[CentOS] Temperature sensor

Bowie Bailey Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com
Fri Feb 26 16:43:38 UTC 2010

Benjamin Franz wrote:
> 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
> There is a good chance that lm-sensors supports your servers with no 
> additional hardware needed. To configure lm-sensors, run 
> 'sensors-detect' as root. If your cpu/motherboard is supported you will 
> be able to read system temps directly either using SNMP or by scraping 
> 'sensors' output.

I'm looking for room temperature, not case temperature.


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