Re: Linux Stability & cold.system

Tuukka Toivonen (
Tue, 18 Nov 1997 16:30:25 +0200 (EET)

>I've been (unofficially, of course) collecting stress scripts since a
>similar thread back in September. I'm hoping to put together a
>package of them around Christmastime for everyone's enjoyment.
>Naturally, I'm looking for additional suggestions from everyone on the
>list; what are the "killer scripts" and other killer workload
>generators you use to torture those "small, fuzzy kernels"? ;-)

I have found that Byte Unix Benchmark causes oopses and other kernel faults
the most easily; the second problem source is make zImage or some other
bigger compilation (though I traced that it was bad BIOS settings that
made my kernel to fault, but this doesn't obsolete the fact that BUB
reveals easily problems).

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