On Sat, 25 Feb 2012 09:05:30 +0100
> Yohan Pereira <firstname.lastname@example.org> [12-02-25 08:48]:
> > On Saturday 25 Feb 2012 07:27:35 email@example.com wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > to supervise the speed of the two fans of my Nvidia GTX 560 Ti
> > > (made by MSI) graphics card I need a way to read it in userland.
> > >
> > > I tried lm_sensors for this but without any success -- but I have
> > > to admit of not haveing much knowledge about these things,
> > > though. That is the reason for asking for help here.
> > >
> > > How can I accomplish this? With what I can experiment for this
> > > purpose?
> > the nvidia configuration utility (nvidia-settings) displays this
> > info under the Thermal Settings tab. AFAIK is also a way to get it
> > to print the info to STDOUT .. just mess arround with the cmd line
> > arguments to nvidia-settings.
> Thank you very much for that hint...I had never thought of that
> possibility as I recognized nvidia-settings as a gui application
If you're using app-admin/conky you can get a nice display of a several
nVidia card status numbers. The man page has the nVidia options. That
may not fit what you wanted, but I thought it wouldn't hurt to toss it
into the thread.