[mrtg] Re: Rate Error

David Sawyer david.sawyer at uk.mckhboc.com
Tue Oct 16 11:53:07 MEST 2001

> > Rate ERROR:/usr/local/mrtg-2.9.17/bin/rateup found
> > that w.x.y.z_301's log file time of 1003152269 was
> > greater than now (1003132034): ERROR: Lets not do the
> > time warp again. 
> Your clock seems to go back in time. Probably a 'date XXXX' to fix it
> by hand (bad idea).
> 1) You should use something like NTP to fix your clock, ensuring you
> don't go back.
> 2) With MRTG, I'm afraid you have to delete the log file for being
> able to restart.
Are you sure you have to delete the .log file.
Assuming the current date/time on the box is correct, couldn't you just wait
5hr37mins for the box to catch up.

If the date/time is incorrect, set the clock and think about using NTP.

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