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Hal the unbeatable

Do you remember Hal, the supra-computer in 2001: A Space Odyssey? Well, since 1967, Hal had a promotion. He is now running Gentoo Linux using a 2.6 kernel and beating uptimes.

root@hal olivier # w
14:56:46 up 427 days, 3:11, 1 user, load average: 0.01, 0.03, 0.43
USER TTY LOGIN@ IDLE JCPU PCPU WHAT
olivier pts/79 12:27 0.00s 0.18s 0.06s sshd: olivier [priv]

427 days! I guess I could say this machine is stable enough. And still, it is a old box:

Linux hal 2.6.6-rc1 #3 SMP Tue May 11 19:48:16 EST i686 Pentium II (Deschutes) GenuineIntel GNU/Linux

I should be upgrading the kernel, but why waste a reboot? ;)