[rescue] Resurrecting an IBM RS/6000 model 590
supremedalek at hotpop.com
Sun Feb 8 17:31:53 CST 2004
At 15:57 -0600 2/8/04, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>On Sun, 8 Feb 2004, Mauricio wrote:
>> Beleive or not, I do have the key. It is still in its
>> keyring with a copy key and a little metal tag. =)
>Excellent! That makes the machine much more useful than a really
>effective doorstop. :)
Great! How useful is it? Where does it shine at? If you
want to compare with something I know, I have a SS20, a SS1+, two
SS2s, a DEC 5000/25, and a Sony NEWS 3710.
> > >You have to have the system in "service" mode to install an OS, and you
>> >have to have the system in "normal" to autoboot into multiuser.
>> Thanks! Now, would single-user mode allow me to change root password?
>In AIX 5.1, you're prompted for the root password, but that machine is
>probably running 4.x. I don't remember if 4.x will let you change
>root's password just by having the key.
Which reminds me: what is the latest OS it would handle?
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