[TriLUG] "burning in" a new machine
edwin at wiredbytes.com
Tue Jan 4 17:12:25 EST 2011
+1 for stress.
I am normally concerned about the CPU cooler installation so I make sure I
can blast the CPU temp up without having it crash. I don't run this test the
same day since some vendors state that the thermal paste settles in after 2
weeks of 8 hour operation. I'm too impatient for that, so I wait a day at
On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 5:00 PM, Mike Shaw <mdshaw89 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have used stress(http://weather.ou.edu/~apw/projects/stress/<http://weather.ou.edu/%7Eapw/projects/stress/>)
> kill a machine before so it should give you a good run except for
> video. :)
> Good luck!
> Rorschach: By the way, you need a stronger lock. That new one broke
> after one shove. - Watchmen
> On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 3:48 PM, Charles Mangin <option8 at option8.com>
> > i've just finished building my first from-parts PC, and am ready to
> install Fedora on it to use as my home file server.
> > since i've never done this before, i was wondering what kind of "burn in"
> i should try to do, to test all the components in the box. it's a fairly
> simple setup with an intel microATX mobo and core i3, sata HD and DVDRW. i'm
> used to running spinrite for testing and marking bad sectors on new HDDs,
> but what's the best way to stress test the power supply and cpu? again, i'll
> be installing Fedora, so a test suite that runs on Fedora would be ideal.
> > thanks!
> > --charles.
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