uptime?

Thomas T. Veldhouse veldy at veldy.net
Fri Sep 1 07:32:40 PDT 2000


Yesterday my mail was down while I converted my FreeBSD box over to Linux :)
Thanks for the help!!!

Tom Veldhouse
veldy at veldy.net

----- Original Message -----
From: Gerard Beekmans <gerard at linuxfromscratch.org>
To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Friday, September 01, 2000 9:20 AM
Subject: Re: uptime?


> On Fri, 01 Sep 2000, you wrote:
> > I am getting the following when I use the "uptime" command:
> >
> > uptime: couldn't get boot time: No such file or directory
> >
> > /proc is mounted correctly.  I have the following in /proc/uptime:
> >
> > 671.09 661.20
> >
> > Any ideas?  What package is uptime installed from?  Perhaps I could
> > recompile it.
>
> Seems you missed the few messages on this exact problem yesterday:
> recompile up-times from sh-utils.
>
> I forgot to tell this: do not recompile the entire sh-utils package.
sh-utils
> comes with 'su' that is, afaik, not shadow compliant. You don't want to
get
> in those problems.
>
> --
> Gerard Beekmans
> www.linuxfromscratch.org
>
> -*- If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem -*-
>
>
>






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