[rrd-users] Re: MRTG Server crashing when netork is down

Michael Heiming michael at heiming.de
Mon Apr 5 12:55:57 MEST 2004

Davi de Paula Cabral - DATAPREVRJ wrote:
> Hi Friends...
> I use a RedHat 7.2, Athlon 1300 MHz, 512 Mb RAM, 20Gb HD, running MRTG with
> RRDTool 1.39.
> The network is huge, it is monitoring almost 1,000 points, using different
> SNMP variables. Because of that, I prefer not use daemon and manage by
> myself who is to run at the moment. I divided the job in 12 scripts, by that
> way I divided each minute in 12 "5-second slices "; each script have dozens
> of interfaces to monitor. All that stuff at crontab.
> So, if the network stops, the MRTG Server breaks down, the processes full
> the memory, the HD doesnt stop working, my SSH session falls, cannot login,
> I can only reset the microcomputer.

What is the output of 'uname -a', I suspect an older kernel, had some 
stabilty problems with RH 7.2 too, this was resolved with a later errata 
kernel update.

Good luck

Michael Heiming

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