[Rack] Network reporting onto a small LCD screen

miloh froggytoad at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 12:59:27 PDT 2011


On Sun, Sep 11, 2011 at 12:49 PM, Rubin Abdi <rubin at starset.net> wrote:

> If one was setup, and hooked up to the VGA port on that console board,
> what should it display that's helpful to the average Noisebridger?
>
> I think it could be trivial to setup monitoring of the following things...
>
> * Heartbeat - Switch 2 (the main switch on the Wall-O-Tubes)
> * Heartbeat - Sonic Link, Monkeybrains, r00ter, wifi APs
> * Does DHCP work
> * Does local DNS work
> * Does remote DNS work
> * Can the wlan interface ping the eth interface
>
> Also when heartbeats change we could have festival talk in a very 2001
> Space Odyssey voice on how shit isn't working.
>
> It would be fun if this display was simply a colorful ascii cli script,
> to keep things simple.
>
>


If The wyse boxes work, this could this be rolled into the touch screen web
page (which is useful as a local page service at
http://panel.noise/panel.php ).
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