On 8/28/07, Brian Bartholomew <[log in to unmask]> 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.
>                                                         Brian

Nagios pimps these:

Not USB, but Ethernet is good too, right?  :)