Re: virtualbox 5.2.20 triggers panic with FreeBSD 12.0-ALPHA10 r339432

2018-10-19 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Oct 19, 2018 at 03:47:40PM -0700 I heard the voice of Don Lewis, and lo! it spake thus: > > The first is that when I attempt to start a Virtualbox VM, the > system panics. Perhaps https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=230460 -- Matthew Fuller (MF4839) |

Re: drm2 in base

2018-09-28 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 01:01:02PM -0700 I heard the voice of Steve Kargl, and lo! it spake thus: > > How did you get around the "fence_wait returned with error -512" > messages filling /var/log/messages. Well, I never got them "filling" in a flooding sense. I did get regular bursts of them for

Re: drm2 in base

2018-09-28 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 11:00:02AM -0700 I heard the voice of Steve Kargl, and lo! it spake thus: > > I have a radeon HD 6450 video card (CAICOS firmware), and have been > informed that the hardware is too old for graphics/drm-stable-kmod > and that I should use graphics/drm-legacy-kmod. Well,

Re: PR backlog (was: [RFC] Deprecation and removal of the drm2 driver)

2018-05-31 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Thu, May 31, 2018 at 03:49:46PM -0500 I heard the voice of Mark Linimon, and lo! it spake thus: > > We do slightly better turning over ports PRs -- due to the fact that > we attach a maintainer field to each port. This doesn't completely > solve the problem, but it goes some distance. >From

Re: Strange ARC/Swap/CPU on yesterday's -CURRENT

2018-03-11 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sun, Mar 11, 2018 at 10:43:58AM -1000 I heard the voice of Jeff Roberson, and lo! it spake thus: > > First, I would like to identify whether the wired memory is in the > buffer cache. Can those of you that have a repro look at sysctl > vfs.bufspace and tell me if that accounts for the bulk of

Re: Strange ARC/Swap/CPU on yesterday's -CURRENT

2018-03-06 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Mon, Mar 05, 2018 at 02:39:18PM -0600 I heard the voice of Larry Rosenman, and lo! it spake thus: > > Yesterday, and I'm seeing really strange slowness, ARC use, and SWAP > use and swapping. > > Ideas? Since I updated to the Feb 25 -CURRENT I'm currently running (from mid-Sept, I believe), I

Re: Shared object "libelf.so.2" not found, required by "libkvm.so.6"

2015-11-30 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 11:39:49AM +0200 I heard the voice of Konstantin Belousov, and lo! it spake thus: > > I do not know what is the best way to handle it. Most simple is to > move libelf to /lib. How feasible is to move libkvm to /usr/lib (and > all stuff in / which needs libkvm) is the open

Re: CAM Shingled Disk support patches available

2015-11-19 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 12:13:09PM -0500 I heard the voice of Kenneth D. Merry, and lo! it spake thus: > > Testing and comments are welcome. GELI does explicit handling of each BIO type, so will need to be updated to pass it through (possibly in the form of inverting the default handling?) or

Re: geli panics my system after suspend-resume: g_eli_orphan_spoil_assert() called for cd0.eli

2015-06-13 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
[ Redirect to -geom, bcc'd to -current for transition ] On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 04:10:38PM +0200 I heard the voice of José García Juanino, and lo! it spake thus: Hi FreeBSD current, I get a reproducible panic following these steps: 1- Mount a geli encrypted DVD: [...] 4- Open again the

Re: how do I downgrade from 11-current to 10-stable

2015-05-31 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 04:20:42PM -0700 I heard the voice of Kevin Oberman, and lo! it spake thus: Unfortunately the list ends at 9.0. It would be nice if it could be updated. I might sift through SVN and see if I can put together a patch for 10.2. It is quite likely that the version has not

Re: how do I downgrade from 11-current to 10-stable

2015-05-31 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 04:35:35PM -0700 I heard the voice of Garrett Cooper, and lo! it spake thus: V7 support was never MFCed to stable/9. It’s in stable/10 and newer and was included in 10.0-RELEASE: Right, but it's not listed in 10.0's (or stable/10's) geli.8; _that_ rev was never MFC'd:

Re: [HEADSUP] pkg(8) is now the only package management tool

2014-09-01 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, Sep 02, 2014 at 03:51:31AM +0200 I heard the voice of Michelle Sullivan, and lo! it spake thus: Correct, take a 9.2 install disk, install it, portsnap and then install pkg on it... Oh wait, you can't.. pkg_install is broken, and 9.2 install disks don't have pkg in the BaseOS So

