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Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal Milestone 3

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Published on 01 December 2011 05:10 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix
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The third milestone release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal is now available for benchmarking on Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, BSD, and Windows platforms.

There's a fair amount of changes in 3.6 Milestone 3 compared to the earlier Arendal development releases as talked about in those Phoronix postings. Phoronix Test Suite 3.6 offers up a range of improvements over Phoronix Test Suite 3.4 and earlier versions. I expect to have the official release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.6-Arendal ready in the next week or two.

You can download this open-source automated testing/benchmarking framework at Phoronix-Test-Suite.com. Be sure as well to use it in conjunction with OpenBenchmarking.org.

Phoronix Test Suite 3.6 Milestone 3
1 December 2011


- pts-core: On large result files, auto-remove redundant words present in all identifiers
- pts-core: When a command fails, allow helpful user information to be provided on a per-command basis
- pts-core: More efficient trimming of redundant spaces
- pts-core: Fix for identifiers being passed to graphs being corrupted when passing them multiple times
- phodevi: Fix Mesa OpenGL detection on Solaris 11 when the NVIDIA binary blob is installed but using Mesa
- phodevi: Don't report 'blkdev' on Solaris 11 as a disk drive
- phodevi: Change GPU caching to allow overclocked speeds to show without rebooting
- phodevi: Better support xf86-video-ati DDX driver detection in X Server fall-back mode
- system_monitor: Fix for running same test multiple times when system_moitor module is loaded
- pts_Graph: Improve key rendering

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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