So I could monitor what was happening while I was playing about with the on demand CPU scaling feature on my Raspberry Pi, I put together a little bash script to display the current CPU clock speed and temperature once every second.
# Usage: sh-pi-get_cpu_temp
# Monitors CPU clock speed and temperature.
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if [ -e $cpu_freq ] ; then
if [ -e $cpu_temp ] ; then
while [ true ] ; do
echo -ne $(($clk/1000))" Mhz / "$(($cpu/1000))" C \r"
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