Re: Boot loader too large with Aug-11 FreeBSD/i386 11-CURRENT snapshot

2014-08-23 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sat, Aug 23, 2014 at 09:02:10AM +0200 I heard the voice of Joel Dahl, and lo! it spake thus: Today I installed 11-CURRENT from the 20140811 FreeBSD/i386 snapshot on my IBM T43 laptop but encountered some problems. The memstick installation went fine and I pretty much used default values

Re: Boot loader too large

2014-07-11 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 03:38:56PM -0700 I heard the voice of Nathan Whitehorn, and lo! it spake thus: I don't honestly remember where that number came from. It's at line 72 of usr.sbin/bsdinstall/partedit/partedit_x86.c. If 128 works better, I'm happy to change it, but it would be nice to

Re: CURRENT: why is CURRENT swapping so fast?

2014-06-14 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 01:12:08AM +0200 I heard the voice of Mark Martinec, and lo! it spake thus: The situation does not improve by itself, ARC has it all, less active jobs scramble and fight for whatever free memory is left for them and most of them remain swapped out. The best curse of

Re: ZFS secondarycache on SSD problem on r255173

2014-06-06 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 08:26:52PM -0500 I heard the voice of Matthew D. Fuller, and lo! it spake thus: On Mon, Mar 03, 2014 at 11:17:05AM +0200 I heard the voice of Andriy Gapon, and lo! it spake thus: I noticed that on some of our systems we were getting a clearly abnormal number

Re: Fresh-install from -current snapshot: Boot loader too large

2014-05-08 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Thu, May 08, 2014 at 10:24:01AM +0200 I heard the voice of Jeremie Le Hen, and lo! it spake thus: On the first boot I get the following error message: Boot loader too large As I recall, this comes from the freebsd-boot partition being too big, where too big is some unround number like

Re: newcons and beeping X

2014-05-01 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
A little investigation showed that the KDMKTONE ioctl handler was a complete stub, so anything X tried to do to ring the bell was completely unavailing. Sub'd as http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=189170 -- Matthew Fuller (MF4839) | fulle...@over-yonder.net Systems/Network

newcons and beeping X

2014-04-27 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
I switched my workstation over to newcons today, and it worked just fine, so yay. After using it a while, it slowly dawned on me that I wasn't making hardly any typing mistakes, nor was there any annoying email coming in. After all, if either were happing, I'd be getting beeps; vt is making my

Re: ZFS secondarycache on SSD problem on r255173

2014-04-25 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Mon, Mar 03, 2014 at 11:17:05AM +0200 I heard the voice of Andriy Gapon, and lo! it spake thus: I noticed that on some of our systems we were getting a clearly abnormal number of l2arc checksum errors accounted in l2_cksum_bad. [...] I propose the following patch which has been tested and

Re: ZFS secondarycache on SSD problem on r255173

2014-03-11 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Mon, Mar 03, 2014 at 11:17:05AM +0200 I heard the voice of Andriy Gapon, and lo! it spake thus: I noticed that on some of our systems we were getting a clearly abnormal number of l2arc checksum errors accounted in l2_cksum_bad. The hardware appeared to be in good health. FWIW, I have a

Re: FreeBSD 10.0-RC3 Now Available

2013-12-27 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 03:33:23PM +0100 I heard the voice of Mathieu Arnold, and lo! it spake thus: All you have to do is adapt it to run your particular setup, replacing da0 with the correct disk (and running it for each disk where your pool is, in my case, it was mfid0 and mfid1.) I've

Re: FreeBSD 10.0-RC3 Now Available

2013-12-27 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 05:21:12PM +0100 I heard the voice of Mathieu Arnold, and lo! it spake thus: You *don't* need it after installworld, or freebsd-update install. You *only* need it if you *explicitly* run zpool upgrade yourzpool. Well, that was my point; by removing the need to have to

Re: svn commit: r255715 - head/usr.bin/calendar

2013-10-25 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 08:17:50PM + I heard the voice of Diane Bruce, and lo! it spake thus: Log: - calendar uses cpp internally, this diff removes this usage and substitutes a limited subset cpp processor internally. (I'm sorta guessing at this change being the responsible one,

Re: svn error during 'make buildkernel'?

