[mrtg] Re: mrtg performance (again)..

David Sawyer david.sawyer at uk.mckhboc.com
Mon Jul 2 16:51:01 MEST 2001

Wow, I didn't know MRTG could run on a ZX Spectrum, have you upgraded the
memory from 8k to 16k ???

Joking aside...

Upgrade your system (mem, CPU, or better still the whole thing).
Use RRDTool (but if you have a crap box, it may take ages to produce the
If your running MRTG on a Windows box use my daemon and split your script
into two or three separate scripts.

Also check your response times for your network, what ping times do you get
from the MRTG box to the targets?

> -----Original Message-----
> Do you have any tips on how to make mrtg run faster?  I run it on about
> 20 targets with 5 min intervals and it takes 3-4 mins to complete
> (sometimes more than 5 min).
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