Stress test a new server

Got a new server and want to stress test its CPU & disk? Run Folding@Home or other computing service and also BitTorrent (download some Linux distros like Fedora, CentOS). Testing and yet help the community.

Folding @ Home

wget http://www.stanford.edu/group/pandegroup/folding/release/FAH6.02-Linux.tgz
tar -zxf FAH6.02-Linux.tgz
./fah6 --config
echo "./fah6 -smp -verbosity 9 $* &" > fah
chmod +x fah
./fah > /dev/null &

BitTorrent

Download RPM packages from:
http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/packages/bittorrent/
http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/packages/python-crypto/

nohup launchmany-console –saveas_style 1 –max_upload_rate 600 –display_interv
al 5 . > torrent.log &

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