[rescue] Re: AS/400 question

Mike Hebel nimitz at speakeasy.net
Thu Jun 5 16:28:22 CDT 2003

On Thursday, June 5, 2003, at 04:21 PM, vance at neurotica.com wrote:

> 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
> OS/400.

My bad.  Thanks for clearing that up.  I was at the limits of my 

Mike Hebel

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