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{{EquipmentInfobox
 
{{EquipmentInfobox
|name=Denning <!-- Name of the item. -->
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|name=Denning
|image=Hackspace_Unknown.png <!-- Image of the item. Leave with placeholder image if none exists. -->
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|image=Denning-DellOptiplex780.JPG <!-- Image of the item. Leave with placeholder image if none exists. -->
|model=Nexcom DNA1110 <!-- Model -->
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|model=Dell Optiplex 780 SFF 4GB Mem / 320GB SATA HD <!-- Model -->
 
|category=Equipment <!-- Main category. Please leave alone to keep item in this category -->
 
|category=Equipment <!-- Main category. Please leave alone to keep item in this category -->
 
|subcat=Systems <!-- Sub-category if one exists. Please check main listing to see other categories contained within the main one -->
 
|subcat=Systems <!-- Sub-category if one exists. Please check main listing to see other categories contained within the main one -->
|status=Good working order <!-- Set to one of; Good working order, Faulty, Out of order, Under construction, Out of consumables, Scrapped, or Unknown -->
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|status=Good working order
 
|consumables=<!-- Any items used up in normal operation, such as; ink, paper, saw-blades, cutting disks, oil, etc.. -->
 
|consumables=<!-- Any items used up in normal operation, such as; ink, paper, saw-blades, cutting disks, oil, etc.. -->
 
|accessories=<!-- Any items associated with the equipment but not consumable, such as; drill bits, safety gloves, goggles, etc.. -->
 
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|trainlink=Unknown <!-- If training is required, provide a link to training signup or contact page. Otherwise leave blank. -->
 
|trainlink=Unknown <!-- If training is required, provide a link to training signup or contact page. Otherwise leave blank. -->
 
|acnode=no
 
|acnode=no
|owner=LHS <!-- Provide a link to owners members page if other than LHS -->
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|owner=LHS
|origin=donation from Tgreer <!-- If via pledge, please link to the completed pledge page on the wiki -->
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|origin=Donation
|location= <!-- Floor, room/zone and location within that area -->
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|location=Ground floor, display area <!-- Floor, room/zone and location within that area -->
 
|maintainers=Sysadmin team <!-- If someone is nominated as managing the upkeep of this item, please list them here. No links please; it currently breaks the template. -->
 
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== Denning ==
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Denning is is named after [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_J._Denning Peter J Denning], best known for pioneering work in virtual memory, especially for inventing the working-set model for program behaviour, which addressed disk thrashing and became the reference standard for all memory management policies.
  
Runs the non-vital services that used to run on [[Boole]]. Might get used for other stuff as well. Same hardware as [[Boole]]
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Same basic Dell Optiplex 780 Quad-Core hardware as [[Bell]] (more detailed hardware configuration there) and now has a nice SSD to use.
  
Runs the local LDAP server. The LDAP db is replicated from [[Turing]].
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Denning provides the following services:
  
Runs zone minder, see below.
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* [[Equipment/The_Beast| The Beast Video Game Arcade System]] - emulation, display and control management.
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* Provide redundant fun and joy to those who play with The Beast
  
== Zoneminder/cctv ==
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[[File:Thebeastfromtheside.jpg|200px|thumb|left|Look at that beautiful Beast with a Denning Inside]]
 
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[[File:Thebeast.jpg|400px|thumb|center|Beast Fun is possible using Denning]]
Has an 8 port video capture card in it. It's currently connected to the 3 yard cameras and the rear lobby camera. The other 4 inputs are disabled until we put more cameras up.
 
 
 
The card is one of these (or a clone):
 
 
 
* http://www.zoneminder.com/wiki/index.php/File:Karta.jpg
 
* http://www.zoneminder.com/wiki/index.php/Kodicom_8800
 
 
 
The modprobe.d settings I'm using are:
 
 
 
<code>
 
options i2c-algo-bit bit_test=1
 
options tuner debug=1
 
options bttv gbuffers=16 card=102,102,102,102,102,102,102,102 radio=0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0 tuner=4,4,4,4,4,4,4,4 audiodev=-1,-1,-1,-1,-1,-1,-1,-1 v4l2=1 bttv_verbose=1 chroma_agc=1 combfilter=2 full_luma_range=1 coring=1
 
</code>
 
 
 
Each input is configured with:
 
 
 
* fps: 10
 
* alarm fps: 25
 
* palette: BGR24
 
* resolution: 640 x 480
 
 
 
This might just about work with all 8 inputs, we may have to drop the resolution to 360 x 288
 
 
 
The [http://www.zoneminder.com/wiki/index.php/Pico2000 old card].
 
 
 
== Issues ==
 
 
 
Has only a single mechanical harddrive so vulnerable to data loss.
 

Latest revision as of 18:20, 8 December 2019

Denning
Denning-DellOptiplex780.JPG
Model Dell Optiplex 780 SFF 4GB Mem / 320GB SATA HD
Sub-category Systems
Status Good working order
Last updated 8 December 2019 18:20:33
Training requirement yes
Training link Unknown
ACnode no
Owner LHS
Origin Donation
Location Ground floor, display area
Maintainers Sysadmin team

Denning is is named after Peter J Denning, best known for pioneering work in virtual memory, especially for inventing the working-set model for program behaviour, which addressed disk thrashing and became the reference standard for all memory management policies.

Same basic Dell Optiplex 780 Quad-Core hardware as Bell (more detailed hardware configuration there) and now has a nice SSD to use.

Denning provides the following services:

Look at that beautiful Beast with a Denning Inside
Beast Fun is possible using Denning