Subject: RE: Off-Topic: Goodbye to ftp.digital.com?
To: 'Lord Isildur' <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
Date: 05/14/2002 17:01:27
Set up a blind drop for adding files? Then hopefully we can get
other sites to mirror what you'll have. Isildur, how about someone dropping
word of this project over at ClassicCmp? Or is that a no-no?
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> From: Lord Isildur
> yeah, this sounds good. if anybody here has anything thats missing from
> ftp.digital.com these days, please contact me to get it into this
> archive. Given its size, i hope to have it online within a week or 2,
> once i can get some disks for the machine that will be serving it.
> gatekeeper is much slower.. some of the stuff on there maybe i will omit,
> like the freebsd mirror, for example. that stuff is elsewhere.
> On Tue, 14 May 2002, David Woyciesjes wrote:
> > 6.4 GB? Nice.
> > Once the mirror(s) are set up, we really should solicit the DEC
> > fanclub for any files that may be missing from the tree. They probably
> > should be limited to 'official' DEC files, or ones that relate to DEC
> > hardware, like the special files needed to get X running on the DEC 3000
> > series.
> > Sound good?
> > As for the Win98 box, I'm not too worried. All the important stuff
> > is backed up. :) I have a basic Win98 Ghost image (get me up and running
> > quick!) around here too, somewhere...
> > --
> > --- David A Woyciesjes
> > --- C & IS Support Specialist
> > --- Yale University Press
> > --- (203) 432-0953
> > --- ICQ # - 905818
> > Mac OS X 10.1 - Darwin Kernel Version 5
> > Running since 01/22/2002 without a crash
> > > From: Lord Isildur
> > >
> > > bummer!
> > > well, good luck rescuing the disk, i hope you didnt lose much data
> > > it!
> > >
> > > wget reports that it has finished wgett'ing all of ftp.digital.com!!
> > > only 6.4 gigs, too. i'll start on gatekeeper momentarily.. is anyone
> > > the list closer to the european site, so it doesnt have to go over a
> > > line all the way to the us?
> > >
> > > isildur
> > >
> > > On Tue, 14 May 2002, David Woyciesjes wrote:
> > >
> > > > Aww damn... Hopefully someone else is grabbing
> > > > ftp.europe.digital.com/pub, and http://gatekeeper.dec.com/pub...
> > > > You know, it figures. Give Windows a little work to do, and
> > > > happens? It pukes all over your new shoes!
> > > > Looks like I'm losing my whole Windows hard drive. It's
> acting way
> > > > too funny... I'm going to have to bow out of this "rescue effort"...
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > --- David A Woyciesjes
> > >