[removed ports] sysutils/cpuburn
decke at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 15 15:33:49 UTC 2011
On 15.11.2011 16:07, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 04:34:22PM +0200, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> Does anyone know good any alternative(s) for cpuburn?
>> If not, then I would like to request that this port be restored.
>> I am prepared to be designated as its maintainer and to host its
>> distfile (via my
>> FreeBSD account).
>> Maintaining the port should be rather easy as it can not have any
>> security issues
>> by definition and at the moment there is no active upstream, so no
>> code changes
>> are expected.
>> P.S. Sorry that I've missed its deprecation. I haven't noticed the
>> activity until
>> I needed to use it at yet another system.
> I often use sysutils/stress don't know if that fits your needs?
I've just noticed that cpuburn is gone and stress is not an alternative
for my task. Why? Because I use cpuburn to verify the undervolting
capabilities of AMD cpus's for sysutils/cpupowerd which needs to
explicitly hammer the CPU with MMX instructions and parallel with normal
CPU instructions while lowering vcore.
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