[rrd-users] [rrd] Can't I turn off data smoothing for GAUGE?

Philip Peake philip at vogon.net
Thu Aug 19 16:13:29 CEST 2010

 On 8/19/2010 7:04 AM, Tobias Oetiker wrote:
> Today Philip Peake wrote:
>> Taking your own example of a car speedometer, that is the equivalent of
>> assuming that the car comes to a stop and accelerates up to some speed
>> once per sample period.
> no, the assumtion is that the car keeps at the same speed measured
> in the current sample.
>   -------x
>          |________x

But unless you look at your speedometer at exactly the right second, you
see some other speed.
Look at it now, then look again 2 seconds later - did your speed really
drop that much?

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