• Subject: RE: OS/400 even on the machine(give me a break)
  • From: Tim McCarthy <TimM@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 13:41:58 -0400

On the older boxes you could get around the system password requirement
by taking out the battery. Not that I've ever done that ;-)

TrailBlazer Systems, Inc.
http://www.softwarejungle.com
AS/400 E-Commerce Solutions

Chaos, panic, & disorder - my work here is done.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: dhandy@isgroup.net [SMTP:dhandy@isgroup.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 12, 1999 9:08 AM
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      Re: OS/400 even on the machine(give me a break)
> 
> 
> But first you'll probably get the system password verification screen
> since the machine sat powered off for quite awhile.  You can get this
> for a variety of reasons, such as changing the processor or serial
> number.  Another is sitting idle too long since the assumption is that
> a business would not leave it off for xx days straight. The system
> password was added in V2R3, and this is one of the reasons.
> 
> As I explained to Larry, I'm not going to use this box; I have a RISC
> system.  But I do want to verify its condition prior to reselling it
> or features from it.
> 
> Doug
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