[rescue] What' this (IBM Gear)

vance at neurotica.com vance at neurotica.com
Thu May 29 19:56:07 CDT 2003

On Thu, 29 May 2003, Brent B. Powers wrote:

> Well, if it's any consolation to anyone, at least it went to a list
> member.  I presume I'll be running AIX on it, and you may be assured
> I'll come groveling for help with it.

Considering AIX is the only OS that runs on it...

> Seems as though it had either a 10bt or 100bt port on the back. Are the
> disks just standard SCSI-II, will it take wides, do I need some sort of
> odd spud like thing?

It's 10Mbps ethernet.  The disks are wide.

> What about the CD? Is it a normal CD, or do I need to spring for
> something odd.

It's a CD-ROM with 512-byte sectors, but RS/6000 is really picky about its

Peace...  Sridhar

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