[Samba] Re: Best practices for long-running Samba server
burkhardt.richard at ssd.loral.com
Thu Jan 27 22:14:46 GMT 2005
Paul & David,
Good points that I agree with but at least at three managers I've had want to the uptime get bigger & bigger. Something about the 99.95% uptime
"industry standard." :-((( Ridiculous.
Paul Gienger wrote:
> David Landgren wrote:
> >>The client running our first Samba3 PDC production server had an uptime of 115 days, then the uptime got spoiled by them moving to a new building.
> >I'm not quite sure what the fascination is with long uptimes. It's
> >good to reboot the system from time to time, not because it needs it,
> >but just to prove that you still can.
> Here here. I've seen it posted elsewhere and it makes a good point -
> long uptimes show that the machine hasn't had its updates run on the
> core OS. Until you can find a way to reload the kernel without
> rebooting (oxymoron) long uptimes are a mark of lazyness.
> What I'd rather see is longest stretch of not having to be rebooted
> between the hours of 7am and 6pm. Unfortunately the uptime command
> doesn't tell us that ;)
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