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SubjectRe: PATCH : LEDs - possibly the most pointless kernel subsystem ever
On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 08:15:06PM +0100, John Bradford wrote:
> Does anybody have any suggestions for recommended standard uses for
> parallel port connected LEDs?

I think someone else mentioned notification of e-mail. Well, I get
too much e-mail for that (I am on the kernel list, after all) but that
suggestion make me think of a soft of "Check Engine" light.

In my Red Hat box there are various sanity checks that happen
regularly and they send me an e-mail when one of those items goes
wrong. For example, if a raid disk dies or a partition gets too full
(what are others?), I get an e-mail. It might be nice to have those
programs also light an LED.

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