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by commodorejohn
Fri Aug 17, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Sun/ORACLE/Fujitsu
Topic: Uploading abandoned software to archive.org ?
Replies: 5
Views: 68

Re: Uploading abandoned software to archive.org ?

Or all the above. Multiple redundancy is a beautiful, beautiful thing.
by commodorejohn
Fri Aug 17, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Sun/ORACLE/Fujitsu
Topic: Uploading abandoned software to archive.org ?
Replies: 5
Views: 68

Re: Uploading abandoned software to archive.org ?

That said, there's assloads of abandonware already on there (including piles of SGI CDs,) so I'd say go for it.
by commodorejohn
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Sun/ORACLE/Fujitsu
Topic: Fun in the SUN
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Fun in the SUN

For me, Sun machines are mostly a good opportunity to play around with a straightforward classic RISC Unix environment "as it was." SGIs and NeXT boxen are good examples of developers using *nix as a base to design solid, relatively user-friendly desktop systems; SunOS and Solaris are more of a vani...
by commodorejohn
Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What music do you listen to while working on your vintage machines?
Replies: 7
Views: 121

Re: What music do you listen to while working on your vintage machines?

Admittedly, when I really want to concentrate on work, I find myself listening to things that don't have any lyrics to distract the wordy part of my brain - so, Jean Michel Jarre, film soundtracks, extended instrumental jam type numbers, etc.
by commodorejohn
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What music do you listen to while working on your vintage machines?
Replies: 7
Views: 121

Re: What music do you listen to while working on your vintage machines?

My taste in music swings pretty vintage itself. I enjoy a lot of classic rock from the '60s-'70s, but I'm particularly big into classic progressive rock - classic Yes, classic Genesis, Pink Floyd, ELP, Jethro Tull, Focus, and so on - plus a fair bit of classical music as well. And occasionally a dip...
by commodorejohn
Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Gaming
Replies: 18
Views: 642

Re: Gaming

Yup, here you go: https://cdn.bethsoft.com/quake/dopa.rar

You'll need to extract it to a ./dopa subdirectory in the Quake basedir and start it with -game dopa of course.
by commodorejohn
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Gaming
Replies: 18
Views: 642

Re: Gaming

Hm, I just picked up the extra Quake episode iD did for the 20th anniversary a couple years back, and now it strikes me that I should really take a stab at getting that going on my O2, just for the sake of running a modern expansion for a 22-year-old game on a contemporary platform... :D
by commodorejohn
Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Sun/ORACLE/Fujitsu
Topic: What Sun Microsystems Hardware do you have?
Replies: 19
Views: 630

Re: What Sun Microsystems Hardware do you have?

Owned a few different Sun boxen over the years - originally started out with an Ultra and a couple different Ultra II models, picked up an IPC that used to belong to classichasclass but never got it set up before moving it on to another home. Currently I have a Blade 2000 with 2x1GHz UltraSPARC-IIi ...
by commodorejohn
Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: SGI Discussion
Topic: Modern IRIX UI Implementation?
Replies: 10
Views: 367

Re: Modern IRIX UI Implementation?

I remember someone talking about this on Nekochan a few years back...definitely like the idea.
by commodorejohn
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Sun/ORACLE/Fujitsu
Topic: Solaris/Software/Games
Replies: 3
Views: 124

Re: Solaris Software

I've had this bookmarked for a while... I believe it's a mirror of Sunfreeware from before they took down all the downloads and went pay-only. Packages for 2.5, 2.6, 7, 8, 9, and 10, i386 and Sparc. ftp://ftp.deu.edu.tr/pub/Solaris/sunfreeware/ Oh sweet. I've been frustrated because so many searche...