The alloc command allocates the specified amount of memory, and keeps it paged-in by slowly accessing it. The alloc command is available only in the command line tool.
Command line usage
There are no options, only one argument, the amount of memory to allocate.
Allocate 4GB memory:
mt alloc 4G
llcMP:release lloyd$ ./mt alloc 4G MemoryTester 1.4.0 64-bit, diglloydTools 2.0.0, 2010-04-12 Copyright 2006-2010 diglloyd, Inc. All Rights Reserved Use of this software requires a license. See https://macperformanceguide.com/Software-License.html Mac OS X 10.6.3, 16 CPU cores, 24576MB memory Sunday, April 11, 2010 9:23:55 AM PT ./mt alloc 4G Bus clock: 1073 MHz Processor clock: 2925 MHz Allocating memory: 4GB... Running forever, clearing memory slowly and continually to keep paged-in. =====> Use ctrl-C to stop <===== .........
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