Re: [midatlanticretro] Report on the Warpstock OS/2 Museum
- madodel@... wrote:
> In <43563C4A.5000606@...>, on 10/19/05 at 08:30 AM,Nope. The P/370 card is 8-bit XT bus. The PC Server 500 is MCA. It's
> Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster@...> said:
>>If it's a PC Server 500, then it's a P/390, not a P/370. The hardest
>>part to find isn't the mainframe OS, but the license disks. I have
>>both. I doubt it would be possible to license a recent mainframe OS for
>>any reasonable amount of money, but older stuff should be fine.
> He just said "PC 500 P/370", so maybe its a PC Server 500 with a P/370
> card. I've never seen either myself so I don't know what the difference
a MCA P/390 card. That's a standard configuration for an MCA P/390.
> between the P/390 and the P/370 cards are, but I believe both run VM andYes, but the P/390 is much newer and much, much faster. The P/370 was
> MVS from what I have seen using Google. From what I have read the P/370
> is just an older generation of the mainframe on a card concept.
370/XA architecture while the P/390 is ESA/390+. The P/390E, which came
later, is 31-bit z/Architecture.
> I know at one time an employer of mine wanted to use a bunch of PC/370I actually have three of these mainframe-on-a-card machines. Two P/390
> machines as a distributed front end for a hospital mainframe system that
> ran on a 4381. It was somewhat cutting edge stuff back then (15+ years
> ago) and never got any funding so we never got the equipment to even look
PCI's and an R/390E (the last generation of P/390 technology in a RS/6000).