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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jonathan Carron" <blackthunder@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <security400@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 9:34 PM
> Subject: [Security400] Questions about an Old AS400 System
>

> Hey All,
>
>   I hope Im asking the right place for this. Ive looked through the
> old forums with little or no luck. I've got an old F10 as-400 id like
> to play with, however, I do not have the software for the TwinAX
> connection nor the drivers for the dec5250 emu ? card (Ive tried the
> drivers for the cem5250 drivers blue screen the box), from perle's
> site.. no go. I can't get the proper ones because im not a <insert
> speical circumstancial name here to get drivers> person. :(
>
> Anyways ive searched and searched for how to console into the box. Ive
> found a little bit of information.. but still nothing thats helpful.
>
> There are a million ports on the back ... none of which seems to be serial
?
> On the rear for ports ive got,
> db25, male, #6152      (console maybee :D ?)
> #2609 -?
> 2x 9 pin females , 0-3 and 4-7, this is where the twinax console plugs in
?
>
> bottom/back has a 15 pin female, and a 50? pin  male
>
> Cards are installed, from 0-8 repectfully
> Slot 1 #2700
> #2 - 2615
> #3 - 2624
> #4 - 2623
> #5 - 6140
> #6 - 3120
> #7 - 3120
> #8 - 2587
>
> in the back cabnet their are two black male db 25 connectors with the
> numbering,
> 59x3832
> ec843284
> tse
>
> There is also a IPL7404 unit with many others. On the back seems to be
> a 9 pin connector, male. the front has a female 9 pin. Is this some
> sort of a console ?
>
> I've got tape with the OS on it too.. as I understand it I'll get 60
> days to play before it has to be erased....
>
> Can anyone help me out here as to how to get into this thing ?
> (console or other?)
>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.... And yes I realize this is a
> counter weight, but its still something im interested in looking into.
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