[rescue] IBM p44 DVD optical drive?

r.stricklin bear at typewritten.org
Mon Apr 6 20:02:35 CDT 2009

On Apr 6, 2009, at 1:06 PM, Bill Bradford wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 06, 2009 at 03:50:59PM -0400, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>> Ray Arachelian wrote:
>>> Hope this isn't too OT, but I've got an IBM p44-170 with a SCSI  
>>> drive.  I'd like to upgrade it to a DVD-ROM and be able to boot off
>>> install media with it.
>> The real name of the machine is "44P-170" or "7044-170".  This is a
>> machine which pre-dates the "pSeries" nomenclature.
> In Sridhar's case, the "p" stands for "picky". 8-)

So, Pat's advice is misguided? (@;


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