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We received a large hardware donation from a local Internet company and are slowly auctioning it off, with all proceeds going to the Hackspace. It started with about 15 flat screen monitors, 60 servers of varying kinds and sizes, two network switches, and upwards of 200 hard drives; and we're already receiving hardware offers from other organisations.
 
We received a large hardware donation from a local Internet company and are slowly auctioning it off, with all proceeds going to the Hackspace. It started with about 15 flat screen monitors, 60 servers of varying kinds and sizes, two network switches, and upwards of 200 hard drives; and we're already receiving hardware offers from other organisations.
  
Hardware gets auctioned off via our [http://myworld.ebay.co.uk/londonhackspace LondonHackspace eBay account], or sold to Hackspace members at a 20% discount (though usually we first establish a price range via auctions.)
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Hardware gets auctioned off via our [http://myworld.ebay.co.uk/londonhackspace LondonHackspace eBay account].
  
 
Our work requires a combination of diverse technical skills, a lot of organisation and coordination, and eBay fu; but mostly patience, persistence, and a willingness to do basic repetitive tasks for no pay :D
 
Our work requires a combination of diverse technical skills, a lot of organisation and coordination, and eBay fu; but mostly patience, persistence, and a willingness to do basic repetitive tasks for no pay :D
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Project members, in no particular order (please add yourselves):
 
Project members, in no particular order (please add yourselves):
* martind
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* Jasperw
 
* Jasperw
* roberthl
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* tgreer
* dsikar
 
 
* ... and many more volunteers helping out in countless small and big ways.
 
* ... and many more volunteers helping out in countless small and big ways.
 
For more context see [[User:Martind/LfmHardwareAuction]].
 
  
 
== Help Needed ==
 
== Help Needed ==
  
(last updated Wed 6 April)
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(last updated 26 Sep)
  
If you would like to help out with any of the below contact martind, roberthl or Jasperw. Most of these tasks don't really require any particular skills, we can show you how it's done.
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If you would like to help out with any of the below contact tgreer or Jasperw. Most of these tasks don't really require any particular skills, we can show you how it's done.
  
 
* Be at the space for: deliveries of empty server boxes, pickup of machines by seller or courier
 
* Be at the space for: deliveries of empty server boxes, pickup of machines by seller or courier
* Assess the box of "maybe dead" hard drives (smart status, stress test etc.)
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* <strike>Assess the box of "maybe dead" hard drives (smart status, stress test etc.)</strike>
 
* Coordinate eBay auctions
 
* Coordinate eBay auctions
 
** Robert/martind/Russss have access to the Ebay account, and TurboLister
 
** Robert/martind/Russss have access to the Ebay account, and TurboLister
 
* Prep more servers for auction
 
* Prep more servers for auction
** Inventory of machine disk types (so we know how many disks to hold back. Plan: sell machines with 2 disks each)
 
** Install disks, caddies, rack mounts; make sure machine description (wiki page) is complete
 
 
** Take photos
 
** Take photos
* Almost done: Review servers that didn't boot, fix where possible
 
 
== Switches ==
 
 
* 2 x HP Procurve 2824 (J4904A) running firmware version I.10.32
 
 
Current firmware version is I.10.77:
 
 
http://h10146.www1.hp.com/customercare/support/software/switches.htm#2800
 
 
http://h10146.www1.hp.com/customercare/support/software/summarypages/i-j4903-c.htm
 
 
9600 8N1 for the serial
 
 
The one that I ([[User:JasperWallace]]) am using for netbooting stuff will have 'hackspace' as every password.
 
 
It will be on network range 10.192.38.0/24, it will be 10.192.38.1, it has unrestricted snmp access on the public community.
 
 
== NetBoot Server ==
 
 
It's 'C1'.
 
 
running debian 5.0.6
 
 
* eth0 - unused (single socket)
 
* eth1 is on the hackspace lan and is 172.31.24.164 (assumes dhcp is stable!) (right hand of double socket when viewed from the back)
 
* eth2 is on the netboot lan, 10.192.38.2 (left hand, yellow cable atm).
 
 
 
* 9600 8N1 on both serial ports.
 
* password is hackspace
 
 
See [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/NetBootServer]] for more details
 
 
== Drives ==
 
 
All drives need to be cleared with dban before we do anything else. This is almost done.
 
 
=== Internal drives ===
 
 
{| {{table}}
 
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''Make'''
 
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''Capacity'''
 
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''Interface'''
 
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''RPM'''
 
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''Quantity'''
 
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''Model'''
 
|-
 
| Hitachi||73||SCA||10000||67||HUS103073FL3800
 
|-
 
| Hitachi||36||SCA||10000||2||
 
|-
 
| Seagate||35||SCA||||5||ST336607LC
 
|-
 
| Maxtor||35||SCA||10000||4||Atlas 10k IV
 
|-
 
| Fujitsu||70||SCA||||28||MAW3073NC
 
|-
 
| HP||9.1||SCA||||1||D489-600002
 
|-
 
| HP||4.2||SCA||||1||D3583C
 
|-
 
| Maxtor||160||SATA||||6||6L160MO
 
|-
 
| Western Digital||400||SATA||||12||DiamondMax10
 
|-
 
| Seagate||750||SATA||||2||Baracuda ES
 
|-
 
| Seagate||400||SATA||||25||Baracuda ES
 
|-
 
| Seagate||80||SATA||||1||Baracuda 7200.1
 
|-
 
| Hitachi||164.7||SATA||||4||Deskstar
 
|-
 
| Hitachi||82.3||SATA||||3||Deskstar
 
|-
 
| Hitachi||250||SATA||||10||Deskstar
 
|-
 
| Maxtor||250||SATA||||6||DiamondMax10
 
|-
 
| Maxtor||80||SATA||||1||diamondMax plus 9
 
|-
 
| Maxtor||500||SATA||||1||diamondMax 22
 
|}
 
 
=== External Drives ===
 
 
artag has 3 at home (having arrived at a price from the ebayed drives, I'm now buying these - artag).
 
