On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 06:09:11PM -0600, Dave Uhring said: 
> You do realize, I hope, that Linux and Solaris roll over their uptimes 
> at something like 492 days.

from http://uptime.netcraft.com/up/accuracy.html#whichos
Additionally HP-UX, Linux, Solaris and recent releases of FreeBSD cycle
back to zero after 497 days, exactly as if the machine had been rebooted
at that precise point. Thus it is not possible to see a HP-UX, Linux or
Solaris system with an uptime measurement above 497 days.

wacky. how/why is this the case?


Chris Doherty
chris [at] randomcamel.net

"I think," said Christopher Robin, "that we ought to eat
all our provisions now, so we won't have so much to carry."
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