[rescue] Re: AS/400 question

Gavin Hubbard ghub005 at xtra.co.nz
Thu Jun 5 11:06:05 CDT 2003

> What color is it?
> White == hard to get working.
> Black == not so hard to get working.
> I think it's because the white one will only use the IBM OS while the 
> black one  can run other things.  Unless you have a tape of the OS in 
> question you probably won't be able to do anything with it.
> At least that's my (very) limited understanding of the situation.
> Mike Hebel

Hi Mike

It was black with a big red cable shield at one end. Basically the same as the following picture from an EBay auction:


The only difference is that the system I looked at had a QIC tape drive under the CDROM drive.



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