[rescue] Re: AS/400 question

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jun 5 16:27:43 CDT 2003

On Thursday, June 5, 2003, at 05:21 PM, vance at neurotica.com wrote:
> It's not PowerPC.  It's PowerAS.  Not *exactly* the same thing.

   I have an AS/400 book here that states the later AS/400s CPUs are 
slightly modified PPC 604 and 604e chips, if memory serves.  I wonder 
what they changed.

> It'll run IBM's own linux, and it'll run implied-license OS/400.

   Is IBM's AS/400 Linux obtainable (i.e. downloadable)?  Is it worth 
hunting down one of these machines?


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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