[rrd-users] Re: Help! Resize difficulties.

Sean R McNamara sean.r.mcnamara at villanova.edu
Thu Dec 7 16:56:31 MET 2000

Mike Fisher wrote:

> I ran into this earlier in the week.  The resize does not modify the
> existing RRD file, it creates a new one in the current directory called
> resize.rrd with the new size and the old data.  Just move this over your
> old on and you should be ok.  This should probably be dealt with in the
> manual.
> Mike

Thank you Mike, that was the problem; and it seems to be working at this
point. Now it's just a matter of waiting while my script updates all of the

I'm not sure if you'd happen to know -- but, is there a convenient way to
merge a backup of the the overwritten data with the current database?
There is no overlapping between the two, and unfortunately there is a
missing gap of about 2 weeks, but there's nothing to be done about that now.

Thanks again Mike,


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