“That’s like euthanising your grandmother”

By October 15, 2010Technical

Remember that server you lost? Yeah, well we found it.

[root@tidal90 root]# uptime
15:26:10 up 1080 days, 15:47,  1 user,  load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00

We unearthed this beauty because the customer wants to upgrade their service to a VPS. Running Fedora Core 2 with a 2.6.10 kernel, most processes are so old that they don’t have a start-time or start-date, but a start-year, mostly in 2007.

For those interested in the title of this post, When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth is a fun short story by Cory Doctorow.