(PE 2950) getting Teperature of: CPU, HDD, System...
cap at nsc.liu.se
Tue Jan 23 06:23:27 CST 2007
On Tuesday 23 January 2007 01:39, Ultraschall wrote:
> Hi everybody!
What I typically do (on centos-4, el4 clone) is:
# yum install OpenIPMI.. ; chkconfig ipmi on ; service ipmi start
# ipmitool sensor list
# ipmitool sensor get
See below for comments on the different temperatures you were interested in.
> On my new PE 2950 I want to monitor Teperature of:
> - CPU
If you by this mean absolute temperature then it's not really possible since
Intel nowadays report only a relative temperature. This new scale (AFAICT)
defines negative temperatures as below the critical temperature for a cpu (0
degrees). That is, -50 is ok (I think it means 50 degrees from critical).
Note that this is for Woodcrests and newer (Xeon 51xx).
> - HDD
This can theoretically be extracted via SMART commands but the PERC
controllers doesn't have a pass-through for commands such as smartctl :-( In
fact, they sometimes suffer serious problems if you attempt to run smartctl
on them (why they don't just ignore the for them unknown command is beyond
> - System
There are a few sensors you can read, the most interesting (IMO) is the
ambient temperature. Actually, double checking, the 2950 only reports CPU and
> I tried to find temperatures using omsreport, but I found nothing.
> Could I receive this information using SNMP or IPMI?
> Thanks 4 Your Help!
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