How to find real CPU temperature?
norgaard at locolomo.org
Wed Aug 5 11:03:06 UTC 2009
> Hi all
> I'm running FreeBSD 7.2 on Intel P4 computer.
> The "lmmon -i" shows 21C and when go to BIOS shows 65C! BIOS reading seems to be correct as the CPU heat pipe is very hot to the extent cannot touch.
> How do I read the real BIOS temperature readings when FreeBSD is running to check whether the computer is over heating?
$ sysctl hw.acpi.thermal.tz0.temperature
on my computer shows 56C
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