[rancid] Cisco Banner Issue
rancid at ale.cx
Mon Mar 31 20:34:33 UTC 2014
On 31/03/14 04:57, heasley wrote:
> develop a process to wait to see if
> anything follows the # or >, which has its own set of pitfalls.
I [sitting in my armchair, not being the developer] think this idea has
some mileage. Would it be unreasonable to wait n seconds after a # to
determine that it's a prompt? Obviously if you do this then you'd have
to add a knob to tweak for those who are taking backups over satellite
Perhaps you could be a bit cleverer - if a router is delivering 20
lines/sec of output, then you'll know within 0.5sec if it's finished,
although some seem to always be slow when delivering certain sections of
config. Pitfalls indeed!
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