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

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.
Sample Output
08/25/0902:54:32 => 51 C

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By: ninadsp
2009-08-24 21:26:29

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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 &
Abiden · 455 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?
ninadsp · 449 weeks and 6 days ago

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