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Re: Smolt: Fedora Hardware Profiler



On Thu, 2007-02-01 at 19:22 +0100, Ola Thoresen wrote:
> Mike McGrath wrote:
> > Hey guys, smolt is in a state now where it can be released and tested
> > by the general public.  Currently smolt-firstboot has firstboot
> > integration with opt in/out.  My question for the dev's is:
> > 
> > Do we as a community want to include this by default in Fedora 7?
> 
> I can also see this as an extremely useful tool for IT-departments and 
> companies trying to keep track of their hardware.
> So a nice feature would be to get a local copy of the smolt-server 
> running, and then have all servers and workstations report to that 
> server - either instead of or in addition to the fedora server.
> 
> That way it would be easy to keep track of which workstations have been 
> upgraded with more RAM, what chipset the different servers have and so on.
> 
> Ofcourse one could also add a "module" for the local reporting that adds 
> info such as ip and mac-address for network cards, different 
> configuration parameters and so on.
> 


+1 - that sounds like a very good idea.

-sv



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