Tutorials and How-tos/Monitor Hard Drive Temperature
Keeping your Bubba's hard disk temperature low can increase its lifespan of your Bubba's hard disk. So it's a good idea to regularly check the hard disk's temperature using the hddtemp tool. Here is how this done:
- Log in to your Bubba server via SSH
- Use the
sucommand to become root.
- Install the hddtemp package using the
apt-get install hddtempcommand.
- When prompted, specify the desired settings.
Once the hddtemp utility is installed, you can use it to check the hard disk's temperature using the following command:
The returned result should look something like that:
/dev/sda: DW CDW0500AASD0-S0B9 0: 42°C
The very last value is the actual temperature of the hard disk (in this case it's 42°C).