STressing a new server...
mv at roq.com
Sun Jan 1 18:36:19 PST 2006
Gary Kline wrote:
> When I bought this bare-bones box and plugged in "stuff"
> it took several days of figuring out what benchmark and
> other utilities to run to stress it. After a few weeks of
> pushing the load to 70+, the burning-in was a fair indicator
> that the HW would last. After 4+ years, no prob. Now I
> have a new box, custom built.
> Unfortunately, I've lost (or forgotten!) the same of the
> *.sh script and some of the utilities. So what should I
> be running and with an example of args? Last time I believe
> there were 5 or 6 stressors.
> Also, what's the memory testor utility calld? I have
> a gig of DDR in this new puppy, and want to be sure that
> every last BIT is good.
> Help much appreciated!
There is Peter Holm's kernel stress test suite written to stress the
hell out of FreeBSD
As far as I know there are still some outstanding panics in FreeBSD it
Other then that theres just plenty of stuff in the benchmarks dir of the
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