One second Openmoko boot?

Peter Mogensen apm at
Thu Aug 20 07:52:27 CEST 2009

Robin Paulson wrote:
> i've never understood the fascination of linux users with keeping
> systems up for days and months on end. sure, it's great for a server
> hosting web sites, or in a corporate environment, but for a home
> system? it comes across as nothing more than who's the most '1337',
> which is really lame. add to that the power wasted and it's verging on
> the pointless

AFAIK, theres' only one problem with the fascination of never rebooting 
- and it's not power consumption.

If you never reboot your servers under controlled circumstances, you 
have no guarantee that they will come up nicely in event of a forced reboot.


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