• Subject: RE: Rehash -- Getting A CISC Box "Legal"
  • From: "Popeil, Russ" <Russ.Popeil@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 17:45:17 -0700

The 170 is a PCI box and the cards from your D model will not work in a 170.
You should  be able to Mes the software from the D to the 170. V4r2 is
included with the 170 and there is a  charge for upgrading the compilers
etc. 

Russ Popeil - IBM Certified Specialist - RPG Programmer & AS/400 Sales
Associate 
Avnet Computer - Integrated Solutions. Bottom-Line Results.
Office: 516-677-9346, Fax: 516-677-0296, Beeper: 516-786-5846
eMail:  Russ.popeil@avnet.com
http://www.avnetcomputer.com



> -----Original Message-----
> From: DAsmussen [SMTP:DAsmussen@aol.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 1998 5:51 PM
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      Re: Rehash -- Getting A CISC Box "Legal"
> 
> Gary,
> 
> In a message dated 98-05-12 17:02:53 EDT, you write:
> 
> > I own a D10.  Bought it last year for $1175.  It is in Processor Group
> >  P10.  When I licensed OS/400 v3r2, it was a $500 one time charge.  I
> >  received a letter dated August 19, 1997 stating that the one time
> charge
> >  had been increased from $500 to $7,000!!  RPG went from $2,000 to
> >  $2,300.  Application Development Toolset (including SEU) went from
> >  $2,500 to $2,875.
> >  
> >  I haven't received any more letters indicating further increases but
> you
> >  can check with IBM Direct at 800-426-2255.
> 
> Yeeeeeeeeeeeouch!  If I may ask, just a _few_ more questions ;-)?  Did the
> $7K
> _include_ RPG and ADT (which I won't be needing on the D10), or was the
> extra
> $5,175 in _addition to_ the $7K?  What cards did you get on your D10 for
> $1,175?  Do you (or anyone else for that matter) know if the memory, DASD,
> DASD controllers, Ethernet, Token Ring, and FSIOP cards from a D10 will
> work
> on a 170?
> 
> In the meantime, I'll give IBM Direct a call...
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Dean Asmussen
> Enterprise Systems Consulting, Inc.
> Fuquay-Varina, NC  USA
> E-Mail:  DAsmussen@aol.com
>  
> "There is no such thing as a non-working mother." -- Hester Mundis
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