How to create 100% CPU load in Linux

A simple article on how to load 100% CPU load in Linux.

First step is to identify the number of cores.

Run the command “yes > /dev/null &” for N times. N denotes the number of processors identified via “cat /proc/cpuinfo” command. 2N is one better number.

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21 years of experience in various layers of software. Primarily experienced in system side software design and development on server management software. Interested in linux development in x86 and arm architecture.