[rrd-users] Adding new data source - malloc failure

Wes wespvp at msg.bt.com
Sun Jul 15 03:36:37 CEST 2007

On 7/11/07 4:19 AM, "Alex van den Bogaerdt" <alex at ergens.op.het.net> wrote:

> output: "rrdtool fetch" delivers rates.
> input: "GAUGE" means "this is already a rate".
> So, you can create a new database, using GAUGE counter types,
> and a suitable start time, step size and heartbeat. Then read
> the rates you want to keep, combine them into one rrdtool update
> command, and feed it to the new database.  Repeat until done.
> Afterwards, use "rrdtool tune" to modify counter types into what
> you need them to be.
> Should work, unless you run into the same memory issues. In that
> case, the database is just too big to handle.
> A new version is coming.  Maybe you can wait until then and see
> if that version solves your problem.

Hmm.  I'll take a look at that and see if I can do it without hosing up my

How soon is the new version coming out?


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