Subject: Re: porting NetBSD to MainFrame ?
To: John A. Maier <>
From: Rob Windsor <>
List: tech-ports
Date: 09/02/1999 10:45:05
Verily did "John A. Maier" write:

> 2) You'ld have to have unrestricted access to one.  I'm not aware of any
> Colleges or Businesses that would let you reboot there 370/390 to test   
> your port of UNIX much less let you experiment with their hardware.
> 2a) Do you have any idea how much power a 'traditional' 370/390 pulls on
> start up?
> 3) If you pick up one at auction, you've got to have a place to put it   
> (it isn't small) much less a service capable of supplying it with enough
> power.

Uh, there's a 390 that is a PCI card and is powered by the PC power supply.  
Oddly enough, it's called a "PC/390".

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