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     Re: [nocol-users] Unclear on some concepts

Wesley Suess wrote:
> OK, newbie here you've been warned (i.e. stupid question coming):
> I successfully compiled and installed nocol-4.3 on a Sparc Ultra5
> running Solaris 2.7. I have noclogd running. I have clients and their IP
> addresses listed in $nocolroot/etc/ippingmon-confg and
> $nocolrootdir/etc/rpcpingmon-confg. I run netconsole with a runlevel of
> 4 (Info) and do not see any of the clients listed.
> If I run testlog, I see info in the $nocolroot/logs/info file. No other
> files (such as critical, warning, or otherwise) are getting created and
> all I see in info is the results of testlog.
> Just to see what is up, I added a file called 'hello' in the
> $rootnocol/msgs directory and put "Hello there" in the file. In
> netconsole this message disappears and reappears every second, so I know
> something must be working.
> If anyone has any idea why I don't see stuff being monitored/updating I
> would appreciate it.

Are you running ippingmon and rcppingmon? Those are the programs that
actually read those  config files and generate the results. Netconsole is
merely a view into those results.


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