How to find real CPU temperature?
modulok at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 11:07:08 UTC 2009
On 8/5/09, Unga <unga888 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 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?
If your mainboard supports it, and depending on your CPU, you might
look into sysutils/mbmon, found in the ports collection. Aside from
that, what does the following command output?
sysctl -a | grep temp
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