[mythtv-users] How to verify CPU temperature ?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Nov 18 19:06:31 UTC 2007

On 11/18/2007 12:06 PM, lanas wrote:
> On Friday, 16 Nov 2007 15:08:32 -0500,
> "Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote :
>> In trunk, there's a "Miscellaneous" section that displays whatever the
>> user wants.  All you need to do is set up a script that outputs the
>> information (in the proper format).  With this, you can monitor any
>> information on the system--or even on remote systems.
> It would be nice if the temperatures were also available in the Status
> section of mythfrontend since temperatures can be an important part of
> having a silent box (i.e. what if I remove one case fan ?).

If I have any say in it (and I really don't) putting a libsensors
dependency in after we just removed one won't happen.

> As for getting the temperatures I ran sensors-detect which seemingly
> was not run as part of the Mythdora install, and then I run 'sensors
> -f' to get CPU temps.  Now, on the four values provided, only one
> agrees with the single value shown in the BIOS screens, which is 32 C,
> the other core being at 50 C.  I don't think that there can be such a
> difference between two cores, so I think something's crooked.
You haven't configured it properly.


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