3995 = SCSI attachment. But Optical Juke Box is what it really is. What breaks is the SCSI attachment.

Chris Bipes
Director of Information Services
CrossCheck, Inc.

-----Original Message-----
From: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of DrFranken
Sent: Monday, June 09, 2014 1:03 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Power 8 sysplan. Possibly obsolete messages

Completely valid complaint.

Power8: NO HSL, NO 12X, NO IOP, NO PCI-X, NO SCSI. And remind me again
what was a 3995. :-)

- Larry "DrFranken" Bolhuis


On 6/9/2014 3:05 PM, rob@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

I really don't look at sysplans all that much but is this some sort of
standard obsolete message:

- WARNING -- when a 2749 attaches a 3995 Optical Library DataServer, the
2749 must not be placed under the same IOP which drives the
Load Source DASD

This really shouldn't apply to a Power 8, right?
For one, isn't a Power 8 going to ask WTF is an IOP?

How about this?
- WARNING -- switching SCSI tape cards that can potentially control disk
(for example 5712) may not be switched between dissimilar operating
Does a Power 8 even support SCSI tape drives? If it does, it doesn't
support SCSI disk, right? Either exclusion kills the warning message,

Rob Berendt

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