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    SubjectRe: [OT] 1500 days uptime.
    jdow wrote:

    > From: "Nick Warne" <nick@linicks.net>
    >
    >> On Tuesday 29 November 2005 00:31, Wakko Warner wrote:
    >>
    >>> Bill Davidsen wrote:
    >>> > Nick Warne wrote:
    >>> > >Hi all,
    >>> > >
    >>> > >BrrrrrrrrrrrrBrrrr
    >>> > >
    >>> > >That was me blowing my own trumpet again :-)
    >>> > >
    >>> > >Re:
    >>> > >http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0407.1/0651.html
    >>> > >
    >>> > >Now just hit 1500 days:
    >>> > >
    >>> > >-
    >>> > >[nick@486Linux nick]$ last -xf /var/run/utmp runlevel
    >>> > >runlevel (to lvl 3) Sun Oct 14 16:07 - 21:41
    >>> > >(1502+06:34)
    >>> > >
    >>> > >utmp begins Sun Oct 14 16:07:40 2001
    >>> > >-
    >>> > >
    >>> > >Utterly remarkable - the box gets no maintenance at all.
    >>> >
    >>> > But it clearly gets a very reliable flavor of electricity...
    >>> >
    >>> > >I would love to know how much data it has delivered, but alas, in
    >>> 2001 I
    >>> > >wasn't up-to-speed with that sort of thing :-)
    >>> >
    >>> > We got one to 1460 or so, then got BSOD on the controller which
    >>> switches
    >>> > from the UPS to the diesel when they get up to speed, dropped
    >>> power on
    >>> > the whole data center (at work).
    >>> >
    >>> > I think you have the record, though.
    >>>
    >>> I'm not sure about that one. =)
    >>
    >>
    >> No, I wasn't even thinking that - just reporting what a wonderful job
    >> it all is - and yes, power supply here in Pompey UK is good (but we
    >> do pay thru' the nose for everything in the UK). The last time I
    >> _did_ reboot that machine was when my kettle lead shorted out and
    >> blew the fuses to my flats 240v supply ring main.
    >>
    >> According to the Linux counter site, there are more higher (my
    >> machine is 3rd in the list):
    >>
    >> http://counter.li.org/reports/uptimestats.php
    >
    >
    > There is an interesting point here that is worth noting. I don't think I
    > would BEGIN to try this with a 2.6 based kernel. And I am not sure it is
    > doable yet with a 2.4 kernel if the machine is to be exposed to the wild.
    >
    > {o.o} Joanne Dow
    >
    I got 0.99.4 to stay up 16 weeks ;-)

    And the old GE/Honeywell 600 crashed due to rollover at 35 days, and we
    hit the bug first three years after it was coded. Hardware is better!

    --
    bill davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
    CTO TMR Associates, Inc
    Doing interesting things with small computers since 1979

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