[collectd] RandomTimeout question
jj.mzhang at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 20:52:28 CET 2009
I was trying to configure the rrdtool plugin to spread out writes to rrd
files by setting the "RandomTimeout" value in rrdtool plugin configuration.
But I got a messaging saying "Plugin `rrdtool' did not register for value
`RandomTimeout'." when collectd were started. I did some more research and
it seems that the RandomTimeout patch might be added after the rpm package
I am using was built. I am using the latest collectd rpm I can found for
which is collectd-4.7.2-1.el5.rf.src.rpm and was built on Wed 29 Jul 2009.
If the above is true , could anyone tell me where to find the patch and how
to apply the patch to my rpm ( or if it's not a patch,
How can I add this functionality to the collectd rpm I am using)?
Otherwise, does anyone know what's wrong with my configuration? Here is the
configuration of rrdtool:
On the other side, I also want the collection of the data be staggered so
that the monitoring won't all occur in bursts.
Does collectd have this capability?
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