[rrd-users] rrd at the ragged edge (updates every second)

Simon Hobson linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Tue Apr 19 08:50:59 CEST 2011

Rick Jones wrote:

>  > illegal attempt to update using time 1303164367 when last update time
>  > is 1303164367 (minimum one second step)

AIUI, if you use "N" (now) for the update time, then internally RRD 
uses sub-second timing and you can update more frequently. It does 
mean that your update "happens" when you submit the call rather than 
when you take the timestamp, but for your setup I doubt that's a huge 

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