uptime (1)





NAME

       uptime - Tell how long the system has been running.


SYNOPSIS

       uptime
       uptime [-V]


DESCRIPTION

       uptime gives a one line display of the following information.  The cur-
       rent time, how long the system has been running,  how  many  users  are
       currently  logged  on,  and the system load averages for the past 1, 5,
       and 15 minutes.

       This is the same information contained in the header line displayed  by
       w(1).


FILES

       /var/run/utmp  information about who is currently logged on
       /proc     process information


AUTHORS

       uptime was written by Larry Greenfield <greenfie@gauss.rutgers.edu> and
       Michael K. Johnson <johnsonm@sunsite.unc.edu>.

       Please send bug reports to <procps-list@redhat.com>


SEE ALSO

       ps(1), top(1), utmp(5), w(1)

Cohesive Systems                  26 Jan 1993                        uptime(1)