Eta Carina Ltd Hardware Section

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My network system now consist of the following machines with the original gear, from my first IBM Compatable PC, identified:

Workstation

Computer name: Canis Major
....Mostly used for programming
Main Operating System: Windows 98
Asus P2B 440BX AGPSet Motherboard
Intel PIII 450Mhz CPU
256MB PC100 DIMM Ram
1.44k 3.50" floppy drive
10GB Western Digital HDD
40 speed CD-Rom
Sound Blaster 128PCI
Diamond Stealth III S540 Xtreme AGP Video Card
NetGear FA310TX Network Card
Microsoft Mouse, Keyboard and ADI 19" Microscan 6P SVGA Monitor (all shared)
Middle Tower Case
Canis Major

Play Station

Computer name: Taurus
....I use this mostly to test entertainment software on ;o)
Main Operating System: Windows 98
Asus Socket A A7V Motherboard
AMD Thunderbird 900Mhz CPU
256MB PC133 DIMM Ram
1.44k 3.50" floppy drive
Iomega 100 Zip Drive
20GB ATA100 Western Digital HDD
Asus 40 speed CD-Rom
Sound Blaster Live
Asus AGP-V7700 Graphics Card
3Com 3C905B-TX PCI Network Card
Microsoft Mouse, Keyboard and ADI 19" Microscan 6P SVGA Monitor (all shared)
Taurus

Primary Domain Controller & File Server

Computer name: Carina
....PDC for Whangarei Domain
Main Operating System: Windows NT Server 4.0
Asus P2B-S 440BX AGPSet Motherboard
Intel PII450 CPU
128MB PC100 DIMM Ram
9.1GB SCSI Hard Drives
1.44k 3.50" floppy drive
20 speed Mitsum SCSI CD-Rom
Sound Blaster Vibra 16 sound card
Tident 8580 AGP Video Card 8Mb ram
US Robtics 56K modem (Shared)
3Com 3C905B-TX PCI Network Card
Microsoft Mouse, Keyboard and 15" color Monitor (all shared)
15" Optiquest SVGA Color Monitor
Full Tower Case
Carina

FIREWALL

Computer name: Draco
Main Operating System: Windows NT Server 4
Asus CUSL2-C Intel 815EP AGPset
Intel PIII 800 CPU
256MB PC133 DIMM Ram
Western Digital 20Gb Hard Drive
1.44k 3.50" floppy drive (original gear)
Mitsumi 48 speed CD-Rom Drive
3D G-Force B-32 Plus AGP Video Card
Creative Ensoniq AudioPCI
2 NetGear FA310TX Network Cards
Microsoft Mouse, Keyboard and ADI 19" Microscan 6P SVGA Monitor (all shared)
Desk Top Case
Draco

Web Server

Computer name: Leo
....The removable HDD frame at top is just for storage of the extra drive from Aquarius
Main Operating System: Windows NT Server 4
Internet Information Server 4.0
Asus P5A-B
AMD K6-500 CPU
128Mb PC100 Ram
3.2Gb IDE Hard Drive
9.2Gb SCSI Hard Drive
1.44k 3.50" floppy drive
Sound Blaster 16 sound card
Diamond Speedstar AGP Graphics Card
NetGear FA310TX Network Card
15" ViewSonic Color Monitor
Full Tower Case
First Full Tower Case I bought
Leo

Workstation

Computer name: Aquarius
....The removable HDD frame at top is for swapping the OS HDDs
Main Operating System: Windows NT Workstation 4 and Win98
Asus TX97-E Motherboard with 512k Pipeline Burst SRAM level 2 cache
Intel P200 MMX CPU
48Mb EDO Ram
2 @ Western Digital 850Mb Hard Drives (removable)
Seagate 2Gig Hard Drive
1.44k 3.50" floppy drive (original gear)
Wearnes 8 speed CD-Rom Drive
Mitsumi Writeable CD-Rom Drive
Diamond Viper V330
Creative Labs SB64 AWE
NetGear FA310TX Network Card
Microsoft Mouse, Keyboard and 15" color Monitor (all shared)
Desk Top Case
Aquarius

