Increasing CPU Usage of a Linux Box

Hal Burgiss hal at
Thu Jan 21 13:19:27 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 05:50:40PM +0530, Jatin wrote:
> Could some one tell any application that can load the CPU of the Linux 
> box. Basically i need to increase the CPU Usage of my linux box and see 
> if my test application does not add to the increased CPU.

There is package called 'stress', that might do what you want. 


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