cacti broken in 6.3?

Edwin Groothuis edwin at
Thu Jan 31 00:07:52 PST 2008

On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 11:33:37PM +0100, Helmut Schneider wrote:
> Edwin Groothuis <edwin at> wrote:
> >On Wed, Jan 30, 2008 at 10:22:31PM +0100, Helmut Schneider wrote:
> >>I started a long thread at but
> >>it  turns out that FreeBSD 6.3 might be the problem. FreeBSD 6.2 and
> >>7.0-RC1  (see below) are not affected. Here is what I did:
> >
> >Silly question from me maybe: did you recompile the net-snmp and
> >phpX-snmp libraries?
> Yes, I forced a portupgrade of net-snmp-5.3.2_1 and php5-snmp-5.2.5_1 and I 
> even completly removed cacti, .*PHP.* and .*snmp.* and did a 
> 'portinstall -Rf cacti'. I also tried with cacti 0.8.7 and 0.8.6j. I also 
> dropped the cacti database and recreated it.
> Does your question imply that you are running cacti on 6.3 without problems?

No, but I have planned an upgrade of a lot of machines this weekend,
including one which runs Cacti :-)

The only reason I wondered if net-snmp was recompiled is because
it takes some low-level things like CPU usage and memory, so I
thought maybe it is related.


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