[rescue] IBM Thinkpad 850

Charles Monett camonett at woh.rr.com
Wed Jun 22 13:27:39 CDT 2011

On 6/22/2011 1:36 PM, Gaz God wrote:
> After years of searching for one at a reasonable price I recently got my
> self a 850 complete with AIX 4.2 install disc.
> The thing it did not come with is the lead to attach to a network, I think
> its an AUI cable, can anyone help?
> Also it missing the battey door, But as the battery locks in it not so much
> of a problem.
> I know IBM shared common part with other laptops of the same era so anyone
> know what other thinkpads, might use the same network cable?
> Gaz
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Can't that run some Linux distro of some sort as well?  While it's not 
AIX, it would at least go a decent way to handle hardware compatibility.

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