[smokeping-users] Start off Y-axis with something other than 0ms?
tobi at oetiker.ch
Fri Jul 25 19:25:54 CEST 2008
having the option to configure the --lower-limit and the
--upper-limit in the config should not be that difficult todo ...
> A long time ago tobi wrote:
> > nope this is not possible at the moment ...
> > I implemented it that way, because on a link with 250ms I do not
> > usually care about tiny fluctuations ... can you explain about the
> > need for this ?
> > cheers
> > tobi
> Hi tobi,
> I realise that this thread is a bit old by now, but this is a feature
> that I'd REALLY like to have as well.
> My particular reason for wanting it is because of the multi-target
> graphs that we've been able to use now since v2.2 was released.
> For example: I've got a graph with a bunch of servers hosted in Europe
> that are all between 300-400ms [I'm in Australia, so that's a loooooong
> way away ;)], but the actual difference between the individual servers
> is typically only 20-30 ms between each host.
> What that means is that I end up with a graph that has a huge empty
> space at the bottom - between 0-300ms - and then half a dozen graphs
> squeezed into the few pixels between 300-400ms.
> The obvious side-effect of all that is that it becomes virtually
> impossible to see the individual hosts properly.
> Here's an example of exactly what I'm talking about -
> However, if I had the option of starting the y-axis off at [say] 250ms,
> that would make everything much, MUCH easier to distinguish, because
> obviously all the hosts wouldn't be so compacted together.
> Ideally, I'd really love for this to be something that could be set in
> the config options of each host/graph.
> IE - Something along the lines of:
> ++ myhost1
> host = myhost1.example
> y-axis = 250
> I'd really love to hear your thoughts on this ... and whether it's
> something that might possibly be considered for a future release at some
> point in time?
> --David Tomic
Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten, Switzerland
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