[SATLUG] Hardware Stress Testing

Alan Lesmerises alesmerises at satx.rr.com
Tue Jan 17 21:53:46 CST 2012

I think that is definitely something to try.  This way I don't have to 
actually install anything just to do the testing!  Thanks.

On 1/17/2012 8:57 PM, Don Wright wrote:
> Alan Lesmerises wrote:
>> Is anyone aware of some kind of software suite that will stress test
>> various aspects of a system (like for burn-in testing of new hardware)?
>> I'd like to know that a new system I just put together will be ready for
>> me to put into full-time use before I migrate all my files, etc.
> Do you think something called StressLinux would do?
> http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=stresslinux
> It's a live CD that includes the usual system tools plus some burn-in
> utilities. I used it last week to beat on a server I'm getting ready to
> deploy. StressLinux even includes a default SSH server, so I could run
> the tests from a warm bedroom while the server suffered in the cold
> garage.
> http://www.stresslinux.org/sl/

More information about the SATLUG mailing list