[smokeping-users] Charts problem "unknown variable 'sorter'"

Dan O'Neill dano at northpb.com
Sun Jan 23 17:06:50 CET 2011

The problem I am reporting is consistent between revision 2.4.2 and trunk
20110123 and is most likely a configuration error that I simply haven't been
able to resolve.

Taking a working configuration and adding in the 'charts' section per the
documentation results in the following error when checking the config file
or starting smokeping

ERROR: etc/config, line 152: unknown variable 'sorter'

Any help would be appreciated.


Here is a section of the config file
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*** Targets ***
 menuextra = <a target='_blank' href='/sptrace/tr.html{HOST}'
class='{CLASS}' \
    onclick="window.open(this.href,this.target, \
    return false;">*</a>

probe = FPing

menu = Top
title = Network Latency Grapher
remark = Welcome to a few things I measure from San Diego, CA.

+ charts
menu = Charts
title = The most interesting destinations

++ median
sorter = Median(entries=>10)
title = Sorted by Median Roundtrip Time
menu = Top Median RTT
format = Median RTT %e s

+ World

menu = World
title = Worldwide Connectivity

++ La_Jolla
menu = La Jolla
title = La Jolla TWC (
host =

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