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Alan Chandler <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I have had a Debian based server at home running 24/7 for about 7 or 8
> years. Living near London, we seem to have a reasonably stable
> electricity supply (I don't do anything special) and I have had
> uptimes of nearly a year, with the only downtime in the year being
> when my wife made me turn it off as we went on holiday.
I suppose you were sad that the asked you to turn it off.
> Of course upgrades to the kernel have required bringing it down, and
> more recently I have had several updgrades of hardware to increase
> disk space and increase performance with a faster processes so I could
> build in mythtv.
> From November 2009 to 10 days ago I went through a phase of using a
> Sheeva plug computer as the server (in order to use less electricity),
> but I am sad to say its (hardware) reliability wasn't good and I have
> now abandoned that. Putting the old server back it has now been
> running 24/7 for the last 10 days.
> It runs exim and apache and mythtv as the three key applications
> supported by both mysql and postgres, but it is also a git server, dns
> server (along with dhcp and tftp - using dnsmasq), time server,
> firewall/router/internet gateway and automatically supports most of
> the backups via cron (when it is master of the process) or via rsyncd
> (when it is the slave). I have never seen a memory leak or anything
> else that has required attention.
Thanks for this. (Thanks to Mr. Proulx too.)
Failure is not falling down, you fail when you don't get back up.
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