 
All now been dban'd. All also formatted as single ntfs volumes.
 
 
In the large brown cardboard box that contained the smaller white boxes that the drives came in, I've refilled the smaller white cardboard boxes with all the parts they origonally came with (usb cable, esata bracket esata cable, psu, manul, cd, case stand).
 
 
If the white box has '750' written on it in green highlighter then it's got a known working, wiped and formatted 750Gb external drive with all the bits in it.
 
 
There is one 400Gb one thats missing a usb cable.
 
  
We don't have any more white boxes or extra bits so there are a few 400gb external drives sitting on the other box.
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== Howto ==
  
So all 8 750gb drives are ready to sell.
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=== Diagnosis ===
  
 
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'''(This section now out of date, will be updated when netbootyboxxy is back up and running)'''
label = does it have a lastfm sticker/label on the spine of then case
 
 
 
capacity = 4 = 400gb, 7 = 750gb.
 
 
 
{| {{table}}
 
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''num'''
 
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''label?'''
 
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''works?'''
 
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''capacity'''
 
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''dban?'''
 
|-
 
| 1||y||y||4||
 
|-
 
| 1||n||y||7||
 
|-
 
| 2||y||y||4||
 
|-
 
| 2||n||y||7||
 
|-
 
| 3||n||y||7||
 
|-
 
| 4||n||y||7||
 
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| 5||y||y||4||
 
|-
 
| 5||n||y||7||
 
|-
 
| 6||y||y||7||
 
|-
 
| 6||n||y||7||
 
|-
 
| 7||y||y||4||
 
|-
 
| 8||y||y||4||
 
|-
 
| 8||n||y||7||
 
|}
 
 
 
==== Sale Status ====
 
 
 
Cf. [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/ExternalDisksCopy]]
 
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2"
 
|-
 
!scope="col"| Drive ID
 
!scope="col"| Description
 
!scope="col"| Auction
 
!scope="col"| Status
 
|-
 
| 1A
 
| 2 x Vantec NexStar 3 External Hard Disk 400GB NST-360SU
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250787862086&ssPageName=STRK:MESOX:IT 250787862086]
 
| Sold, picked up.
 
|-
 
| 1B
 
| Vantec NexStar 3 External Hard Disk 400GB x 2
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250787863594&ssPageName=STRK:MESOX:IT 250787863594]
 
| Sold, dispatched.
 
|-
 
| 1C
 
| Vantec NexStar 3 External Hard Disk 750GB x 1, 400GB x1
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250787866991&ssPageName=STRK:MESOX:IT 250787866991]
 
| Sold, dispatched.
 
|-
 
| 1D
 
| Vantec NexStar 3 External Hard Disk 750GB
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250787868723#ht_620wt_1141 250787868723]
 
| Sold, paid (cash) and picked up.
 
|-
 
| 1E
 
| Vantec NexStar 3 External Hard Disk 750GB
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250787868435&ssPageName=STRK:MESOX:IT 250787868435]
 
| Sold, paid (cash) and picked up.
 
|-
 
| 1F
 
| Vantec NexStar 3 External Hard Disk 750GB
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250787870487&ssPageName=ADME:L:EOISSA:GB:1123 250787870487]
 
| Sold, paid (cash) and picked up.
 
|-
 
| 1G
 
| Vantec NexStar 3 External Hard Disk 750GB
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250787868109&ssPageName=STRK:MESOX:IT 250787868109]
 
| Sold, dispatched.
 
|-
 
| 1H
 
| Vantec NexStar 3 External Hard Disk 750GB
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250787869648&ssPageName=STRK:MESOX:IT 250787869648]
 
| Sold, dispatched.
 
|-
 
| 1I
 
| Vantec NexStar 3 External Hard Disk 750GB
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250787870040&ssPageName=STRK:MESOX:IT 250787870040]
 
| Sold, dispatched.
 
|-
 
| 1J
 
| Vantec NexStar 3 External Hard Disk 750GB
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250787869236&ssPageName=STRK:MESOX:IT 250787869236]
 
| Sold, dispatched.
 
|}
 
 
 
=== Todo ===
 
 
 
* remove cases from drives and insert cases into servers
 
* get sector counts for drives
 
* sell drives and servers!
 
 
 
=== Howto ===
 
 
 
Better descriptions to follow.
 
 
 
<pre>
 
<Jasperw> go to desk
 
<Jasperw> look at monitor
 
<Jasperw> trace monitor cable
 
<Jasperw> switch attached machine off
 
<Jasperw> remove all drives from machine
 
<Jasperw> put drives in one of the 'done' boxes. NOT the dead drive box (unless the drives are dead)
 
<Jasperw> if drives have long thin connector (SCA SCSI) then leave machine off and go back to whatever you where doing (We're pretty much done with the SCa ones).
 
<Jasperw> of they have a sata connector then find some more sata drives on the shelves (not in the boxes).
 
<Jasperw> plug 4 x drives into machine.
 
 
 
<SpikeUK> Jasperw - I've found three drives kicking about on shelf - can you direct me to another likely source please?
 
<Jasperw> SCA or SATA?
 
<Jasperw> there should be more drives on the shelves, you just have to look around.
 
<SpikeUK> S
 
<SpikeUK> Jasperw - sorry SATA
 
<Jasperw> you might need to remove them from one of the other types of caddy.
 
<SpikeUK> Jasperw - OK
 
<Jasperw> and put them into whatever is the right caddy type for the machine thats free for wipeing.#
 
 
 
<SpikeUK> Jasperw - machine is now fitted with four new drives (in same slots that others came from)
 
<Jasperw> ok, power it on and, depending on what machine type it is, you'll need to work out how to get into the raid controller setup and configure the drives as single disks or JBOD.
 
