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Adding comment to Readme to clarify that sometimes we might need to r…

…econfigure and reinstall collectd for certain plugins
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viralshah committed Oct 15, 2012
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@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ There is one resource provided to manage collectd configuration.
The +collectd_plugin+ resource configures and enables standard collect plugins. Example:
collectd_plugin "interface" do
config :interface => "lo", :ignore_selected => true
@@ -55,6 +55,9 @@ The `collectd_plugin` resource can also use content directly in recipe. Example:
content 'LoadPlugin "foo"'
+Note: if you get "Could not find plugin foobar" or "foobar wasn't loaded using LoadPlugin" then you might need to reinstall collectd.
+Some plugins in collectd (e.g. mysql) require all the dependencies to be installed *before* you run `configure && make and make install`
+on collectd.

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