[rancid] Re: Rancid on HP Procurve 4000's

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Wed Jan 3 21:14:52 UTC 2007

Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 01:04:46PM -0800, Karl Vollmer:
> I just recently setup RANCID to do backups of all of our HP switches and 
> for the most part it works wonderfully. There are some minor issues with 
> the Alpha (to be expected) when using SVN (it does a single commit per 
> config file, rather then a single large commit..

er, really?  addition/deletion of files are singular, but the commit is
done on the configs directory in one go, unless the -r option is used.

> Anyway, almost all of our Switches worked perfectly, however the 
> Procurve 4000's all failed. In goggling/reading the archives I found a 
> reference that stated the failure is caused by the fact that they 
> instantly go to the menu, however there was no stated solution (This was 
> a conversation from 2003). Has anyone delt with the Procurve 4000's + 
> RANCID and if so is there a solution?

An example of the failure?  clogin -c 'show version'

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