Bug#707178: ITP: breakin -- stress-test and hardware diagnostics tool
Owner: "Antoine Beaupré" <email@example.com>
* Package name : breakin
Version : 3.20
Upstream Author : Jason D. Clinton <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Kyle Sheumaker <email@example.com>
* URL : http://www.advancedclustering.com/software/breakin.html
* License : GPL2
Programming Lang: C
Description : stress-test and hardware diagnostics tool
Breakin is Advanced Clustering's stress-test and hardware diagnostics
tool. Advanced Clustering engineers developed breakin because no other
available product — commercial or open source — could pinpoint hardware
issues and component failures as well as they wanted.
= Packaging notes =
The software is split into two main parts: the "breakin" software, which
is a fairly self-contained C program with affiliated scripts which runs
on boot up, and the "bootimage" distribution, which is a custom Linux
distribution that is built from the ground up.
I believe that the "breakin" part should be made into a Debian package,
and the "bootimage" part should be discarded or made into a "debirf"
The dependencies of breakin are unclear, but the bootimage build scripts
build the following parts:
anarcat@desktop006:bootimage$ ls srcctrl/
actdmi dropbear htop lvm2 parted syslinux wget
afio e2fsprogs initfs mcelog pciutils tcpdump
arecacli edac-utils ipmitool mdadm rsync terminfo
bonnie++ ethtool kernel mdinfo screen udev
breakin hddtemp links mstflint smartmontools udpcast
busybox hpl lm-sensors numactl stream util-linux
A lot of those are available in Debian already, except:
Specific assessment should be done on those dependencies.
I am interested in packaging the "breakin" part, but my time is limited
and would appreciate any help. I can sponsor a package too, and will try
to inform upstream of our efforts.