[CentOS] how long to reboot server ?
heinlein at madboa.com
Thu Sep 2 13:31:41 EDT 2010
On Thu, 2 Sep 2010, Brian Mathis wrote:
> Uptime is no longer a badge of honor. Typically there will have
> been some kernel updates that require a reboot, so a long uptime
> means they haven't been applied. Also, it is a good idea to reboot
> periodically to catch anything that was not set up to start on boot
> correctly. A server should always cleanly start up with all
> services it needs without the need for human intervention.
The longer you go between restarts, the harder it is to identify
changes on the running system that might interfere with a clean boot
process. So I reboot my servers regularly.
That said, I've had workstation uptimes of 800 to 900 days... :-)
Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> http://www.madboa.com/
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