[CentOS] Temperature sensor

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri Feb 26 18:41:00 UTC 2010


Dominik wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 12:27:59PM -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> On 2/26/2010 12:11 PM, Dominik Zyla wrote:
>> > 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.
<snip>> >>
>> If you can get graphs from two different pieces of equipment on the same
>> page you can pretty much see the trend.  A single device might have a
>> fan go bad or something - but that should probably be fixed anyway.  On
>> servers that have variable CPU power you might see temperature
>> variations depending on the load.
>
> You have right. While you checking sensors from few machines, you can
> see the trend. Gotta think about changing the way of temperature
> monitoring here.

Here's a question back: does the HVAC in the room allow monitoring?

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