Fwd: 2 IBM PS/2s, DC/MD area

From: Julius Sridhar <vance_at_ikickass.org>
Date: Wed Jan 16 22:51:56 2002

On Wed, 16 Jan 2002, Tothwolf wrote:

> That I know they are 286 class, I didn't mean to imply that I thought they
> were a 486. Two of the three machines have an Intel snap-in 386 installed,
> so they have a subset of the 386 instruction set available, but are still
> basically 286 machines.

Yup. The best upgrades for these machines, though, were (IMHO) the AOX
Micromaster 486.

> > The fastest Intel-based Microchannel machine was the IBM PC Server
> > 720. It has 6 Pentiums. The fastest Microchannel 486 was the IBM PC
> > Server Server 95A with a 486DX2-66, but Pentium was already out by
> > then.
> I'd like to find a 486 or pentium class microchannel machine to test
> software with one of these days. I'm just not sure what I should be
> looking for.

There are even Pentium-II based Microchannel machines, but they have PCI
host bridges, with a PCI-Microchannel Bridge sitting on the PCI bus. If
you want a PS/2 Server 95A Pentium Processor Complex, I have one for sale.

Peace... Sridhar
Received on Wed Jan 16 2002 - 22:51:56 GMT

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