[lug] CPU tester, Disk tester
sullivan at mathcom.com
Tue Jul 1 14:50:11 MDT 2003
I've a Redhat 9 box that crashes roughly once an hour
when doing just about any trivial task.
And it crashes reliably every time I run makewhatis.
No trace is left in the log file. It's a brand
new installation, off the net, so I doubt it's been hacked.
My guess is hardware. I've run memtest86 and
the memory appears OK.
I suspect it's either the Intel Pentium, the VIA board,
or the disk. Do you know of any utilities to stress test
Pentiums, the board, or disks?
I've written a small disk tester program, but in userspace I can
only test my allocated files. Much more useful would
be a bootable tester that tests EVERY block.
Any ideas on Pentium or disk testers?
Steve Sullivan sullivan at mathcom.com
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