[rescue] AS/400 question

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jun 5 16:31:18 CDT 2003

On Thursday, June 5, 2003, at 05:29 PM, vance at neurotica.com wrote:
>>    I wish there was some more info about these machines online.  IBM
>> seems to take great pains to make sure nobody gets any use out of 
>> their
>> hardware without their staff (and lots of $$$) being involved.  Some 
>> of
>> us just want to learn about it and appreciate their designs...it's not
>> like we'd be eating into their profits or anything.
> There's still info about this particular machine available, because IBM
> still sells them.

   I meant the kind of info that'd be required to port a free 
OS...architecture specs, hardware FAQs, how to get one from a surplus 
house and get it running, etc.  IBM will *never* publish info like that.


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

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