[lm-sensors] Motherboard data collection

Mark Studebaker mds at mds.gotdns.com
Sat Jun 11 21:06:36 CEST 2005

Holger Oehm wrote:
> On Friday 20 May 2005 10:18, Jean Delvare wrote:
>>Hallo Holger,
>>>>Unfortunately not, although the need exists and some tries were made.
>>>Hmm, they failed? Why? Is it just that collecting the data would mean
>>>a *lot* of work? Or would you say it simply cant be done?
>>>What if someone would volunteer to give it a try? (Probably one of my
>>>worst ideas lately ;-)
>>It can be done. The point was to build a system which would require next
>>to zero maintenance time: a web interface, where users could easily add
>>their own configuration files (wiki-like, in a way). But setting this up
>>requires a time and energy investment, which just didn't happen.
> Hi Jean,
> Well, I invested some energy and time, and here is a URL:
> http://sites.inka.de/penti/cgi-bin/lmsensor.pl
> It is still a prototype and regrettably uploading sensor.confs does not work
> on that webserver. (It did work at home, I suspect that the CGI.pm and/or
> perl are too old on that machine).
> The stuff is just one perl script using CGI.pm and a C executable I compiled with some
> internals of the latest sensors lib (I wanted to make sure configs are valid when 
> I store them). It stores uploaded files striped down (only valid tags, no comments) and
> compressed.
> I am thinking about how to add the possibility to sign configurations (like someone
> who uses one of the configs and it works for him, he could sign it somehow (pgp?)).
> Could you spare the time to have a look at it? I would appreciate your feedback very
> much! 
> Best regards,
> Holger.

looks like a good start  to me!

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