[mrtg] Re: "include" in mrtg.cfg?

Daniel J McDonald dmcdonald at digicontech.com
Wed Aug 16 17:39:07 MEST 2000

Shawn Barnhart Wrote:
> Now that I'm thinking about it, what's gained by
> forking/threading mrtg,
> anyway? Ie, where's the bottleneck?  Is it in picture generation, log
> updates, or the snmp queries?

The bottleneck is snmp queries.  They take a finite amount of time to
answer, and they are done sequentially.  Running multiple instances allows
the queries to be run in parallel, with much improved response time.

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