[mrtg] Re: Config Reference Options

McDonald, Dan Dan.McDonald at austinenergy.com
Fri Sep 6 18:01:06 MEST 2002

From: Kevin S. Dome [mailto:icefantum at stic.net]
>Am i mistaken when I read the configuration reference when the 
>following options are implemented:
>RunAsDaemon: Yes
>Interval: 5
>that mrtg would re-read the configuration file every five minutes >for
changes (i.e. if I added colours in the last 5 minutes or 
>various other options were added/removed). 

No.  The advantage of using runasdaemon is that it doesn't have to parse the
config file each time, so it uses less CPU.  The advantage of using cron is
that it reads the files each time, so you don't have to restart it.

I always use cron for that very reason.

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