[mrtg] Re: Statistic Overflow
s.shipway at auckland.ac.nz
Fri Jul 1 03:10:24 MEST 2005
>I have a problem gathering statistics on counters on error
>packets from a wireless access-point. I suspect this was
>caused by too large counter value. From the mrtg.log file, the
>first few lines read this.
>1119999718 558498585600 602807406600
>1119999718 0 0 0 0
Check that either
1) This is a true counter, and it is definitely increasing over time, or
2) This is a gauge, and you have the gauge option set in the MRTG
If you have a gauge counter (eg: free space on your filesystem) and you
don't set Option:gauge, then you will get this sort of effect.
If you have a counter (eg: total network packets) and the counter is not
increasing, then you will get this effect.
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