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Old 07-06-2010, 09:26 PM   #1
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'last' command doesn't show last shutdown

I shutdown around 4 - 5 hours ago which would be around 14:00 to 15:00 time range. But as you can see there's no entry for it. Why? and how can i find when i last shutdown?

lyle   pts/1        :0.0             Tue Jul  6 19:18   still logged in   
lyle   :0                            Tue Jul  6 19:15   still logged in   
lyle   tty7         :0               Tue Jul  6 19:15   still logged in   
root     pts/1        :0.0             Tue Jul  6 19:11 - 19:14  (00:03)    
root     :0           console          Tue Jul  6 19:10 - 19:15  (00:04)    
root     :0                            Tue Jul  6 19:10 - 19:10  (00:00)    
root     tty7         :0               Tue Jul  6 19:10 - 19:15  (00:04)    
reboot   system boot Tue Jul  6 19:09          (00:08)    
lyle   pts/1        :0.0             Tue Jul  6 07:59 - 08:01  (00:02)    
lyle   pts/1        :0.0             Mon Jul  5 22:31 - 06:44  (08:12)
Old 07-06-2010, 11:57 PM   #2
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Is your system set to the right time zone?

And one reason why events may not be written to wtmp is
that the partition is full ... what's your free disk
space? Both are of course stabs in the dark :}



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