Found 4BSD tapes at last
rickgc at calweb.com
Fri Oct 9 00:46:54 AEST 1998
Where is Kirk located? If it is near California, I can do the work.
Information Systems Manager
At 08:55 AM 10/8/98 +1000, Warren Toomey wrote:
>----- Forwarded message from Kirk McKusick -----
>To: "J.S. Havard", Warren Toomey
>Subject: Found at Last
>My excavations on campus turned up six boxes of 9-track tapes
>containing most of the BSD distributions. In particular, I have
>found one labelled "4.3BSD Revision 2, Domestic Master" 6250bpi
>3/4/87. There is also a similar tape (presumably revision 1) from
>about six months earlier. I do not have access to a 9-track tape
>drive, so I have no idea if the tape is even readable, but I am
>willing to mail it to someone who does have a 6250bpi drive that
>wants to take a crack at it.
>----- End of forwarded message from Kirk McKusick -----
>Would anybody near Kirk be prepared to read these tapes, gzip the
>tape records, type in any tape labels glued to the reels, and send
>the whole lot in to the PUPS archive?!
>Many thanks in advance for the help.
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