2013-08-06 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sun, Aug 04, 2013 at 08:55:30PM -0400 I heard the voice of Glen Barber, and lo! it spake thus: The error generated is non-fatal, and once I receive response on a proposed patch, will be suppressed if the svn version used to check out the tree is not compatible with that used to check the

Re: Question about portsdb (part of ports-mgmt/portupgrade)

2013-06-22 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sat, Jun 22, 2013 at 12:34:38PM + I heard the voice of Walter Hurry, and lo! it spake thus: But the corresponding action doesn't happen on 10.0-CURRENT (r251572) until I do a 'portsdb -Fu'. Why the difference? Portsnap doesn't make/distribute INDEX-10 (until 10 spirals toward

Re: Cannot startx on FreeBSD10 Current

2013-06-21 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sat, Jun 22, 2013 at 12:29:49AM + I heard the voice of Miguel Clara, and lo! it spake thus: The only way to turn off is but force and this can cause damage to filesystems, this is indeed a very big issue, and I'm not sure if its specific to KMS or some freebsd-current problem cause I

Re: Ports including sys/time.h broken

2013-03-27 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 09:28:19PM +0100 I heard the voice of Pawel Pekala, and lo! it spake thus: For some time now (about month?) ports using sys/time.h include fail to build and I`m sure they were building ok before. At least those seems affected by this: math/atlas math/openblas

Re: ZFS cache devs UNAVAIL

2012-10-23 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:08:55PM +0300 I heard the voice of Andriy Gapon, and lo! it spake thus: Do you have a rough estimate of when you started to experience this issue? I saw it with r241541 and not with my previous kernel (strings says it was r238937; July 31). So not a very narrow

Re: ZFS cache devs UNAVAIL

2012-10-22 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 12:57:34AM +0200 I heard the voice of Michael Schmiedgen, and lo! it spake thus: after an update to CURRENT 2012-10-17 my ZFS cache devs are marked UAVAIL after boot. These two devs are SSD partitions that are listed with some wired numbers (see below). Before that

Re: ZFS on HEAD

2012-09-28 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 09:31:41PM +0200 I heard the voice of Sami Halabi, and lo! it spake thus: /usr/src/sys/amd64/confSAMI: unknown option KVA_PAGES You're using amd64, not i386; you don't need to mess with KVA_PAGES. In fact, you probably don't need to tune anything on amd64, unless you've

Re: ZFS on HEAD

2012-09-28 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 09:44:08PM +0200 I heard the voice of Sami Halabi, and lo! it spake thus: what count for little, and what count for huge. Off the top of my head, I'd say less than 1 gig (maybe 2) or more than 256. With very little, you may need to start looking at some of the i386

Re: HEADS UP: ports/ and 10.0-CURRENT

2011-09-27 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 09:36:17AM -0400 I heard the voice of Robert Huff, and lo! it spake thus: Adrian Chadd writes: Our children will be dealing with Y2038. :-) Statistically, some of us will. Actually, I had to deal with it just last week... -- Matthew Fuller (MF4839) |

Re: 9.0 beta2 the new bsdinstaller

2011-09-22 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 08:26:47AM + I heard the voice of Thomas Mueller, and lo! it spake thus: I don't think there is any particular advantage in aligning GPT partitions on 1 MB boundaries. No, but it's bg, and rund! (http://dilbert.com/fast/1994-03-24/) It's a nice round

Re: 9.0 beta2 the new bsdinstaller

2011-09-20 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 04:23:49PM +1000 I heard the voice of Peter Jeremy, and lo! it spake thus: On 2011-Sep-19 13:25:27 +0100, Bruce Cran br...@cran.org.uk wrote: Will 64 kB be enough for 9.x? At least for x86 architectures, it seems adequate. [...] As for size, I'd suggest that if the

Re: [RFC] Force stdio output streams to line-buffered mode

2011-02-19 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 07:50:43PM +0100 I heard the voice of Jeremie Le Hen, and lo! it spake thus: I've attached a small patch for stdio, so if the environment variable STDIO_IOLBF is set, the output streams will be line-oriented by default. iostat -x 1 | env STDIO_IOLBF=1 grep -v ad10

Oddities in -current post-eventtimer

2011-01-03 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
OK, this has happened a couple times now. I'm running a mid-Oct -CURRENT, and at around 25 days uptime (not exact but consistently in that vicinity), things start getting very choppy. It's easily visible in playing videos; things get very jerky and slow, but all sorts of things start acting like

