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Temperature is how hot or cold something is, questions with this tag relate to how different hardware deals with different temperatures and how to maintain it

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LSI MegaRaid - get HDD temperature

Is there any way to get a drive temperature using MegaCLI or any other utility? Like "tw_cli /cx/px show temperature" in 3ware. OS: Solaris x86.
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Hard freezes and reboots when compiling

One of our workstations has begun to freeze or reset under some circunstances. We can reproduce this in both Linux and Windows so it's most likely a hardware issue. The freezes most usually happen ...
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Nagios & Temperature

I'm currently running Nagios 3 on Linux, with Windows clients using NSClient++. The Windows clients (8) will be put into a hot humid environment. I have all the basic checks working for CPU, RAM, etc ...
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automatic get server temperature via HP iLO

I have a couple of HP servers in 2 offices. They have iLO interfaces and i can read the temperature from there. How can i read this temperature automaticaly over the network ? does iLO have any sort ...
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Lightweight temperature monitoring on Windows Server 2008

I'm working for a small organization, and I'm currently looking for a quick and easy way to monitor server temperature (Possibly graphing it, though having an emailed warning would be o.k.) I'm ...
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Need temperature readings from a live CD/USB

I have a laptop that is sometimes restarting and I want to check if it is overheating. It is an Intel dual core laptop and it doesn't have the temperature sensor readings as an option in the BIOS ...
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Monitoring server room temperature

I have a small server room with its own AC unit. Recently, the AC died, and the temperature increased from 70 F to > 90 F. We rarely go in this room, so I was lucky that someone happened to notice ...
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What is the recommended temperature range for a hard drive?

What is the best temp to keep harddrives running in? I have harddrives that keep failing due to the temp being to high.
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What is the Best Way to Monitor Server Temperature?

I need to be able to monitor the temperature of a couple of servers remotely. Does anyone know of any free/cheap software that will monitor the server temp and email it or at least output it so that ...
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How do you compute the AC capacity needed for a server room?

We've got a small server room ( approximately 600 square feet in area ), and three partially-filled racks of servers, switches, et cetera. What's the best-practice way of computing the AC capacity ...
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How to check temperature of Mobo/CPU in OS X on intel iMac

I have an intel iMac that I think is overheating. Is there a program that I can run in OS X that will give me the readings of the built in temperature sensors?
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How to correctly apply thermal compound to the CPU?

Every now and then I have to work with hardware, be it assembling a new box, or just cleaning it a little bit, and I always have this question: how should I apply the thermal compound to the CPU? When ...
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What is the correct temperature for a server room?

When I was working in our server room, I noticed that it was very cold. I know that the server room has to be cold to offset the heat of the servers, but perhaps it is TOO cold. What is an ...