[collectd] Onewire Plugin

Phil White manx.biz at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 13 18:36:14 CET 2012

Hi Tomas,

Thanks - I'll have a look over the weekend, and let you know how I get on.


On 13 January 2012 16:52, Tomas <tomasamot at googlemail.com> wrote:

>  Hi Phil,
> you could use my patch  - see
> http://mailman.verplant.org/pipermail/collectd/2011-November/004810.html
> This would solve your problem with device family 28 (had the same problem).
> For the other device with 7E you can use the other option which offers the
> patch - to use "direct accss" by specifying the whole OWFS path (also
> documented in the patch).
> Or just use it as an inspiration :-)
> Best regards,
> Tomas
> On 13/01/2012 14:55, Phil White wrote:
> Hello all,
> Long ago, I looked at collectd and 1-wire monitoring, and never progressed
> because I had problems with owfs, and because of the plugin's
> 'experimental' status (though I do use collectd for other monitoring).
> I revisited the issue the other day, and still can't get things to work
> (though for different reasons).
> I have DS18B20 as my temperature sensors, rather than the DS18S20 that the
> plugin appears to recognise. These report themselves as a device with the
> prefix '28', rather than 10 - therefore collectd does not record data from
> these sensors.
> Now, I'd rather like to have a play with the plugin, and attempt to get
> this working. Rather than just submit a request, I'd rather like to get my
> hands dirty, and fix it myself. Just because I have never done any coding
> in C really shouldn't stop me, should it?! Another reason being that I also
> have a device prefix '7E', which is somewhat different, and I'd also like
> to see this one recognised.
> Therefore, can someone offer some 'beginners tips' as to how I'm going to
> start on the '28' issue - advice & info? Which files, and what I need to do
> in order not to break anything?
> Many thanks,
> Phil
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