Past & Present SPOCS Machines


These are the SPOCS Linux systems that we have run over the years.
Updated: 01/27/2017

1. SPARCL1 Red Hat Linux 5.2
System decommissioned 8/2001 R. I. P.
Type: AMD 486 50 Mhz 4 mb RAM

2. SPARCL2 Red Hat Linux 5.2
system decommissioned 11/2001 R. I. P.

3. SPARCL3 Red Hat Linux 5.2
Decommissioned about 2/2002 R.I.P.

4. SPARCL4 OS - Red Hat Version ?
commissioned about 9/2002
first home for SPOCS.
Decommissioned on about 4/2003

5. SPARCL5 Fedora Linux Ver. 6
Commissioned 04.23.03
Decommissioned on about 7/2007

6. SPARCL6 Fedora Linux ver. 8
Commissioned- 07/07/07
Decommissioned 2/2012
Type: AMD Duron 1.3 Ghz, 1.5 Gb RAM

7. SPARCL7 Fedora Linux ver. 8
Commissioned- never. cold back-up for L6.
Type: AMD Duron 1.2 Ghz 1 GB RAM

8. SPARCL8 Fedora Linux ver. 8
Commissioned- never. Became file server.
Type: Intel SC420 mainboard, Pentium 4 2.8 Ghz 2Gb RAM
Shutdown: 9/10/2012  Replaced by SPARCL11


9. SPARCL9 Fedora Linux ver. 8
commissioned- about 1/08
SPOCS Dev machine. until 3/13

cold backup for SPARCL10 until 2/2014
AMD Athlon 2.2 Ghz 2Gb RAM


10. SPARCL10 Fedora Linux ver. 15
Commissioned: 1/2012
AMD Athlon 2.0 GHhz 2GB RAM
Decommissioned 12/2016

11. SPARCL11 Fedora Linux ver. 15
Commissioned: 9/2012
Gigabyte E350N mainboard
AMD E-350D processor 4Gb RAM
Replaced SPARCL8

12. SPARCL12 Fedora Linux ver. 15
Commissioned March, 2013 after
several Linux installs (see posts)
ASUS M2N-68-AM SE2 mainboard
AMD Athlon II 5000 CPU 4 Gb RAM
replacement for Dev machine SPARCL9 

13. SPARCL13 Fedora Linux ver. 20
Intel laptop, dual core CPU, 4GB RAM
laptop had been damaged; machine was
very unstable.  Declared DOA 3/12/2014. 

14. SPARCL14 Fedora Linux ver. 20
ECS A55F2-M4 mainboard, 
AMD A6 APU, 3.7 Ghz. 8GB RAM
3/2014 started up as dev machine. 

15. SPARCL15 Fedora Linux ver. 25
 Biostar A780L3B mainboard
AMD A6 APU, dual core, 3.2 GHz. 8GB RAM
1/2017 started up as second Dev machine.