PC Server 195/295

Type 8600

295ref.exe Server 195 and Server 295 reference diskette v1.7.1 (zipped image)
295diag.exe Server 195 and Server 295 diagnostic diskette (zipped image)
295fw170.exe Server 295 FirmWare upgrade v1.7
295start.exe Server 195 and Server 295 system startup diskette
195295fm.exe Server 195/295 Field Maint. Test v2.0
mpext21f.exe Server 295 HPFS fix for MP extensions
mass160.exe Server 195 and Server 295 MASS/2 v1.60
raidnw.exe Server 195 and Server 295 RAID installation diskette for NetWare

192-142 IBM PS/2 Server 295 (8600-001 and 002)
192-297 IBM PS/2 Server 295 Preinstalled Software
193-097 IBM PS/2 Server 195 (8600-003)
193-098 IBM PS/2 Server 295 Enhancements (8600-001 AND -002)
193-099 Netware Software for PS/2 Server 195/295
193-215 IBM OS/2 2.1 Support for IBM PS/2 Server 195/295
193-388 IBM Internal 8MM Tape Drive for PS/2 Server 195/295
292-302 IBM Maximum Availability and Support System/2 IBM Multi Processing Extensions/2
   IBM Orthogonal RAID-5 Disk Array/2

Titles from the Lorenzo Mollicone Library:
71G2213 PS/2 Server Diagnostics Manual - Mar 1993
71G1573 IBM PS/2 Server System Software Release 1.0 for NetWare 3.11 - Apr 93
71G1572 IBM PS/2 Server NetWare Administrator's Guide - Mar 1993

8600 Processor Board (either 486DX33 or 486DX-50)
8600 Memory Board (128MB ECC-P)
8600 Intelligent Drive Controller (IDC) (2x 53C700)
8600 Remote Maintenance Processor (RMP)
8600 Power (Todd Products MAX-753-0512)


8600 IP Boards


Server Overview

Bus Architecture

64 bit 200 MB/sec Interprocessor Bus; hierarchical design to interconnect the processor(s), memory, SCSI controllers, and Remote Maintenance Processor (RMP); 6 slots.

Parity protection on data, address, and control buses (IP-Bus).

Each 486 has independent 20 MB/sec Micro Channel bus (8 slots on 1st 486 + 4 slots on opt 2nd 486 = 12 total slots).


Inside the Parallan Super Server


"Superservers: Finding a Home in User Networks" Network World Jun 3, 1991 (Google Books)

Parallan Server 290 Architecture


"Super Servers Waiting in the Wings", InfoWorld Apr 6, 1992 (Google Books)


PS/2 Server 195 / 295 OS/2 Stack

PS/2 Server 195 / 295 NetWare Stack

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