Err.....S/38 was second generation built-in console....To my knowledge the
S/32 was the original built-in console in the IBM midrange...........It even
came with a built-in printer!     :-)


Mike Shaw
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pat Barber" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 7:04 AM
Subject: Re: Console wishes.

> They tried that a while back... it was called a S/38.
> "Fritz Hayes (by way of David Gibbs )" wrote:
> >
> > So here we are, looking for a realible, hassle-free console to manage
> > our iSeries boxes.  Twinax attached is desired but no more IBM twinax
> > consoles.  Ops Console using serial cables is too flaky!  A dedicated
> > (until V5R2) ethernet card is too expensive.
> >
> > Why can't IBM just imbed the console controller into the iSeries, we
> > plug in monitor and keyboard and TA-DA, reliable console control!
> >
> >
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