<martind> SpikeUK: is it a machine in the left or right-hand rack?
 
<SpikeUK> martind - right hand rack
 
<martind> alt+3 to start RAID setup during boot
 
<martind> then clear all
 
<martind> (select all disks, then "clear")
 
<martind> then set up new ones
 
<martind> one by one
 
<martind> select spare disk, "create", which takes you to an "accept" screen
 
<martind> four times
 
<martind> then f8 to finish & reboot
 
 
 
<SpikeUK> martind - ok machine rebooting. Only 3 o4 4 drives was recognised. What do I want to boot into?
 
<martind> SpikeUK: may be worth investigating the dead drive
 
<martind> e.g. check the LEDs
 
<Jasperw> dban autonuke on the netboot menu
 
</pre>
 
 
 
=== Etc ===
 
 
 
On IRC:
 
<pre>
 
Olfin> Are there any plans to harvest the rare earth metal magnets from the dead drives? THey're rather useful!
 
</pre>
 
 
 
Yes, and keeping the aluminium shells for melting and casting purposes would be good as well.
 
 
 
== Servers ==
 
 
 
=== Howto ===
 
  
 
All servers have been assigned a hardware class, based on their type. (Double-check when you process a machine.) That way we only have to document the basic hardware once.
 
All servers have been assigned a hardware class, based on their type. (Double-check when you process a machine.) That way we only have to document the basic hardware once.
  
 
# open machine, check that is has
 
# open machine, check that is has
#* ram
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#* CPU
#* sata cables (some machines have had the sata cables removed)
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#* RAM
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#* SATA cables (some machines have had the sata cables removed)
 
#* and that all (or at least some) of the drive bays connected (some machines have had their controller card removed so they won't talk to any drives!)
 
#* and that all (or at least some) of the drive bays connected (some machines have had their controller card removed so they won't talk to any drives!)
 
# if all is ok connect up the machine and boot it.
 
# if all is ok connect up the machine and boot it.
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All hardware info files are automatically collected at [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/?C=M;O=D http://hack.rs/~martind/records/?C=M;O=D] (aka [http://172.31.24.164/records/?C=M;O=D http://172.31.24.164/records/?C=M;O=D]), one set of files per MAC address (this link shows newest first)
 
All hardware info files are automatically collected at [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/?C=M;O=D http://hack.rs/~martind/records/?C=M;O=D] (aka [http://172.31.24.164/records/?C=M;O=D http://172.31.24.164/records/?C=M;O=D]), one set of files per MAC address (this link shows newest first)
  
=== Server classes ===
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There are scripts to process the records here:
  
Template: [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/ServerClassTemplate | ServerClassTemplate]]
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http://pointless.net/hg/lfm-servers/file
  
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/A | A]]
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=== NetBoot Server ===
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/B | B]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/C | C]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/D | D]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/E | E]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/F | F]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/G | G]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/H | H]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/I | I]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/J | J]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/K | K]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/L | L]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/M | M]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/N | N]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/O | O]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/P | P]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/Q | Q]]
 
* [[LfmHardwareAuction/R | R]]
 
  
=== Hardware List ===
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'''this needs double checking'''
  
Template: [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/ServerTemplate|ServerTemplate]] (mostly for manual comments, since hardware info can now be gathered automatically.)
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It's 'C1'.
  
==== Under review ====
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running debian 6.0.6
  
{| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2"
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* eth0 - unused (single socket)
|-
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* eth1 is on the hackspace lan and is 172.31.24.164 (assumes dhcp is stable!) (right hand of double socket when viewed from the back)
!scope="col"| Server ID
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* eth2 is on the netboot lan, 10.192.38.2 (left hand, yellow cable atm).
!scope="col"| Hardware Info
 
!scope="col"| Photo link
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/B3 | B3]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/TODO/ DEAD] no ram or psu.
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/C1 | C1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:55:65:d8/ 00:e0:81:32:77:e5] [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/NetBootServer | netbootyboxxy]]
 
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|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/E1 | E1]]
 
| [http://netbootyboxxy/records/00:30:48:56:8c:e0/ 00:30:48:56:8c:e0] (no RAM)
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/G3 | G3]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:47:b1:31/ 00:e0:81:47:b1:31][[User:JasperWallace|JasperWallace]] wants this one
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/H1 | H1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/TODO/ DEAD] no CPU, RAM, PSU, etc
 
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|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/J3 | J3]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:32:2b:b4/ 00:e0:81:32:2b:b4]
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/K1 | K1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:88:11:6e/ 00:30:48:88:11:6e]
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/M1 | M1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:40:40:80/ 00:e0:81:40:40:80]
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/M2 | M2]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:40:41:62/ 00:e0:81:40:41:62]
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/N5 | N5]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/TODO/ FAILED]
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/N6 | N6]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/TODO/ FAILED]
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/N7 | N7]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/TODO/ FAILED]
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/O1 | O1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:56:08:7c/ 00:30:48:56:08:7c] (no RAM)
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/O2 | O2]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:56:16:ca/ 00:30:48:56:16:ca] (no RAM)
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/P1 | P1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:5d:0c:66/ 00:30:48:5d:0c:66]
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/P2 | P2]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:5d:0c:b4/ 00:30:48:5d:0c:b4]
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/P3 | P3]]
 
| [http://netbootyboxxy/records/00:30:48:61:04:24/ 00:30:48:61:04:24]
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/P4 | P4]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:8e:28:4c/ 00:30:48:8e:28:4c]
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/P5 | P5]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:5d:0c:12/ 00:30:48:5d:0c:12]
 
|
 
|}
 
  
==== Ready to be photographed ====
 
  
{| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2"
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* 9600 8N1 on both serial ports.
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* password is hackspace
!scope="col"| Server ID
 
!scope="col"| Hardware Info
 
!scope="col"| Photo link
 
|-
 
| &nbsp;
 
|
 
|
 
|}
 
  
==== Processed ====
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See [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/NetBootServer]] for more details
  
{| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2"
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=== DBAN ===
|-
 
!scope="col"| Server ID
 
!scope="col"| Hardware Info
 
!scope="col"| Photo link
 
!scope="col"| Status
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/N8 | N8]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:34:6b:c9/ 00:e0:81:34:6b:c9]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5353282220/in/photostream/ of]
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/B5 | B5]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:2b:02:c8/ 00:e0:81:2b:02:c8]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5352670795/in/photostream/ an]
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/A2 | A2]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:55:65:d8/ 00:30:48:55:65:d8]
 
|
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250801109663 250801109663]
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/F2 | F2]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:2f:15:cb/ 00:e0:81:2f:15:cb] slim chance this is the wrong mac
 
|
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250801112849 250801112849]
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/G1 | G1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:31:39:b6/ 00:e0:81:31:39:b6]
 
|
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250801119312 250801119312]
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/G2 | G2]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:30:e8:e5/ 00:e0:81:30:e8:e5]
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/I1 | I1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:2b:a5:a0/ 00:e0:81:2b:a5:a0]
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/I2 | I2]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:2f:14:04/ 00:e0:81:2f:14:04]
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/I3 | I3]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:2f:c1:bd/ 00:e0:81:2f:c1:bd]
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/J7 | J7]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:2f:e7:9b/ 00:e0:81:2f:e7:9b]
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/J8 | J8]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:61:93:e2/ 00:e0:81:61:93:e2]
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/L1 | L1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:28:c6:a8/ 00:e0:81:28:c6:a8]
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/N2 | N2]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:34:76:3b/ 00:e0:81:34:76:3b]
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|}
 
  
==== For sale ====
+
'''Most drives are already wiped for this lot'''
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2"
 
|-
 
!scope="col"| Server ID
 
!scope="col"| Hardware Info
 
!scope="col"| Photo link
 
!scope="col"| Auction
 
|}
 
 
 
==== Sold ====
 
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2"
 
|-
 
!scope="col"| Server ID
 
!scope="col"| Hardware Info
 
!scope="col"| Photo link
 
!scope="col"| Auction
 
!scope="col"| Status
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/H2 | H2]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:40:da:a9/ 00:e0:81:40:da:a9]
 
|
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250794648218&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT 250794648218]
 
| Sold to loneghost, paid (incl p&p); can be shipped.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/Q1 | Q1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:41:15:00/ 00:e0:81:41:15:00]
 
|
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250794655615&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT 250794655615]
 
| Sold to uploadmedia (London), paid (incl p&p) and ready to ship. '''Caution:''' he requested an alternative delivery address; cf. eBay messages.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/F4 | F4]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:40:4b:06/ 00:e0:81:40:4b:06]
 
|
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250794663239&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT 250794663239]
 
| Sold to bumper73, paid (incl p&p) and ready to ship.
 
|-
 
|}
 
 
 
==== Sold & On hold ====
 
 
 
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2"
 
|-
 
!scope="col"| Server ID
 
!scope="col"| Hardware Info
 
!scope="col"| Photo link
 
!scope="col"| Auction
 
!scope="col"| Status
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/B2 | B2]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:2e:75:52/ 00:e0:81:2e:75:52]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5250032848/in/set-72157625445806489/ was]
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250742889041&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT]
 
| Sold to Terry (ye-olde-shoppe) for £38.68. Not paid yet. Awaiting reply. We should cancel this & refund.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/M3 | M3]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:34:1e:12/ 00:e0:81:34:1e:12]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5250032774/in/set-72157625445806489/ from]
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250762216635&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT#ht_3734wt_1783]
 
| Sold to Vashisth (itstuffz) for £62.00. Paid via PayPal. He hasn't yet replied to my message. We should cancel this & refund.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/J4 | J4]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:31:cb:39/ 00:e0:81:31:cb:39]
 
|
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250794659089&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT 250794659089]
 
| Sold to supremeeditor, paid; he asks if we can hold off from shipping until 18 April, and is interested in more servers.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/F3 | F3]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:41:1b:92/ 00:e0:81:41:1b:92]
 
|
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250794660803&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT 250794660803]
 
| Sold to supremeeditor, paid; see comment above.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/J1 | J1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:2f:c1:b6/ 00:e0:81:2f:c1:b6]
 
|
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250797338481&ssPageName=STRK:MESOX:IT#ht_3478wt_910 250797338481]
 
| Sold to supremeeditor, not paid yet; see comment above.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/D1 | D1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:87:ec:a8/ 00:30:48:87:ec:a8]
 
|
 
|
 
| Reserved for Ricky Hewitt, will pay & pick it up after 21 April.
 
|-
 
|}
 
 
 
==== Shipped ====
 
 
 
{| border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="2"
 
|-
 
!scope="col"| Server ID
 
!scope="col"| Hardware Info
 
!scope="col"| Photo link
 
!scope="col"| Auction
 
!scope="col"| Status
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/E3 | E3]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:56:52:ca/ 00:30:48:56:52:ca]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5250032940/in/set-72157625445806489/ lady]
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250742960711&ssPageName=ADME:X:AAQ:GB:1123] to a member
 
| Paid & collected.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/B4 | B4]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:2f:64:6c/ 00:e0:81:2f:64:6c]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5249430307/in/set-72157625445806489/ a]
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250752269551&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT]
 
| Paid via PayPal. Sent via courier.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/M4 | M4]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:43:f4:60/ 00:e0:81:43:f4:60]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5352671413/ Leeds]
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250762275448&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT#ht_3917wt_1783]
 
| Paid via PayPal & collected. Very nice guy, part of CentOS.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/F1 | F1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:47:b1:50/ 00:e0:81:47:b1:50]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5353282270/in/photostream/ packet]
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250762350008]
 
