[mrtg] update to how to show 383 MB Ram in cfg file

Brian A. Seklecki lavalamp at spiritual-machines.org
Wed Mar 21 14:46:35 CET 2007

It will disqualify values that exceed the absmax.  Try mrtg 

On Tue, 20 Mar 2007, Johannes Prost wrote:

> Am 20 Mar 2007 um 22:00 hat Johannes Prost geschrieben:
> short update to this:
> after cut / paste the target log, it is no longer written. Is this caused by wrong values
> too ? The other tragets are all updated as expected.
> One mistake below, which was changed before the update:The second OID. It has to read
> .
> Johannes
>> Hello all,
>> it's a stupid question, but I am relly mixed up and don't get it to work properly.
>> I want to graph free & committed RAM. The OID's I have correct, but the output which mrtg
>> graphs is not correct and at the same time the line is just "dead", no up's and down's so
>> to speak.
>> Here my cfg snippet:
>> Target[ram]:
>> . at
>> AbsMax[ram]: 383000
>> MaxBytes[ram]: 383000
>> Options[ram]: growright, gauge, nopercent, nobanner
>> YLegend[ram]: RAM
>> ShortLegend[ram]: B
>> LegendI[ram]:  
>> LegendO[ram]:  
>> Legend1[ram]: Available RAM
>> Legend2[ram]: Committed RAM
>> The machine has physical 383 MB Ram. My log file of the cfg file says nothing about an
>> error. The file with the data of the target is running every 300 sec. but the numbers are
>> the same all time, no updates. So I am assuming it must have to do something with the
>> coorect MB size set for MaxBytes AbsBytes.
>> Any help  very appreciate.
>> Johannes
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