[Dxspider-support] Ubuntu 7.10 and MRTG ?

Robert Chalmas rcbza at hb9bza.net
Sat Feb 9 17:17:56 GMT 2008

Many thanks Dirk. I will try again next week and report my results.

vy 73's

Robert - HB9BZA

> I have it working on mine, but I did have to make some changes to the 
> mrtg script - which should be in CVS. However, looking at the Changes I 
> this:
> "fix mrtg script so that it sets LANG='C', in addition, it appears that 
> you will need to create a /var/lock/mrtg and /var/lib/mrtg directory, 
> both with chmod 01777 /var/lock/mrtg /var/lib/mrtg. They may already 
> exist but without the correct permissions."
> Let me know if this helps.
> And yes, I need to do some work on the documentation.
> Dirk
> Robert Chalmas wrote:
>> Hi everybody,
>> Just to remind that I (and a few others if I remember well) also mentioned 
>> some monthes ago not being able to install MRTG successfully, so I guess quite 
>> many sysops would be happy if a "MRTG guru" could find how to configure this 
>> tool on recent distributions.
>> I did it successfully on older distributions, but now the documentation 
>> available on dxcluster.org is outdated and following those instructions brings 
>> no success.
>> Vy 73's from Geneva,
>> Robert - HB9BZA
>>> I have problem to configure MRTG in my Ubuntu 7.10.
>>> I need some help, pls
>>> I have installed (or cheked all in place) the three other packages like gd
>>> o.s.v
>>> I have tried to follow the doc (spider doc) but no luck
>>> De Lars SM6HOC

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