Tom Brown tom.brown at goodtechnology.com
Mon Oct 10 08:15:36 UTC 2005

> Sorry if this has been around many times before, but I've done quite a 
> bit of reading and searching for some type of human readable guide for 
> setting up the lm_sensors for hardware monitoring.  I've dorked around 
> with the stuff in the system here, but after looking at the 
> /etc/sensors.conf, I don't think I want to delve into that and try to 
> pull out the right group of settings.  It is definately a bit 
> intimidating.  So, is there any other software already written or in use 
> for hardware monitoring that does not require a PhD to set up?  The 
> current sensors displays both the ISA and smbus readings, but none are 
> even remotely close.  The board uses thermistors for temp, which is 
> mainly what I want to monitor.

sure do the sendors-detect stuff and then install snmp and configure 
that - I use cacti and there are lm_sensors templates for cacti floating 
around and you can get what you want out of there

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