dell esm.o load average..

Troy Benjegerdes hozer at
Fri May 21 11:36:01 CDT 2004

On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 09:39:29AM -0500, Abhay_Salunke at wrote:
> The esm.o has a kernel thread which executes every one second and it
> does nothing except pinging the watchdog. But this shows up in the load
> average calculation, though it does not actually load the CPU.
> This issue is resolved in the next upcoming release of OMSA.
> Abhay

Thanks. When is this new release expected?

Another issue I noted with the esm.o module is that it apparently has no 
'MODULE_LICENSE' tag. What is the license on the esm module? Is it
possible to get it released as GPL?

Also, what are the plans for linux 2.6 support? I would really prefer
something that can export all the information to sysfs, which would
remove the need to run an additional snmp daemon.

Troy Benjegerdes                'da hozer'                hozer at  

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software stuff and not get a real job. Charles Shultz had the best answer:

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because life wouldn't have any meaning for them if they didn't. That's why
I draw cartoons. It's my life." -- Charles Shultz

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