[CentOS] Temperature sensor

Dominik Zyla gavroche at gavroche.pl
Fri Feb 26 18:11:22 UTC 2010


On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 09:57:52AM -0800, John R Pierce wrote:
> Dominik Zyla wrote:
> > But it'll not give information about temperature in server room.
> >   
> 
> actually, it sorta can.     find the lowest reading sensor on the 
> system, probably one on the mainboard...    use a manual thermometer to 
> read the intake air temp and calculate the delta.
> 
> i think you'll find under normal operating conditions that delta is 
> pretty constant if the server is under a reasonably consistent workload.

True.. We're also doing like this in some of server rooms. But sometimes
we had strange values. So this sort of stuff can be not good enough. :)

-- 
Dominik Zyla

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