[Gllug] Body lotion

Nix nix at esperi.org.uk
Thu Jul 22 19:05:03 UTC 2010

On 22 Jul 2010, John Hearns told this:

> On 22 July 2010 08:50, Nix <nix at esperi.org.uk> wrote:
>> >> Regarding temperature monitoring, I have Ganglia graphs of system air
>>> temperatures on a cluster,  sampled every ten minutes. Systems will
>>> email me if it gets a bit hot, and will shut themselves down if it
>>> gets too toasty.
>> I do much the same with munin.
> Actually, to make it clear, I run a bash script every ten minutes
> which takes the system temperature from IPMI.

Of course this is how munin collects *everything* (except that it calls
lm-sensors, because on my IPMI-capable machine lm-sensors works and
the IPMI BMC has a habit of going into infinite loops: I don't even
bother to try making it work anymore.)

> Reason being KISS - I wanted to have something as simple as possible
> which would be robust.

'Robust' and 'IPMI'. The mind boggles.
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