__/ [Blinky the Shark] on Tuesday 13 September 2005 04:07 \__
> Baho Utot wrote:
>> On Tue, 13 Sep 2005 00:38:29 +0000, Blinky the Shark shouted Hoy......
>>> Baho Utot wrote:
>>>> On Mon, 12 Sep 2005 03:42:06 +0100, Roy Schestowitz shouted Hoy......
>>>> [user server ~]$ uptime
>>>> 19:51:27 up 290 days, 22:59, 10 users, load average: 0.40, 0.40,
>> Yes it's true. And I know windows can't count that high :)
> Oh, I know. I looked at your OS and wasn't surprised. :0
>>> [blinky@thurston .opera]$ uptime
>>> 17:36:33 up 3:41, 3 users, load average: 0.08, 0.10, 0.14
>>> Oops! :)
>>> Big power failure in L.A., this afternoon. About half of the city.
>>> I ran on UPS for twenty-some minutes, then shut down.
>> Hey, I had a power out last year, thats why my uptime is only 290 days :(
> Bummer. Uptime becomes a measure of our power comanies instead of the
> stability of our systems. :(
>> My UPS ran for 1 hour (several car batteries hooked to UPS) then shut
>> down. I will be adding some more batteries :)
> I'm using this 660v unit
> , but in stock configuration. Does yours allow for external batteries,
> or is that a hack?
If it count for anything, it has been 18 days since I began to append uptime
to my signature. Had I cared more about uptime, due to it being public, I
would have not shut down for quite some time. I can't recall being forced
to shut down recently. Electricity has been fine for many years.
Roy S. Schestowitz | "Error, no keyboard - press F1 to continue"
http://Schestowitz.com | SuSE Linux | PGP-Key: 74572E8E
4:10am up 18 days 21:44, 3 users, load average: 0.16, 0.41, 0.56