| Paid via PayPal & collected.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/J2 | J2]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:32:fa:57/ 00:e0:81:32:fa:57]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5353282398/in/photostream/ swallowed]
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250762351811]
 
| Paid in Cash & collected.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/B1 | B1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:30:e8:42/ 00:e0:81:30:e8:42]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5249430511/in/set-72157625445806489/ There]
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250762211151&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT#ht_4306wt_1783]
 
| Paid via PayPal & collected.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/E2 | E2]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:56:52:92/ 00:30:48:56:52:92]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5250033012/in/set-72157625445806489/ young]
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250762213798&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT#ht_3556wt_1783]
 
| Paid via PayPal. Collected.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/J5 | J5]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:33:7f:b6/ 00:e0:81:33:7f:b6]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5352671227/in/photostream/ a]
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250762353612]
 
| Paid cash, £77. Collected.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/J6 | J6]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:32:bf:3f/ 00:e0:81:32:bf:3f]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5352671363/ who]
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250762355270]
 
| Paid cash, £51. Collected.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/N1 | N1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:5e:0b:50/ 00:30:48:5e:0b:50]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5352670947/in/photostream/ Within]
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250762365261]
 
| Paid cash, £117. Collected.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/N3 | N3]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:5e:0c:c6/ 00:30:48:5e:0c:c6]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5352670869/in/photostream/ half]
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250762367552]
 
| Paid cash, £126. Collected.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/N4 | N4]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:5e:0c:40/ 00:30:48:5e:0c:40]
 
| [http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5353282162/in/photostream/ seeds]
 
| Sold directly to a member
 
| Paid cash, £100. Collected.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/A1 | A1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:30:48:55:65:dc/ 00:30:48:55:65:dc]
 
|
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250794651347&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT 250794651347]
 
| Sold (to a member), paid via paypal, and collected.
 
|-
 
| [[LfmHardwareAuction/R1 | R1]]
 
| [http://hack.rs/~martind/records/00:e0:81:34:14:03/ 00:e0:81:34:14:03]
 
|
 
| [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=250794638476&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT 250794638476]
 
| Member, paid cash (£140, incl more RAM) and collected.
 
|-
 
|}
 
  
==== Discarded ====
+
All drives need to be cleared with dban before we do anything else. [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/DBAN]].
  
 
=== Troubleshooting ===
 
=== Troubleshooting ===
Line 720: Line 99:
 
If you can't figure out how to determine the faulty one just put them all in the "dead drives" box, we will do a second pass of those drives later.
 
If you can't figure out how to determine the faulty one just put them all in the "dead drives" box, we will do a second pass of those drives later.
  
== Monitors ==
+
=== Etc ===
  
Sales status at [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/Monitors]]. [http://www.rajib.com/wp-content/uploads/Test-01.jpg Test pattern].
+
Don't just throw away components that don't work; make use of them.
  
Summary:
+
On IRC:
 +
<pre>
 +
Olfin> Are there any plans to harvest the rare earth metal magnets from the dead drives? THey're rather useful!
 +
</pre>
  
24 Working
+
Yes, and keeping the aluminium shells for melting and casting purposes would be good as well.
4 Faulty
 
28 Total
 
  
All to be listed, including faulty, stated as.
+
== Hardware ==
  
A flickr set has photos for each make, nine in total.
+
See the archive below for stuff that's already gone.
  
Note for ebay listing, item 06 is short of a "mickey mouse" power cable, one item 01 is short of a base.
+
=== Switches ===
  
All photo links next to unit count.
+
* 2 x HP Procurve 2824 (J4904A) running firmware version I.10.32
  
=== 01 ===
+
Current firmware version is I.10.77:
  
'''9 Units ~ 01A, 01B, 01C, 01D, 01E, 01F, 01G, 01H, 01I''' in good working order. http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5210488400/in/set-72157625349679459/
+
http://h10146.www1.hp.com/customercare/support/software/switches.htm#2800
  
'''1 unit~ 01J''' missing base, otherwise in good working order. http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5245454188/in/set-72157625349679459/
+
http://h10146.www1.hp.com/customercare/support/software/summarypages/i-j4903-c.htm
  
Product Type: Hanns.G LCD monitors   
+
9600 8N1 for the serial
Description:
 
Model ID JC198D / HANNS.G JC198D
 
LCD display - TFT - 19"
 
1280 x 1024
 
250 cd/m2
 
700:1
 
8 ms
 
0.294 mm
 
DVI-D, VGA
 
speakers
 
silver
 
  
Product page: http://www.dooyoo.co.uk/tft-monitor/hanns-g-jc198d/
+
The one that I ([[User:JasperWallace]]) am using for netbooting stuff will have 'hackspace' as every password.
  
=== 02 ===
+
It will be on network range 10.192.38.0/24, it will be 10.192.38.1, it has unrestricted snmp access on the public community.
  
'''2 Units ~ 02A, 02B''' in good working order. http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5210489222/in/set-72157625349679459/
+
=== Internal drives ===
Model: DXBL-19
 
60/50Hz 1.5A
 
Manufacturer: AOC
 
  
=== 03 ===
+
All have been dbanned already. The Hitachi HUS103073FL3800 weigh ~740g a drive.
  
