CN103486070A - Fan adjustment and control testing method for optimizing power consumption - Google Patents

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CN103486070A
CN103486070A CN201310438021.7A CN201310438021A CN103486070A CN 103486070 A CN103486070 A CN 103486070A CN 201310438021 A CN201310438021 A CN 201310438021A CN 103486070 A CN103486070 A CN 103486070A
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The invention discloses a fan adjustment and control testing method for optimizing power consumption. When a server system is subjected to system pressure testing in the working environment, the system temperature and the system power consumption are monitored by constantly adjusting the fan rotation speed so as to achieve minimum system power consumption. Accordingly, a fan adjustment and control strategy for optimizing the power consumption is set, and by means of the testing, a tester can confirm that the system power consumption of the server is minimum when various compression software can operate on a server in various working environments.

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A kind of fan regulation and controlling test method of optimizing power consumption

Technical field

The present invention relates generally to a kind of fan regulation and controlling test method of optimizing power consumption, particularly a kind of under working environment the fan regulation and controlling test method of optimizing power consumption.

Background technique

Under the main trend of international energy-saving and emission-reduction, records center has more and more paid attention to operational efficiency and the cost benefit of self.When the power consumption of server system is higher, the operation cost of records center is also just higher, and when the server system power consumption is lower, corresponding operation cost is also just lower.And the temperature of server system components and parts under working environment is lower, and do not mean that the power consumption of system is lower.Because the server system power consumption also comprises the power consumption of fan.Only under working environment, adopt the fan regulation and controlling strategy that is suitable for low power consumption and meets system radiating, could meet present server demands.

Summary of the invention

Technical problem to be solved by this invention is: for the server moved under following hot environment, a kind of fan regulation and controlling test method of how to confirm low power consumption is provided, and simultaneously testing server inside temperature, power consumption, performance data, and then set a kind of fan regulation and controlling strategy of low power consumption.

The technical solution used in the present invention is: a kind of fan regulation and controlling test method of optimizing power consumption, when server system carries out the system pressure test under working environment, by continuous adjusting rotation speed of the fan, come supervisory system temperature and system power dissipation, to reach minimumization of system power dissipation, thus the fan regulation and controlling strategy of setting power consumption optimum.

Described test method step is as follows:

(1) the inner temperature test point of pasting of server: at server critical component CPU, internal memory, hard disk, RAID card bonding thermocouple wire;

(2) set server environment temperature 20,25,30,35,40 degree;

(3) select to formulate testing software, the software test parameter is set, respectively the critical components such as CPU, internal memory and hard disk are tested at full capacity;

(4) the 20 degree ambient temperatures of setting, the operation testing software carries out applied voltage test, by continuous adjusting fan PWM value, makes system core point CPU, internal memory, hard disk, RAID card etc., meet the system temperature standard, PWM1 value now of record and corresponding system power dissipation; Then, take this PWM1 value as basis, or else disconnected fan PWM value, monitoring and recording system key point temperature and the system power dissipation regulated; When system temperature meets radiating requirements, and system power dissipation now is while reaching minimum, and system power dissipation now of record and the fan PWM2 value of setting, as the starting point of fan regulation and controlling strategy;

(5) under working environment 25 degree, the testing procedure of repeating step four, confirm corresponding fan PWM3 value and corresponding system power dissipation;

(6) under working environment 30 degree, the testing procedure of repeating step four, confirm corresponding fan PWM4 value and corresponding system power dissipation;

(7) under operating temperature 35 degree, the step of repeating step four, determine corresponding fan PWM5 value and corresponding system power dissipation;

(8) under operating temperature 40 degree, the step of repeating step four, determine corresponding fan PWM6 value and corresponding system power dissipation, as the terminal of fan regulation and controlling strategy;

(9) according to the fan regulation and controlling PWM value of above-mentioned steps record and corresponding temperature spots, set out the fan regulation and controlling strategy that is applicable to low power consumption;

(10) according to new fan regulation and controlling strategy, carry out the pressure test checking under each working environment, guarantee that system temperature and system power dissipation reach optimum value, if with previous test result, error is arranged, further improve the fan regulation and controlling strategy.

Described testing software is PTU, Prime95, Linpack and IOmeter.

Annotate: 1, working environment refers in normal temperature and the above ambient temperature of 35 degree;

2, the server system pressure test is to carry out in the artificial stable ambient temperature of setting;

3, system pressure test, refer to that CPU, internal memory, the hard disk for server system carries out independent applied voltage test.

Beneficial effect of the present invention is: after as above testing, can determine that this server can be under various working environments, when the various pressurization software of operation, the system power dissipation of server is minimum.

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Fig. 1 is the test method flow chart of steps.

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Fan regulation and controlling test method below in conjunction with the drawings and specific embodiments to a kind of optimizing power consumption of the present invention is described further.

