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    SubjectRe: jiffies rollover, uptime etc.
    * bert hubert (ahu@ds9a.nl) wrote:
    > $ uname -a ; uptime
    > Linux newyork-1 2.2.18 #3 Mon Dec 11 15:57:33 EST 2000 i686 unknown
    > 6:22pm up 425 days, 1:35, 3 users, load average: 0.10, 0.05, 0.01

    Linux ns2 2.2.16 #1 Sun Jul 30 21:57:38 EDT 2000 i386 unknown
    19:55:29 up 1 day, 15:06, 1 user, load average: 0.00, 0.03, 0.00

    -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1569 Oct 8 2000 /var/log/dmesg

    No problems here so far, just wrapped. Processes seemed to all handle
    it okay though ps now shows some things started in 2003.. :)

    > This server is pretty remote and hard to reach, and not sure to reboot
    > properly unattended - are there predictions about how well 2.2.18 will
    > survive jiffy wraparound?

    It's honestly not good to not know how to reboot a box unattended. :)

    > Would you consider it worth rebooting for? By the way, this is our second
    > most important production server, I'm exceedingly pleased with the
    > stability. We've abused it no end.

    I'd certainly make arrangements to have it rebooted if necessary. If
    rebooting is a huge problem then I'd say just have someone on hand in
    case you *have* to.

    Stephen
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