[Orca-users] Re: orca & filename length

Blair Zajac bzajac at geostaff.com
Thu Jul 29 09:41:07 PDT 1999


Yes, the data will get collected properly.  It's only how Orca puts
it together into the plots that creates the extremely long file
names.  The next release of Orca will have this fixed.


Mike DuFresne wrote:
> Blair Zajac wrote:
> >
> > Helo Mike,
> >
> > Things may have gotten fixed after more data was collected by
> > orcallator.se.  It takes anywhere from 2.5 to 7.5 minutes for
> > it to deliver its first measurement to the data files.
> >
> > I've never seen the 'cannot open mtime for <file>' message before.
> > How many characters long is the filename in question?  When you
> > run Orca with the -v option, where does it generate this message?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Blair
> Thanks for the reply Blair,
> I read another reply to a different user with apparently the same
> problem. I did count the filenames that were affectd (manually, so I
> might be off) and the filenames were greater than 255 characters in
> length. For what its worth, the boxes that are affected have these
> interfaces:
> nf0, nf1, hme0, hme1, and qfe[0-4]
> ..which would mean, at 36 characters per interface, a 288 character
> filename, plus or minus for the commas. Apparently, there is data
> getting collected, but I am also having the problem where the scaling in
> the legend is wonky. In one case, the cpu processes seems to have
> acquired an ethernet scale.
> Mike DuFresne
> TeamNOC

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