[CentOS] Temperature sensor

Bowie Bailey Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com
Fri Feb 26 16:54:35 UTC 2010


Kwan Lowe wrote:
> 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.
>   

Does anyone know of one that is known to work with CentOS?  (I don't
care if I have to read the device manually)

-- 
Bowie


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