[rescue] IBM RS/6000 7011 model 250 - Console

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Thu Sep 25 03:27:13 CDT 2003

No AIX media to boot from, I inherited them with no media CD or
otherwise and no docs and they are supposed to already be installed with
AIX 3.?.  I just need the console/serial pin outs to see if it actually


-----Original Message-----
From: Daniel Johannsson [mailto:djohanns at northwestern.edu]
Sent: 24 September 2003 21:58
To: The Rescue List
Subject: Re: [rescue] IBM RS/6000 7011 model 250 - Console

On Wed, 24 Sep 2003, Steve Sandau wrote:

> I wasn't going to tell her that mine never worked either. The serial
> cable worked fine, and my 6611 (RS6K router) works, but the 7011 would
> never boot off a floppy. I think that I needed an IBM fdd, though...
> Maybe try it again someday...

Have you tried booting from cdrom?  Mine seemed to boot Aix 4.3.3
media just fine from an external Sun/Toshiba 1x cdrom drive.


Dan Johannsson

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