Re: Oddities in -current post-eventtimer

2011-01-03 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Mon, Jan 03, 2011 at 01:21:10PM +0200 I heard the voice of Alexander Motin, and lo! it spake thus: Symptoms look very alike to ones fixed at r214597 on 2010-10-31: Shoot, I missed that going by. Sorry for the noise; I guess I've got a good excuse to go upgrade now 8-} -- Matthew

Re: TTY task group scheduling

2010-11-18 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 06:23:24PM + I heard the voice of Alexander Best, and lo! it spake thus: judging from the videos the changes are having a huge impact imo. Well, my (admittedly limited, and certainly anecdotal) experience is that Linux's interactive response when under heavy load

Re: Interpreted language(s) in the base

2010-08-16 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 11:15:55PM -0700 I heard the voice of Doug Barton, and lo! it spake thus: However, a bigger reason was that it was impossible to marry our concept of a stable branch with the ever-evolving world that was perl. This one at least is conceptually pretty easy to solve.

Re: Switchover to CAM ATA?

2010-04-23 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 06:48:09AM +0200 I heard the voice of Szilveszter Adam, and lo! it spake thus: There is one interesting tidbit though: previously it used to be possible to run cdda2wav also as non-root, provided the user running it had read access to the /dev/cd0 device. This seems to

Re: HEADS UP: /bin and /sbin are now dynamically linked

2003-11-26 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 01:41:53PM -0500 I heard the voice of Garance A Drosihn, and lo! it spake thus: It is a bit more complicated than that, because programs may include embedded references to other files. So, I think some developer would *have* to do a little up-front work for any

Re: HEADS UP: /bin and /sbin are now dynamically linked

2003-11-26 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 02:17:02PM -0500 I heard the voice of slave-mike, and lo! it spake thus: Would it be possible to get a copy of this script? Please! :) Oh, it's pretty simplistic. It's actually on a box that's in the closet right now, but I think this is an older working version: ---

Re: How to fix this in 5.1-REL??

2003-11-26 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 08:57:10AM -0800 I heard the voice of Kevin Oberman, and lo! it spake thus: While UPDATING contain details on updating a system, the Makefile in /usr/src (actually Makefile.inc1) contains a target of 'world' and, through V3 of FreeBSD, this was considered the

Re: HEADS UP: /bin and /sbin are now dynamically linked

2003-11-25 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 02:41:44PM -0800 I heard the voice of David O'Brien, and lo! it spake thus: On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 04:07:49PM -0500, Michael Edenfield wrote: Would it be possible, through some make.conf magic, for the end-user to set extra programs to be put into /rescue that are

Re: Unfortunate dynamic linking for everything

2003-11-24 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
[ Lots of CC trimming ] On Sun, Nov 23, 2003 at 06:27:01PM -0500 I heard the voice of Richard Coleman, and lo! it spake thus: You would need to make sure that startup scripts never use tilde expansion. I'm not sure how common that is with RCNG. Not just the startup scripts, but ANY script.

Re: drm, irqs, etc.

2003-11-13 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 06:42:39PM -0800 I heard the voice of Kevin Oberman, and lo! it spake thus: In reality, 5.0 and 5.1 are neither, but questions have to go somewhere and it was announced some time ago that until a V5 version was declared 'STABLE', that questions should go to CURRENT and

Re: APIC-UP related panic

2003-11-12 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
I, for one, am always pleased to see these sort of in-depth explanations of these sort of shims. On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 11:35:26AM -0500 I heard the voice of John Baldwin, and lo! it spake thus: It's documented in /sys/i386/conf/NOTES now along with 'device apic'. For a longer explanation

Re: More ULE bugs fixed.

2003-11-05 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 11:28:50AM +0100 I heard the voice of Eirik Oeverby, and lo! it spake thus: The second is that mouse messages are actually *lost*, or bogus ones are being generated. I guess it's the first, making moused or X misinterpret the messages it gets. Where along the chain

Re: Text file busy

2003-09-04 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 09:36:31AM -0700 I heard the voice of Mikko Ty?l?j?rvi, and lo! it spake thus: If you are into foot shooting, you can always overwrite a shared lib, such as libc.so, and watch (almost) all your programs crash and burn :-) *raise hand* Yup. Got the t-shirt. Nothing

Re: Question related to FreeBSD Serial Console...

