[CentOS] Temperature sensor

Bowie Bailey Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com
Fri Feb 26 16:44:48 UTC 2010



Dale Dellutri wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 10:00 AM, Bowie Bailey <Bowie_Bailey at buc.com
> <mailto:Bowie_Bailey at buc.com>> 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.
>
>
> I;m not sure what you consider "cheap".  I've  used a Sensatronics
> Model E4,
> for which I've written my own daemon software to take a reading and log it
> every x minutes.  I've also had a Sensaphone Model 1104 which can
> automatically call multiple phone numbers and play a message about
> fault conditions.
>
> Each of these were in the $400 to $600 range (with sensors).

By "cheap", I mean under $100.

-- 
Bowie


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