[SATLUG] Hardware Stress Testing

Christopher Connell connell.christopher at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 18 10:33:16 CST 2012


Memtest 86+ let it run for a day.

--- On Tue, 1/17/12, Alan Lesmerises <alesmerises at satx.rr.com> wrote:

From: Alan Lesmerises <alesmerises at satx.rr.com>
Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Hardware Stress Testing
To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 9:53 PM

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/

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