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Old 13th January 2015
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Smile Uptimes of your household items

Hi,
I hope I'll find here others as "bored" as I am to enter this game!

The deal is this: If you're proud of of your home devices' uptime, write it here with a short description of the device and some technical details(minimal). See my example below for a kind of template...
What device? Well that's the funny part, it can be anything you own at your place and has a computer architecture. So ranging from your *Nix personal server and going through stuff like your home dd-wrt router, your old Windoze XP station, your iOS/Android smartphone and ... something else (surprise me!). No matter if it has UPS or battery or some other misc energy source, just ... maybe say a word about this. So ... anything, with these simple conditions:

1) It's a device that you're really using (almost) daily (so NO mentions of an old unused pc you forgot powered on in the basement).
2) It's hosted at your place (NO dedicated/VPS servers hosted at a third party DC).
3) It has a computer architecture (So NO stories about light bulbs please ).
4) It has an accurate way to retrieve its uptime (like the uptime command in Unixes).
5) Be honest about it. And please only mention stuff you're currently using (best way is to copy/paste the uptime cmd output as you post it here). And let the uptime be greater than 2 months



My device:
Hardware: Lenovo Thinkpad T60 laptop, 2GB RAM, CPU C2D T7200 @2GHz without battery and without UPS(so greetings to my electricity provider too)
Software: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64bit.
Usage: my personal server for VPN, IRC, web and KVM virtualization. Also file server with 2 USB-attached external HDDs.
Technical details with uptime:
Code:
# uptime
 02:36:39 up 84 days,  7:41,  1 user,  load average: 0.07, 0.06, 0.04
# lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description:    Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS
Release:        10.04
Codename:       lucid
# uname -a
Linux mysrv1 2.6.32-67-generic #134-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 24 18:45:40 UTC 2014 x86_64 GNU/Linux
#

PS1: If you're ambitious and proud like me, feel free to edit/update your posts from time to time when you reached some milestone (hopefully as I'll do when my lil' server reaches 100 days of uptime)

PS2: Of course I know about other projects for measuring uptimes (like http://uptime.netcraft.com/), but I'd say the funny part here is that the range of devices is much broader.

PS3: I read on daemonforums (quoting approximately) that "Big uptime is a sign of poor maintenance". Well if I we take this for granted, then my thread is kind of completely useless/misleading. But please keep this in mind: my point here is that most of us like reliable services and, given the 5 conditions, I would say that our entries measure just that: how reliable are services given mostly by affordable low/medium-end devices.

PS4: If you know of other similar topic discussed elsewhere feel free to paste the link here

Let the uptime party begin!

UPDATE:
Of course my little server made it ... and still counting:

Code:
# uptime
 22:38:43 up 103 days,  3:43,  3 users,  load average: 0.10, 0.15, 0.11
# uname -a
Linux mysrv1 2.6.32-67-generic #134-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 24 18:45:40 UTC 2014 x86_64 GNU/Linux
# lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description:    Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS
Release:        10.04
Codename:       lucid

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I am waiting for a stable 5.7 snapshot to upgrade this one
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predrag@oko$ uptime
9:55PM up 301 days, 47 mins, 1 user, load averages: 0.19, 0.24, 0.21
predrag@oko$ uname -a
OpenBSD oko.bagdala2.net 5.5 GENERIC.MP#301 amd64

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I would report, but I had a power event while I was on vacation around Thanksgiving haha.
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If you're proud of of your home devices' uptime
But what about those who are proud of the short up-times of their equipment, whether it be computer, telephone, television or light bulb? This thread reeks of discrimination!
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Old 14th January 2015
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Less uptime = less chance of getting hacked.
Switch off domestic machinery when not in use.
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/me debates making joke about wife being up since 6:00 AM.....
/me thinks about how she might react if she ever saw this......
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Old 15th January 2015
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Less uptime = less chance of getting hacked.
Switch off domestic machinery when not in use.
Yep, seems like this rational approach prevails around here! Which is not bad at all!

... Although I hope it's just the waiting for the devices to pass 60+ days of being up! )
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/me debates making joke about wife being up since 6:00 AM.....
/me thinks about how she might react if she ever saw this......
)) Nice one.
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