i had corrupted my [uw]tmp[x] files recently by (this is my theory
anyway) filling up /var and possibly causing a partial write/some sort
after zero'ing the files and rebooting it works fine.
Casper Dik <firstname.lastname@example.org> (as usual ;)
Sean Ward <email@example.com>
David Thorburn-Gundlach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
email@example.com (Thomas Anders)
John Horne <J.Horne@plymouth.ac.uk>
Matthew Stier <Matthew.Stier@tddny.fujitsu.com>
original post below.
On Tue, Mar 03, 1998 at 08:01:06AM -0600, nicholas harteau wrote:
> i'm running 2.5.1 on a 670MP with the most recent recommended patchset.
> uptime recently stopped displaying the actual uptime, but still displays
> the load,etc.
> [root@squig ~] uptime
> 7:56am 5 users, load average: 0.04, 0.13, 0.15
> instead of..
> [root@retro-mke ~] uptime
> 7:57am up 18:19, 1 user, load average: 0.01, 0.02, 0.03
> the only change that was made recently was the un-suid'ing of a few
> executables. i will include the before and after list of suid files as
> the uptime manpage isn't very specific about where it gets it's
> information from. also, truss output isn't very helpful; comparing
> 'truss -e uptime' output from functioning and non-functioning systems
> reveals no major dissimilarities.
> any pointers would be appreciated.
> nicholas harteau
-- nicholas harteau firstname.lastname@example.org
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