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Station computer

The main computer controlling most of the GLIP is called the Station Computer (SC). The SC is typically a PC (i486 or newer) with the Debian GNU/Linux operating system (Section 2.2.1). In case of station computer malfunction, the housekeeping unit (Section A.4) will take over control, bring down all equipment in the GLIP to a safe state, and alert the control centre about the situation.

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