apps to display cpu temp
eam1edward at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 22:14:04 UTC 2011
On 11/12/11 18:02, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 18:19:57 -0800, Edward Martinez wrote:
>> I have a Pentium 4 and i have been trying to get "coretemp" and
>> "sysctl hw.acpi.thermal.tz0.temperature" to display my Cpu temperture ,
>> however i have not had any luck using them
>> Are there any other apps perhaps from ports that reports CPU temp?
> I've been using the port "xmbmon" for that, in
> combination with
> device smbus
> device iicbus
> device iicsmb
> device iicbb
> device iic
> in the kernel configuration file - on a Pentium 4
> system. I haven't tried the sysctl method, because
> xmbmon did work out of the box. :-) You can also
> use mbmon for text output.
> Here's an example from ~/.xinitrc calling xmbmon:
> xmbmon -g 150x100+0+897 \
> -tmin 20.0 -tmax 70.0 \
> -cmtmb CPU -cltmb blue \
> -cmtcpu CS -cltcpu cyan \
> -cmtcs SYS -cltcs green \
> -vmin 2.0 -vmax 3.0 -cmvc V -clvc red&
> Depending on the sensor installation of your
> particular system, check if the different values
> do match the hardware. Maybe check from within
> your CMOS setup for reference values.
Thanks!, Even though mbmon is about 10 degrees off from what the
BIOS is reporting. I'm still a happycamper.
I have a question, is it supposed to be "device iichsmb" or "device
iicsmb" like you have listed?
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