I've been looking for HP-UX 9.X and 10.20 patches and it looks like I'm late to the party. I found the original FTP sites from HP have all been taken down. I'm sure that someone must have made a complete mirror of these materials. I would have done it had I been paying attention at the time. I'm a younger UNIX geek hoping that an old timer can help me out here.

Does anyone know where to find backups of all the old HP-UX 10.20 software depots and patches?

For example I found this: ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software1/wk122/wk122en

But I can't find the catalog of what else is on this FTP server...

NOTE: I've learned that these depots may have never been officially posted on-line. What I am looking for might be .ISOs of the CDs that were sent out to people who had a support contract at the time of release. If you have CDs like this please make backups. CDs don't last forever.

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    This might help: faqs.org/faqs/hp/hpux-faq – RonJohn Sep 22 '17 at 19:00
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    Crumbs. HP-UX 10.20 support ended 14 years ago! You're trying to fix a (very) leaky tap. – steve Sep 22 '17 at 21:24
  • People keep all sorts of old things around for all sorts of reasons. I found a group who has live AMIGA machines! I love old technology. – HackSlash Sep 22 '17 at 21:27
  • I think 10.20 is still under a license. Last patch bundle were issued for Y2K compliance, perhaps you could check archive.org, or abandon-ware sites. – Emmanuel Nov 13 '17 at 15:40

Other than getting a list of patches (eg, from HP documentation) and searching for them, your best option may be to get in contact with classic computing enthusiasts.

I can suggest the following:

  1. ClassicCmp mailing list
  2. SunHELP Rescue mailing list
  3. The Unix Heritage Society

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