• Subject: Re: CA/400 Win95 Twinax problems (was MIDRANGE-L Digest V1 #635)
  • From: Neil Palmer <NPalmer@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 05 Sep 1997 16:24:08 -0400
  • Organization: NxTrend Technology - Canada

Bob Cozzi wrote:
> 
> Bill,
> 
> Bill, the fact that IBM didn't support TWINAX, but said they did. Is
> wrong.
> That fact that they were told by me and other that TWINAX didn't
> work--many, many times-and did nothing about it is wrong. The fact
> that
> they had a good twinax driver in PC Support, but decided to drop it
> for
> something else when the only really issue with the IBM driver was the
> lack
> of an installation program, is wrong.
   
   < very big snip >

> > I believe that you as a producer of computer products would be
> extremely
> > sensitive to an unqualified (meaning "here is why I think this")
> > blasting of a product in a very public forum.

I, and I'm sure hundreds (thousands?) of others also pi**ed away untold
hours of time trying to get Twinax emulation working in the original
releases of CA/400 for Win95, and the fact that Rochester KNEW about the
problem, that they did NOT spread the word to customers - OR EVEN THEIR
OWN SUPPORT STAFF - is TOTALLY INEXCUSABLE - and I FULLY support what
Bob did/said at COMMON.  It took FAR too long for this to be resolved
(and even now it's really only solved with the new 5250 Express twinax
cards for many people - which you of course have to buy!).  Someone had
to wake them up and get their heads out of their a**es !! (Ooops - I
probably should have been 'P.C.' and said "get their heads out of the
sand").


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