[mrtg] Re: kMG confusion :(

Daniel J McDonald dmcdonald at digicontech.com
Mon Apr 2 15:12:04 MEST 2001

 From: Alex van den Bogaerdt
> Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2001 7:22 PM
> To: John Navarro
> Cc: MRTG users
> Subject: [mrtg] Re: kMG confusion :(
> John Navarro wrote:
> > My graphs show a maximum value to 1280.0k for my gigabit
> ethernet.  How
> > can I make it show 128.0m instead?  My maxbyes is set correclty.  I
> > can't figure out the kMG line - how frustrating.
> You should probably not use a kMG line at all.

Actually, the problem is that SNMP V1 32 bit counters roll over at about
128mb/s with a five minute sample.  change to snmp V2c 64 bit counters and
remove all of the kMG stuff and it will work fine.

target[router-ge0-0] #ge0/0:public at

Daniel J McDonald - CCIE 2495, CNX
Principal Network Specialist
Digicon Technologies
dmcdonald at digicontech.com

Digicon - A Cisco Systems Partner, Silver Certified.

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