On the prime client, the default configuration file is called sfs_rc. The user must edit the sfs_rc configuration file, and only needs to edit it on the prime client. The edit values are:
BENCHMARK - Name of the benchmark to run. Valid values are: DATABASE, EDA, SWBUILD, VDA, or VDI.
LOAD - Each workload has an associated business metric as a unit of workload. The magnitude of the workload to run is specified with the LOAD parameter in units of the workload’s business metric. Valid values for LOAD are either a starting number or a list of values, all positive integers. If a single value is specified, it is interpreted as a starting value.
INCR_LOAD - Incremental increase in load for successive data points in a run. This parameter is used only if LOAD consists of a single (initial) value. To ensure equally spaced points, the value of LOAD and INCR_LOAD must be equal.
NUM_RUNS - Number of load points to run and measure (minimum of 10 for a publishable result). This parameter is used only if INCR_LOAD is specified.
EXEC_PATH - The full path to the SPEC SFS 2014 executable. Currently the executable is called netmist for POSIX systems and netmist.exe for Windows systems.
WARMUP_TIME - The amount of time, in seconds, that the benchmark will spend in WARMUP before initiating the measurement (“RUN”) phase. The minimum for publishable submissions is 300 seconds (five minutes).