Way OT: How long does your box run for?

David Syphers dsyphers at u.washington.edu
Fri Sep 3 02:16:28 PDT 2004

On Friday 03 September 2004 01:45 am, Andy Holyer wrote:
> The other day I was explaining something to my boss (a suit), and I
> mentioned that a FreeBSD box would easily run for a year or more. "Oh",
> he said, "and then you've got to reboot it?". I explained that
> generally some upgrade comes along that reqwuires a reboot, but I
> realized that I don't know how long a box would stay up in the maximum.
> So, come on, this should be fun, what's the biggest uptime you've ever
> had for a BSD box?

Netcraft has a list of long uptimes for websites, which has a lot of FreeBSDs 
(including number 1, with an uptime of nearly five years). Bad security, but 



+++ Divide By Cucumber Error. Please
Reinstall Universe And Reboot. +++

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