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Re: Help with Used AS/400



fixed

I've done some investigation and looks like I was wrong - you will have to
order this ID from IBM after all.

    Alexei Pytel - speaking only for myself

"No one can beat unbeatable"






                    barsa@barsaconsulti
                    ng.com                    To:     midrange-l@midrange.com
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AS/400
                    drange.com


                    09/08/2001 04:25 PM
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You're going to have to go to an IBMer or a business partner, who will not
want to do business with you, because they will make no money on the
transaction.

Al

Al Barsa, Jr.
Barsa Consulting Group, LLC

400>390

914-251-1234
914-251-9406 fax

http://www.barsaconsulting.com
http://www.taatool.com






                    Michael Madore
                    <mmadore@blarg.net>       To:
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                    09/08/01 01:55 PM
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Do you know how I go about ordering the specify-code 1311?

barsa@barsaconsulting.com wrote:
>
> I believe that the system has been powered off for more than the magic
> secret number of allowable days, and IBM wants you to get a new system
> password.
>
> Al
>
> Al Barsa, Jr.
> Barsa Consulting Group, LLC
>
> 400>390
>
> 914-251-1234
> 914-251-9406 fax
>
> http://www.barsaconsulting.com
> http://www.taatool.com
>
>                     Michael Madore
>                     <mmadore@blarg.net>       To:
midrange-l@midrange.com
>                     Sent by:                  cc:
>                     midrange-l-admin@mi       Subject:     Help with Used
AS/400
>                     drange.com
>
>                     09/07/01 11:10 PM
>                     Please respond to
>                     midrange-l
>
> Hi,
>
> I just bought a "pre-owned" 9402 Model 400 AS/400.  According to the
> seller:
>
> The 2130 Processor has a Mfg List price of $8000.00. This machine
> includes IBM Operating System Software OS/400 license for version
> 4.3 which is transferable to buyer.
>
> The unit power up and starts the IPL sequence.  However, part way
> through booting,
> I get the following message:
>
> The system was unable to determine the system unique identifier,
> or this prompt was forced from the Dedicated Service Tools
> Work with System Values menu on the previous IPL.
>
> A service action may have been performed requiring
> entry of a new system unique identifier.
>
> Contact IBM immediately and order specify-code 1311 to
> obtain a new system unique identifier.  The following
> information will be needed to place the order:
>
>    System serial number . . . . . . . . . . . :   S/N XX-XXXXX
>    System type / model  . . . . . . . . . . . :   9402 / 400
>
> Does this mean that the software has been wiped from the system?  I
> didn't receive any CDs with
> the machine.  How do I go about ordering the specify-code, and if
> necessary, a copy of the OS?  If I am
> going to get charged by IBM, I need to have a conversation with the
> seller.
>
> Thanks in advance
>
> Mike Madore
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