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Re: Uptime Statistics

__/ [Jean-David Beyer] on Sunday 16 October 2005 12:30 \__

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> __/ [Jean-David Beyer] on Friday 30 September 2005 12:25 \__
>>>.~.  Jean-David Beyer          Registered Linux User 85642.
>>>/V\  PGP-Key: 9A2FC99A         Registered Machine   241939.
>>>/( )\ Shrewsbury, New Jersey    http://counter.li.org
>>>^^-^^ 07:20:00 up 21 min, 3 users, load average: 4.22, 4.22, 3.16
>>         ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>> You were at 104 days? What happened???
> Actually, IIRC, it got up to 106 days and some.
>> Roy
> First, Red Hat chose to update my kernel, and after up2date downloaded and
> installed it, I had to reboot to put it into service. Actually, it was
> major update #6 to Ret Hat Enterprise Linux 3. Downloading started October
> 28, but it was not done (dial-up) until September 30.
> Then, October 8, at 22:08:29, power failed in almost my entire town, and
> the next town as well. It did not come back on until about 01:40:03 the
> next morning. Actually, it came back on a bit sooner, but my UPS waits
> until 5 minutes after power is restored or until the battery is at least
> 50% charged, whichever is later. Anyhow, my UPS will not stay up much over
> an hour, and the monitoring software powers the system down after 3300
> seconds, which it did at 23:03:59 on Oct 8. I cannot really justify a
> bigger UPS for a desktop, even though it is a server to my LAN that has
> one other computer on it. ;-)

Well, at least I keep the Linux candle burning (metaphorically speaking of
source), with 52 days, which is the number of days since your signature had
me inspired. *smile*

My harder experiences so far:

* Reviving the cron daemon

* exiting a morbid system state (only yesterday). I nearly gave up cause
tty7 was not responding. If penguins can survive in the Antartic, nothing
can stop them, right?


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http://Schestowitz.com  |    SuSE Linux    |     PGP-Key: 74572E8E
  1:50pm  up 52 days  2:04,  5 users,  load average: 0.63, 0.62, 0.55
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