[rrd-users] water usage
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Sat Jul 24 22:32:28 CEST 2010
Rick Dicaire wrote:
>Darren Dunham <ddunham at taos.com> wrote:
> > An alternative is to not use "day" steps, but "hour" steps, and leave
>> long heartbeats.
>> 'RRA:LAST:0.01:1:900' \
>> rrdtool updatev water.rrd 1279641600:140 1279728000:750 1279814400:190
>I effected the above change, and now the graph correctly displays each
>days usage. What I don't understand is why this change works. Since
>I'm only inputting data once every 86400 sec, why wouldnt I use that
>value for --step?
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