Server Temperature Monitor?

Jason Hall jayce at
Mon Feb 2 15:10:51 MST 2009

On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 2:17 PM, Joseph Hall <joseph at> wrote:
> Here's an ugly one-liner for a cron job:
> TEMP=$(sensors -f | grep -m 1 F); TEMP=$(echo $TEMP | sed
> 's/[^[:digit:]]//g'); if [ "$TEMP" -ge 160 ]; then echo 'TOO HOT' |
> mail root -s 'TOO HOT'; fi
> Of course, you could beautify it and put it into a script too. I'm
> sure plenty of pluggers would be able to give you a much prettier
> script too. This was just a quick and dirty one off the top of my
> head.

And thus another 'production application' get's rolled to live, and
forever becomes the bane of maintenance programmers.


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