[rrd-users] graph with incomplete data

Simon Hobson linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Tue Dec 2 00:33:08 CET 2008

Wood, Mike wrote:

>Anyway, I'm using Hobbit / Xymon to create my .rrd files, and I'm 
>disappointed with the granularity of a 60 day graph.  I'd like to 
>see daily CPU peaks and valleys instead of an overall average like 
>I'm getting, so I thought that more datapoints would solve the 
>The RRA's were defined initially as follows:
>I used rrdtool resize to change the RRA3 to 1152 datapoints.  Now, 
>the graph only shows the past 45 or so days out of 60, and can't 
>seem to figure out what else I need to do to make this graph look OK.

I'm guessing that it's just a case of the data not being there. You 
may have resized the RRA, but that wouldn't magically create the 
missing data. Give it time and it should fill up.

Simon Hobson

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