[mrtg] Re: threshold monitoring and rrdtool problem

Antonio Querubin tony at lava.net
Wed Nov 29 14:23:00 MET 2000

On Wed, 29 Nov 2000, Antonio Querubin wrote:

> > Run mrtg for 3 or 4 intervals. You should get some debugging output.
> > Send it to the list.
> Hmmm, I'm getting 'badly formed number' messages in the output:
> --log: Called:
> RRDs::tune(/var/www/share/htdocs/mrtg/test/apapane_serial2_1.rrd
> -a ds0:789500 -a ds1:789500 -d ds0:COUNTER -d ds1:COUNTER)
> --log: Called:
> RRDs::update(/var/www/share/htdocs/mrtg/test/apapane_serial2_1.rr
> d, '975503120:292308201:4056430702')
> --log: Called: RRDs::last()
> --log: Called:
> RRDs::fetch(/var/www/share/htdocs/mrtg/test/apapane_serial2_1.rrd
> ,'AVERAGE','-s',975503120,'-e',975503120)
> --log:   got: 215959.519341817/115365.613819102
> @: Badly formed number.
> @: Badly formed number.

Uh, disregard that comment about 'badly formed number'.  That's my
threshold script barfing because mrtg doesn't return any values to it :(
I modified the script to just echo what's passed to it and it looks like
mrtg just doesn't send anything back.

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