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Smolt hardware reporting tool

  • Owners: MikeMcGrath
  • Targeted release: Fedora 7

Current status

Functional. Please see the stats page for more info:


A hardware reporting tool that will allow us to understand the hardware that Fedora runs on better

Usage cases/rationale

Dev's can focus on popular hardware and use UUID to help troubleshoot individual users


The scope of smolt is very small, collect hardware and basic OS information and report it to the smolt server for analysis.

Test Plan

Monitor the stats page for more information.




Smolt is based off of the rhn-client-tools. It uses hal to examine a host and then sends the information it recieves to a central server for analysis. Primary website at: