Custom graphing problem

Wood, Mike Mike.Wood at
Thu Jun 26 15:07:22 CEST 2008

Hi All,

I need a bit of help with a custom graph.

I'm going through the "howtograph.html", but I never get any results at all on the hobbit server.

On my remote AIX client "dallas", I have this script:

# Get numperm, minperm, maxperm, and calculate computational memory
numperm=`vmstat -v|grep numperm|awk '{print $1}'`
minperm=`vmstat -v|grep minperm|awk '{print $1}'`
maxperm=`vmstat -v|grep maxperm|awk '{print $1}'`

print "minperm: $minperm" > $MSGFILE
print "maxperm: $maxperm" >> $MSGFILE
print "numperm: $numperm" >> $MSGFILE

$BB $BBDISP "status $MACHINE.memperm green `date`

`cat $MSGFILE`


exit 0

And this stanza in the clientlaunch.cfg:
        ENVFILE $HOBBITCLIENTHOME/etc/hobbitclient.cfg
        CMD $HOBBITCLIENTHOME/ext/memperm
        INTERVAL 5m

I have verified that the script is running on the client.

However, I never get a memperm column on the Hobbit Server.

What am I missing?


Mike Wood
UNIX System Administrator
Kinetic Concepts, Inc.
6103 Farinon Drive
San Antonio, TX, 78249
E-mail:  mike.wood at
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