[CentOS] how can I stress a server?

Rudi Ahlers rudiahlers at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 07:27:30 UTC 2008


On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 9:19 AM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
> Rudi Ahlers wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I have a server, with an Intel DG35EC motherboard, Q9300 CPU, 8GB
>> Kingston DDRII RAM which can't take a lot of load. I have 4 XEN VPS's
>> on there, which doesn't consume more than 4GBM RAM at this stage. Yet,
>> the machine sky rockets at some times. I've moved the XEN VPS's to
>> another server, with 4GM RAM, and it doesn't cause the same problems.
>>
>> So, apart from memtest86 how else can I stress test the server to find
>> out what the problem is?
>>
>
>
> 4 instances of mprime (www.mersenne.org), running the torture test, each set
> to affinity on a different CPU.
>
> and, next time get a real server board with ECC.
>
>
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Next time I won't ask, don't worry

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Kind Regards
Rudi Ahlers


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