Roy,

At 04:52 PM 11/3/97 -0500, you wrote:
>I have a 5363 system 36 system that I getting ready to upgrade with a 
>new harddrive.  As I was looking for vendors, I stumbled across two 
>as/400's that are half the price of the harddrive that I wanted for 
>the 36.  One is an as/400 B10 and the other is a AS/400 B20.  I am 
>currently running an RPG II package and have three terminals running. 
> Does anyone know anything about these AS/400 models and if my RPG 
>programs would transfer over to them without much hassle?

For the most part, RPG II runs fine on the 400. From what I've heard (I'm
not a 36 expert at all), there are probably things to change having to do
with displays, output files, etc. However, you could just run everything in
the S36 environment for a while.

There is a migration aid for going to the 400 and that'll have more
details. The manual is available at <http://www.as400.ibm.com>. Just follow
the links to the online library.

There's also the matter of performance. Check out the relative performance
of these machines. All other 400s are measured in terms of the B10.

Others will know much more about this than I do.

HTH

Vernon Hamberg
Systems Software Programmer
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
400 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN  55401-2499
(612) 371-1111 x480


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