Backup and Print Server

Computer name: Aries
....(this was the network file server when I only had four machines)
Main Operating System: Windows NT Server 4
Intel 82430VX PCI Bus Motherboard with 512k Pipeline Burst SRAM level 2 cache
Intel P120 CPU
40Mb EDO Ram
Seagate 540Mb Hard Drive
Quantum 540Mb Hard Drive
250Mb Conner Tape Backup Drive
1.44k 3.50" floppy drive
Sound Blaster 16 sound card
NetGear FA310TX Network Card
Epson EPL-5200 Laser Printer
Microsoft Mouse, Keyboard and 15" color Monitor (shared)
Mini Tower Case
Aries

NT Router

Computer name: Eridanus
Main Operating System: Windows Server 4.0
P/I-P55TP4 Intel chip PCI Bus Motherboard with 256k Cache
Intel P120 CPU
64Mb Fast Page Ram
Maxtor 540Mb Hard Drive (original gear)
Seagate 540Mb Hard Drive
1.44k 3.50" floppy drive
Asus PCI-AV26CT VGA video/Audio card 1Mb Ram w/Vibra 16
3@ NetGear FA310TX Network Card
Microsoft Mouse, Keyboard and 15" color Monitor (shared)
Desk Top Case
Eridanus

Backup Domain Controller

Computer name: Orion
....BDC for Whangarei Domain
Main Operating System: Windows NT Server 4.0)
8500TUR Intel chip PCI Bus Motherboard with 256k cache
Intel P120 CPU
64Mb EDO Ram
Seagate 3Gb Hard Drive
2@ Creative Labs Quad Speed CD-Rom Drives (one original gear)
1.44k 3.50" floppy drive
Vibra 16 Sound Card
3 NetGear FA310TX Network Card
Diamond Stealth SE video Card 2Mb Ram
Microsoft Mouse, Keyboard and 15" color Monitor (shared)
Middle Tower Case
Orion

Primary Domain Controller

Computer name: Auriga
....PDC for Papatoetoe Domain
Main Operating System: Windows NT Server 4.0)
MS-5170 TX9 512K Cache
Intel P233 CPU
64Mb EDO Ram
2@ Maxtor 540Mb Hard Drives
1.44k 3.50" floppy drive
3 NetGear FA310TX Network Card
ATI Xpert 98 Video Card
Microsoft Mouse, Keyboard and 15" color Monitor (shared)
Desktop Case
Auriga

FIREWALL

Computer name: Pyxis
....Firewall for Papatoetoe Domain
Main Operating System: Linux 7.0
Asus P5A-B
AMD K6-500 CPU
128Mb PC100 Ram
9.2Gb Western Digital Hard Drive
1.44k 3.50" floppy drive
Sound Blaster 16 sound card
Diamond Speedstar AGP Graphics Card
NetGear FA310TX Network Card
Full Tower Case
Pyxis

Workstation

Computer name: Aquila
Main Operating System: Windows 98
Toshiba 2500 CDS Laptop with 512Kb L2 cache
Intel 233Mhz MMX CPU
64Mb Ram
2Gb Hdd
20 speed CD-Rom (built-in)
1.44k 3.50" floppy drive
56K Dynalink Modem
SuperCom EP-427 Ethernet Card
DSTN 12" LCD 800x600 16M colors screen
1.44k 3.50" floppy drive
64-bit SVGA graphics controller
Aquila

Workstation

Computer name:
....(Retired until I can get a replacement AT power supply)
Main Operating System: Windows for Workgroups 3.11
SOYO 80486 V/L Bus Motherboard with 256k cache
Intel 486 DX4-100 CPU
16Mb Fast Page Ram
1.44k 3.50" floppy drive
14" NEC MultiSync II VGA Color Monitor
Microsoft mouse (original gear)
Slimline Desk Top Case
retired

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