[ILUG] Linux uptime statistics
weeboy at conorwynne.com
Wed May 5 17:57:06 IST 2004
> <shrug> My point is unchanged: Past a couple of months, going for
> prolonged uptimes becomes, at first, a little silly, and eventually
> actively harmful: Eventually, you need to replace your kernel and
> reboot to eliminate known DoS weaknesses or various exploit
> vulnerabilities that emerge on rare occasions.
I couldnt agree more. Uptime is not worth a bollix if your server is
compromised due to some known root exploit or other.
Also as has been pointed out (to me by iluggers) that you should also
reboot for certain upgrades, glibc (etc)
Sorry for the language, didn't get time for any breaks today, boohoo, poor
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