[rescue] AS/400 Type 9404
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Wed May 21 15:18:54 CDT 2003
On Wed, 21 May 2003, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez wrote:
> Make sure it comes with software, as far as I know OS/400 is almost
Yeah, I've heard that. Fortunately, one of my clients still runs
OS/400, so I think I can probably get a copy of their tapes. If IBM has
a problem with me doing that so that I can better support their product,
> There was an urban legend about some IBM machines having some
> sort of gravity switch that it got reset whenever the machine was moved.
> So that a new license was needed. I thought it was an interesting myth...
I think they -do- have a gravity switch, but it just powers the system
> Anyhow AS400 was always a strange beast. It has all these weird concepts
> that it makes it hard to wrap around them and translate to "normal"
> computer terms (ie. non-IBMerisms)
Exactly. This is why I want to learn. I like to think that seeing the
way other systems do things makes me a better system administrator and a
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