[mrtg] Re: Flat diagram

Evan Platt evan at espphotography.com
Sun Mar 28 19:15:21 MEST 2004

At 07:49 AM 3/28/2004, you wrote:
>I'm using MRTG 2.9.29 on Windows-XP and love it !
>Only problem is that the graph shows a flat section rate at the time
>my PC is in sleep-mode. I leave the daemon running all the time.
>Started minimised by this mrtg-daemon.bat file in my start-up folder:
>   cdd g:\MingW32\src\inet\mrtg-2.9.29\bin
>   start g:\MingW32\APerl\bin\wperl.exe mrtg --logging=eventlog mrtg.cfg
>The last 5 min average graph looks something like the attached file.
>My PC was in sleep-mode from 02:00 - 12:00 today, but yet the
>.png file shows a flat 6kB rate. Any explanation for this?

Yes - if any period of time goes by where mrtg is not run (let's say I turn 
my computer off for a week), mrtg will fill the 'time' with the last 
sampled rate. So prior to your computer going to sleep, you had a poll rate 
of 6kb.


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