[CentOS] how long to reboot server ?

R-Elists lists07 at abbacomm.net
Sat Sep 4 01:42:28 EDT 2010

> 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?

maybe i missed it yet, did anyone mention the old adage...

"if it isn't broke, don't fix it?"

that would seem to apply in many scenarios...

certain exceptions noted of course, yet any good linux admin should be on
very close to change logs etc anyways...

 - rh

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