Re: ACPI kernel panic with 5.0-RC1

2002-12-10 Thread Michael Lucas
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Re: wierd cpu usage numbers

2002-10-17 Thread Michael Lucas
: NOTE TO PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT 5.0-CURRENT IS SLOW: This is a result of what's explained there. ==ml -- Michael Lucas [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/q/Big_Scary_Daemons Absolute BSD: http://www.AbsoluteBSD.com

Re: wierd cpu usage numbers

2002-10-17 Thread Michael Lucas
going awry? ==ml -- Michael Lucas [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/q/Big_Scary_Daemons Absolute BSD: http://www.AbsoluteBSD.com/ To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-current in the body of the message

Re: 5.0 release schedule?

2002-08-28 Thread Michael Lucas
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Re: Perl scripts that need rewiting - Any volunteers?

2002-05-10 Thread Michael Lucas
answer: our tools just aren't there yet, but we're hoping. ==ml -- Michael Lucas [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/q/Big_Scary_Daemons Absolute BSD: http://www.nostarch.com/abs_bsd.htm To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Status of USB subsystem.

2002-05-03 Thread Michael Lucas
not because I'm ignoring you. -- Michael Lucas [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/q/Big_Scary_Daemons Absolute BSD: http://www.nostarch.com/abs_bsd.htm To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-current in the body

Re: Alpha Build

2002-03-26 Thread Michael Lucas
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Re: Weird binutils error (libintl.h not found) in 5.0-CURRENT

2002-03-08 Thread Michael Lucas
/dev/src/gnu/usr.bin/binutils. *** Error code 1 Stop in /data/dev/src. *** Error code 1 Stop in /data/dev/src. *** Error code 1 Stop in /data/dev/src. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-current in the body of the message -- Michael Lucas

Re: valgrind

2002-02-27 Thread Michael Lucas
. FreeBSD also includes (among others) gdb, which is GPL'd. Since valgrind is not necessary to run a minimal FreeBSD install, it's OK. (Note that I'm not advocating assimilating it into the main system, I'm just saying that the license isn't an impediment. :-) ==ml -- Michael Lucas

Re: Are there periodic GOOD tags in CVS for -CURRENT?

2002-02-26 Thread Michael Lucas
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more -current testers

2002-02-19 Thread Michael Lucas
April-May. Thanks, Michael -- Michael Lucas [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] my FreeBSD column: http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/q/Big_Scary_Daemons http://www.blackhelicopters.org/~mwlucas/ To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-current in the body

Re: more -current testers

2002-02-19 Thread Michael Lucas
wrote: On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 12:50:11PM -0500, Michael Lucas wrote: Hi Michael, It seems that the best we can hope for is to educate some of the braver users who are ready to take the next step and are willing to donate some time to us. Agreed. I think there are people out

Re: rm -rf /usr/obj/usr/src/usr.bin/tip helps build -CURRENT

2001-11-27 Thread Michael Lucas
On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 04:20:54PM +, Brian Somers wrote: A ``rm -fr /usr/obj; make -DNOCLEAN buildworld'' is quicker than ``make buildworld'' anyway :*) Really? Is this recommended? ==Michael Mad doc PR submitter Lucas -- Michael Lucas [EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: guide to downgrading from 5.0 to 4.4-STABLE

2001-11-02 Thread Michael Lucas
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Re: Why is csh tcsh? This can be a bad thing...

2001-08-23 Thread Michael Lucas
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Re: devfs and Vinum (was: any -current vinum problems?)

2001-08-16 Thread Michael Lucas
, John Baldwin wrote: On 15-Aug-01 Michael Lucas wrote: On Wed, Aug 15, 2001 at 10:21:39AM +0930, Greg Lehey wrote: To help localize this problem, could you please try this same thing on a kernel without devfs? The dump you sent me did not look like a Vinum bug, as I said in my reply

Re: devfs and Vinum (was: any -current vinum problems?)

2001-08-15 Thread Michael Lucas
On Wed, Aug 15, 2001 at 10:21:39AM +0930, Greg Lehey wrote: On Tuesday, 14 August 2001 at 19:26:09 -0400, Michael Lucas wrote: Before I start generating crash dumps etc., are there any gotchas with Vinum -current? I'm using devfs on a SMP system, upgraded 3 days ago. I get a panic

Re: devfs and Vinum (was: any -current vinum problems?)

2001-08-15 Thread Michael Lucas
:1128 #20 0xc0291a9d in syscall_with_err_pushed () #21 0x804dd2a in ?? () #22 0x8048757 in ?? () #23 0x80484d0 in ?? () #24 0x8048135 in ?? () (kgdb) quit magpire/var/crash;^Dexit Script done on Wed Aug 15 17:58:48 2001 -- Michael Lucas [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.blackhelicopters.org

any -current vinum problems?

