[collectd] unable to get exec plugin to work

Dev dev at zupercomputer.net
Sat Nov 3 00:54:48 CET 2007

Thank you!  It was the types.db update that was missing.  I suggest a 
brief mention of the types.db file in the collectd-exec man page.

Additionally, I also had to update the collection.cgi script with proper 
RRD syntax to handle the new data/graph(s).

Florian Forster wrote:
> Hi James,
> On Thu, Nov 01, 2007 at 11:30:59PM -0700, James Valente wrote:
>>     echo "${HOST}/${PLUGIN}/ld-one N:$MIN_01"
>>     echo "${HOST}/${PLUGIN}/ld-ten N:$MIN_05"
>>     echo "${HOST}/${PLUGIN}/ld-fifteen N:$MIN_15"
> did you define a type `ld' in the `types.db'? It's usually installed in
> ${pkglibdir} and lists the types known to the daemon. Without a correct
> definition there collectd doesn't know how to create the RRD files.
> I'd suggest to use the already defined `load' type though:
>   echo "${HOST}/${PLUGIN}/load N:${MIN_01}:${MIN_05}:${MIN_15}
> Regards,
> -octo

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