Date of a FreeBSD installation
cswiger at mac.com
Thu Jan 13 20:36:27 UTC 2011
On Jan 13, 2011, at 12:28 PM, David Demelier wrote:
> I'm just guessing if there is a way to know a FreeBSD installation date. We can't look after the uname -a ident since an update of the FreeBSD kernel is possible.
> I think searching a file absolutely not touched ever in the system can helps but which one?
Symlinks under /etc are a good choice:
# cd /etc ; ls -ltr | head
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root wheel 23 May 26 2001 termcap@ -> /usr/share/misc/termcap
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root wheel 13 May 26 2001 rmt@ -> /usr/sbin/rmt
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