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'''Weather''' is a server in the CSL [[Machine Room]] that hosts a serial connection to the AWS datalogger which in turn connects to the weather station located outside the lab.
 
'''Weather''' is a server in the CSL [[Machine Room]] that hosts a serial connection to the AWS datalogger which in turn connects to the weather station located outside the lab.
  
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     type = HP Vectra VL400 |
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     type = FAA(?) Server |
     numcpus = 1 |
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     cpu = 1x Intel Celeron @ 1.7GHz |
    cpu = 866 MHz Pentium III |
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     ram = 2 GB |
     ram = 256 MiB |
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     hds = 2x 200GB 3.5in 7200 IDE, RAID 1|
    nic = Integrated 10/100 |
 
     hds = 20 GB IDE |
 
 
     os = Gentoo Linux |
 
     os = Gentoo Linux |
    services = Weather |
 
    ip = 198.38.16.100 |
 
 
     purchasedate = Unknown |
 
     purchasedate = Unknown |
    retired = No - Still in service
 
 
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==News==
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==History==
On 5 June, 2009, Weather may have suffered a hard drive failure, causing weather station data to be invalid. As of 7 June, 2009, it is still running, but throws I/O errors. Its uptime was 416 days.
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Weather was originally a Pentium Vectra, which was later replaced with a Pentium III Vectra VL400. It was later moved into Cas's chassis. On 5 June 2009, Weather may have suffered a hard drive failure, causing weather station data to be invalid. It was recoverable when connected to another machine and all files were copied off successfully. The old Pentium Vectra was replaced with a Pentium III Vectra VL400 running Gentoo Linux, whose hard drive was later moved into Cas.
 
 
Update, 10 June, 2009, Weather's harddrive suffered from I/O failure, however, it was recoverable when connected to another machine and all files were copied off successfully. Weather is now being reinstalled with a new hard drive and a modern version of Debian Linux.
 
 
 
Update, 29 July, 2009, Weather is back online.  The old Pentium Vectra was replaced with a Pentium III Vectra VL400 running Gentoo Linux.
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:04, 22 May 2016

Weather is a server in the CSL Machine Room that hosts a serial connection to the AWS datalogger which in turn connects to the weather station located outside the lab.

This article refers to the physical machine known as weather. For information on the weather service that runs on this machine, see JAWS.

Technical Specifications

Server Type Hardware type::FAA(?) Server
CPU 1x Intel Celeron @ 1.7GHz
RAM 2 GB
Hard Disks 2x 200GB 3.5in 7200 IDE, RAID 1
OS Gentoo Linux
Purchase Date Unknown

History

Weather was originally a Pentium Vectra, which was later replaced with a Pentium III Vectra VL400. It was later moved into Cas's chassis. On 5 June 2009, Weather may have suffered a hard drive failure, causing weather station data to be invalid. It was recoverable when connected to another machine and all files were copied off successfully. The old Pentium Vectra was replaced with a Pentium III Vectra VL400 running Gentoo Linux, whose hard drive was later moved into Cas.