[rrd-users] Re: Help a new and slightly lost user! :(

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.het.net
Sun Nov 14 20:52:00 MET 2004

On Sun, Nov 14, 2004 at 07:40:02PM +0000, Michael Thompson wrote:

> > The difference between each reading is not something you want to
> > use rrdtool for.  For these kind of applications you should choose
> > sql, access, or even a flat file.
> >
> Is that not what DERIVE Should do?

Yes, that is not what derive should do.

***EVERYTHING*** is a rate as far as rrdtool is concerned.

counter,derive,gauge determine how to transform the input into a rate.

> > If you want to see a rate, an amount of rejects per second, then rrdtool
> > is the tool to use.
> That is exactly what I am trying to do, but accuracy is important.
> >
> > RTFM rrdgraph, stuff about units-exponent
> I have RTFM, and the units-exponent is'nt helping. It is the accuracy that I 
> need help with. 

No, it was "m" and "k" and such that you also wanted help with. 
If you remove context from a quote, please also remove my answers.

> I have the following Perl Script 


If you really expect me to debug your program, please hire me.

>  Now this _does_ work, with one problem, the values are all wrong. 

The values are probably all right.  Your interpretation is all wrong.

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