'''6 units available'''
+
{| {{table}}
 +
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''Make'''
 +
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''Capacity'''
 +
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''Interface'''
 +
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''RPM'''
 +
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''Initial Quantity'''
 +
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''Sold'''
 +
| align="center" style="background:#f0f0f0;"|'''Model'''
 +
|-
 +
| Hitachi||73||SCA||10000||67||8 (of which 1 was a free replacement for a dead one)||HUS103073FL3800
 +
|-
 +
| Hitachi||36||SCA||10000||2||||
 +
|-
 +
| Seagate||35||SCA||||5||||ST336607LC
 +
|-
 +
| Maxtor||35||SCA||10000||4||||Atlas 10k IV
 +
|-
 +
| Fujitsu||70||SCA||||28||||MAW3073NC
 +
|}
  
'''4 03B, 03D, 03E, 03F''' in good working order. http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5210489906/in/set-72157625349679459/
+
=== Servers ===
  
'''2 03A, 03C''' faulty. http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5245454660/in/set-72157625349679459/
+
Moved to a google docs spreadsheet.
Screen size (inches) 19
 
Panel Type (TN, IPS) TN
 
Type LCD
 
Aspect Ratio 4:3
 
Resolution 1280 X 1024
 
Brightness (cd/m2) 300
 
Contrast Ratio 5000:1
 
Response Time (ms) 2
 
Viewing Angle (°) 170
 
Color Depth (Num of Colors) 16.7M
 
Pixel Pitch (mm) 0.294 x 0.294
 
Surface Treatment AG(3H)
 
D-Sub Yes
 
DVI-D Yes
 
  
Product page: http://www.lg.com/uk/it-products/monitors/LG-lcd-monitor-L1953HR.jsp
+
(todo: insert link)
 
 
=== 04 ===
 
 
 
'''2 Units ~ 04A, 04B''' in good working order. http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5209892033/in/set-72157625349679459/
 
 
 
Product Description: V7 L19WA - LCD display - TFT - 19"
 
Device Type: LCD display / TFT active matrix
 
Colour: Black, silver
 
Built-in Devices: Stereo speakers
 
Dimensions (WxDxH): 46.9 cm x 19 cm x 36.9 cm
 
Weight: 4.5 kg
 
Diagonal Size: 19" - widescreen
 
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch: 0.285 mm
 
Max Resolution: 1440 x 900 / 60 Hz
 
Colour support: Up to 16.2 million colors
 
Response Time: 8 ms
 
Image Brightness: 300 cd/m2
 
Image Contrast Ratio: 500:1
 
Audio Output: Speaker(s) - stereo - integrated
 
Signal Input: VGA
 
Compliant Standards: TCO '03, CE, CSA, UL, TUV GS, ISO 13406-2, VESA DPMS
 
Power: AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
 
Power Consumption Operational: 43 Watt
 
Environmental Standards: ENERGY STAR Qualified
 
 
 
Product page (Amazon): http://www.amazon.co.uk/Videoseven-L19WA-Monitor-Widescreen-Speakers/dp/B000E9Q0M4
 
 
 
=== 05 ===
 
 
 
'''3 units'''
 
 
 
'''05A, 05C''' in good working order, http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5210491646/in/set-72157625349679459/
 
 
 
'''05B''' faulty. http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5245455216/in/set-72157625349679459/
 
 
 
Brand Belinea
 
Dot Pitch 0.294 mm
 
Model 10 19 02 (Black, Silver) 19" LCD Monitor
 
Screen Resolution 1280 x 1024 pixels
 
Screen Size 19 in
 
Type Flat Panel LCD TFT (Active Matrix)
 
 
 
=== 06 ===
 
 
 
'''1 unit'''
 
 
 
'''06A''' in good working order. http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5210492476/in/set-72157625349679459/
 
 
 
Mickey Mouse power cable not supplied.
 
Brand: TC0
 
Model: 900P
 
Power: AC 100-240V 50-60Hz 1.0A
 
 
 
=== 07 ===
 
 
 
'''3 units'''
 
* 07C [http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ViewSonic-VG930M-LCD-TFT-Monitor_W0QQitemZ250734152295QQihZ015QQcategoryZ174QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem#ht_500wt_1074 sold] to Barry for £27.06, picked up already
 
 
 
'''07A, 07B, 07C''' in good working order. http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5209894487/in/set-72157625349679459/
 
Type  48cm / 19" TN colour TFT active matrix SXGA LCD
 
Contrast Ratio  1000:1 (typ.)
 
Viewing Angles  170° horizontal, 160° vertical (at 10:1)
 
170° horizontal, 170° vertical (at 5:1)
 
Brightness  300cd/m² (typ.)
 
Display Area  37.6cm horizontal x 30.1cm vertical; 48.3cm diagonal
 
Optimum Resolution  1280 x 1024@60Hz
 
Response Time  5ms (off-on-off) (typ.)
 
Light Source  Long life, 50,000 hrs. (typ)
 
Panel Surface  Anti-glare (3H)
 
Pixel Pitch  0.294mm
 
Colour Support  16.2M colours (6-bit + 2-bit FRC)
 
Pixel Clock  135MHz
 
 
 
Product page: http://www.viewsoniceurope.com/uk/products/desktop-monitors/lcd/graphic-series/vg930m.htm
 
 
 
=== 08 ===
 
 
 
'''1 unit 08A''' in good working order. http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5210494102/in/set-72157625349679459/
 
 
 
19-inch Chimei A190E3-T0J LCD Monitor
 
Stylish black design
 
19-inch TFT Active Matrix LCD display
 
5:4 aspect ratio
 
0.294 x 0.294 mm pixel pitch
 
1280 x 1024 maximum resolution
 
320 cd/m2 brightness
 
500:1 contrast ratio
 
8 ms response time
 
16.2 million Color display
 
160º horizontal viewing angle
 
130º vertical viewing angle
 
30 - 82 KHz horizontal scanning frequency
 
56 - 76 Hz vertical scanning frequency
 
On Screen Display (OSD) controls
 
Hard coating, anti-glare treatment
 
0º - 20º tilt
 
 
 
=== 09 ===
 
 
 
'''1 unit 09A''' faulty. http://www.flickr.com/photos/daniel-sikar/5210494718/in/set-72157625349679459/
 
 
 
Description 19" Digimate L-1931 TFT
 
Brightness  250cd/m2
 
Contrast ratio 700:1
 
Dimensions 430mm (W) x 380mm (H) x 170mm (D)
 
Display colours 16.7M
 
Input signal DVI-D, VGA (D-sub 15pin)
 
