Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 14th Apr 2007 20:25 UTC, submitted by npang
GNU, GPL, Open Source David Wheeler's paper, 'Why OSS/FS? Look at the Numbers!', is a collection of quantitative studies on free software, with the goal to "show that you should consider using OSS/FS when acquiring software". It has a set of different studies grouped into the categories market share, reliability, performance, scalability, security, and total cost of ownership. A brand-new 2007 edition is now available.
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FreeBSD Uptime 497 days?
by nullpt on Sun 15th Apr 2007 04:07 UTC
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FreeBSD uses a struct timeval in sysctl kern.boottime, which is enough for several decades.

Netcraft method to get the system uptime is based on TCP timers which will cause this limitations ;)

HZ=1000 rocks!

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