Load testing

Matthew Joyce MJoyce at ccia.unsw.edu.au
Mon May 24 23:49:00 CDT 2004


Thank Dave, I'm running burnMMX now.

Is there a way to monitor cpu temperatures ?

thanks

Matt Joyce
Children's Cancer Institute Australia
http://www.ccia.org.au


> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com 
> [mailto:linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com] On Behalf Of David Hubbard
> Sent: Tuesday, 25 May 2004 11:43 AM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: RE: Load testing
> 
> 
> From: Matthew Joyce [mailto:MJoyce at ccia.unsw.edu.au] 
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have a minimal install of RHAS on a PE2650, with the
> > broadcom nics bonded.  This seems to be fine. 
> > 
> > Before I hand it over to our Vendors/developers to install
> > their apps, I'd like to load test the hardware. 
> > 
> > Is there any recommended software which will benchmark/test
> > the system ? 
> 
> You can google for all of these but here's some options:
> 
> 1) iozone and bonnie++ to stress the disk system
> 2) iperf to stress network
> 3) cpuburn to stress the cpu's
> 
> I use cpuburn on all new servers for a few hours now since
> my experiencing of a randomly locking up 1750 which turned
> out to have a bad xeon that only failed under high cpu load.
> 
> David
> 
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