[rancid] Re: bypassing splash screen on HP ProCurve 3500

David Newman dnewman at networktest.com
Tue Dec 9 15:50:49 UTC 2008

On 12/5/08 11:28 AM, David Newman wrote:
> On 12/5/08 9:45 AM, john heasley wrote:
>> Thu, Dec 04, 2008 at 09:25:40PM -0800, David Newman:
>>> Running Rancid 2.3.1_3 on FreeBSD 7 from ports, and having difficulty
>>> grabbing configs from an HP ProCurve 3500yl switch because of the splash
>>> screen the switch displays at login.
>>> I've pasted below the switch info from .cloginrc.
>>> Is there a workaround to get beyond the switch's initial splash screen?
>> What is the splash screen?  my hp2524 has one, but hrancid passes it just
>> fine.  

Still stuck on this. Running "clogin -c 'show run'" hangs at the
splash screen (output below).

Thanks in advance for any clues on getting beyond that point.


$ clogin -c 'show run'

ProCurve J8693A Switch 3500yl-48G
Software revision K.13.25

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