Checking CPU temperature
phhs80 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 15:41:12 UTC 2008
On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 4:26 PM, Mark Haney <mhaney at ercbroadband.org> wrote:
>>>> In the output below, where should I look for the CPU temperature? The
>>>> CPU Temp: -2.0°C (low = +127.0°C, high = +127.0°C) sensor =
>>>> seems unlikely. Or is -2.0°C realistic?
>>>> Is there some other program to check the CPU temperature?
>>> cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/temperature
>>> This is what I use to check temps if I feel like my sensors widget is not
>> Thanks, Mark, but
>> $ cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/temperature
>> cat: /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/temperature: No such file or directory
> Hmm. You don't have ACPI on your system at all? YOu might want to poke
> around /proc, that metric may be located in a slightly different location
> than mine, but on all my systems (laptops, desktop, Fedora or Gentoo) it's
> in that location.
I have just installed acpi with
yum install acpi
# cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/temperature
cat: /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/temperature: No such file or directory
# dir /proc/acpi/thermal_zone
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