[SunRescue] Re: [Packrats] OT: AS/400 help
MarkUK at uunix.demon.co.uk
Sat Aug 26 00:43:28 CDT 2000
Paul Khoury wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Aug 2000 14:04:21 -0400, dbwoodw wrote:
> >Is the case black or white? If it's black, it has a PowerPC processor and is fairly new.
> Case is all black - I realized I didn't pickup the outside of the case when I got thte machine yesterday,
> but picked it up today - along with a C.Itoh terminal (1982), and a TVI-920C (1980)
> This is so cool, going back 20 years...
> Rescue maillist - Rescue at sunhelp.org
There is a contradiction here somewhere:
Black case = risc = OS/400 V3R6(and up certainly not V3R0M5)
Black Case = Advanced System /36 = OS SS.x (NOT OS/400)
Cream Case = CISC = OS/400 V3R2Mx (MAX)
If it is an advanced System /36 then IBM class it as an AS/400 (???)
They bought the system out to help people (companies) migrate over a
longer period of time to RISC systems.
Looking at my AS manual I have an entry for a model 200 which looks like
it's a CISC, it says it has a version 3 Proc, and max OS is V3R2. The
9402 number is in reference to the casing. Shame if it was a RISC I have
some DASD drives and OS/400 V3R6 on CD. As for the Advanced system 36,
that is a 9402 236, so it's definatly not one of those. If I knew how to
make a copy of the os, and get past the system password (or even
understood it fully) I'd make a copy for you (tsk tsk... did I say that)
But I've never really got to grips with the machine.
Just one question though, the case, does it have red trim or blue or
none at all?
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