IBM 3174 C 6.4 Microcode Disks?

Grant Taylor cctalk at
Fri Feb 15 10:45:59 CST 2019

On 02/15/2019 08:03 AM, Kevin Monceaux via cctalk wrote:
> I know, they're not called AS/400s any more.  We're on a POWER 8 box, 
> an 8286-41A.  But until IBM comes up with a new name that's an improvement 
> over AS/400, we're sticking with that name.  Apple was already using the 
> letter i, and giving the platform a single letter name makes searching 
> for online information about the platform a challenge.

I think the ""proper (yes, with (air)quotes) name is "IBM i".  So it's 
not a single letter.  But it is a collision ala "A. Pope" from National 
Treasure.  (Yes, that scene blew my mind.  Hence it's the canonical 
example that I use.)

Grant. . . .
unix || die

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