[CentOS] how long to reboot server ?

Kwan Lowe kwan.lowe at gmail.com
Thu Sep 2 14:02:52 EDT 2010


On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 1:17 PM, mcclnx mcc <mcclnx at yahoo.com.tw> wrote:
> we have CENTOS 5 on DELL servers.  some servers have longer than one year did not reboot.  Our consultant suggest we need at least reboot once every year to clean out memory junk.
>
> What is your opinion?
>

As someone else mentioned, uptime is no reason to brag...
That said, I manage one Linux system that's been running continuously
for 1,400 days. It will be upgraded in the near future, but it's
nonsense that you'd need to reboot to "clean out memory".


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