[rrd-users] Re: Beginner question regarding RRA's

Rainer Bawidamann Rainer.Bawidamann at rz.uni-ulm.de
Mon Jan 8 10:14:55 MET 2001

In article <20010107150517.A20760 at visi.com>,
	sdk at shell.yuck.net (Stephen) writes:
> After reading the docs there's one thing that confuses me: the RRA
> consolidate functions and steps specification. Some of the examples I
> see have only a '1' for the number of steps. So for example, the RRD
> that approximates MRTG:
> # RRA:AVERAGE:0.5:1:600
> # RRA:MAX:0.5:1:600
> What's the difference between the first AVERAGE and MAX definitions?  

I think there is no real difference. The people writing the code to
create RRDs for MRTG didn't think about this aspect (I^Wthey weren't
aware that this RRA is obsolete). Me thinks that you're intelligent
enough to write a CGI for MRTG ... ;-}


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