IBM 3725 Communications Controller

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 21:29:15 CST 2006


jim stephens wrote:
> Richard wrote:
> 
>> Does anyone have experience with one of these puppies?  There's one
>> for dirt cheap on ebay right now, item 170059136469.
>>
>> Its Big.  Its Blue.  Its Heavy.
>>
>> Its IBM!
>>  
>>
> It looks like an excellent specimen.  It's on the wrong coast, and too 
> large for my collection.
> 
> the big problem with IBM communications gear like this is that it only 
> runs with IBM licensed
> software.  The public domain versions of MVS an VM won't support it, and 
> Linux on the
> mainframe does not either.

I believe there's limited support for the 3725 in z/Linux.

Peace...  Sridhar



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