[rrd-users] Modifying results for GPRINT output

Piers Kittel mailing at biased.org
Tue Sep 4 15:28:19 CEST 2007


> The only thing to verify is that you receive at least one update
> every ${heartbeat} seconds.  Set heartbeat high enough to receive
> a trigger from the power consumption by your computer, which you
> are using to take the measurement.

Hmm... is it possible to change the heartbeat of an existing database  
while keeping the existing data?

> However, I strongly suggest running both databases simultaneously
> for a while, so that you can see for yourself that the averages will
> be the same (or can investigate why not).

Good idea.

> I may be asking for help myself soon; I'm thinking about a
> webcam, a led (for illumination) and some ocr software to
> read my own meters.  That, or a smarter idea on how to automate
> reading those meters.

That's a neat idea!  Good luck with this :)

Cheers - Piers

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