[rrd-users] Re: help with error please

Stephan Harren sh at abovenet.de
Fri Dec 19 14:36:48 MET 2003

Try the following:

- Make sure that your output file (GIF/PNG) is formatted like this:


- Make sure that your RRD definitions are like this:


If this doesn't work (I use this in my perl scripts), try single 

Best regards,


Van den Bossche Eric wrote:

>Hi all,
>can someone try to find the error here (i'm not that experienced with RRD)
>C:\Inetpub\wwwroot>rrdtool.exe graph
>s_Daily.png -s -2000m -e now -a PNG -w 800 -h 300 --alt-y-grid --lazy -c
>e0000 -c GRID#000000
>aults.rrd:ds1:AVERAGE CDEF:pin=in,10000000000,/,100,*,1,/
>rd:ds1:MAX AREA:in#005499:"Maximal Incoming Traffic"\l
> Outgoing Traffic"\l GPRINT:min:MAX:"Max In\: %8.3lf %s"
>%%)" GPRINT:mout:MAX:"Max Out\: %8.3lf %s" GPRINT:pout:MAX:"(%3.0lf%%)"\l
>:in:AVERAGE:"Avg In\: %8.3lf %s" GPRINT:pin:AVERAGE:"(%3.0lf%%)"
>AGE:"Avg Out\: %8.3lf %s" GPRINT:pout:AVERAGE:"(%3.0lf%%)"\l
> In\: %8.3lf %s" GPRINT:pin:LAST:"(%3.0lf%%)" GPRINT:out:LAST:"Cur Out\:
>%s" GPRINT:pout:LAST:"(%3.0lf%%)\l"
>ERROR: can't parse DEF
>lts.rrd:ds0:AVERAGE' -2
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