[smokeping-users] problem with graph time when runnng smokeping and speedycgi in a VMWare VM

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Thu Sep 6 00:52:14 CEST 2007

Hi Jeff,

Yesterday Jeff Williams wrote:

> using RHEL 4 there. My problem is that when the graphs are displayed, the
> times at the bottom are all this year, but seem to be random dates and
> details. Is there anything I can try to fix this? Where does the time on the
> graphs come from?

rrdtool takes the time from the OS and uses libc time functions for
its work ... strftime, mktime ...

no idea why vmware should be affecting this ...

could it be that you have an odd locale there ?


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