[lug] For love or money: 1994 Yggdrasil Plug-and-Play Linux CD
wpiencia at thunderdome.ieee.org
Wed Jan 7 20:29:50 MST 2009
On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 09:43:17AM -0600, Walter Pienciak wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 09:24:55AM -0600, Walter Pienciak wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 09:08:07AM -0600, Neal McBurnett wrote:
> > > A friend is very very interested in finding an installation CD or .iso
> > > for the Yggdrasil Linux Release circa 1994. He's willing to buy it or
> > > borrow it to do some limited testing. Help finding a PC of ~1994
> > > vintage to load the CD on would also be appreciated, since he doubts
> > > the old CD will load on a modern IDE-based PC.
> > >
> > > Yggdrasil is a very early commercial version of Linux, with some
> > > interesting early features.
> > >
> > > Let me know if you can help or have any tips.
> > >
> > > Cheers
> > >
> > > Neal McBurnett http://mcburnett.org/neal/
> > Neal, I have an Yggdrasil CD around here, which I can copy for you.
> > (I just saw it a week ago, but don't remember which release. I'm
> > digging around my office now.)
> > Walter
> Summer 1994 release. E-mail or call 303-527-0934 to figure out a
> transfer for the copy I'm burning now. Plug and play, all the
> Andrew stuff, pretty exciting at the time without the pain of a
> very long download process.
FWIW, I found my copy of the Fall 1993 release also, if anyone
has a burning desire to see how things were back in the day . . .
I found it while looking for my Windows 3.1 stuff. ;^)
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