michael at openmoko.org
Sun Aug 24 01:18:48 CEST 2008
Dale Maggee wrote:
> If you're like me, you're a big fan of gkrellm, and you always have it
> running so you can keep an eye on what your system is doing. I wanted to
> have a remote display of my FR CPU usage on my host, for the same reason
> - to be able to see at a glance what's going on.
> Looking at gkrellm's man page, I discovered that it can monitor a remote
> host which is running gkrellmd - the gkrellm daemon.
> So I downloaded the source and tried to compile the daemon for the
> freerunner using the toolchain (I haven't got the mokomakefile set up
> yet). I wasn't able to build an ipkg, but I was able to run the
> resulting binary on the freerunner, then connect to it from my host,
> achieving just what I wanted.
> (the krell on the left is the freerunner, the other one is my host)
> the gkrellmd binary:
> to use it, just untar the binary, scp it to your freerunner, run
> "gkrellmd -d" on your freerunner, then run "gkrellm -s <freerunner ip>"
> on your host. it takes a while (~10 seconds) to connect, so be patient.
> Hopefully somebody else will find this usefull! :)
> <adds this to list of things you can't do with any other phone>
This is awesome. Thanks! And thanks too for showing how you did this.
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