Phoronix Test Suite 4.4 Milestone 3 Is Available for Testing

Various improvements have been implemented in this latest version

By on February 14th, 2013 16:44 GMT

The third milestone release of the Phoronix Test Suite 4.4 (Forsand) was announced on February 14, by Michael Larabel.

Phoronix Test Suite 4.4 Milestone 3
brings the following changes:

• The external dependencies handling for test profiles to install necessary OS/platform dependencies has received a major overhaul in Forsand;
• Improvements have been done to the appropriate displaying of compiler flags/switches on the result graphs for various computational benchmarks;
• The new F2FS file-system developed by Samsung as the "Flash Friendly File-System" for Linux is now properly detected based upon its magic number in the super block;
• The Cryptfs, AuFS, LustreFS, and Panasas PanFS file-systems are also now properly detected too by Phodevi.

Download Phoronix Test Suite 4.4 Milestone 3 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a beta version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.