Date of a FreeBSD installation
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Thu Jan 13 23:23:27 UTC 2011
On Thu, 13 Jan 2011 21:28:29 +0100
David Demelier <demelier.david at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello folks,
> 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?
> markand at Melon ~ $ ls -l /root/.cshrc
> -rw-r--r-- 2 root wheel 798 19 Jul 04:17 /root/.cshrc
> It seems that this file has the FreeBSD dist access time so can't
> refers to neither.
> Do you have any clue?
I'd suggest looking at the Btimes of top level directories
stat -f "%SB %N" /*
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