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 From:  Sasa Stupar <sasa at stupar dot homelinux dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] CPU/memory stress testing on m0n0wall
 Date:  Sun, 11 Dec 2005 21:11:26 +0100
--On 11. december 2005 19:17 +0100 Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net> wrote:

> For those of you who are still experiencing inexplicable lockups:
> please try the following instructions for running a little program
> that will keep your CPU and memory busy and potentially reveal
> hardware (overtemperature - WRAP?) problems. Please post your
> experiences on the mailing list.
>
>
> 1. Download <http://m0n0.ch/wall/downloads/burnMMX> (as the name
> implies, this only works on processors that support MMX)
>
> 2. Go to http://m0n0wall/exec.php
>
> 3. Upload burnMMX
>
> 4. Run the following commands:
>
> chmod +x /tmp/burnMMX
>
> /tmp/burnMMX
>
> 5. Observe CPU load approach 100%. Leave burnMMX running in the
> background and see if your box locks up.
>
> 6. Use the command "top" to see if burnMMX is still running. If it
> has died (not listed by top anymore), this can indicate a problem
> with your hardware.
>
> 7. To end test: reboot box or issue command "killall burnMMX".
>
>
> - Manuel
>

Great tool. I have left it to run for an hour and it didn't lock out 
machine . Moreover the data transfer was working as usuall without droping 
speed while testing.

-- 
Sasa Stupar