[mrtg] Factor

richard lucassen mailinglists at lucassen.org
Sun Nov 25 23:06:24 CET 2007

On Mon, 26 Nov 2007 10:58:40 +1300
"Steve Shipway" <s.shipway at auckland.ac.nz> wrote:

> > The logfiles contain the right values (48000). But I downgraded to
> > 2.10.13 and the problem has gone. I just wanted to upgrade to use
> > the new mail and hysteresis options, but the shell script is doing
> > the job now :)
> The Factor[] is processed *after* storing in the database (.log or
> .rrd) and is only used when generating the graph image.  So, the
> logfiles will always hold the 48000 values.  If you run in RRD mode,
> MRTG does not generate the graphs, and so it never uses the Factor[]
> at all.
> I think there may be a bug in the later version of MRTG that ignores a
> decimal Factor[] when running in native mode and generating the graph.

I also fear it's a bug. It's native mrtg (the Debian package). Anyway,
the good old 2.10.13 works for now :)

Is Tobi still following this mailinglist anyway?

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak
aloud and remove all doubt.

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