• Subject: Re: AS400 4sale @ Egghead
  • From: D.BALE@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 18:11:00 -0500

Jeez, I thought IBM was done pulling this cr*p!

I get on IBM's web site, finally find a page where I can "buy" OS/400, but
need to "call for price".  Talk to a rep of some sort at the 800-426-2255
number, says I need a customer number.  I just want an idea of how much
OS/400, RPG, ADTS costs, I reply.  "I'm sorry I can't...  blah blah... serial
number... blah blah... call the seller... blah blah blah... I'll be happy to
help you... blah blah blah".  Figuring out I'll get nowhere fast with this gal
(polite to the "T", BTW), I end the conversation and, against my better
judgement, call Egghead.  That turned out to be a waste of five minutes, too.

Alright, so before I burn anymore brain cells on this frustration, can someone
point me to a price list for OS/400, RPG, ADTS on a P05 model 2130?

Also, what's the AS/400 model where the license for the OS and the LPPs go
with the box, even when it changes owners?

Dan Bale
IT - AS/400
Handleman Company
248-362-4400  Ext. 4952

-------------------------- Original Message --------------------------
Folks:

There are 32 units of  IBM AS400 Model 2130 Server on clearance sale at
Egghead for $250 + $185 shipping.  Seems to have no os or software.  Is
this a good deal?  You can see the description below.  I am tempted to
get one but have no idea of the software cost for P05.

http://www.egghead.com/category/inv/00442260/03523753.htm

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Thank You.

Regards

Dave Mahadevan.. mailto:mahadevan@fuse.net
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