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log your PC's motherboard and CPU temperature along with the current date

Terminal - log your PC's motherboard and CPU temperature along with the current date
echo `date +%m/%d/%y%X |awk '{print $1;}' `" => "` cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/temperature | awk '{print $2, $3;}'` >> datetmp.log
2009-08-24 21:26:29
User: ninadsp
Functions: awk cat echo
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log your PC's motherboard and CPU temperature along with the current date

Uses the data in the /proc system, provided by the acpid, to find out the CPU temperature. Can be run on systems without lm-sensors installed as well.

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Terminal - Alternatives
date +%m/%d/%y%X|tr -d 'n' >>datemp.log&& sensors|grep +5V|cut -d "(" -f1|tr -d 'n'>> datemp.log && sensors |grep Temp |cut -d "(" -f1|tr -d 'n'>>datemp.log
2009-03-31 18:13:23
User: f241vc15
Functions: cut date grep sensors tr
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cat datemp.log

04/01/0902:11:42

Sys Temp: +11.0?C

CPU Temp: +35.5?C

AUX Temp: +3.0?C

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Thank you for the information regarding the /proc/acpi/thermal_zone directory. You may want to let the users know that they should have this script in a while loop and to fork it.

i.e.

#!/bin/bash

while :;

do

echo `date +%m/%d/%y%X |awk '{print $1;}' `" => "` cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/temperature | awk '{print $2, $3;}'` >> datetmp.log;

done

#

#

#nohup file.sh &

Comment by Abiden 385 weeks and 6 days ago

well, i know i'm commenting damn late, forgot to reply. i was thinking of letting crond handle the execution.

this one's neat too, but shouldn't there be a sleep in the middle?

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