[rrd-users] Rrdtool restore problems
tobi at oetiker.ch
Wed Aug 29 17:51:51 CEST 2007
Today Alex van den Bogaerdt wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 29, 2007 at 10:51:43AM -0400, Shriver, Daniel wrote:
> > Also, the error message seems odd to me in that it seems to be not even
> > understanding what version I'm using when it says "detected version . "
> > and why doesn't it say "the version 0023 restore tool" since I'm using
> > 1.2.23?
> [note: not 100% sure about every little detail]
> The database can be version 1 or version 3.
> The software can be version 1.0.x or 1.2.x
> Software version 1.0.x cannot cope with version 3 databases.
> Software version 1.2.x can cope with version 1 databases.
> If you update a version 1 database with version 1.2.x software,
> the database will be upgraded to version 3.
no ... it will stay version 1
> If you dump a database version 1, using 1.0.x software, you cannot
> restore it using software version 1.2.x software.
yes you can if 1.2 is 'new' ...
> > Any tips?
> Don't mix 1.0.x and 1.2.x software.
> Update your existing databases using version 1.2.x software only.
> Dump and restore your existing databases using version 1.2.x software only.
as long as you use 1.0 to generate rrd files you can update them
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