Anyone else here do AS/400?
Michael B. Brutman
mbbrutman-cctalk at brutman.com
Wed Jan 3 17:37:08 CST 2007
Wolfe, Julian wrote:
> I'm not entirely sure if this is off topic yet(hence why I put it on
> cctalk), but I know on a hobbyist level it's fairly rare.
> On Saturday I'll be picking up an AS/400 model 9406-600 originally purchased
> September 1997 with all the software and docs, licences etc that were ever
> used with the machine, from the original owner. I've contacted IBM and
> arranged license transfer (there was thankfully no charge)
> Does anyone else here deal with AS/400, or have a lingering interest in it?
> Secondly, I'm thinking of connecting a classic IBM terminal to it such as a
> 5251 S/34 term instead of the one that comes with it (something fairly
> modern, not sure of the model yet) I am curious; are any limitations on what
> I can connect, or are all twinax terminals pretty equal from a connectivity
I've got code in that box. When you get around to discussing the
internals, I can core dump some of my brain for you.
(I worked in the low level OS of the AS/400 from 1992 to 2000.)
The 5251 should work fine - I've used them on much newer AS/400s.
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