[rescue] Mainframe on eBay

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Sat Sep 17 11:47:51 CDT 2005

Peter wrote:
> Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net> wrote:
> [...]
>>Due to said problems, I can pretty much expect
>>ohno.mrbill.net/SunHELP to reboot itself roughly every 2-3 months.
>>I'll have a day or two of flakiness, then everything's fine for
>>another 60-90 days.
> That's appalling.
> I have x86 boxes I consider unreliable and have thrown away, yet
> they're not that bad. Heck, some of the Linux boxes (yes, x86 - mainly
> P3 and P4) under my wing had uptimes of over a year before we decided
> to have an orderly reboot to clear out any memory leaks and fsck the
> disks.

I have an RS/6000 320E running AIX 3 that I haven't rebooted in nine years.

Peace...  Sridhar

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