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Cobalt RAQ2 MIPS Cluster

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There are 22 Cobalt RAQ2 servers administered by alpha, a Pentium III. They are named for letters of the Greek alphabet. They run from beta to psi. They interface to alpha through a Cisco router. They boot Debian off nfs on alpha.


They are currently being used only for display purposes. Jess Unger and Matt Green wrote scripts to display time (accurate to ten seconds) and weather on the LCD displays. RSS feeds are pending.


  • Processor: MIPS@250Mhz
  • Memory: 143MB
  • Hard Drive: None
  • Interface: Ethernet interface & serial

Usage and Notes

  • Their IP addresses range from
  • Each has a 16x2 LCD display

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