[CentOS] Power consumption monitoring
heller at deepsoft.com
Thu Apr 15 11:39:59 UTC 2010
At Thu, 15 Apr 2010 13:31:11 +0200 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 15 April 2010, Mathieu Baudier wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have quite a few low-end development/test servers running
> > continuously and I would like to better manage their power
> > consumption.
> > I have found interesting information on how to perform CPU scaling
> > (e.g.  or ).
> > But I cannot find if there is a way to (software) monitor power
> > consumption on CentOS (or other such data like CPU temperature, fan
> > speed etc.).
> Most machines simply don't have that hardware. Some laptops do and then, with
> proper kernel, you can run powertop (or read /proc/acpi/power...).
Some things are handled by motherboard and/or processor sensors and
lm_sensors will access these sensors ("CPU temperature, fan speed etc.").
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