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Old 01-03-2005, 02:56 PM   #1
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Using Knoppix to Test, Diagnose & Benchmark

In Windows I use a program called Sandra by SiSoftware to discover all kinds of information about computer systems, to dignose problems, identify hardware and benchmark and do burn-ins. I'm interested in doing similar things with Knoppix. Please help me use Knoppix to do some of the things I use Sandra on Windows to do. To start:

How do I identify a motherboard?
How do I identify memory by slot?
How do I test memory?
How do I test hard drives (surface integrity)?
How do I benchmark IDE throughput?
What testing and benchmarking tools should I be aware of?

Thank you....
Old 01-03-2005, 03:16 PM   #2
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hi there

here is good collection of softwares for these kind of things
try the full version

Old 01-04-2005, 09:20 AM   #3
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Interesting. I'll definately check it out. Looks like there are a lot of things there that would certainly fit the bill.

Still, I'm getting used to just the one distro for now and want to know what all I can do with it before I move on to others, if that makes sense. As a newb, I don't want to complicate things too much. So I'm still looking for an answer about what I can do with Knoppix.


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