Dell Debian OMSA packages

nathan r. hruby nathan at
Mon Jan 6 13:22:01 CST 2003

On Mon, 6 Jan 2003, Frank Louwers wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 02:06:32PM -0500, nathan r. hruby wrote:
> > In said statement made on this list it was also said that it was pretty 
> > easy, just run the RPM though alien and fix the 'obvious errors'.  The 
> > question there is what is the definition of 'obvious' and are those errors 
> > trivial for a sysadmin (not a kernel developer)?
> Have you actually tried that? The bloody binaries depend on exact file
> names when they check for installed libs ...

No, Debian and I don't get along well :)  Perhaps those are 'the obvious 
errors' in question?

> > OTOH, OMSA is a big pile of poo anyway..  ;-)
> Well, unless you know another way to monitor the CPU temp? It's the only
> think I'd use it for. 

I have a thermomoter in the server room, it has pretty birds and flowers 
on it ;-)  Really, just lmsenors support and the abilioty to compile it 
for custom kernels would be, er.. nice :)

nathan hruby <nathan at>
computer services specialist
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