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Re: uptime, where art thou ?
2008/4/22, Geert Hendrickx <ghen%telenet.be@localhost>:
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 10:25:27AM +0200, Zafer Aydogan wrote:
> > Thanks, but I meant, how can I find out the uptime, before the reboot has
> > taken place. The one that got lost.
> You can only do that by regularly polling the uptime and logging it, either
> via a local script, or remotely via SNMP and cricket for example.
> After a reboot, the system itself has "forgotten" its previous uptime (how
> should it store it eg. in case of a panic?).
I think it would be quite handy, if "last" would log the uptime,
before a reboot takes place.
I've seen this on Linux.
Quote from the man page:
" The pseudo user reboot logs in each time the system is rebooted. Thus
last reboot will show a log of all reboots since the log file
it looks like this:
reboot system boot 18.104.22.168-20a-smp Fri Dec 22 16:44 (158+00:14)
Here you see the uptime was 158 days +
What do you think about it ?
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