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Bug 737649 - smolt enhancement request -
Summary: smolt enhancement request -
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: smolt
Version: 14
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Will Woods
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-09-12 19:34 UTC by Jim Cromie
Modified: 2012-08-16 16:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2012-08-16 16:37:25 UTC
Type: ---

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Description Jim Cromie 2011-09-12 19:34:34 UTC
Description of problem:

1 - Add pub-ID to /etc/smolt.

I want to submit hw-uuid as part of distributed performance testing of perl,
so that different results files, created over months, can be tied together
as coming from the same platform.  The private hw-uuid will work for this,
but the pub-id would be better, as it lets others see the profiles.

in /usr/share/smolt/client/config.py, I see:
 PUB_UUID = "/etc/smolt/pub-uuid"

but I dont have the file..

2 - Add a 2nd hw-id, that changes when memory or disk is added.

If hw-uuid (or pub-id) is static (after generated by firstboot), it would 
mean that performance test results from before/after an upgrade may be 
compared, erroneously.  If the ID is really a "checksum" of the collected profile, then this is moot.

3 - 2 doc dirs, probably 1 would suffice

/usr/share/smolt/doc with PrivacyPolicy
/usr/share/doc/smolt- with same, and others.

Could you also clarify what IDs are tied to what profiles,
and/or how profiles change (new hardware added, inc USB devices) ?

Also, README says:
 It and the client could very easily be
modified to be used as an inventory system for an enterprise environment.
Anyone interested in doing this please contact me.
No contact is provided, so Im using bugzilla.
(this isnt quite the same subject as inventory anyway)

Are other distros providing or using smolt ?
Saying so would help, esp for my purpose.

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