• Subject: Re: Model 150 Future
  • From: "Jim Franz" <franz400@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 07:34:54 -0500

model 150 in System Handbook for V4R3 GA19-5486-17
jim
----- Original Message -----
From: "Urbanek, Marty" <Marty_Urbanek@stercomm.com>
To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2001 6:53 AM
Subject: RE: Model 150 Future


> Darryl,
>
> You know, I thought v4r5 was the end of the road for 150, but IBM is
> supposed to be sending a beta v5 for mine, so maybe ther is a future
(we'll
> see what they send me). They told me not to expect it to run very well on
a
> 150, but if it runs at all, it keeps my R&D machine in alive for a while.
I
> know for sure they don't sell 150 any longer.
>
> As for your other question about the feature codes, you need to look in
the
> AS/400 System Handbook. You may need to go a couple releases back to get
one
> old enough to have details on the 150. As I recall, the last digit
> (3,4,5,etc) was the OS/400 release that shipped with the machine, and the
> 01, 02, 03, entry/growth part of the name had to do with whether it used a
> twinax controller versus C/A Ops Console and then which of (I think) the 2
> processor options it had.
>
> As far as upgrading your 150, you may want to look into buying one on the
> used market instead.
>
> If you get any firm answers on the 150 future, keep me posted as it sounds
> like we are in a similar situation.
>
> -Marty
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