Internal speakers Built-in stereo speakers
 
Osd language English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Simplified / Traditional Chinese
 
Panel size 19"TFT(Active Matrix)
 
Pixel pitch 0.294 x 0.294mm
 
Power consumption MAX 50W, Standby 3W
 
Power supply AC 100~240V 50/60Hz
 
Resolution 1280 x 1024(SXGA)
 
Response time 12ms
 
Safety standards FCC, CE, UL
 
Scan frequency H:30-80KHz V:56-75Hz
 
Viewing angle( h/v) 170 degree(H) / 170 degree(V)
 
Weight 4kg
 
 
 
 
 
Product page: http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Displays/Monitors/TFT+19/19%22+Digimate+L-1931+TFT+?productId=23548
 
 
 
== USB Drives ==
 
 
 
Total 16 NexStar 3 external 3.5" hard drive enclosure, USB 2.0 and eSATA
 
 
 
* 9 of the above boxed, with most accessories including PSU (some boxes tatty) PSU are 110-240V but have integral US 2-pin mains connector
 
* 1 of the above has no box or accessories
 
* 1 of the above has no PSU but there is a Lacie PSU with the same fitting, may be compatible.
 
* 3 drives (found so far) are faulty, either not spinning or overloading the power supply. These were mostly unboxed units.
 
* Disk capacities not fully checked. All examined so far are 750GB Seagate Barracuda SATA --[[User:Artag|Artag]] 21:52, 16 January 2011 (UTC)
 
** I'd like one or more of these if they are available to hackspacers --[[User:Artag|Artag]] 19:20, 27 November 2010 (UTC)
 
 
 
[766917.452964] scsi 7:0:0:0: Direct-Access    ST375033 0AS                  PQ: 0 ANSI: 2
 
[766917.453582] sd 7:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg3 type 0
 
[766917.476662] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdc] 1465149168 512-byte logical blocks: (750 GB/698 GiB)
 
[766917.488073] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdc] Write Protect is off
 
[766917.488081] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdc] Mode Sense: 38 00 00 00
 
[766917.488085] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdc] Assuming drive cache: write through
 
[766917.505132] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdc] Assuming drive cache: write through
 
[766917.505175]  sdc: sdc1
 
[766917.560394] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdc] Assuming drive cache: write through
 
[766917.560436] sd 7:0:0:0: [sdc] Attached SCSI disk
 
  
 
== Selling ==
 
== Selling ==
  
See [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/Sales]] (moved suggestions for ebay auction improvements here as well [[User:Kevinb456|~Kevin]]).
+
* [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/eBay]] suggestions for ebay auction improvements
 
 
People who want to buy stuff: [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/Purchasers]]
 
  
 
== Shipping ==
 
== Shipping ==
  
 
We use [https://www.parcel2go.com/ Parcel2Go] to ship stuff, and get packaging from [http://www.serverboxes.co.uk/ serverboxes.co.uk].
 
We use [https://www.parcel2go.com/ Parcel2Go] to ship stuff, and get packaging from [http://www.serverboxes.co.uk/ serverboxes.co.uk].
* 3U server: 80 x 53 x 17 cm, 30kg, £11 shipping and £7 packaging
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* 1U server: 80 x 53 x 8 cm, 20kg, £10 shipping and £4 packaging
* 4U server: 80 x 53 x 21 cm, 40kg, £11 shipping and £8 packaging
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* 2U server: 80 x 53 x 12 cm, 25kg, £12 shipping and £5 packaging
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* 3U server: 80 x 53 x 17 cm, 30kg, £14 shipping and £7 packaging
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* 4U server: 80 x 53 x 21 cm, 40kg, £20 shipping and £8 packaging (hum. this has become much more expensive; checking now the minimum is TNT for £25.)
  
 
Dispatching ritual:
 
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** Typically couriers will pick stuff up between 8am..6pm, but never tell you when exactly.
 
** Typically couriers will pick stuff up between 8am..6pm, but never tell you when exactly.
 
* Make sure to provide either your own '''phone number''', or the LHS one; they might call beforehand
 
* Make sure to provide either your own '''phone number''', or the LHS one; they might call beforehand
* Make sure to print out '''two copies of the postage labels''': one to label the package, one for the courier
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* Make sure to print out both '''the postage labels ''and'' consignment note''': one to label the package, one for the courier
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* Also make sure to print & attach a few "Fragile" stickers; parcel2go couriers may treat deliveries quite badly.
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** You can use this one: [[File:Fragile.pdf | Fragile.pdf]]
 
* Make sure to store the machines to pick up in a prominent place in the entrance area, and '''add a note to members''' so that anyone would know what to do once the courier arrives.
 
* Make sure to store the machines to pick up in a prominent place in the entrance area, and '''add a note to members''' so that anyone would know what to do once the courier arrives.
 
** You can use this one: [[File:Courier_Note.pdf | Courier_Note.pdf]]
 
** You can use this one: [[File:Courier_Note.pdf | Courier_Note.pdf]]
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== Archive ==
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Old auctions.
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* Servers: [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/Sales]]
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* External Drives: moved to [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/External Drives]].
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* Monitors: moved to [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/Monitors]].
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* People who wanted to buy stuff: [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction/Purchasers]]

Latest revision as of 13:22, 8 October 2014

About the Project

We received a large hardware donation from a local Internet company and are slowly auctioning it off, with all proceeds going to the Hackspace. It started with about 15 flat screen monitors, 60 servers of varying kinds and sizes, two network switches, and upwards of 200 hard drives; and we're already receiving hardware offers from other organisations.

Hardware gets auctioned off via our LondonHackspace eBay account.

Our work requires a combination of diverse technical skills, a lot of organisation and coordination, and eBay fu; but mostly patience, persistence, and a willingness to do basic repetitive tasks for no pay :D

In return we get a warm fuzzy feeling from making a major contribution to the financial health of the London Hackspace, we gain experience in hardware diagnostics and maintenance, networking and automation systems, the psychology of online auctions, and a chance to meet enthusiasts from all walks of life.

