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RE: MULIC tapes



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Jeff:

On Wed, 26 September 2001, Jeff Bull wrote:

> This was explained to me by an IBM engineer, who I guess knew what he was
> talking about.  The experiences I have in this area do bear out what he told
> me, though I accept he could be wrong.  I expect that IBM would change the
> technique occasionally, perhaps with each range of machines, to confound
> those that would try to bypass their licensing protection.  I have only used
> this technique on an oldish 5xx system.


Thanks for the funny thought! "Oldish 5xx system"! Ar, ar, ar... and here I was 
thinking white boxes when I responded.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: thomas@inorbit.com [mailto:thomas@inorbit.com]
> Sent: 26 September 2001 00:17
>
> On Mon, 24 September 2001, Jeff Bull wrote:
>
> > I'm a frayed knot.  The disk-initialise does not erase the expired system
> > password, I tried this on another old system I attempted to rebuild for a
> > client some time ago.
>
> I'd always had the impression that this was not stored on disk, but instead
> was stored in the control panel itself. Disk initialization, reloads, etc.,
> have no effect on it.


Tom Liotta

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