Re: [tkined] Loading HP MIBs (was Re: 3Com SSII 1100/3300/3300XM utility

From: John Stumbles (
Date: Fri Apr 07 2000 - 15:50:55 MET DST

On Thu, 6 Apr 2000, Juergen Schoenwaelder wrote:

> >>>>> John Stumbles writes:
> John> unable to parse ENTERPRISE { hpchain.mib:236: bad format in
> John> TRAP-TYPE couldn't parse MIB file "hpchain.mib"
> John> at line 236 of the mib there is:
> : hpicfChainAddition TRAP-TYPE^M
> : ENTERPRISE { hpicfCommonTraps }^M
> : VARIABLES { hpicfChainId }^M

> The curly braces in the ENTERPRISE clause are illegal. Removing them
> might help. If in doubt, check the MIBs with smilint from the libsmi
> toolset for validity first (and file bug reports to whoever is
> responsible).

Interesting. They have { ENTERPRISE } in some of their rfc*.MIBs too, but
only the high numbered ones - 1493 for example, which you have in Scotty,
has undecorated ENTERPRISE.

> I am working on integrating the libsmi parser into the scotty package
> so that MIBs have to pass smilint in order to be acceptable anyway.

And how about a post-processor to fix the broken ones? ;-)

John Stumbles                            
I.T. Services Centre,   University of Reading 
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