IBM 3480 server and storage
scaron at umich.edu
Wed Oct 7 23:18:53 CDT 2015
Sounds like they may have confused the A22 Control Unit with a CPU?
Although that doesn't explain any HDDs ... all the A22 pictures I've found
show it having just a 5.25" floppy drive. In line with the confusion theme,
perhaps the "HDDs" are really tape cartridges?
If the price is right, maybe it could be a fun peripheral project for one
of the guys with the Multiprise systems? :O
On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 11:56 PM, Jay Jaeger <cube1 at charter.net> wrote:
> Something does not quite add up. A 3480 is a tape subsystem, not a CPU
> ("server") - it would not have have disk drives.
> See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_3480_Family
> On 10/7/2015 8:59 PM, Cindy Croxton wrote:
> > My Chicago buddy has an entire IBM 3480 system, server and storage. The
> > storage rack has 64 hard drives. He has the tapes that go with it.
> > Email me if you are interested. I can get PN and pics. Will palletize
> > ship or you can pick up. No, it is not a freebie J
> > Cindy Croxton
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