[Orca-users] Re: Orca not pick up new logs (was Re: plot ambien t and cpu temperature on E450)

Blair Zajac blair at akamai.com
Wed Feb 28 08:36:10 PST 2001

I think you only need to white space separate the column names:

	data ambient *9/5+32

so that Orca can distinguish the column name from the rest of
the statement.


Adam Levin wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Feb 2001, Blair Zajac wrote:
> > Yes, it should be plotting graphs.  However, if you have the
> > measurement interval mismatched with the "interval" specified in the
> > Orca configuration file, then its possible no data will be recorded
> > in the RRD files.  If there is a mismatch, the only way to fix this
> > is to change the "interval" and remove all of the RRD files so they
> > can be rebuilt with the correct interval.
> My measurement interval is 300 seconds, and doesn't generally vary by
> more
> than one or two seconds.
> I found the problem, however, and it's what I originally thought.
> data (ambient*(9/5))+32 doesn't work.
> data ambient*9/5+32 doesn't work either.
> What works is:
> data ambient * 9 / 5 + 32
> The first doesn't produce any errors.  The second produces errors
> "Substitution not performed".  The third generates the graphs.
> Apparently, orca (or rrd) is picky about how you type in expressions.
> Thanks for all the information and help.
> -Adam
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