Project members, in no particular order (please add yourselves):

  • Jasperw
  • tgreer
  • ... and many more volunteers helping out in countless small and big ways.

Help Needed

(last updated 26 Sep)

If you would like to help out with any of the below contact tgreer or Jasperw. Most of these tasks don't really require any particular skills, we can show you how it's done.

  • Be at the space for: deliveries of empty server boxes, pickup of machines by seller or courier
  • Assess the box of "maybe dead" hard drives (smart status, stress test etc.)
  • Coordinate eBay auctions
    • Robert/martind/Russss have access to the Ebay account, and TurboLister
  • Prep more servers for auction
    • Take photos

Howto

Diagnosis

(This section now out of date, will be updated when netbootyboxxy is back up and running)

All servers have been assigned a hardware class, based on their type. (Double-check when you process a machine.) That way we only have to document the basic hardware once.

  1. open machine, check that is has
    • CPU
    • RAM
    • SATA cables (some machines have had the sata cables removed)
    • and that all (or at least some) of the drive bays connected (some machines have had their controller card removed so they won't talk to any drives!)
  2. if all is ok connect up the machine and boot it.

Test that it all works

  1. Run dban with drives in all slots to ensure they're connected and functional
  2. Run a ram test (how? need to find good software)
  3. Test all ports (VGA, USB, PS/2, Ethernet, ...)
  4. Test the CD drive, if applicable

To determine hardware spec:

  1. Plug in monitor & keyboard
  2. Boot up, ensure it netboots into "DISKLESS Debian" (the default option) and wait until it shows a prompt
  3. Make a note of server ID (the label we put on each server) and MAC address (shown just above the login prompt) and put them both in the Hardware List below

All hardware info files are automatically collected at http://hack.rs/~martind/records/?C=M;O=D (aka http://172.31.24.164/records/?C=M;O=D), one set of files per MAC address (this link shows newest first)

There are scripts to process the records here:

http://pointless.net/hg/lfm-servers/file

NetBoot Server

this needs double checking

It's 'C1'.

running debian 6.0.6

  • eth0 - unused (single socket)
  • eth1 is on the hackspace lan and is 172.31.24.164 (assumes dhcp is stable!) (right hand of double socket when viewed from the back)
  • eth2 is on the netboot lan, 10.192.38.2 (left hand, yellow cable atm).


  • 9600 8N1 on both serial ports.
  • password is hackspace

See Project:ServerHardwareAuction/NetBootServer for more details

DBAN

Most drives are already wiped for this lot

All drives need to be cleared with dban before we do anything else. Project:ServerHardwareAuction/DBAN.

Troubleshooting

Server won't netboot

  • Check that the Option ROM's for the onboard nics are enabled, something like BIOS -> advanced options -> PCI & devices config -> and then you can enable the ROMs. (Sometimes you need to configure it for each port individually.)
  • If netboot works but NFS mount fails, try a different ethernet port.

Some drives fail/don't get detected on boot

Remove drives until you found the faulty ones, put them in the "dead drives" box.

Some drives fail during dban or other operation

If you can't figure out how to determine the faulty one just put them all in the "dead drives" box, we will do a second pass of those drives later.

Etc

Don't just throw away components that don't work; make use of them.

On IRC:

Olfin>	Are there any plans to harvest the rare earth metal magnets from the dead drives? THey're rather useful!

Yes, and keeping the aluminium shells for melting and casting purposes would be good as well.

Hardware

See the archive below for stuff that's already gone.

Switches

  • 2 x HP Procurve 2824 (J4904A) running firmware version I.10.32

Current firmware version is I.10.77:

http://h10146.www1.hp.com/customercare/support/software/switches.htm#2800

http://h10146.www1.hp.com/customercare/support/software/summarypages/i-j4903-c.htm

9600 8N1 for the serial

The one that I (User:JasperWallace) am using for netbooting stuff will have 'hackspace' as every password.

It will be on network range 10.192.38.0/24, it will be 10.192.38.1, it has unrestricted snmp access on the public community.

Internal drives

All have been dbanned already. The Hitachi HUS103073FL3800 weigh ~740g a drive.

Make Capacity Interface RPM Initial Quantity Sold Model
Hitachi 73 SCA 10000 67 8 (of which 1 was a free replacement for a dead one) HUS103073FL3800
Hitachi 36 SCA 10000 2
Seagate 35 SCA 5 ST336607LC
Maxtor 35 SCA 10000 4 Atlas 10k IV
Fujitsu 70 SCA 28 MAW3073NC

Servers

Moved to a google docs spreadsheet.

(todo: insert link)

Selling

Shipping

We use Parcel2Go to ship stuff, and get packaging from serverboxes.co.uk.

  • 1U server: 80 x 53 x 8 cm, 20kg, £10 shipping and £4 packaging
  • 2U server: 80 x 53 x 12 cm, 25kg, £12 shipping and £5 packaging
  • 3U server: 80 x 53 x 17 cm, 30kg, £14 shipping and £7 packaging
  • 4U server: 80 x 53 x 21 cm, 40kg, £20 shipping and £8 packaging (hum. this has become much more expensive; checking now the minimum is TNT for £25.)

Dispatching ritual:

  • Ensure that someone will be at the space on the day of pickup.
    • Typically couriers will pick stuff up between 8am..6pm, but never tell you when exactly.
  • Make sure to provide either your own phone number, or the LHS one; they might call beforehand
  • Make sure to print out both the postage labels and consignment note: one to label the package, one for the courier
  • Also make sure to print & attach a few "Fragile" stickers; parcel2go couriers may treat deliveries quite badly.
  • Make sure to store the machines to pick up in a prominent place in the entrance area, and add a note to members so that anyone would know what to do once the courier arrives.

Archive

Old auctions.