On Fri, 31 Mar 2006 18:28:09 -0800 "Wil Hatfield" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > fair enough, but you should be able to use some of the performance > > testing tools to hammer the server before pushing it live. > > Suggestions for tools that REALLY hammer? if it's going to be a webserver, use ab (apache's benchmark tool) to simulate high traffic. at the same time, you could run other tools on the server itself (bonny (sp?) from memory, etc). building the kernel (-j[num_cpuX2) ) seems like a nice way to add some load to the box... do a search in /usr/ports/sysutils for benchmarking utils. good luck B _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"