Tue, 02 Mar 2010
In today's mailbox:
Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2010 20:40:32 +0100 From: arpwatch-at-our-domain Subject: changed ethernet address (aisa.fi.muni.cz) hostname: aisa.fi.muni.cz ip address: 22.214.171.124 ethernet address: 0:25:b3:xx:xx:xx ethernet vendor: Hewlett Packard old ethernet address: 8:0:69:yy:yy:yy old ethernet vendor: SILICON GRAPHICS INC. timestamp: Monday, March 1, 2010 20:39:50 +0100 previous timestamp: Monday, March 1, 2010 20:20:35 +0100 delta: 19 minutes hw: SGI Origin 2000, irix6.5
Aisa has been running on SGI Origin 2000 hardware with Origin Vault external disk box since 2000, and was the last non-Linux UNIX server in faculty-wide use (there may be few OpenSolaris and other UNIX boxes here and there, used inside some laboratory, but that's all).
The hardware is still relatively up-to-date even in today's terms: 8 CPUs (at 350 MHz), 2 GB RAM, 100 Mbit ethernet, etc. It has been extremely stable: e.g. no disk have crashed in the last few years (actually, I don't remember any disk crash in Aisa at all, but my memory might be fading, especially concerning the first few years of production use of this server).
1 replies for this story:
Peter Kruty wrote: Aisa
Wow, there are some memories connected to this machine (e.g. don't type "killall" as root to get help as on Linux :). What will happen to HW?