[collectd] Collectd plugin for Madwifi and some questions

Ondrej Zajicek santiago at crfreenet.org
Thu Jul 16 09:15:08 CEST 2009

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 07:47:23AM +0200, Florian Forster wrote:
> Hi Ondrej,

Thank you for answers.

> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 01:29:34AM +0200, Ondrej Zajicek wrote:
> > I am developing a Collectd plugin for Madwifi (a driver for Atheros
> > wifi cards).
> sounds very interesting :) Is this related in any way to `wprobe' [0]?

No, as far as i know.

> As far as I know it's an interface to wireless cards. Some OpenWrt guys
> pointed me to it recently.
> If you have a Git repository somewhere, let me know :)

I will send a patch when it would be ready to release.

> > For example CPU plugin uses plugin_instance to specify CPU, but
> > Interface plugin uses type_instance to specify interface. That seems
> > to be inconsistent (from my point of view).
> That's basically a known bug but can't easily be changed because it's a
> backwards incompatible change. We plan to fix this as soon as we're
> working on a new major version, see [2].

df plugin and hddtemp plugin have the same problem and are not mentioned

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

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