FreeBSD install stress testing and loading tool

Fig.03: FreeBSD installing stress tool

Fig.03: FreeBSD installing stress tool

The stress tool imposes certain types of compute stress on your FreeBSD based Unix system. To install it via ports type:

cd /usr/ports/sysutils/stress/
make install clean

To install as the binary package type:

pkg install sysutils/stress

Sample outputs:

Updating FreeBSD repository catalogue...
FreeBSD repository is up-to-date.
All repositories are up-to-date.
Checking integrity... done (0 conflicting)
The following 1 packages will be affected (of 0 checked):
New packages to be INSTALLED:
	stress: 1.0.4
The process will require 62 KB more space.
Proceed with this action? [y/N]: y
[1/1] Installing stress-1.0.4...
[1/1] Extracting stress-1.0.4: 100%

Examples and usage: How To Stress Test CPU and Memory (VM) On a Linux and Unix With Stress-ng