[rescue] FTP site for archive of _all_ old platforms on it's way

Kevin Foote kevin.foote at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 09:27:03 CDT 2007

I'm interested in an account on DUSTBUNNY.
I need to locate Irix 4.x for an old PersonalIris 4D machine I'd like to get
running someday


On 6/16/07, Ethan O'Toole <ethan at 757tech.net> wrote:
> Heya everyone, I worked with Charles Shannon Hendrix today on setting up a
> new system that will be quasi-public (registration required, but otherwise
> open ftp) to start to build a library of all older OSes and software
> (commercial and open), for old, outdated, not-productive-anymore
> platforms.
> The system will start out with about 150GB, and when it reaches 130GB of
> capacity another 500GB will be added, then as it hits 480GB it will be
> increased.
> The bandwidth limitation is a bit limited so as not to rob all the other
> systems on the same pipe. It will probably allow upload at around
> 100K/second, but downloads will be more limited at 15-20K/second.
> I have to get my CD binder out of storage and start imaging what I have
> (mostly SGI, Sun, and a few other oddities). I'm looking for pretty much
> everything... MS-DOS stuff, large mainframe stuff, etc.
> If anyone is interested in dumping stuff to kick it off, please send me a
> private email with the subject "DUSTBUNNY" which is what the archive will
> be called.
> I'm still getting things straight with the ftp daemon. There will be a new
> user application eventually (which will hopefully be funny).
> The goal is an archive for collectors and packrats.
> Once again, email with DUSTBUNNY in the subject, and a login name you
> would like.
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