An IPMI Request Visualization Tool
mcr at sandelman.ca
Fri May 22 08:39:46 AEST 2020
Sui Chen <suichen6 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for your interest! I'm also using dbus-pcap to track certain
> issues on the BMC recently, and would like to add support for all DBus
> messages to the visualization tool, making it somewhat resemble a GUI
> version of dbus-pcap. The goal would be to be able to use this tool to
> investigate both DBus and IPMI. The way I plan to use it would be more
> similar to how I use GPUView (full-system timeline rather than
> inspecting individual packets)
Interestingly, I was not that clearly aware of dbus-pcap :-)
I ought to know more, as the lead libpcap maintainer.
Is this visualization tool part of openbmc, or is it a generic dbus
We recently brought rpcapd into the mix; it can be invoked via ssh.
I wonder if that might help you as a debug tool?
> If you ask how this user interface might differ from the already
> existing dbus visualizers such as bustle, my answer would be: it will
> present information in a way that's more relevant to the BMC, putting a
> bit more focus on BMC-specific DBus messages, such as HWMon and RedFish
> DBus messages, to present information in a high signal-noise ratio way.
Would this need to run on the BMC itself?
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