2001-08-14 Thread Michael Lucas
Before I start generating crash dumps etc., are there any gotchas with Vinum -current? I'm using devfs on a SMP system, upgraded 3 days ago. I get a panic whenever I stripe something. Thanks, Michael -- Michael Lucas [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.blackhelicopters.org/~mwlucas/ Big Scary

wicontrol ifconfig after wireless ifconfig changes

2001-06-01 Thread Michael Lucas
when your card is misconfigured by the no carrier warning. That is really, really cool. Thank you! -- Michael Lucas [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.blackhelicopters.org/~mwlucas/ Big Scary Daemons: http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/q/Big_Scary_Daemons To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: wicontrol ifconfig after wireless ifconfig changes

2001-06-01 Thread Michael Lucas
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Re: panic: mutex vm not owned

2001-05-20 Thread Michael Lucas
a few hours | ago so it works here :-). Thanks, it works so far (I'm running X). I'll see where it breaks next. Mike -- Mike Heffner [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fredericksburg, VA [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://filebox.vt.edu/users/mheffner -- Michael Lucas [EMAIL

Re: Current for production?

2001-03-27 Thread Michael Lucas
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-current broken, or am I?

2001-03-15 Thread Michael Lucas
:1882: syntax error before `;' *** Error code 1 Stop in /usr/src/usr.bin/kdump. *** Error code 1 Stop in /usr/src/usr.bin. *** Error code 1 Stop in /usr/src. *** Error code 1 Stop in /usr/src. *** Error code 1 Stop in /usr/src. -- Michael Lucas [EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: can't get into single user mode - panic: ffs_valloc: dup alloc

2000-10-10 Thread Michael Lucas
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Re: can't get into single user mode - panic: ffs_valloc: dup alloc

2000-10-10 Thread Michael Lucas
On Tue, Oct 10, 2000 at 07:13:49PM +0200, Szilveszter Adam wrote: On Tue, Oct 10, 2000 at 02:06:24PM -0300, The Hermit Hacker wrote: On Tue, 10 Oct 2000, Michael Lucas wrote: It's not just you. I just assumed I had done something wrong. Hitting ^C during bootup fsck gets me

Re: can't get into single user mode - panic: ffs_valloc: dup alloc

2000-10-10 Thread Michael Lucas
to doc-land for this, I suppose. Although shouldn't BOOT_SINGLE still work? ==ml -- Michael Lucas [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.blackhelicopters.org/~mwlucas/ Big Scary Daemons: http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/q/Big_Scary_Daemons To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubs

Re: Submiting new code

2000-10-05 Thread Michael Lucas
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Re: Latest kernel/module restructuring

2000-09-12 Thread Michael Lucas
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Re: Question from a neophyte... Why isn't rc.local being read?

2000-08-21 Thread Michael Lucas
Gordon, This sort of question is better suited to [EMAIL PROTECTED] than [EMAIL PROTECTED] In the future, please ask there first. rc.local is deprecated. Drop a shell script in /usr/local/etc/rc.d ==ml The short answer I've added startup commands to /etc/rc.local on my 3.4 Stable machine.

Re: membership

2000-08-09 Thread Michael Lucas
Xavian, You'd have better luck talking to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with any specific problems you have. This list is for nitty-gritty discussion of some of FreeBSD's guts. While the folks here are friendly enough, they aren't really interested in answering basic questions and helping new users. You

Re: Latest kernel won't boot

2000-08-03 Thread Michael Lucas
Just recently build a kernel from cvsup, and the kernel won't boot. It gets to the point where you see booting [kernel] \ And it just hangs right there. There's a lot of disk activity, and after about 2 minutes (and no boot messages), I see a login prompt, but the machine is froze.

Re: Latest kernel won't boot

2000-08-03 Thread Michael Lucas
Sorry for the last try, not enough caffiene yet... Anyway, I had this problem as well. The problem was that /boot/loader wasn't working properly. Without it, the system runs, but you can't talk to the console. You can either boot from fixit cdrom and install a new /boot/loader or, as I did,

MS CHAP v2 in -current?

2000-07-17 Thread Michael Lucas
Ping... Does anyone know if ms chap v2 will be integrated into -current any time soon? I need it for pptpclient. If anyone has any patches they'd like public testing on, I'll volunteer. :) ==ml To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of

*weird* post-upgrade problem

2000-07-11 Thread Michael Lucas
Before I start digging into this, I thought someone might have a lead for me. The archives say nothing, although I'm not sure how to search on something like this. ("Just Plain Weird" generates too many hits.) I just upgraded to yesterday's -current from last week's -current. via make

re: *weird* post-upgrade problem

2000-07-11 Thread Michael Lucas
Well, I fixed the problem with a serial console, and doing cp /boot/loader.old /boot/loader Has anyone else seen anything like this? Or is it flat-out pilot error? Thanks, ==ml To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

hints syntax?

