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

Allen Canning canning at colltech.com
Wed Feb 28 08:42:41 PST 2001

On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Adam Levin wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Blair Zajac wrote:
> > 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.
> Ok, that's good to know.  Whitespacing the whole thing works, so I'm happy
> to leave it that way.  If it ain't broke, and all that.
> By the way, we have a machine basically dedicated to logging and
> generating the orca graphs.  Is there any reason why I might want to run
> orca -o instead of just launching orca and letting it run (I've been
> letting it run, and it's been fine).  If I launch it with -o, I get "too
> many open files" errors, so I'd have to start moving old percol-* files
> out from under orca's area, but then it should run, I think.

You could always raise the file handle limit, via the shell.
If you haven't already done that... :^).  See the man page
for ulimit.

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