• Subject: Re: What is SRC 917B4300?
  • From: Larry Bolhuis <lbolhui@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Oct 1999 16:34:01 -0400
  • Organization: Arbor Solutions, Inc

> The 6141 is the only WS controller in the machine, and I have never
> used one as the system console before.  I *think* I have ProComm
> configured OK to use as a 3161 and attached to port 0 of the 6141.  I
>  tried various comm settings on a few of the 6141 ports.

  You need a crossover cable between the PC and the 6141 ports.  I believe the
console default would be 9600,n,8,1.
 
> To give a little more insight, this is a machine I bought off eBay.
> The main intent was to plunder the disk drives, and for what I paid, I
> could throw the rest out and still come out OK.  But I figured I might
> install a couple of old 6602's I had on the shelf and try and resell
> it to lower my costs even more.  I had no guarantee that OS/400 was
> even still on the machine.

Just to note that if it DOES have OS/400 on it, it's not legal. You will need to
purchase OS/400 at a price that makes a 170 look very good.
 
> If it is the 6141 controller which is bad, it can be replaced pretty
> cheap.

VERY Cheap. Want one?

  - Larry

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