uptime 4.0

Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg listsub at 401.cx
Wed Dec 3 01:48:02 PST 2003

twig les wrote:
> I have to ask...
> What about patching?  My boxes are stripped down but eventually
> need a patch and subsequent reboot.  That said I do have one 4.6
> box at 267 (firewalled, very protected network).
> --- Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg <listsub at 401.cx> wrote:
>>I've seen 650+ days on a FreeBSD 4.4-REL. Then someone was
>>moving some 
>>UPS's around and managed to unplugg *both* powersupplies at
>>the same 
>>time. Redundancy doesnt help if the admins are idiots.
>>I do know of a P90 running OpenBSD that is closing in on 900
>>days, but I 
>>guess that belongs on another mailinglist.

These boxes are just bridges without a IP address of their own. They 
are impossible to access other then via local console, so there is 
no need to patch them other then for functionality.

The boxes I admin that are reachable via ip rarely sees more then 
~50 days of uptime.


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