Andy,

Did your vendor commit that this would work?  Below is a quote from the
V5R1 System Handbook:

<start quote>
The console on LAN options require a dedicated LAN adapter. A #0367
Operations Console PCI Cable will also be added to the order by the
marketing configurator. One #0367 Operations Console PCI Cable is
required for Console on LAN.
<end quote>

I believe that the LAN console requires a dedicated Ethernet or Token
Ring connection.  It cannot be used for normal operations.  I think that
this has been well documented.  I wish I had better news, but I don't
think that you will get this to work under V5R1.  If the direct cable
functions, you may need to uninstall the Ethernet card as a console and
use the cable function.

Regards,
Andy Nolen-Parkhouse


> -----Original Message-----
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> On Behalf Of Andy Youens
> Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2002 3:04 AM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: 270 Ops Console
>
> Hi all
>
> Just got a new 270 & finally configured Ops Console, both for direct
cable
> &
> lan attachment, via a #2838 ethernet port.
>
> Now I have the Lan console via ethernet, I am unable to vary on the
> ethernet
> line for normal operations & TCP use.  I get CPD2656 line failed.
>
> Cannot find any PTF's that relate to this.
>
> I have been into DST to try and disable the ops console via lan, but
it
> makes no difference.
>
> Has anyone else been down this route ?
>
> Why can't we just have dumb terminals as consoles once again ?
>
> Any help appreciated.
>
> Andy Youens
>
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