IBM 3174 C 6.4 Microcode Disks?

Grant Taylor cctalk at
Sun Feb 17 00:05:23 CST 2019

On 2/16/19 9:49 PM, Kevin Monceaux via cctalk wrote:
> The 9121 voice server connected a T1 line to the RS/6000 for use by 
> DT/6000.  DT/6000 was used to create interactive phone menu systems.

Is that by chance a 9291?  Looks like a white / bage box with a grey 
strip on the front with lights or buttons and a serial port and ""phone 
(PSTN) network jack on the back?

> I suspect wherever I saw the term "bridge" used, it was used in the sense 
> of providing IP connectivity from token ring to Ethernet, in the same 
> sense that a physical bridge provides connectivity between two banks of 
> a river.


> Yes, that's what our RS/6000 was doing.  It connected via token ring 
> to the 3174 and screen scraped 3270 sessions to move data between its 
> phone menu system and our mainframe.  You might find this interesting:

Probably more show than is health in this day and age.

I counter you with this:

> I don't have it yet.  If I'm able to get it with its config intact, 
> I'll share what I can, minus any company specific details.


Based on the Argecy link above, I'm guessing that it's likely routed 
TCP/IP.  That would be the simplest option.

Grant. . . .
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