[smokeping-users] RRD Problems

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Wed Aug 27 08:43:49 CEST 2008

Hi Glen,

Today Eustace, Glen wrote:

> Hi,
> I have installed v2.4.2 and the latest version of RRDtools as
> well.
> The graphs that are being produced are behaving in a weird way.
> Sometimes the displayed data looks great, other times the graphs
> have no data at all and at other times, the granularity seems to
> change.  The sample interval was left at 300s, but the graphs
> would suggest that only one reading per 30mins or 60 mins is
> available.  i.e. the graph for the last 3 hrs is just one or two
> 'steps'.
> With no intervention the graphs will often come right if one
> navigates to a different page and then comes back to the them.
> Is this a bug, expected behaviour or can it be fixed with a
> config change ?

This is not the expected behaviour ...

a) did you change the RRA configuration from the default ?

b) is anything interesting in the smokeping.log ?

c) if you have a complex setup, try with something simple for
   starters. Just FPing and only a few hosts.

what version of rrdtool are you using


Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten, Switzerland
http://it.oetiker.ch tobi at oetiker.ch ++41 62 775 9902 / sb: -9900

More information about the smokeping-users mailing list