[Orca-users] Re: Wrong Data Displayed in GIG files.

Blair Zajac blair at akamai.com
Fri Nov 19 19:07:31 PST 1999

Hello Pat,

Did you keep interval at 300?  It may be that the RRDtool is
getting the last consolidated entry?  I don't know.  But if
you're loading in 1 minute date, you'll want to change interval
in any case to 60.


pat.mcdermott at ni.com wrote:

> From: pat.mcdermott at ni.com
> Hi  ,
> Perhaps somebody could help me out....I recently started using orca ( Novice ! )
> to plot some simple text files..Everything downloaded / compiled
> etc...I have it working using the default configuration , plotting graphs  with
> the 300sec update period - it looks good...I wanted to graph 1min samples and
> show the LAST value for that sampling period , I modified the orca program to
> include LAST...When I do a rrdtool dump etc , I can see in the RRA that the data
> on each 1min interval is correct ..However the Gifs produced show the value
> exactly 5mins previously , whereas the timstamp on the GIF shows the value of
> the last 1min sample ie: if the current time is 15:22 , the GIF shows values
> that were sampled at 15:15 - it stays like this until 15:25 and then shows the
> values that was sampled at 15:20...
> Is there a parameter I can modify in the orca perl program , I would like the
> GIF to show the value of the last sample  read in ....Any help is
> appreciated.....
> Thanks ,
> Pat...

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