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SubjectRe: 2.1.108 stress test results
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jordy@wserv.com said:
> I think this is something which is missing in Linux, a system test.
> There is no program to test memory, simple CPU tests, simulate load,
> etc under Linux. It's quite hard to make sure a kernel is stable
> enough to run as a production machine.

I do my part (as a sophisticated Unix user) by running 2.1 kernels on
the alpha that I use to do my regular work. It gets used reasonably, never
gets turned off, and yet if it crashes (rarely does) I can report the
breakage and halp as much as I can considering I work way too hard for
a living.

Even those of us who have no time to contribute directly can help by
being willing beta testers.

(My alterior motive, is to keep track of kernel developments, as I am
Mr. Driverwriter for my company:-)

--
Steve Williams "The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
steve@icarus.com But I have promises to keep,
steve@picturel.com and lines to code before I sleep,
http://www.picturel.com And lines to code before I sleep."



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