[Xymon] Network Traffic Graph - Fedora 15
colin.coe at gmail.com
Thu Jul 14 03:40:33 CEST 2011
which got zero responses.
On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 1:35 AM, Sam L <s0a4m at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Also, if this changed in Fedora now, then it means it is probably coming for
> Red Hat Enterprise Linux soon. And I assume this issue would hit more
> people then.
> From: s0a4m at hotmail.com
> To: xymon at xymon.com
> Subject: RE: [Xymon] Network Traffic Graph - Fedora 15
> Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 13:29:21 -0400
> Yes, I am aware Fedora changed the naming convention. My question is: How
> can I get the xymon network traffic graph (in trends) to work again? The
> only network traffic graph I have still only has eth0 in it (from old data
> before the Fedora upgrade.) I could probably force the name back to eth0 in
> the OS, but that seems like a cheesy workaround, since this is how the
> naming is going to be going forward. How can I get xymon to become aware
> that my NIC is called p33p1?
> Thanks for any guidance.
>> Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 20:19:11 +0800
>> Subject: Re: [Xymon] Network Traffic Graph - Fedora 15
>> From: colin.coe at gmail.com
>> To: everett.vernon at gmail.com
>> CC: s0a4m at hotmail.com; xymon at xymon.com
>> Vernon is correct. Fedora 15 moves away from eth[0-9], at least in
>> some circumstances. See
>> On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 2:28 PM, Vernon Everett
>> <everett.vernon at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi Sam
>> > I recall about 7 years ago, give or take, when Sun released the new
>> > T2000 line of servers, NICs changed from being eri0, hme0, qfe1and
>> > similar to being e1000g0, e1000g1.....
>> > You could grab the old NICs by using a regex. They were all of the
>> > form aaaX (a=Alpha, X=Numeric)
>> > "^[a-z][a-z][a-z][0-9]" or something like that.
>> > It all happened inside the C code, so I plead ignorance of the details.
>> > The new NIC IDs no longer fitted the regex, and it broke Hobbit. (Yes,
>> > it was called Hobbit back then)
>> > Henrik was pretty quick off the mark though, and sorted me out with a
>> > patch within a day or three.
>> > (I am guessing he wasn't so busy back then)
>> > It is possible that you have encountered something similar.
>> > Henrik? Could it be?
>> > I would go to your sysadmin guys and get them to stop playing
>> > silly-buggers with the NIC naming conventions.
>> > If they refuse to be reasonable, you might have to petition Henrik for a
>> > fix.
>> > I still owe Henrik a beer for that T2000 fix. :-)
>> > Regards
>> > Vernon
>> > On 13 July 2011 10:36, Sam L <s0a4m at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> >> Hey, I was just wondering if anyone had any ideas about this?
>> >> Thanks!
>> >> ________________________________
>> >> From: s0a4m at hotmail.com
>> >> To: xymon at xymon.com
>> >> Subject: Network Traffic Graph - Fedora 15
>> >> Date: Sat, 2 Jul 2011 14:39:34 -0400
>> >> I've been running xymon 4.3.3 on Fedora 14 for a month or two without
>> >> any
>> >> issues. I recently upgraded to Fedora 15 and now my "Network Traffic"
>> >> graph
>> >> in trends is no longer working. They changed up something with network
>> >> card
>> >> naming in Fedora 15, and my NIC is no longer called eth0 (or
>> >> eth<anything>). The interface is now called p33p1. Should xymon be
>> >> able to
>> >> figure that out on it's own or do I need to tell it to look for more
>> >> than
>> >> ethX?
>> >> Thanks.
>> >> s0a4m
>> >> _______________________________________________
>> >> Xymon mailing list
>> >> Xymon at xymon.com
>> >> http://lists.xymon.com/mailman/listinfo/xymon
>> > _______________________________________________
>> > Xymon mailing list
>> > Xymon at xymon.com
>> > http://lists.xymon.com/mailman/listinfo/xymon
> Xymon mailing list
> Xymon at xymon.com
More information about the Xymon