[collectd] Collectd and sensors plugin issues

valent.turkovic at gmail.com valent.turkovic at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 13:43:55 CEST 2012

Devs, is there a chance to fix this sensors module issue? Is there
some additional work needed to be done on posted patches?


ps. Pavel you message wasn't sent to collectd list that is why I'm
replying to both you and to the list.

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 10:39 AM, Pavel V. <pavel2000 at ngs.ru> wrote:
> Hi, community.
>> [1] Sensors plugin: Lubos Stanek has put much effort into improving
>> this plugin, including extended naming, collection of voltage values
>> and the possibility to ignore certain values.
> Collectd sensors plugin has incorrect libsensors initialisation part (yes, libsensors and
> sensors-utils are strange in that part of code), so library ignores /etc/sensors.conf and
> /etc/sensors.d/ configuration files as result.
> For example, libsensors has built-in possibility to ignore unexisting sensors, so that could be
> rightly to tune it once for both collectd and for 'sensors' command. Moreover, it is very often
> needed to setup voltage scaling factors using libsensors config files, but that is impossible to see
> correct values in collectd without custom patching.
> Patches are in bugzilla, but I saw no interest from collectd-developers in working on
> this problem.
> --
> Regards,,
>  Pavel                          mailto:pavel2000 at ngs.ru

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