Re: /proc/penguin addition

Andrea Arcangeli (
Fri, 11 Jul 1997 14:56:16 +0200 (CEST)

On 10 Jul 1997, Patrick St. Jean wrote:

>Here's a patch to 2.1.43 that adds an entry in /proc named penguin. It
>returns sort of an uptime like rating. Anything less than a day rates a
>"penguin", 1 to 10 days are kilopenguins, 10 to 100 are megapenguins, 100
>to 1000 are gigapenguins, and 1000 to 10000 are terapenguins. If you
>think that you can keep a machine up for more than 27 years, I'll put in
>more... A patch for the 2.0 series will arrive shortly

You don' t need to patch the kernel to get this fun information.

Andrea Arcangeli

PS. uptime works just great for me