IBM PowerStation 530

From: Paul Thompson <>
Date: Fri Sep 14 20:58:01 2001

On Fri, 14 Sep 2001, Blair J. Miller wrote:

> > Do you have the AIX for it and how much memory is on this box.
> Uhm... I would assume that AIX is on it - though they do tend to 'wipe' all
> boxes they put up for sale or trash... on the other hand, they might not
> have done this one, or it might have simply been a moot point... until I can
> get some sort of monitor hooked up to it, I don't really know.

You should be able to get it to use a serial console. Having the key to
get it into service mode is extra helpful.

> As for the RAM, there are two full memory cards in the upper right side of
> the machine... I'm kind of leary of removing anything until I know exactly
> what I'm dealing with, so I don't really know how much memory each stick has
> on it. Why do you ask?

Making sure the RAM hasn't been removed is important. The amount would
matter if you were going to try to move to recent versions of AIX.

You can remove it, and as long as you put back in the same order if you
have different sizes you should be OK.

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