[mrtg] Re: graphing errors at ~ 114 Mbps

Tony Mumm tonym at netins.net
Tue Feb 8 21:47:08 MET 2000

I was under the impression that MRTG could not poll faster than
5 minutes.  Has this changed?


 Alex van den Bogaerdt <alex at slot.hollandcasino.nl>
>Tony Mumm wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I noticed this was mentioned on the group earlier, but I can not
>> find any resolution.  It appears that at around 114 Mbps or so
>> the graphing errors and drops down to zero, or very close to 
>> near zero.  What graph appears to have a huge fall off, and then
>> on the next polling interval it is back up again.
>To be exact, this is the rate when graphing a 32-bit counter in
>five minute intervals.
>It is just 2^32 / 300 * 8 == 114532456
>Resolution: a larger counter or a smaller interval.
>No ready solution available apart from polling more often.

Tony Mumm
Lead Network Technician - netINS, Inc.

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