2003-09-03 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 12:18:51PM +0100 I heard the voice of [EMAIL PROTECTED], and lo! it spake thus: Keyboard and mouse manufacturers usually give dire warnings about plugging in PS/2 devices when the machine is powered up, maybe that's the reason why. I think it's more because the

Re: swapon vs savecore dilemma

2003-09-02 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 12:58:40AM -0600 I heard the voice of Scott Long, and lo! it spake thus: I still think that the real problem is in running swapon before savecore. In 99% of the cases out there, RAM scales with storage, so I really can't imaging fsck needing to swap, and certainly not

Re: Slow Boot

2003-08-17 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sun, Aug 17, 2003 at 02:55:46PM -0400 I heard the voice of Bill Moran, and lo! it spake thus: My best guess is that the chipset responds slowly to probes, thus it takes a while to get the list of devices from it. However, I've never looked into it any more than that. I've always presumed

Panic in 5.1-R

2003-07-22 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
System runs ppp(8) for a PPPoE DSL connection. I fired up another copy of ppp for unrelated purposes (no args, just `ppp`), and got this panic: panic: Resource flags out-of-sync cpuid = 1; lapic.id = 0c00 boot() called on cpu#1 #0 doadump () at /usr/src/sys/kern/kern_shutdown.c:238 #1

Re: 8MB install

2003-06-25 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 02:44:24AM -0700 I heard the voice of Terry Lambert, and lo! it spake thus: Alternately, you could find a FreeBSD 1.1.5.1 distribution on the net somewhere, and install that, instead; I have personally run that version of FreeBSD on a 4M 386SX, to use it as an X

Re: MAXLOGNAME 17 ?

2003-06-02 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 12:52:38AM -0300 I heard the voice of milo, and lo! it spake thus: I think that change this value can resolv. After one cvsup of current, my login and syslogd were compiled again but not works. Then I did one attach with gdb in login and I watched that mistake was in

Re: pw_user.c change for samba

2002-12-01 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sat, Nov 30, 2002 at 10:24:58PM -0500 I heard the voice of Garance A Drosihn, and lo! it spake thus: However, that doesn't answer the question of which 'adduser' is actually expected to be used in 5.0-current. Does someone have the shell-script (non-perl) version of adduser? Is it named

Re: 3 floppy system for -current releases

2002-08-08 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Aug 09, 2002 at 02:12:33PM +0930 I heard the voice of Daniel O'Connor, and lo! it spake thus: I think MSDOS installs are pretty rare and NFS ones even rarer (FTP is easier to setup) I've had one recent example here where FTP wouldn't work, but NFS flew. -- Matthew Fuller

Re: 3 floppy system for -current releases

2002-08-08 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Aug 09, 2002 at 07:20:53AM +0200 I heard the voice of John Hay, and lo! it spake thus: I'm wondering if that was because something in our stack was bust or because of some firewall or other network thing? I'm not sure. This was 4.6.1-RC2, across a local 100mbps LAN. The FTP server

Re: custom kernel

2002-06-24 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 10:29:14PM -0700 I heard the voice of Doug Barton, and lo! it spake thus: Well, what I do is place symlinks in /usr/src/sys/i386/conf, pointing to the real kernel config file(s), which are in a different hierarchy, and in the local part of my CVS repository (vs.

Re: gcc -O broken in CURRENT

2002-03-15 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
[ Trim the CC's a bit ] On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 04:00:08PM -0800 I heard the voice of Terry Lambert, and lo! it spake thus: Kenneth Culver wrote: Other reasons I haven't even thought of yet 8-). Yeah, I was just wondering if there were issues making us keep a.out stuff in FreeBSD

Re: Why is csh tcsh? This can be a bad thing...

2001-08-24 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Aug 24, 2001 at 09:46:00AM -0700, a little birdie told me that Jordan Hubbard remarked From: Jim Bryant [EMAIL PROTECTED] Because of certain differences, it cannot be used wholesale as a replacement for csh. Then please enumerate them so that they can be given due attention. This

Re: Userbase of -current

2001-07-19 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Wed, Jul 18, 2001 at 09:34:41PM -0400, a little birdie told me that Garance A Drosihn remarked At 11:18 PM -0700 7/17/01, Peter Wemm wrote: If I had to guess, I'd put the total [genuine] -current userbase at between 20 and 50 people. And many of those intentionally lag by a few weeks to a

Re: softupdates on /

2001-07-06 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Jul 06, 2001 at 12:52:06AM -0500, a little birdie told me that Dan Nelson remarked In the last episode (Jul 06), David Scheidt said: I've dodged that problem by SIGSTOPing installworld a couple times during the /sbin install, waiting for softupdates to catchup, and then SIGCONTing

Re: Re: -CURRENT b0rked?

