Projects / stresslinux


stresslinux is a minimal Linux distribution that runs from a bootable CDROM or via PXE. It makes use of some utitlities such as stress, cpuburn, hddtemp, lm_sensors, etc. It is dedicated to users who want to test their system(s) entirely on high load and monitor the health of these systems.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  31 Jul 2011 11:09

    Release Notes: The release is a refresh of the basesystem and includes new versions of busybox, lm_sensors, mprime, smartmontools, memtester, netperf, ramspeed (added ramsmp), and y-cruncher.

    •  17 Apr 2011 16:02

      Release Notes: The base system is now openSUSE 11.4 with updated drivers for r8101,r8168, and r8169. Stresslinux specific packages are updated as well, including busybox, iperf, lm_sensors, lshw, memtest86, memtest86+, mprime, smartmontools (svn r3314), x86info, and y-cruncher.

      •  26 Feb 2011 11:47

        Release Notes: Packages were updated to the most recent versions. MCELOG is now included in x86_64 builds.

        •  27 Nov 2010 16:39

          Release Notes: This release updates some packages (bandwidth, busybox, lm_sensors, smartmontools, memtester) to current versions. The smartmontools package includes an updated drivedb that outputs an alert on Samsung F4 EcoGreen drives, which may produce write errors and bad blocks. All updates from the openSUSE 11.3 base distribution are included.

          •  29 Sep 2010 21:36

            Release Notes: This release is based on openSUSE 11.3 and updates the following packages to recent versions: bandwidth, busybox, memtester, stressapptest, and x86info.

            Recent comments

            27 Oct 2013 05:47 AnonCh4rli

            Good stuff, can I use the vm image in suse studio? I want to add the gputest package.


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