Re: MTBF data for linux

From: Igmar Palsenberg (
Date: Fri Sep 01 2000 - 15:38:54 EST

On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Jim Garlick wrote:

> Can someone point me to MTBF data for Linux? I realize this is kind of
> vague. Ideally I would like MTBF for kernel 2.2.14 running on SMP Alpha,
> but any data is better than nothing. This is to help win an argument to
> put linux on a large cluster. Thanks in advance.

MTBF is something that says shit. depends on hardware, what the machine
does, if it has a UPS, etc, etc, etc, etc.

This machine is running 2 years without problems.

> Jim Garlick


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