So you want to do some soldering on your P90 Complex?
This is a parody. Do not use this (manly-man) Ardent Tool on any PCB.
Stud Welding, Inc does NOT recommend this tool for desoldering.
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NOTE to auction sellers! 03 July 2016
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In no way do I guaranty the accuracy or suitability of ANY of the information on this site.
NOTE to auction buyers! 03 July 2016
This collection is based on personal and shared experiences. There is also IBM and other manufacturer's marketing or support information. IBM (and others!) made typographic and other errors, so inaccuracies are present. In case of doubt, please ask me or post to comp.sys.ibm.ps2.hardware for a sanity check....
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USN Rapacious Refueling. The world's only nuclear powered attack server.
The eBay PS/2 MCA Rosetta Stone
Microchannel Redemption (how did a clone-box bent youth find salvation?)
Links (Mirrors, other PS/2 sites, reference, etc)
Linux SCSI Driver by Michael Lang
US Patent Office Search Page
PS/2 FAQ (oops, I forgot)
Unsorted File Stash (good things, so-so things)
System Components (memory, floppy, keyboard, errors)
Memory in A1-B1 or J1-J3 fail in 90 / 95 systems
Setup and Configuration (Create refdisk, add adfs, system level stuff)
Quick 'n Dirty System Programs (Running the Refdisk)
Utilities (Loaddskf, Savedskf, Customizer, Teleget, IDMCA, REFSTAMP)
CMOS Batteries!!! (By Bob Eager)
Reworking the DS1287 RTC (thanks to Peter Wendt!)
Complex Identification and Refdisk Matrix [tired of hiding it!]
Complex Sub Model Code Matrix [the Matrix reloaded]
Complex Complexities [comparison of 90, 95, and 95A planar ADFs]
MCA Data Transfers [10 / 20 / 40 / 80 / 160 MB/s modes]
MCA Features (Streaming, Address and Data Parity, Synchronous Exception Signaling
MCA Benefits (Adapter mounting and grounding)
CPU (Upgrades, accelerator cards)
Communications (Modem, Multiport, Portmaster)
Storage (tape, IDE/ESDI/MFM, CDROM)
IBM Hard Drives
SCSI (adapters, RAID)
Intel Aboveboard MC
Networking (Nics, cables, stuff)
Printer (Lasermaster, Optra R+, Scitex)
Store Loop Errors
PS/2 Books (HMR, HMS in *.boo format)
ServerGuide 2.00 Books (*.INF format)
PS/2 Reference Manuals (PDF by Peter Wendt)
PS/2 References that Peter does NOT have
AIX for PS/2 (version 1.3.x)
EPRM Electronic Pocket Reference Manual
Solaris 2.6 on MCA
Setting Up OS/2 Peer-to-Peer Networking & Coexistence of Warp & NT Machines
Interactive Token Ring Troubleshooter (not pretty, but complete)
3com 3500 Corebuilder
Netbuilder FDDI Module
Netbuilder II CEC Console Port
DEC VN Switch 900EX
DECHub One MX
3172 Interconnect Controller
RS/6000 Stuff (70xx, 72xx Series)
RS/6000 Books (mostly PDF, with some BOO)
Windows NT IBM Ultimedia Audio Adapter Driver (copy of ryanalswede.com)
7009 Compact Server
Tandy 5000MC (250-6000)
If you don't see your adapter, send me a note.