[rescue] RE: [SunRescue] OT: AS/400 stuff

Joshua D. Boyd rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Jun 7 07:57:14 CDT 2001

Is it even legal to put an IBM mainframe in a residential neiborhood?  

Joshua Boyd

On Wed, 6 Jun 2001, Brian Hechinger wrote:

> >> IIRC you can get the card with VM for under US$20,000.  At least, I recall
> >> there being something like that mentioned in Linux Journal a year or so
> >> ago when they were going "ooh! shiny!" at the S390 port.
> >
> > This is right.  It's quite a viable platform for small scale development
> > unless you have to hack channel controller code (which my group did).
> are these things still $20k?  i would really like to get one.  although, looking
> at IBMs site you can buy refurb mainframes for >$10K but you still have the
> power issue.  they take more than i have to give. :)
> -brian
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