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taoweijia 02-12-2004 09:38 AM

how to get cpu temperature
 
hi,
i need to get the cpu temp and harddisk temp if possible, i tried i2c and lm_sensors but it doesn't work for my platform. i tried tempcheck, it doesn't work for my cpu, c3 on via epia mini-itx 800.
is there a program you could recommend?

i found some files in the /proc dir
the uptime file shows me two numbers, what do they mean?

and what about the contents in this files:
loadavg

and is there a file which contains the cpu temperature?

thanks

frogman 02-12-2004 10:29 AM

hddtemp (you might have it installed already, if not: http://freshmeat.net/projects/hddtemp/ ) can display the temperature of SMART - enabled hard drives. You need to be root to run it.

taoweijia 02-12-2004 09:18 PM

i can't run hddtemp
 
thanks, i compiled and intalled that hddtemp, it installed without any error but when i run hddtemp, it says command not found, i checked /usr/local/bin , hddtemp isn't there.
what is wrong?
thanks

frogman 02-13-2004 06:04 PM

Assuming you ran hddtemp as root, I would guess it isn't in your path

su to root and see what "locate hddtemp" or "find / | grep hddtemp" gives you.

I'm not on a *nix box at the moment, but it may be in /sbin/ because (IIRC) the default is that normal users don't have access.


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