find date of last boot
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Fri Jun 8 02:34:31 UTC 2012
On Thu, 7 Jun 2012 21:02:57 -0500 (CDT), Robert Bonomi wrote:
> > From owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org Thu Jun 7 20:26:46 2012
> > Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2012 20:24:49 -0500
> > From: Chris <racerx at makeworld.com>
> > To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > Subject: Re: find date of last boot
> > On 6/7/2012 8:14 PM, Chris Hill wrote:
> > Why create something that is already built in?
> > As I mentioned previously, the last command lists when the system was
> > rebooted.
> Probably, because last does *not* reliably do so. <grin>
> To wit:
> $ date
> Thu Jun 7 20:59:44 CDT 2012
> $ uptime
> 8:58PM up 8 days, 22:30, 1 user, load averages: 0.07, 0.03, 0.01
> $ last reboot
> wtmp begins Tue Jun 5 17:00:58 CDT 2012
> 'wtmp' has been rotated twice since the system was booted.
Maybe introducing something along the /etc/rc execution?
An /etc/rc.local entry like
/bin/date "+%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S" > /var/log/thisboot.log
and then just look at the file. Requires at least one reboot
to take effect. :-)
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