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Brian Bartholomew wrote:
> Occasionally the chilled water goes out in my machine room/closet.
> Today I have an old Sun with an internal air temp device that sends my
> pager mail. I'd like to decommission that Sun, and replace the air
> temp monitoring function with something else.
> I have not been successful getting lm_sensors working under several
> versions of Linux.
> Does anyone know of an inexpensive external temperature sensor with a
> USB interface? Stuff comes up on google, but I'd prefer to know of a
> model that's inexpensive and already seen to work.
Another option that I haven't tried is ibuttons. The sensor button
lists for $7.00 and the USB reader for $30. Cheap enough to give it a try.
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