On Sun, 03 Dec 2006 20:28:15 -0400 Marc G. Fournier wrote: > --On Monday, December 04, 2006 02:07:08 +0300 Boris Samorodov <[EMAIL > PROTECTED]> > wrote: > > On Sun, 03 Dec 2006 17:05:04 -0400 Marc G. Fournier wrote: > > > >> If its diskless, will each reboot end up reporting as a whole new host each > >> time, or is there some way of saving that /var/db/bsdstats across reboots? > > > > We use memory mounted /var. :-( > > Ok, let's only our servers do the reporting.
> 'k, I'm clueless on diskless, so this may or may not be doable ... but would > it > be possible to cp the bsdstats file from the 'disk mount server' to > /var/db/bsdstats on reboot? > Say, something scripted like: > if [ ! -f /var/db/bsdstats ]; then > if [ -f <remotemount>/bsdstats.`hostname` ]; then > cp <remotemount>/bsdstats.`hostname` /var/db/bsdstats > else > run 300.statistics > cp /var/db/bsdstats <remotemount>/bsdstats.`hostname` > fi > fi Yes, those machines use NFS home directories which may be used. Thanks for the tip. > Add something like that (real code at least) to the init/rc file used on the > diskless station, to be run after all mounts are up? As I said I'm afraid those machines may give some destabilization to bsdstats results when the First of month is a holiday/weekend. So I'm not sure if it's a good thing to report them to bsdstats.org. What do you think? WBR -- Boris Samorodov (bsam) Research Engineer, http://www.ipt.ru Telephone & Internet SP FreeBSD committer, http://www.FreeBSD.org The Power To Serve _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"