[mrtg] Re: Data problem with absolute option

Daniel J McDonald dan.mcdonald at austinenergy.com
Fri Jan 16 23:52:20 MET 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-16 at 15:16, Jason Harper wrote:
> Ok, I think I figured out my problem:

> The absolute option is mutually exclusive with the perminute option the
> way the code is written. 

That seems a bit odd.

>  How can I take advantage of absolute while
> also getting the benefits of perminute?  
Sounds like a job for rrdtool

> Why does perminute not work
> with absolute or gauge?
With gauge it is completely understandable.  if you are monitoring
something that exists at a point of time, such as temperature, you would
be hard pressed to express temperature as degrees per minute

Absolute is so rarely used, I can see where no one would have thought
through using it with perminute.
Daniel J McDonald, CCIE 2495, CNX
Austin Energy

Unsubscribe mailto:mrtg-request at list.ee.ethz.ch?subject=unsubscribe
Archive     http://www.ee.ethz.ch/~slist/mrtg
FAQ         http://faq.mrtg.org    Homepage     http://www.mrtg.org
WebAdmin    http://www.ee.ethz.ch/~slist/lsg2.cgi

More information about the mrtg mailing list