How to get time since last boot?

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Old 08-08-2006
How to get time since last boot?

How do I get the number of tics or seconds since the last boot?
How do I convert tics to seconds?
# 2  
Old 08-09-2006
man uptime

first line of w
# 3  
Old 08-09-2006
Maybe he means doing it the way the utility does with utmp and wtmp.

Try man utmp.
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Old 08-17-2006
under linux:
cat /proc/uptime
very handy in scripting
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