IBM R390 IPL woes...

From: Dave McGuire <>
Date: Wed Jan 16 19:32:30 2002

On January 16, Boatman on the River of Suck wrote:
> And you would have to deal with the lack of I/O and Memory bandwidth of a
> PC. A P/390 will *stomp* a PC running Hercules for most of the popular
> mainframe applications (eg. DB2, CICS, COBOL, etc.).

  What he said. :)

> Or you could get yourself a PCI-based RS/6000 and not have to deal with
> any of the PC bullshit.

  That's what I'd really like to do, but I can't afford one right
now... :-(


Dave McGuire
St. Petersburg, FL         "Less talk.  More synthohol." --Lt. Worf
Received on Wed Jan 16 2002 - 19:32:30 GMT

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