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SubjectRe: Nasty suprise with uptime
On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 10:47:51AM +0100, bert hubert wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 12:39:37PM -0800, J Sloan wrote:
>
> > So, is there an implicit Linux policy to upgrade
> > the distro, or at least the kernel, every 496 days
> > whether it needs it or not?
>
> Having huge uptimes is by the way not adviseable operational policy
> according to many. Chances are you will be in for a nasty surprise when you
> reboot - do you remember after a year which daemons you 'started by hand'
> and how?
>

Very, very true. This has happened to me a couple times with only a couple
months uptime... :(

My configs have since stabalized so that hasn't been a problem for me
recently...

Mike
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