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Bug#232112: ITP: openhpi -- Open source implementation of the Hardware Platform Interface

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : openhpi
  Version         : 0.5.0
  Upstream Author : Tariq Shureih <tariq.shureih@intel.com>
* URL             : http://openhpi.sourceforge.net
* License         : BSD
  Description     : Open source implementation of the Hardware Platform Interface

OpenHPI is an open source project created with the intent of providing
an implementation of the SA Forum's Hardware Platform Interface (HPI).
HPI provides an abstracted interface to managing computer hardware,
typically for chassis and rack based servers. HPI includes a resource
modeling; access to and control over sensor, control, watchdog, and
inventory data associated with resources; abstracted System Event Log
interfaces; hardware events and alerts; and a managed hotswap interface.

OpenHPI provides a modular mechanism for adding new hardware and device
support easily. Many plugins exist in the OpenHPI source tree to provide
access to various types of hardware. This includes, but is not limited
to, IPMI based servers, Blade Center, and machines which export data via

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.2

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