[rrd-users] various questions on rrdcreate/rrd_create

Simon Hobson linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Sat Apr 23 09:35:24 CEST 2011

Rick Jones wrote:

>where I may desire a step value of one second for the octet, packet,
>error and discard counters, I probably don't care for that small a
>granularity for index, type, speed, direction and status.  not that ntop
>makes distinctions there when it creates rrds, but then it doesn't
>create rrds for those others anyway... and perhaps I won't as well.

It doesn't have to be all or nothing - you could create 2 rrd files - 
one for the high res stuff, and one for the rest.

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