Notes on Microchannel and OS/2 machines
This page is some collected wisdom on working with the
Microchannel machines and OS/2 (TCP/IP configuration). Maybe
eventually it should be split into separate pages.
Reconfiguring Microchannel machines
After changing the hardware in a microchannel machine
(e.g. barney, opie, sarah, mtpilot) you can expect to receive an error
at boot. I believe the code is 00174800 but I may be off by a digit.
The system will usually simply want to autoconfigure based on it's
newly detected (or missing hardware) and you should simply reply 'Y'
when it asks to autoconfigure. It will then reboot and you should be fine.
Token ring stops working (properly) after a reconfigure
For some reason the autoconfigure sees fit to reconfigure devices
you've previously reocnfigured manually. On opie and barney, the
token ring cards need 32KB of ram buffer. The reconfig drops them
down to 8KB. You have to hit