New Find: AS400

From: Doc Shipley <>
Date: Wed Feb 2 21:41:00 2005

Lyle Bickley wrote:

> On Wednesday 02 February 2005 18:56, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>>I _did_ get a tape that was tucked into a pouch inside the back
>>cover... I don't know for sure, but I _think_ that is such a tape. I
>>did know that MULICs exist, and that it would be virtually impossible
>>to aquire if I it didn't come with the machine.
> I recently purchased an old CMOS AS/400 at an auction - I checked for the
> MULIC tape and the IBM "Deinstall Sheet" which contains the password(s)
> needed to bring the system back up. It had both.
> I used to work on AS/400's as a network integrator (networked them with IBM
> Mainframes, *NIX boxes, etc.).
> I'm waiting on an ASCII workstation "adapter interface" (cable w/RS232 box)
> from a broker so I can connect ASCII terminals to the critter and see if I
> can get it to work.
> I'll keep you posted on my progress (or lack thereof) regarding the license,
> etc. I have pretty good contacts at IBM - so if we need a "non-commercial"
> license - and such a thing exists - I'll let you (and the list) know the
> process to get one.

   If you get "Error Code 1" at the console terminal, run away.

Received on Wed Feb 02 2005 - 21:41:00 GMT

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