[rrd-users] [rrd] Can't I turn off data smoothing for GAUGE?
marc_rrd at merlins.org
Sat Aug 21 17:21:16 CEST 2010
On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 12:32:22PM +0200, Alex van den Bogaerdt wrote:
> > Alex van den Bogaerdt wrote:
> >>I still worry about the next issue coming up... 1200 CDPs to display and
> >>only 600 pixels available in the graph... One bitfield is a nice
> >>nonnormalized 128, the other is 0. what is RRDtool going to do? Display
> >>128, 0 or 64 ?
> > Better still, when someone has used it as a bitmap, so 128 means one
> > thing, 64 means something else - so "fans running" and "nothing"
> > averages to "sprinklers on" !
> which is exactly my point.
> But in the case of two CDPs per pixel column, one could just display both.
> Problem worked around.
> So the next issue comes up: how to display bit fields 65536, 32768, 16384,
> 8192, 4096, 2048, 1024, and 1, all in one graph of 100 pixels high?
> (notice how I am avoiding consolidating 8 CDPs at graph time)
If it is a non averaging GAUGE, then you just drop all data samples but the
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