[rrd-users] GAUGE negative values

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Mon Jun 29 17:51:59 CEST 2009

Hi R,

GAUGE hasno problem with negative values if you do not add a
minimum of 0 when setting up the rrd file ... if you did, you can
change things later using rrdtool tune.


Today R Dicaire wrote:

> If I understand the documentation correctly, type GAUGE cannot have
> negative values input into the rrd database?
> If such is the case do I need to perform some math on the actual value
> to create a positive integer forst before inputting to rrd update?
> Thanks

Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten, Switzerland
http://it.oetiker.ch tobi at oetiker.ch ++41 62 775 9902 / sb: -9900

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