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Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 01:46:17 CDT 2006


William Donzelli wrote:
>> The deskside "S/390" is the IS/390, which is a PC running OS/2
>> containing a PCI card with an S/390 processor on it, and a bunch of
>> i960-based ARTIC960 CHANNEL-emulation cards.  It doesn't really compare
>> with a full-size S/390.
> 
> I seem to remember something that was more than just a tower - it
> might have weighed a few hundred pounds. Not a PC??

The IS/390 is quite a bit bigger than a tower.  The next size up is the 
MP/3000, which is about half the size of a full-size S/390, but it still 
has a PC at its core somewhere.

Peace...  Sridhar



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