[rrd-users] Re: Probleme with jauge type

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at slot.hollandcasino.nl
Wed Feb 13 02:22:48 MET 2002

Un L'Unique wrote:
> Hello,
> I am searching why I have lots of "strange" ( I.e: way to high) average in my rrd database.
> I may have found something.
> As I understand counter DS handle counter overflow: try to detect counter overflow and adding max value to the new "little" value.
> Thats look fine. But what happend when counter really reset ? ( router reboot for example).I don't see any way for rrd to guess this is a reset and not a counter overflow.

You're right, there is no way for RRDtool to guess what you ment.  That's
why you need to make sure to feed correct input to RRDtool.

> It seems this "false counter overflow" scramble ( average of 7E8 %CPU usage)  my data each time my computer reboot.

Search the archives, this has been discussed many times.

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