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Re: Questions about healthd and mprime
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- Subject: Re: Questions about healthd and mprime
- From: Pieter de Goeje <pieter_(_at_)_degoeje_(_dot_)_nl>
- Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2008 22:37:52 +0200
- Cc: "Ronald F. Guilmette" <rfg_(_at_)_tristatelogic_(_dot_)_com>
On Thursday 07 August 2008, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:
> Problem is: documentation of healthd's output is almost non-existant.
> OK, so when it prints those three temperature numbers, which one stands
> for what? And if, as I surmize, the last (and highest) one is CPU
> temp, then why doesn't it seem to change at all? I'm guessing that
> I just need to create some artificial load, yes?
Try sysutils/k8temp. When run with -n, it only prints the CPU's temperature.
Together with rrdtool it makes a nice graph:
For Intel Core CPU's there's coretemp(4).
> OK, so _now_ I've looked around and found out that a lot of folks
> these days heat up their CPUs by running the "mprime" thingy. Swell.
> But I don't know diddly poo about this program. So can somebody please
> tell me the set of "best" command line options for the thing if your
> only goal is to stress your CPU?
I don't know about mprime, but running "make -j4 buildworld" in /usr/src will
make your CPU sweat.
> Thanks in advance.
Pieter de Goeje
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