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Phoronix Test Suite 3.2-Grimstad Milestone 3

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Published on 18 May 2011 09:08 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Phoronix
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The third development release of the forthcoming Phoronix Test Suite 3.2-Grimstad package has been released.

One of the key features in Phoronix Test Suite 3.2 Milestone 3 is support for translating the PHP source-code to high-performance C++ via Facebook's HipHop and GCC for test systems where PHP may not be available but a native system binary would be preferred.

This release also has support for monitoring the Nouveau driver's frequency of the NVIDIA GPU in real-time, frequency monitoring support for Intel "Gen 6" hardware, improved automated result file descriptions, internal code clean-ups, and now there's HTML documentation that's a facsimile of the PDF documentation.

The latest Phoronix Test Suite release can be downloaded at Phoronix-Test-Suite.com. The official release of Phoronix Test Suite 3.2 will come in June in conjunction with the OpenBenchmarking.org Live operating system and improvements to the OpenBenchmarking.org / Phoromatic test platform.

For details on other changes present in the Phoronix Test Suite 3.2 code-base, see the other articles tagged with Grimstad.

Phoronix Test Suite 3.2 Milestone 3
18 May 2011


- pts-core: Rework test install path handling
- pts-core: Finish eliminating XML-based definitions
- pts-core: Increase PHP compatibility
- pts-core: Facebook HipHop should now fully work with the PTS client
- pts-core: Support real-time monitoring the Nouveau GPU frequency via the gpu.freq call as exposed by system_monitor module
- pts-core: Begin improving the auto-generated result file descriptions
- phodevi: Internal clean-ups
- phodevi: Recognition support for GPFS file-system
- phodevi: Intel SNB frequency reporting
- documentation: Begin auto-generation of HTML documentation in a single file that's the same content as the PDF user guide

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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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