[CentOS] Speedtest.mini on a local website?

Mon Jul 16 16:45:11 UTC 2012
Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>

Stephen Harris wrote:

>> I wonder if anyone has got speedtest.mini
>> from <http://speedtest.net/mini.php>
>> working under CentOS-6?
> I just did
>  yum install php
>  cd /var/www/html
>  mkdir speedtest.mini
>  cd speedtest.mini
>  unzip ~/mini.zip
>  mv index-php.html index.php
>  service httpd restart

That is exactly what I did,
except I called it SpeedTest.php .
(I also tried SpeedTest.html .)

> and it worked on my CentOS 6.3 build (I have SELinux turned off...)

I also have SELinux turned off.
If I click on my home page www.gaylord.com/SpeedTest.php [website modified]
I just get a black page.

> Results: 93Mbit/s down, 80Mbit/s up... on a local 100Mbit client.

Maybe I have misunderstood the purpose of this program?
I'm not clear what you are measuring.
Are you running a web-server on this computer?
What command exactly would be given on a remote browser?

Timothy Murphy  
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