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modicr
29-Mar-2013, 21:56
Nice:

'Epic uptime achievement unlocked. Can you beat 16 years? | Ars
Technica'
(http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/03/epic-uptime-achievement-can-you-beat-16-years/)

> Sixteen and a half years later, INTEL's hard disks—a pair of full height
> 5.25 inch 800 MB Quantum SCSI devices—are making some disconcerting
> noises from their bearings, and you're tired of the complaints. It's
> time to turn off the old warhorse.


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Stevo
29-Mar-2013, 23:40
modicr sounds like they 'said':

>
> Nice:
>
> 'Epic uptime achievement unlocked. Can you beat 16 years? | Ars
> Technica'
> (http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/03/epic-uptime-ach
> ievement-can-you-beat-16-years/)
>
> > Sixteen and a half years later, INTEL's hard disks�a pair of full
> > height 5.25 inch 800 MB Quantum SCSI devices�are making some
> > disconcerting noises from their bearings, and you're tired of the
> > complaints. It's time to turn off the old warhorse.

So my response to modicr's comment is...

Holy buckets! That thing had been running longer than I've worked
here.........

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Jim Henderson
29-Mar-2013, 23:56
On Fri, 29 Mar 2013 22:40:41 +0000, Stevo wrote:

> Holy buckets! That thing had been running longer than I've worked
> here.........

My reaction was "on the one hand, that's cool....on the other hand, no
Y2K updates or other patches? Is this admin crazy?" ;)

Jim



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ashmoore
30-Mar-2013, 19:46
Most of our Netware 6 servers were running at around 2-3 years when we
decommissioned them.
If only OES were that good.


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gleach1
04-Apr-2013, 01:36
the little netware box that could...


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GofBorg
04-Apr-2013, 16:56
I'm presently at 415 days. Was at 697 days before we relocated our
facilities.