A kind of fan regulation and controlling test method of optimizing power consumption, when server system carries out the system pressure test under working environment, by continuous adjusting rotation speed of the fan, come supervisory system temperature and system power dissipation, to reach minimumization of system power dissipation, thus the fan regulation and controlling strategy of setting power consumption optimum.

Described test method step is as follows:

(1) the inner temperature test point of pasting of server: at bonding thermocouple wires such as server critical component CPU, internal memory, hard disk, RAID cards;

(2) set server environment temperature 20,25,30,35,40 degree;

(3) select to formulate testing software, the software test parameter is set, respectively the critical components such as CPU, internal memory and hard disk are tested at full capacity;

(4) the 20 degree ambient temperatures of setting, the operation testing software carries out applied voltage test, by continuous adjusting fan PWM value, makes system core point CPU, internal memory, hard disk, RAID card etc., meet the system temperature standard, PWM1 value now of record and corresponding system power dissipation; Then, take this PWM1 value as basis, or else disconnected fan PWM value, monitoring and recording system key point temperature and the system power dissipation regulated; When system temperature meets radiating requirements, and system power dissipation now is while reaching minimum, and system power dissipation now of record and the fan PWM2 value of setting, as the starting point of fan regulation and controlling strategy;

(5) under working environment 25 degree, the testing procedure of repeating step four, confirm corresponding fan PWM3 value and corresponding system power dissipation;

(6) under working environment 30 degree, the testing procedure of repeating step four, confirm corresponding fan PWM4 value and corresponding system power dissipation;

(7) under operating temperature 35 degree, the step of repeating step four, determine corresponding fan PWM5 value and corresponding system power dissipation;

(8) under operating temperature 40 degree, the step of repeating step four, determine corresponding fan PWM6 value and corresponding system power dissipation, as the terminal of fan regulation and controlling strategy;

(9) according to the fan regulation and controlling PWM value of above-mentioned steps record and corresponding temperature spots, set out the fan regulation and controlling strategy that is applicable to low power consumption;

(10) according to new fan regulation and controlling strategy, carry out the pressure test checking under each working environment, guarantee that system temperature and system power dissipation reach optimum value, if with previous test result, error is arranged, further improve the fan regulation and controlling strategy.

Described testing software is PTU, Prime95, Linpack and IOmeter.

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1. the fan regulation and controlling test method of an optimizing power consumption, it is characterized in that: when server system carries out the system pressure test under working environment, by continuous adjusting rotation speed of the fan, come supervisory system temperature and system power dissipation, to reach minimumization of system power dissipation, thus the fan regulation and controlling strategy of setting power consumption optimum.
2. the fan regulation and controlling test method of a kind of optimizing power consumption according to claim 1, it is characterized in that: described test method step is as follows:
(1) the inner temperature test point of pasting of server: at server critical component CPU, internal memory, hard disk, RAID card bonding thermocouple wire;
(2) set server environment temperature 20,25,30,35,40 degree;
(3) select to formulate testing software, the software test parameter is set, respectively critical component is tested at full capacity;
(4) the 20 degree ambient temperatures of setting, the operation testing software carries out applied voltage test, by continuous adjusting fan PWM value, makes system core point CPU, internal memory, hard disk, RAID card, meet the system temperature standard, PWM1 value now of record and corresponding system power dissipation; Then, take this PWM1 value as basis, or else disconnected fan PWM value, monitoring and recording system key point temperature and the system power dissipation regulated; When system temperature meets radiating requirements, and system power dissipation now is while reaching minimum, and system power dissipation now of record and the fan PWM2 value of setting, as the starting point of fan regulation and controlling strategy;
(5) under working environment 25 degree, the testing procedure of repeating step four, confirm corresponding fan PWM3 value and corresponding system power dissipation;
(6) under working environment 30 degree, the testing procedure of repeating step four, confirm corresponding fan PWM4 value and corresponding system power dissipation;
(7) under operating temperature 35 degree, the step of repeating step four, determine corresponding fan PWM5 value and corresponding system power dissipation;
(8) under operating temperature 40 degree, the step of repeating step four, determine corresponding fan PWM6 value and corresponding system power dissipation, as the terminal of fan regulation and controlling strategy;
(9) according to the fan regulation and controlling PWM value of above-mentioned steps record and corresponding temperature spots, set out the fan regulation and controlling strategy that is applicable to low power consumption;
(10) according to new fan regulation and controlling strategy, carry out the pressure test checking under each working environment, guarantee that system temperature and system power dissipation reach optimum value, if with previous test result, error is arranged, the fan regulation and controlling strategy is further improved in repeating step (4)-(9).
3. the fan regulation and controlling test method of a kind of optimizing power consumption according to claim 2, it is characterized in that: described testing software is PTU, Prime95, Linpack or IOmeter.
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