Freebsd 5.3 - long uptimes...
racerx at makeworld.com
Sun Jan 9 18:13:23 PST 2005
Garance A Drosihn wrote:
> At 7:27 PM -0500 1/9/05, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
>> My main "production-system" use of FreeBSD is for a chat server,
>> which needs to be up all the time or everyone stops "chatting" and
>> starts yelling at me. The longest uptimes I've had so far are:
>> * 373 days 10 hours (a 6-hour long power outage)
>> * 599 days 14 hours (a UPS melt-down failure)
>> * 497 days 18 hours (hard disk failure)
> I should note that the above uptimes were running 4.x systems (and
> the first one *might* even be a 3.x system). While I had forgotten
> that subject was talking about "FreeBSD 5.3", I obviously have not
> been running 5.3 for the past four years!
Long uptimes = unsecured+unpatched boxes.
Long uptimes? No thanks.
Magellan was the first strait man.
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