Uptime vs. Kernel updates (was Re: [TriLUG] Prosperous New Year)
bimasakti at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 14:48:00 EST 2006
I bet , not..............:)
On 1/4/06, David A. Cafaro <dac at trilug.org> wrote:
> Yep, a wimp I be! Malaysia? Have you even seen that server in person?
> On Wed, 2006-01-04 at 13:30 -0500, Alan Porter wrote:
> > Wimp.
> > I manage a server in Malaysia that connects to the internet
> > via dial-up. Last time I did a kernel upgrade on it, I set
> > up a cron job to dial in every five minutes, installed my new
> > kernel, rebooted, and sat with crossed fingers for a few
> > sweaty minutes.
> > Distance to server: 13,000 miles
> > Minimum time to get there: 24 hours in the air, plus layovers.
> > The backup plan: phone number of someone who could type what I
> > told them.
> > Alan
> > .
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