[rrd-users] Re: newbie question

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Wed Apr 23 07:33:22 MEST 2003

On Wed, 23 Apr 2003, Kenneth Lee wrote:

> I'm new to rrdtool. My RRD database stores data in 5 min intervals. When I
> use rrdtool to plot the graph for short time periods (say an hour), the
> graph show up as zigzag lines (style = LINE). Is it possble to tell rrdtool
> to draw a smooth curve, perhaps by guessing the data within the 5 min
> interval?

A zig-zag line is the only factual representation possible based on the 
data. You could try to 'lie' in your graphics with a smooth curve but it 
would not be based on actual data. If you make regular use of such images 
you could considere taking more measurements.


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