RS/6000 7043-140 boot floppies

Alan Perry aperry at
Mon Feb 18 16:13:00 CST 2019

On 2/18/19 12:20 PM, r.stricklin wrote:
> On Feb 18, 2019, at 9:49 AM, Alan Perry via cctech wrote:
>> The 7043-140 does not appear on the list of supported systems in the Solaris 2.5.1 release notes, so, even though 2.5.1 supports PReP and the 7043-140 is a PReP machine, maybe they aren't compatible
> they aren't. solaris doesn't support the 7043 at all. in fact, it doesn't support the 604e at all. if you upgrade the 604 in the 7248 (a supported machine) to a 604e (an official upgrade) solaris stops working.

Interesting. How did you learn this? I don't doubt it. Was this 
announced or determined experimentally?


> ok
> bear.

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