[CentOS] Temperature sensor

Kwan Lowe kwan.lowe at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 16:20:37 UTC 2010


On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 11:14 AM, Dominik Zyla <gavroche at gavroche.pl> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 11:00:21AM -0500, Bowie Bailey wrote:
>> Does anyone know of a cheap temperature sensor that will work with
>> Linux?  I don't need a fancy monitoring appliance, I just want a simple
>> sensor that I can connect to one of my monitoring servers to let me know
>> if the server room is getting hot.
>
> Hi,
>
> Any RS-232 temperature sensor should do the job.
>

The USB ones also (generally) work with CentOS, though you may need to
resort to reading the USB device with a script and doing your own
graphing and alerting.


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