• Subject: Re: AS/400 9404 Model E10
  • From: "Al Barsa, Jr." <barsa2@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 10:48:23 -0500

At 08:01 PM 1/21/01 -0600, you wrote:

If the system has not been powered up for several weeks (like around 2 to 3 
months), the system password will have been invalidated.  This is a 
"feature" that IBM added some time ago to make sure that you have a valid 
license to OS/400.

Al


>Hello Folks -
>
>I recently purchased an AS/400 9404 Model E10 from my employer for a mere
>$45 (although I was told that even that was too much!).  However, I can't
>seem to get the thing to boot up.  Does it need some sort of boot disk?  The
>OS should be loaded already, as it was running fine until the day they
>turned it off and shipped it out the door, but other that, I have no idea
>what software is loaded on it, if any.  As far as I know, the terminal and
>keyboard are all hooked up correctly, and the power works.
>
>I have a feeling I need to run one of the functions you can enter on the
>front of the box to get it going, but I don't know which one.  I know I
>sound like a complete moron here, but I am usually on the development side
>of the fence, and have no hardware operations experience with the 400.
>
>Any advice would be appreciated.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Brad McDaniel
>
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