and we should endeavor to map those sysctl()s into an IPMI 
MIB.  I think Linux has its own IPMI kernel layer.


> How is this any harder to parse?
> And it does not take 35 seconds either.

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