[rancid] Re: best way to remove part of a command's output

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Thu Dec 11 21:36:00 UTC 2008

Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 04:21:08PM -0500, Burton Windle:
> I've got a few Dell 6248 switches which, as part of the 'show system' 
> command, display both their uptime and the temperature of the units. 
> Both of these are problems, as they cause frequent hourly diffs to 
> be emailed out.
> I've removed the uptime, as that was all on one line with a unique prefix, 
> but I'm unsure what the best way to remove the temperature. I'd really 
> like to include the output of 'show system', as it has some data (fan 
> status, mostly) I'd like to keep. I guess I could just remove any line 
> with 'OK' in it, but I'd like to know more experienced rancid'ers 
> would solve this.
> Raw output is:
> WH-ClientSW-1#show system
> System Description: Dell Ethernet Switch
> System Up Time (days, hour:min:sec): 4, 9:45:22
> System Contact: 
> System Name: WH-ClientSW-1
> System Location: Warehouse Server room
> Burned In MAC Address: 001E.C984.FAE6
> System Object ID:
> Machine Type: Dell 48 Port Gigabit Ethernet
> Temperature Sensors:
> Unit     Temperature (Celsius)    Status
> ----     ---------------------    ------
>   1        35                      OK
>   2        36                      OK
>   3        36                      OK

does "unit" refer to the temp sensor or something else?  or, is "status"

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