[CentOS] Temperature sensor
heinlein at madboa.com
Fri Feb 26 16:46:18 UTC 2010
On Fri, 26 Feb 2010, Bowie Bailey wrote:
> 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.
Some hardware provides SNMP-addressable information on the temperature
of inbound air, not just case temperature. I realize that inbound
temperature is not exactly the same as room temp, but it's a pretty
good approximation in many case.
Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> http://www.madboa.com/
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