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Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Feature Request for FreeIPMI SEL program

From: Michael J. Miller Jr.
Subject: Re: [Freeipmi-devel] Feature Request for FreeIPMI SEL program
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 12:48:36 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 18 Aug 2004, Anand Babu wrote:

Once concern with this approach is that some data may be lost.  I'd
be all for this solution or something similer once we have a version 
of the sel program that dumps everything that Intels SELView 

-Mike Miller

> ,----[ Albert Chu <address@hidden> ]
> | As time goes on, the sel records on thunder are growing larger and
> | larger.  The sel program will only output all of the sel data and only
> | allows the user to clear individual sel records or all of the sel records.  
> | 
> | Together, these limitations are making sel output extremely slow.  Its
> | taking longer and longer to output all of the sel information. 
> | Especially when users are interested in sel output from just the past
> | few days.
> | 
> | We'd like to request features to output or clear sel records based on a
> | range of dates.  Clearing records based on date ranges is more critical
> | than the output.
> | 
> | LLNL folks, this one has been sent to support_at_californiadigital as well.
> `----
> There are 2 arguments already available:
>   -c, --delete-all           Delete all SEL entries
>   -d REC-LIST, --delete=REC-LIST   Delete given records in SEL
> SEL Management:
> ---------------
> It is a bad idea to bother a poor (KCS) char device to retrieve the
> entire SEL data every time. Correct way is to integrate FreeIPMI "sel"
> utility in your cron job or boot script. Save the SEL data to
> /var/log/sel and clear all the contents upon every during boot. 
> echo -n "Capturing IPMI System Event Log ..."
> sel >> /var/log/sel 2>&1
> sel --delete-all
> echo "done"
> And the Sys Admin will invoke "sel" utility only to get the latest
> updates. For all the old data, less|tail|grep /var/log/sel.

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