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Old 11-22-2007, 04:02 AM   #1
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Smile Counting number of system reboots


hi,

I am curious to know if there is way by which we can say/count the number of reboots the system has gone through ?

Thanks in advance,
rbh
 
Old 11-22-2007, 04:08 AM   #2
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i have no idea...but yes it would be kinda cool
 
Old 11-22-2007, 04:28 AM   #3
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One way you can achieve this is by using the command "last" which reads from the log file /var/log/wtmp. "last reboot" is supposed to show you the number of reboots since the log file /var/log/wtmp was created. The only problem with using this method is that some distros don't automatically create /var/log/wtmp, so if you did not create if yourself then you probably won't have any of the info that last is supposed to display.
 
  


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