RS6k 7012/320H woes

Rico Pajarola rp at
Thu Nov 8 02:45:27 CST 2018

Technically, anything up to 5.1L should run on a 320H. 2GB of disk is
plenty ;)

With 32MB 5.1 is probably a bit of a stretch, but 4.2.1 or 4.3.3 should run
fine, and it's easier to get modern-ish things to compile than on 3.x.

PM me if you need help finding media.

On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 1:57 AM Carlos E Murillo-Sanchez via cctalk <
cctalk at> wrote:

> Paul Berger via cctalk wrote:
> >
> > The AIX on the SP2 would have been the same, in fact the hardware on
> > the SP2 nodes was similar to the regular RS/6000 boxes except the
> > console was through a special serial network in the frame and accessed
> > through the control workstation.  Most regular users likely accessed
> > the nodes through a LAN.
> >
> > Paul.
> So, if I were to hunt for installation media for AIX, which version
> would you recommend for a 320H with 32MB of memory, i.e., the latest
> that would run and not get too bogged down by that amount of memory?  I
> can switch to a larger SCSI disk if it need be, but hopefully not larger
> than 2GB.
> Carlos.

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