The kernel compile loop is probably one of the best tests.. Maybe in
conjunction with time.
There is also a package under Debian called crashme. Haven't tried it
though, but it might be worth looking into.
>>I've been thinking about sending this email for a while. I've been
>overclocking CPUs mainly for 5 years now and I quite noticed that the
>only benches and comparisons made are usually under Windows. Even for
>me, this is the very first time I install a box windows-free and run all
>my overclocking tests under linux (mp3 encoding, dvd playing, quake
>demos tests and kernel recompilations).
>>Here's my question : apart from prisme (which is used to stress the CPU
>and test that it is stable), would you know any other software which
>would bench and test your box under linux ? There was SPEC before but
>they seem not to be free anymore :(
>>Any ideas welcome,
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