[mrtg-developers] Question- opinions on MRTG support for rrdcached

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Mon Sep 20 07:57:39 CEST 2010

Hi Steve,

Today Steve Shipway wrote:

> However when running via rrdcached with TCP sockets, you have the problem
> that to test for existence and parameters you need to do a remote rrdinfo,
> which is relatively expensive, particularly since it seems to happen for
> ever RRD file on every cycle.

it should only happen at mrtg startup ... and since people who
value their performance would run mrtg in deamon mode this should
not be that much of a problem ... or is there a problem with daemon
mode ? if so, that should probably get fixed ...


Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten, Switzerland
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