1.3. What are the "OSU Archives"?
OSU-CIS is an Ohio State University computer system which
holds a very large selection of UNIX-PC-related programs and files.
David Brierley (email@example.com) is the current maintainer
of the archives. Ohio State graciously allows both anonymous FTP and
UUCP access to this archive. For FTP from the Internet, access is via
the machine archive.cis.ohio-state.edu (IP address: 188.8.131.52).
This is the URL for the OSU archives ftp access.
Dave Brierley has also now added www access to the UNIX-PC archives with
They recommend the following L.sys (Systems) entries:
# Direct Trailblazer
# dead, dead, dead...sigh. for the 3rd time in as many months.
#osu-cis Any ACU 19200 1-614-292-5112 in:--in:--in: Uanon
# Direct V.32 (MNP 4)
# dead, dead, dead...sigh.
#osu-cis Any ACU 9600 1-614-292-1153 in:--in:--in: Uanon
# Micom port selector, at 1200, 2400, or 9600 bps.
# Replace ##'s below with 12, 24, or 96 (both speed and phone number).
# Can't use MNP with V.32 on -3196
osu-cis Any ACU ##00 1-614-292-31## "" \r\c Name? osu-cis nected \c GO \d\r\d\r\d\r\d\r\d\r\d\r\d\r in:--in:--in: Uanon
The file ~/att7300/README.Z contains a detailed list of the
archive's contents and should be the first thing to get.
Another source of software for Internet-connected sites is the
anonymous FTP area on ftp.cs.caltech.edu. Andy Fyfe
(firstname.lastname@example.org) maintains new versions of TeX and GNU utilities
in the pub/3b1 directory.
[Ed. Note: As far as I know the archive at ftp.cs.caltech.edu for the
3b1 has been shut down, everything in the caltech archives
is mirrored in the OSU archives in ~/pub/att7300/csvax ]
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