Ibm rs6000 7025-f50

Mark Linimon linimon at lonesome.com
Wed Jul 26 20:33:52 CDT 2017


On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 02:20:49AM +0100, Henry Bond via cctalk wrote:
> I have just got a couple of these out of the dumpster

Welp ... checking the following:

  https://www-01.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?infotype=dd&subtype=sm&appname=pseries&htmlfid=897/ENUS7025-F50

I can kinda see why.

(disclaimer: I have 2 Power5 machines within reach here; I'm not a Power
hater.)

I would start with:

  http://wiki.netbsd.org/ports/rs6000/
  http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-prep/2008/01/10/msg000000.html
  http://wiki.netbsd.org/ports/ofppc/

> I emailed IBM regarding a license to do research with

IBM redid all their websites a few years ago, and finding information
about systems older than Power7 has become ... challenging.

They're ... uh, not going to respond to you.  IMHO.

mcl


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