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Re: [SLE] [TROLL]Fixing Linux/Windows was SuSE CTO and President Steps Down
  • From: "Craig Sampson" <craig@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 12:06:09 +0800
  • Message-id: <20010831040118.D1217E6423@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
With servers at least its all about controlled outages rather than
uncontrolled ones :)

With desktop computers I suppose its less important - I mean, look
at the plethora of Windows boxen filling up everyones desks today,
if uptime -was- important on the desktop then this situation would
never have gotten so out of control...


On Thu, 30 Aug 2001 21:58:47 -0600, Clint Tinsley wrote:

>Christopher D. Reimer wrote:
>>I think Win98 had a bug where it would crash every 45 days or so.
>One thing I don't understand is this mantra about how long you can
>a computer up before it will crash or when you might need to force
>down or reboot to get things running right again. At a Novell
>conference a year or so back, they had contest to find longest
>server. One of the longest running ones was one that had been up
over 8
>years and probably hadn't been seen in that length of time because
>had been walled in and the only way they found it was pull on the
>wire... :-)) Most people turn off their systems off when they go
>at night or go to bed and that does not qualify as a reboot. As a
>Network Administrator, I want people to log off and turn off their
>computers at night before leaving...
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Craig Sampson

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