[rrd-users] reset counter produces ugly results

dave-mlist at bfnet.com dave-mlist at bfnet.com
Fri Jul 30 22:49:10 MEST 1999

Dave> I have one problem.  When the server application is restarted, the
Dave> counters are all zeroed.  This causes the RRD to assume that the
Dave> counter has rolled over at some specific word size and compute the
Dave> average throughput based on that assumption.  


Dave> since the actual data is far closer to 1Mbps, the graphs still look
Dave> horrible.  MRTG never had this problem.

Dave> Is there a work around?

Tobias> only by using some external hack which checks the router uptime ... 

But why doesn't this problem affect MRTG?


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