AS/400s in the Champaign area

From: Chad Fernandez <>
Date: Fri Apr 19 12:47:33 2002

Russ Blakeman wrote:
> Is this the black or beige series of AS/400? There should be the telltale
> IBM data tage that has something in the order of 9406-XXX (the XXX is the
> model variant, explaing the options from the factory, and consequently the
> processor type and number). There are different sizes/models within the 9406
> line, and that dash number will tell a lot about it. There are models like
> 170, 250, 730, 740, etc. I don't know a hell of a lot about the older beige
> units but I think they are for OS/390 instead of OS/400 anyway.

OS/390 is for the S/390 mainframes isn't it? The AS/400 is the IBM
"midrange" line of computers. S/36 would have been IBM's pre-AS/400
midranges, I believe. Any chance your getting the numbers mixed up?
I've never heard OS/390 used with an AS/400.

Chad Fernandez
Michigan, USA
Received on Fri Apr 19 2002 - 12:47:33 BST

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