[rescue] AS/400 question
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
>> hardware without their staff (and lots of $$$) being involved. Some
>> 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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