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Re: [nslu2-general] Re: Starting mini-snmpd

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  • Anthony Takata
    I have no idea if it s actually /caused/ by net-snmp, but I ve had that ever since I got my slug. Those messages are from the ethernet controller driver trying
    Message 1 of 14 , Nov 17, 2012
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      I have no idea if it's actually /caused/ by net-snmp, but I've had that
      ever since I got my slug. Those messages are from the ethernet controller
      driver trying to do the impossible.


      On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 10:04 AM, Mike <diskcrasher@...> wrote:

      > **
      >
      >
      > Have you checked your /var/log/messages? I installed the net-snmp
      > package and now it's full of these error messages:
      >
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 0 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 1 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 2 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 3 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 4 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 5 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 6 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 7 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 0 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 1 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 2 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 3 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 4 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 5 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 6 on phy 0
      > ixp425_eth: Error reading MII reg 7 on phy 0
      > ..repeat..
      >
      > Appears to be a common problem
      > <http://old.nabble.com/Kernel-Error-Message----Using-Unslung-td12780711.\
      > html<http://old.nabble.com/Kernel-Error-Message----Using-Unslung-td12780711.html>>
      > .
      >
      > I'm guessing there's a way to "fix" this by editing the snmpd.conf file,
      > but not sure how.
      >
      >
      > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, Anthony Takata <htwiz2002@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > I would foresee that it wouldn't do too much to the system
      > performance,
      > > unless you're querying things constantly (like, every second a full
      > tree
      > > walk or something). I've apparently had this installed for a while now
      > > (didn't realize) and it hasn't affected my system performance at all
      > ;)
      > >
      > >
      > > On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 7:51 PM, Mike diskcrasher@... wrote:
      > >
      > > > **
      >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > I could try installing the full blown snmpd package and see what I
      > get.
      > > > Just didn't want to bog down the slug running a service that I
      > really don't
      > > > need that badly. It's just nice to see all my network stats with
      > Nagios.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, Anthony Takata htwiz2002@
      > > > wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Yeah, I don't use snmp (couldn't get anything to work at all ;) )
      > so I
      > > > > don't know what to say to that. It seems like this package is
      > version 1.0
      > > > > of the most basic of features, I'm not sure if there's another
      > compiled
      > > > > version around somewhere that offers more for you, but my guess is
      > that
      > > > it
      > > > > would lose the title of "mini" then. ;)
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 7:14 PM, Mike diskcrasher@ wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > > **
      > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I finally found the binary and was able to launch it. I then did
      > an
      > > > > > snmpwalk against it and there wasn't much there other than
      > uptime. Was
      > > > > > hoping to at least see CPU utilization. Looking at mini-snmpd
      > -h, it
      > > > looks
      > > > > > like it's primarily used for network and disk monitoring.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > PS: I'm running unslung 6.8 beta.
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, Anthony Takata
      > <htwiz2002@>
      > > > > > wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Huh. I just downloaded it and am exploring the package
      > structure
      > > > now. It
      > > > > > > doesn't seem to have any scripts to start it.
      > > > > > > Per the man page at /opt/share/man/man8/mini_snmpd.8 , it also
      > > > doesn't
      > > > > > > background itself, so be careful how you design your startup
      > script.
      > > > > > > The actual binary is located at /opt/sbin/mini_snmpd
      > > > > > > You can use an existing init.d script, like
      > > > /opt/etc/init.d/S10xinetd as
      > > > > > a
      > > > > > > template to help you make one for mini_snmpd.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 8:14 PM, Mike <diskcrasher@> wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > **
      > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > That's the problem--it's not running and I'm not sure how to
      > get it
      > > > > > > > running.
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, Anthony Takata
      > <htwiz2002@>
      > > > > > > > wrote:
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > I'm not familiar with this package, but if it's not in
      > init.d
      > > > (since
      > > > > > it
      > > > > > > > > actually sounds like a network service), you might find it
      > in
      > > > xinetd.
      > > > > > > > > You can always check if it is running I suppose by
      > examining the
      > > > > > output
      > > > > > > > of
      > > > > > > > > 'ps'.
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 7:09 PM, Mike <diskcrasher@>
      > wrote:
      > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > **
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > Hi,
      > > > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > > > I installed this package on my NSLU2 but cannot figure
      > out how
      > > > to
      > > > > > get
      > > > > > > > the
      > > > > > > > > > daemon to run. I don't see anything for it under init.d
      > and
      > > > I'm not
      > > > > > > > even
      > > > > > > > > > sure where it got installed. Any help?
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