2001-05-12 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sat, May 12, 2001 at 12:21:55PM +0300 I heard the voice of Maxim Sobolev, and lo! it spake thus: It seems that sysinstall(8) was not fully integrated into buildworld - it depends on content of /usr/share/syscons/keymaps, while it shouldn't. I've just committed a patch that should fix

Re: Re: -CURRENT b0rked?

2001-05-12 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sat, May 12, 2001 at 10:07:20PM -0500 I heard the voice of Ken Wills, and lo! it spake thus: Deleting keymap.h (autogenerated, in obj/* somewhere, I forget), and restarting the build got me past this. I start all my builds with an empty /usr/obj and a freshly co'd /usr/src. Re-newfs'ing

-CURRENT b0rked?

2001-05-11 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On several attempts to build world, I'm getting ths same error: In file included from /usr/src/usr.sbin/sysinstall/keymap.c:40: keymap.h:3606: `keymap_ua_koi8_u_shift_alt' undeclared here (not in a function) keymap.h:3606: initializer element is not constant keymap.h:3606: (near initialization

Re: sshd library problems

2000-04-04 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
Hi Ben :) On Tue, Apr 04, 2000 at 05:41:05PM -0400, a little birdie told me that Ben Rosengart remarked Hello all, I am running a 5.0-CURRENT system cvsup'd this afternoon, and sshd is not working for me. When I try to start it, I get the following: ** RSA_PKCS1: Unable to find an RSA

Re: SMP buildworld times / performance tests

2000-03-31 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Mar 31, 2000 at 12:24:27PM +0200, a little birdie told me that Brad Knowles remarked At 5:44 PM -0600 2000/3/30, Matthew D. Fuller wrote: Does softupdates provide faster performance than async/noatime? I keep /usr/src and /usr/obj as such, would it be faster with softupdates

Re: SMP buildworld times / performance tests

2000-03-30 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Wed, Mar 29, 2000 at 10:04:17PM -0800, a little birdie told me that Matthew Dillon remarked Ha! I found it. Kirk gets the credit --- softupdates was turned on in one of the machine's /usr/obj's and off on the other machine's. So softupdates improves buildworld times by a

Re: SMP buildworld times / performance tests

2000-03-30 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Thu, Mar 30, 2000 at 04:00:43PM -0800, a little birdie told me that David O'Brien remarked On Thu, Mar 30, 2000 at 05:44:53PM -0600, Matthew D. Fuller wrote: Does softupdates provide faster performance than async/noatime? In general it depends. Softupdates is faster on creating a file

Re: ntpd hanging machine

2000-03-02 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Thu, Mar 02, 2000 at 02:55:16PM -0800, a little birdie told me that Matthew Dillon remarked rtprio (and idprio) is virtually guarenteed to lockup your machine eventually. Don't use either. Hm. I've run ntpd rtprio'd to 52 for over a year, under -CURRENT and RELENG_2_2. Never

Re: OpenSSH bugs with login.conf

2000-02-25 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Feb 25, 2000 at 07:07:54PM +0300, a little birdie told me that Andrey A. Chernov remarked How to reproduce bug: with default /etc/login.conf try to log in using standard login (1) and "ssh localhost" (2). Then "echo $FTP_PASSIVE_MODE". You'll have "YES" in case (1) and "Undefined

Re: multiple cd devices

2000-01-01 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Dec 31, 1999 at 01:45:31AM -0500, a little birdie told me that Brian Fundakowski Feldman remarked The way certain devices, like cd with its monotonically increasing counter where devices are probed in order and assigned device based on precedence and not hardwiring/controller

Re: removing enigma(1)

1999-12-01 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Wed, Dec 01, 1999 at 04:09:11PM -0500, a little birdie told me that Bakul Shah remarked Enigma is just a format converter at this point and should be left around (after renaming it crypt -- which is how it is known on all Unix versions older than 10 years). Some of us Renaming?

