See my additions to the right of each faeture....Double check V5R1 HW supported 
list at

http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/iseries/support/planning/v5r1hardware.html

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Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2002 7:18 PM
To: midrange-l@midrange.com
Subject: Help with config


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One of our customers has a 720 v4r5, and he's considering upgrading to an
820 v5r1.  The customer has 2 modems, and 4 tape drives. I was handed a
printout of some of the hardware and asked which are the modem-related
stuff, and which are tape-related.  I don't know but know for sure that
someone on this list does.

The 4 tape drives are:
TAP01   - 6381-001
TAP02  - 9348-002
TAP03   - 9343-002
TAP04   - 3570-C01

I forget what the modem model- types are, but nothing fancy.

Here's some of what they handed me on the printouts:

Stuff on the current 720:
Product         Description                             YOU DIDN'T GIVE QTYs
0348            V.24/EIA232 20-FT PCI CABLE     SDLC/BSC/?? 19.2 of slower
0353            V.35 20-FT PCI CABLE            SDLC/BSC/?? Faster than 19.2
2612            EIA 232/V.24 ONE-LINE ADPT      9023 cable goes here base 
SDLC/BSC (ECS)
2613            V.35 ONE-LINE ADAPTER           9020 cable goes here
2621            REMOVABLE MEDIA DEVICE ATTCH    Most likey used for Tape
2623            SIX LINE COMM CONTROLLER                SPD COM IOP uses 2613 
etc
2729            PCI MAGNETIC MEDIA CTLR         Tape IOP for 1 tape
2729            PCI MAGNETIC MEDIA CTLR         Tape IOP for 1 tape
2745            PCI TWO-LINE WAN IOA            2 lines each SDLC/BSC/??
9020            V.35 CABLE 20 FT                        cable for 2613
9023            V.24 CABLE 20 FT ENHANCED               cable for 2612

Stuff proposed for the 820:
Product         Description                             Qty
0348            V.24/EIA232 20-FT PCI CABLE             16      same as above
0353            V.35 20-FT PCI CABLE                    4       same as above
2749            PCI ULTRA MAG MEDIA CTLR                2       replaces 2729
2843            PCI IOP                                 3       Used to drive 
IOA's
4745            PCI WAN IOA                             10      IOA to connect 
0348 and 0353 cables
9691            BASE BUS ADAPTER                        1
9771            BASE PCI 2-LINE WAN W/MODEM               1     New combo 
SDLC/BSC/?? with ASCII Internal ASCII MODEM


My question: what's needed on the 820 list to be sure that the customer is
able to use all of their tape drives and modems?  What's missing from it?

Tom Hightower
Solutions, Inc
http://www.simas.com
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