The KCCS hardware
The computers, routers and other unknown boxes that all together make
up the existing 'hardware' part of KC are outlined here
I don't think there has ever been a month in KC's existance when there has
not been a big or small plan to change, upgrade, replace, or EXPAND some item
or items of hardware.
Current hardware configuration
It seems that just to keep up with the Internet and
provide some sort of half decent service to users, whose expectations
widen every day, that continual investment is an absolute necessity.
Anyway, you can catch up with what the latest plans are for KC's hardware in
KCCS evolved from hardware used over 10 years ago when the NZ Microcomputer
Club's Unix Users Group and the Auckland Observatory online Information
System were combined to form KAppa Crucis Bulletin Board System in late
Part of the story and how this monster evolved is in
The details need to be filled out in may places and the sidebar stories
that need to be told will be included sometime in the future.
Developments in 1996 and into 1997 will appear soon.
Several images are also being processed now but finding decent pics
of the KCbbs system at various points in its existance is an ongoing
detective exercise (so many people who visited here always wanted to
take a pic of the hardware - It was all those flashing LEDS on the stack
of modems that attracted them!)
Some images of KCbbs :
1991 kcbbs/486-33 |
1987 kcbbs/IBM AT |
UltraSparc 200E |
Business index |
KCCS home page
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