Re: removing enigma(1)

1999-12-01 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Wed, Dec 01, 1999 at 04:36:12PM -0500, a little birdie told me that James Howard remarked On Wed, 1 Dec 1999, Matthew D. Fuller wrote: [15:25:53] mortis:~ (ttyp9):{838}% ll -i `which crypt` `which enigma` 23155 -r-xr-xr-x 2 root wheel 4980 Oct 29 13:47 /usr/bin/crypt* 23155 -r-xr

Re: {a}sync updates (was Re: make install trick)

1999-10-07 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 11:57:26AM +1000, a little birdie told me that Peter Jeremy remarked How detailed should the man page be? Exactly my query in writing this ; If it stated "all file data will be written synchronously, but inodes where the only update is atime and free block

Re: make install trick

1999-10-06 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Wed, Oct 06, 1999 at 04:18:15PM -0500, a little birdie told me that Kevin Day remarked /dev/da0s1a on / (local, synchronous, writes: sync 32 async 15100) My understanding was that that was just a indication of writes that were able to be done asynchronously without any risk, so they

{a}sync updates (was Re: make install trick)

1999-10-06 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
Thank you, this is *EXACTLY* what I was looking for :) On Thu, Oct 07, 1999 at 08:59:00AM +1000, a little birdie told me that Peter Jeremy remarked As far as I can tell, the net effect is that inode access time updates will remain async writes into the filesystem. An easy way to tell

Re: ccd build failure

1999-09-23 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Thu, Sep 23, 1999 at 02:51:15PM -0700, a little birdie told me that Darryl Okahata remarked Oliver Fromme [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Uhm... Maybe I misunderstand what your 100-line perl script does, but I use the following 3-line shell script instead: #!/bin/sh - cvs status

Panic (From -chat's Re: Real Audio program that discusses FreeBSD, solaris, and Linux)

1999-09-17 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
http://www.thesync.com/etc/archives.html When I tried to view the program linked here, my -CURRENT system went kablouie. FreeBSD mortis.futuresouth.com 4.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 4.0-CURRENT #0: Tue Sep 14 16:48:29 CDT 1999 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/src/sys/compile/MORTIS i386 I have a coredump.

Re: Panic (From -chat's Re: Real Audio program that discusses FreeBSD, solaris, and Linux)

1999-09-17 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, Sep 17, 1999 at 04:02:37PM -0400, a little birdie told me that Sean O'Connell remarked hi- This looks awfully familiar to what rvplayer does to me on my -current box. Of course, no one has responded at all ot anything that I sent out... I've never had any troubles out of it

Re: $FreeBSD tag confusion

1999-09-01 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Wed, Sep 01, 1999 at 09:20:44PM +0800, a little birdie told me that Peter Wemm remarked 23 cat /home/ncvs/CVSROOT/options tag=FreeBSD=CVSHeader tagexpand=iFreeBSD,Id Speaking of the whole subject, where is this (method of defining tags) documented? I've searched every bit of CVS

Re: Monday strikes again

1999-08-24 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Mon, Aug 23, 1999 at 09:44:10PM +0100, a little birdie told me that Doug Rabson remarked It seems like isa bus is never being attached for some reason. Have a look at nexus_attach() and see if anything suspicious is happening (like an error return from device_probe_and_attach()). FWIW,

Unhappy recent -CURRENT's (was Re: Monday strikes again)

1999-08-24 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, Aug 24, 1999 at 03:52:15PM -0500, a little birdie told me that Matthew D. Fuller remarked Here is some info from the panic I got mid-late April. I'll try cvsup'ing and building a new kernel tonite and see if it's fixed, but in case it isn't here's some info. Update: -CURRENT now

Re: is dumpon/savecore broken?

1999-07-21 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Thu, Jul 22, 1999 at 02:19:37AM +0200, a little birdie told me that Andrzej Bialecki remarked On Tue, 20 Jul 1999, Matthew Dillon wrote: You can do it manually from /etc/rc. If it doesn't even get that far, you used to be able to specify it in the kernel config but I do not

Re: kvm_getswapinfo is broken

1999-05-26 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, May 25, 1999 at 11:38:38PM -0600, a little birdie told me that Kenneth D. Merry remarked {panzer:/usr/home/ken:2:0} pstat -s Device 1K-blocks UsedAvail Capacity Type /dev/(null)3275520 327552 0%Interleaved /dev/(null)3930880 393088

Re: Today's kernel crashes on starting X

1999-05-14 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, May 14, 1999 at 02:17:28AM +0200, a little birdie told me that Sheldon Hearn remarked On Fri, 14 May 1999 01:13:36 +0200, Gianmarco Giovannelli wrote: Here it continues to panic with screen, same errors of yesterday... I'll try with X right now but I think it is the same

