On 17/04/07, Michael Renner wrote:
> I got a response this time, but it was pure hex:
>
> cassiopeia:~# snmpget -c public -v1 wlan.mtr.mynet ATMEL-MIB::sysDescr.0
> ATMEL-MIB::sysDescr.0 = Hex-STRING:
> 38 30 32 2E 31 31 20 41 50 20 28 56 65 72 2E 20
> 31 2E 34 68 2E 34 29 20 41 63 63 65 73 73 20 50
> 6F 69 6E 74 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
> 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00


I don't like the look of those trailing '00' characters.
It looks as if the agent is returning a fixed size buffer
(including trailing null characters), rather than
calculating the length of the actual data, and just
returning that.


> Is there a standard method to convert this?


Untested, but you could try forcing ASCII output,
using the option '-Oa'

Dave

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