System Burn In

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Feb 28 13:50:33 PST 2006

On Tue, Feb 28, 2006 at 12:27:07PM -0800, Don O'Neil wrote:
> What is the best way to 'burn in' or 'stress test' a new system w/ FreeBSD?
> I'd like to stress test the CPU, Memory, Disk, etc.. To make sure the
> hardware is 100% good before putting it in production.

Doing something like a buildworld -j64 loop (if you have enough
memory, otherwise reduce -j level to avoid swapping) is going to
exercise your system a fair bit.

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