Panic with screen w/info (was Re: Today's kernel crashes on starting X)

1999-05-14 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
Well, this apparently doesn't involve X, only screen. (X may still be broken/flaky, but this doesn't involve it specifically) This time I just ran screen on a vty, and *poof* -- Looking at the trace below, does this look like a (if not the) problem? #10 0xc0162490 in ttyflush (tp=0xc029dc20,

Re: Panic with screen w/info (was Re: Today's kernel crashes on starting X)

1999-05-14 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Fri, May 14, 1999 at 01:36:41PM -0400, a little birdie told me that Luoqi Chen remarked Here's the better fix, please let me know if it works, I won't be in a position to crash this box again until tomorrow, but I'll give it a whirl then. Thanks. Index: tty_pty.c

Re: the new config and booting

1999-05-12 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Thu, May 13, 1999 at 12:16:17PM +1200, a little birdie told me that Joerg Micheel remarked Virgin systems is not virgin disks. If you buy a complete PC, this bootloader from Redmonton is already on the disk. I had similiar problems a while back and unless someone has explicitely looked

-CURRENT told me to panic when it booted, so I did

1999-04-28 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
I get a thoroughtly reproducible (in fact, utterly non-un-reproducible) panic on boot of recent -CURRENTs. It did this on a cvsup from maybe 2, 3 days ago, and again with one done ~4pm CDT today. Note: all these messages are hand-copied, this machine isn't in a situation where it's easy to put a

Re: swap-related problems

1999-04-14 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Wed, Apr 14, 1999 at 01:12:00PM -0400, a little birdie told me that Mikhail Teterin remarked Aha, now its clearer. May be, since we are do not conform anyway, we can design some clever way of notifying a program rather then SIGKILL-ing it? Perhaps, SIGBUS? Something, a program can

Re: cvsup

1999-04-13 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Mon, Apr 12, 1999 at 10:52:52PM -0700, a little birdie told me that John Polstra remarked Also, try the -s option. (Read about it first in cvsup(1).) It greatly reduces disk activity and will make your updates go faster, possibly with snappier GUI updates too. Damn, I should RTFM more

Re: cvsup

1999-04-13 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, Apr 13, 1999 at 08:29:30AM -0700, a little birdie told me that John Polstra remarked Matthew D. Fuller wrote: As a data point, CVSup runs nicely, but if I iconify it and deiconify it, it takes about forEVER (maybe 10, 15 seconds on a PPro 180) to redisplay itself completely

Re: cvsup

1999-04-13 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, Apr 13, 1999 at 03:41:46PM -0700, a little birdie told me that John Polstra remarked Matthew D. Fuller wrote: After about 4 days without cvsup'ing (including lots of fun gcc/egcs) updates it took 6:16 to update my CVS repo including: When CVSup is fetching entirely new files

crypt algorithms (was Re: DES from source?)

1999-04-03 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Sat, Apr 03, 1999 at 05:34:06PM +0200, a little birdie told me that Dag-Erling Smorgrav remarked Do I need to change all passwd with 'passwd {user}' to use DES passwd crypt? Existing MD5 passwords will still work. New users will get DES passwords. Did we ever hash out a mechanism to do

Re: /var/db/pkg/.mkversion

1999-04-01 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
[ Yes, I'm sticking my nose in where it probably doesn't belong and should get chopped off for it. It's a hobby ;] On Thu, Apr 01, 1999 at 02:36:14AM -0800, a little birdie told me that Satoshi - the Wraith - Asami remarked The same situation arises whether the version info is in /var/db/pkg

Re: /etc/rc.conf, take 46!

1999-03-23 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Tue, Mar 23, 1999 at 12:49:52PM +0200, a little birdie told me that Sheldon Hearn remarked On Sun, 21 Mar 1999 18:06:41 PST, Jordan K. Hubbard wrote: if [ -f /etc/defaults/rc.conf ]; then . /etc/defaults/rc.conf -elif [ -f /etc/rc.conf ]; then - . /etc/rc.conf + for i in

Re: uptime weirdnessl

1999-02-18 Thread Matthew D. Fuller
On Thu, Feb 18, 1999 at 07:05:39PM -0500, a little birdie told me that Brian Feldman remarked On Thu, Feb 18, 1999, Erik Funkenbusch put this into my mailbox: Any ideas? Yes. Look at /var/run/wtmp. Look CAREFULLY at /dev/null. Look even more carefully at /var/run/utmp, since wtmp is

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