HP breakup... Website & ftp being trashed ... save what you can

Al Kossow aek at bitsavers.org
Fri May 6 13:47:50 CDT 2016

On 5/6/16 11:44 AM, Al Kossow wrote:

> Either I missed it when I wget'ed it a year or two ago, but I was looking for
> Compaq Portable 486 softpaqs recently, slurped all of them from ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/
> last week, and it ended up being almost 2tb with a lot more earlier ones available now
> than the last time I tried it

And if anyone cares, you can't create floppy images from the really old softpaqs
on modern PCs. I ended up having to shuttle an IDE disk to the Portable 486 and
run the image copy program on there

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