tkrn’s vintage computer and game console archive

Mission Statement

“tkrn’s archive is a niche web archive specifically focused on the preservation of vintage computer technology and video game console related information. There is an emphasis on preserving sites that have information to reverse engineering hardware/software and or driver/game/mod repositories.”

Why not use

Complete crawl inclusions

  • Binary files
  • Embedded YouTube streams captured
  • FTP/SFTP file inclusion
  • Backup of complete FTP sites (mirrors)

= More complete crawl of websites

System Configuration

HP DL380p Gen8

  • 2x Intel E5-2697 v2, 12-core @ 2.7 Ghz
  • 256GB DDR3 Memory
  • 1x 240GB SSD SATA Boot Volume
  • 24x 1.2TB 10K SAS Drives (primary crawl space)
  • 24x 3TB 7.2K NL-SAS Drives (repository space)

Debian 11 “bullseye”

  • Docker Engine
    • nginx
    • webrecorder/pywb
    • nlagovau/outbackcdx
    • ekoerner/heritrix:3.4.0-20210923-contrib-jre
  • ZFS on Linux

Contact Notes

If you’re a site that has been crawled by my bot and you wish to provide feedback please do so by using the following form.

Secondly, if you’re a user that has a suggestion for sites to be archived please use the following form to let me know which sites should be captured. Ideally, provide a reason for the archive crawl. Each site will be individually reviewed to determine if it aligns with the mission of the project.

Currently Indexed Sites

Please see tkrn’s archived indexed sites

Presentation Format

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Contact Form