find date of last boot

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Fri Jun 8 04:55:45 UTC 2012

>>>>> "Chris" == Chris Hill <chris at> writes:

Chris> I'll credit Doug Hardie with the best solution:
Chris> $ ls -l /var/run/dmesg.boot
Chris> -rw-r--r--  1 root  wheel  7248 Dec 26  2010 /var/run/dmesg.boot

Ouch!  There've been some security patches since then.  Are you sure you
want to tell someone that a machine has been running for over 18 months?

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