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.