[rescue] AS/400 question

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jun 5 16:47:11 CDT 2003

On Thursday, June 5, 2003, at 05:34 PM, vance at neurotica.com wrote:
>>    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.
> IBM publishes the assembler programming guide for these machines.  That
> should help, no?  It contains info on the instruction set, including
> formats and indirection, firmware specs, and stuff like that.

   They do?  Why did the Linux guys have such a hard time finding it?  
They eventually gave up, from what I read.


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St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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