[rescue] Re: AS/400 question

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Thu Jun 5 16:21:07 CDT 2003

On Thu, 5 Jun 2003 nimitz at speakeasy.net wrote:

> > > It was black with a big red cable shield at one end. Basically the
> > > same as the following picture from an EBay auction:
> >
> >
> > http://images.andale.com/img/imageTemplate.html?img=http%3A%2F%2Fimages.andale.com%2Ff2%2F119%2F107%2F8492676%2F1037045567105_170ibmrev4.jpg&marketId=1
> >
> > The only difference is that the system I looked at had a QIC tape
> > drive under the CDROM drive.
> I can't look at the pictures due to being at work right now but if it's
> black then it should be PPC.  _I think_.
> You should be able to punch the specs into IBM's site though and get the
> right info.
> If it is PPC I'm betting that NetBSd will run on it.

It's not PowerPC.  It's PowerAS.  Not *exactly* the same thing.  I don't
think NetBSD will run on them, because I don't think they have Open
Firmware.  It'll run IBM's own linux, and it'll run implied-license

Peace...  Sridhar

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