[mrtg] Re: 'kilo' option?

alex at ergens.op.Het.Net alex at ergens.op.Het.Net
Tue Feb 29 09:15:55 MET 2000

Justin Shore wrote:
> Can someone tell me when I should use the 'kilo' option?  For 

What is it you don't understand in:

   Use this option to change the multiplier value for building prefixes.
   Defaultvalue is 1000. This tag is for the special case that 1kB =
   1024B, 1MB = 1024kB and so far.

copied straight from the manual.

> example, I'm graphing my sendmail transfer stats.  The value reported 
> to MRTG is in kilobytes.  In a related question, how do I make MRTG 
> *not* try to convert from bytes to kilobytes when the value reaches 
> XYZ?  Its hard to explain.

And in that same manual, just under "kilo", this is explained.

Have you ever read the manual?
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