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dan [Why No Prime95 Fester!]
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 If all goes well you will eventually be presented with a screen like this. Chose the “standard settings” option by using the “↑” and “↓” keys and then press the “Return/​Enter” key. If all goes well you will eventually be presented with a screen like this. Chose the “standard settings” option by using the “↑” and “↓” keys and then press the “Return/​Enter” key.
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 +{{:​fester:​7e3205c0630d53ffd073fd2d04d031b7.png}}
  
 The program will start to load up. The program will start to load up.
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 There should be __zero__ failures. There should be __zero__ failures.
  
- If at any point you need to stop the test open the virtual keyboard by selecting “Virtual Media” (1) from the drop down menus along the top of the iKVM Viewer. Now select “Virtual Keyboard” (2) and click with your mouse on F8 of the virtual keyboard (3).+{{:​fester:​ddbed64d3aab17ea8febf16631be438e.png}} 
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 +If at any point you need to stop the test open the virtual keyboard by selecting “Virtual Media” (1) from the drop down menus along the top of the iKVM Viewer. Now select “Virtual Keyboard” (2) and click with your mouse on F8 of the virtual keyboard (3).
  
 Pressing F8 on your actual (i.e. physical) keyboard will not work. Pressing F8 on your actual (i.e. physical) keyboard will not work.
  
 If this works you should see something like this with “Command terminated normally” (4) at the bottom of the screen. If this works you should see something like this with “Command terminated normally” (4) at the bottom of the screen.
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 +{{:​fester:​0e6485fcf06f852b4b8225494622ff4c.png}}
  
 When you think the CPU has been thoroughly tested power off the server and remove the USB stick. When you think the CPU has been thoroughly tested power off the server and remove the USB stick.
  
 That’s the CPU validation done. That’s the CPU validation done.
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 +===== Why No Prime95 Fester! =====
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 +Prime95 is a CPU stress tester that seems to be popular with the FreeNAS community.
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 +Unfortunately Fester could not make this bootable. I don’t know how.
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 +If someone would like to give me the information and some copyright free screen shots I would be happy to include them in this guide or you could replace this or any section with your own?
  
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