[mrtg] Re: How do you make MRTG run faster?
mistwolf at mushhaven.net
Thu Oct 21 22:07:05 MEST 1999
I have an individual CFG file for each machine, and a small script
I run from cron that runs MRTG on each of them. While I am only
doing 5 mahcines... Is this a bad way to do it?
On Thu, Oct 21, 1999 at 03:03:26PM -0500, Larry Sheldon wrote:
> > Good afternoon from the wonderful state of CT.
> And from Nebraska!
> > I have one line item in my crontab that executes all of the instances
> > (29) of MRTG that I want to run in the background. I thought about
> > breaking out the Targets into seperate files, but from I can find in the
> > e-mail log files this is '''not''' the way to do it.
> I wasn't bright enough to notice that--when ever a cronjob starts to run more
> than a a couple of minutes, I stop putting new stuff in the related .cfg
> file, start a new cron job a minute later, with its own .cfg.
> I'm now up to eight of them--yes, each of three of them share a "minute"
> with another one--that seems not to matter, probably because in the mean-time
> I forlifted a quicker machine under them.
> But it works just fine.
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