Lm sensors

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Description

Monitors hardware sensors.

Kernel settings

Linux Kernel Configuration: Kernel .config
Device Drivers  --->
 -*- I2C support  --->
  <*>   I2C device interface
  [*]   Autoselect pertinent helper modules
  I2C Hardware Bus support  --->
   <*> Intel 82801 (ICH)
 -*- Hardware Monitoring support  --->
  <*>   Intel Core/Core2/Atom temperature sensor


USE-Flags

File: /etc/portage/package.use
net-analyzer/rrdtool rrdcgi
sys-apps/lm_sensors sensord
x11-libs/cairo svg


Packages

Code: emerge lm_sensors -pv
[ebuild  N    ] dev-perl/XML-Parser-2.36  225 kB
[ebuild  N    ] x11-misc/util-macros-1.2.2  49 kB
[ebuild  N    ] dev-util/intltool-0.40.5  138 kB
[ebuild  N    ] x11-libs/pixman-0.14.0-r1  USE="mmx sse2 (-altivec) -debug" 345 kB
[ebuild  N    ] x11-libs/cairo-1.8.8  USE="svg -X -cleartype -debug -directfb -doc -glitz -opengl -xcb" 6,491 kB
[ebuild  N    ] x11-libs/pango-1.24.5  USE="-X -debug -doc" 1,485 kB
[ebuild  N    ] net-analyzer/rrdtool-1.3.8-r1  USE="nls perl python -doc -rrdcgi -ruby -tcl" 998 kB
[ebuild  N    ] sys-apps/lm_sensors-3.0.3  USE="sensord" 150 kB

Installation

Configuration

File: /etc/portage/package.unmask
sys-apps/lm_sensors


# emerge lm_sensors

If you want to use rrd sensord then emerge at least one font.

# emerge dejavu

Configuration

lm_sensors

# sensors-detect

answer everything with YES.

# /etc/init.d/lm_sensors start
# rc-update add lm_sensors default

sensord

See lighttpd for about how to setup CGI .rrd file proccessing first.

File: /etc/init.d/sensord
CONFIG=/etc/sensors3.conf
File: /etc/conf.d/sensord
SENSORD_OPTIONS="--rrd-file /var/log/sensord.rrd"
# mkdir -p /var/www/localhost/htdocs/sensord
# chown -R lighttpd:root /var/www/localhost/htdocs/sensord
# /usr/sbin/sensord --config-file /etc/sensors3.conf --rrd-file /var/log/sensord.rrd --rrd-cgi="../htdocs/sensord" > /var/www/localhost/cgi-bin/sensord.rrd
# /etc/init.d/sensord start
# rc-update add sensord default