[rrd-users] Port RRDTool to Arm/Linux - Which Linux?
tobi at oetiker.ch
Fri Aug 1 07:56:13 CEST 2008
I have never looked into this myself, but I remember reading about
different aproaches to doing floating point on arm and drastic
effects on rrdtool by the choice of method.
there is talk about -msoft-float
Yesterday Robert Easton wrote:
> Hi Petteri,
> Yikes thats slow. On debian/x86 the png is being generated instaneously. On
> the monitoring screen of our app we are cycling through graph displays every
> 10 seconds plus allow users to step through them at their own pace. We could
> have a network of 50 sensors, for instance, capturing data and the user
> scrolling through graphs (one for each sensor).
> Oh well I will build it and see what happens. :)
> Thanks Petteri,
> Petteri Matilainen wrote:
> > I haven't heard that soft-float thing before. From the link you
> > posted, it seems difficult to include it. I have once tried to set up
> > a cross-compiler environment but then there was cryptic configure or
> > make errors which I couldn't figure out. It was different toolchain
> > too.
> > Compiling RRDtool natively wasn't difficult at all. I had to disable
> > compiler optimizations, though because if I didn't RRDtool would take
> > 30 minutes to run and display irrational numbers on the graphs (like
> > 2328742376547365). That was clearly some kind of math issue
> > (related?). At the moment it takes about 2 minutes to draw 2 PNGs that
> > have one dataset each. The unit is a temperature logger which takes 2
> > samples every minute and draws pictures every 5 minutes.
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