[Beowulf] ECC exerciser/exorciser?

Tony Travis a.travis at abdn.ac.uk
Mon Jan 26 13:55:32 EST 2009


Robert G. Brown wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Jan 2009, Mark Hahn wrote:
> 
>> - do you have or know of a good exerciser for testing ECC's?  yes, I know
>> about memtest86, but I'm more curious about a load that could be run under
>> linux.  my thinking is that ecc's are triggered by bad reads, so something
>> which allocates all memory and then continually reads it would be best.
> 
> I've never tried "allocating all memory", but you can definitely do
> things close to what you want to do with benchmaster:
> 
> http://www.phy.duke.edu/~rgb/General/benchmaster.php
> [...]

Another possibility for exercising memory is "stream":

	http://www.streambench.org/

Bye,

	Tony.
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