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Old 05-24-2007, 04:42 PM   #1
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How can I read CPU temperature


Hi,

I want to display few metrics of my CPU like CPU occupancy, CPU temperature, CPU throughput and power consumption !

How can i do that in C/C++?

I tried to google, but in vain !! any help would be appreciated ! thanks in advance

ankit
 
Old 05-24-2007, 05:06 PM   #2
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You could look at the code that interfaces with libsensors/lm-sensors for either gkrellm or ksensors if you are looking for something to monitor them instead of writing your own then installing lm-sensors running the sensors-detect script and using either of the mentioned programs will do it. This of course assumes that you sensor chip(s) on the motherboard is/are supported by lm-sensors the have their own mail list that you could post to at lm-sensors.org.
 
Old 05-25-2007, 03:27 AM   #3
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it's in /proc somewhere

also see man acpi
 
Old 05-30-2007, 01:48 AM   #4
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man proc

provides information about what /proc filesystem contains.
Go through it you might find it useful.
 
  


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