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

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Thu Aug 19 22:21:01 CEST 2010

Today Philip Peake wrote:

>  On 8/19/2010 10:22 AM, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> > I think that would do it, but you'd have to store that
> > dont_screw_with_gauge_data in the RRD file somewhere and I'm not sure if the
> > file format has free bits that can be used for that (hopefully it does).
> >
>  Why? It just GAUGE data, the only thing that we are doing differently
> is storing the data as if it had occurred *exactly* on time.
> As far as processing/graphing goes, I don't see any difference.

to implement this, you would create a new datasource type ... there
is 'space' for this in the format.


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