[Linaro-validation] time to move away from conmux?
dave.pigott at linaro.org
Fri May 18 14:53:46 UTC 2012
On 18 May 2012, at 14:26, Paul Larson wrote:
> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 4:50 AM, Dave Pigott <dave.pigott at linaro.org> wrote:
> On 18 May 2012, at 10:47, Alexander Sack wrote:
> > On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 9:32 AM, Zygmunt Krynicki
> > <zygmunt.krynicki at linaro.org> wrote:
> >> W dniu 18.05.2012 09:29, Dave Pigott pisze:
> >>> On 18 May 2012, at 01:20, Michael Hudson-Doyle wrote:
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>> After the last few days of poking at things, I think it's time to
> >>>> finally move fully away from conmux to a connection_command /
> >>>> hard_reset_command based approach.
> >>>> I think the actual config file mangling can be done with a short shell
> >>>> script. Although lava-core will fix this properly, I can spend a quick
> >>>> 10 minutes hacking up lava console and lava powerstab commands to get
> >>>> around the loss of easy conmux-console based command lines.
> >>> I agrees, however the one thing I will miss is being able to go into
> >>> conmux and do "~$hardreset" to reboot a board. What would be nice is if we
> >>> built a small tool set that allowed us to get the boards serial port and PDU
> >>> details by name, connect to the board and reboot the board.
> >> Let's make sure we can call: $ lava-dev device reset beagle01
> > Also, in the light of "flashing to sd mux" (which needs board powered
> > off) commands for "poweroff" and "poweron" would be awesome I guess
> > :).
> If you haven't already, you should take a look at the existing script that conmux calls to do this. It doesn't currently support off/on, but the PDU does support those - it's just a different function on the menu that it would need to pick. Should be pretty straightforward to add.
Yep. I looked at that script a while back. It's all pretty straight forward. I'm working on lava-core power management etc at the moment, so I'll use modified versions of the scripts, unless we go the snmp route.
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