2000-07-03 Thread Michael Lucas
I'm having trouble with the hints file syntax for a more complicated device, namely a sound card. The device shows up with the unknown driver: unknown7: YMH0021 at port 0x220-0x233,0x530-0x537,0x388-0x38f,0x330-0x333,0x53 8-0x539 irq 5 drq 1,0 on isa0 I've tried hints files with a variety of

new kernel, pcm vanishes

2000-06-23 Thread Michael Lucas
Hello, I had a pre-config-change kernel that picked up my PCM audio nicely pcm0: Yamaha OPL-SAx at port 0x220-0x233,0x530-0x537,0x388-0x38f,0x330-0x333,0x538-0x539 irq 5 drq 1,0 on isa0 Today, with a post-config-change kernel, I don't detect it at boot. Both kernel configs have the same pcm

Re: HEADS UP: Destabilization due to SMP development

2000-06-19 Thread Michael Lucas
On a totally non-technical, but somewhat related note, can anyone give me any kind of idea how often relatively "large scale" changes like this typically occur with FreeBSD? IIRC, this is the biggest operation of its sort since 2.1. Can't comment on anything before then, I wasn't

Re: Cardbus Support?

2000-06-01 Thread Michael Lucas
Cardbus is a work-in-progress. Check the archives of freebsd-mobile for the gory details. Short answer: Warner Losh others are beavering away on it. I have seen so far a few people ask this question and all they have been told is to look at the supported hardware section on the handbook at

make buildworld breakage

2000-05-05 Thread Michael Lucas
Anyone else, or am I special? ==ml === usr.bin/systat cc -O -pipe -I/usr/src/usr.bin/systat/../../sys -I/usr/obj/usr/src/i386/usr/include -c /usr/src/usr.bin/systat/cmds.c cc -O -pipe -I/usr/src/usr.bin/systat/../../sys -I/usr/obj/usr/src/i386/usr/include -c

HP servers and FreeBSD?

2000-02-25 Thread Michael Lucas
Hello, I've been offered a deal on a couple of HP servers. Does anyone have any experience with the HP Netserver LC3 7/550? How about the HP Surestore DAT 12/24? These machines will be dedicated to testing 4.0 for the next six months or so, so I'm copying -current. (Sorry, I'll shut up now.)

make buildworld failure

2000-02-07 Thread Michael Lucas
Since we're in code freeze, I decided to install -current and have a go. (Yes, I'm specifically on the list of people who should not run -current; this is a test box being temporarily donated.) I installed off of the 2101 snapshot CD-Rom, cvsupped to -current. The make buildworld fails at:

GNATS reply?

2000-02-03 Thread Michael Lucas
Hello, Shouldn't I get a response email from [EMAIL PROTECTED]? Or is this a casualty of the mail breakage? Would I be better of using the web form, or just waiting until after Linuxworld? Thanks, ==ml To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the

NO_NAMED (patch attached)

2000-01-31 Thread Michael Lucas
Well, the corporate firewall doesn't allow send-pr, so I'm trying this the noisy way. Sorry. :( We have a no_named flag in /usr/src/usr.sbin/Makefile, right by no_sendmail. A recent discussion on -security shows that at least a couple people have a use for this. Therefore, submitted for your

Re: Making sure /var/tmp/vi.recover exists during reboot

2000-01-14 Thread Michael Lucas
A *lot* of us have local administration procedures that are inappropriate elsewhere, but are proper in a local context (or are wrong, but they want or need to do anyway). My laptop, for example, has a lot of o+rw permissions in /dev, /mnt owned by mwlucas... you get the idea. I don't want to

Re: options COMPAT_LINUX makes kernel fail to compile

2000-01-05 Thread Michael Lucas
Hello, Not that this is an actual fix to the problem, but: The COMPAT_LINUX kernel option isn't needed any more, per Marcel. (At least, when I wrote an article on this, it wasn't.) You can probably remove COMPAT_LINUX entirely. (If only the rest of the problems were this easy. :) ==ml

Re: Proposal: Removing doscmd from the source tree...

2000-01-05 Thread Michael Lucas
A possibility could be: 1. build it for i386 only, 2. build it via buildworld without X11, regardless if X11 exists. If I want to use it with X11, it is interactive and I can make it for X11 by hand - it will not break on compile runs at some hour at night. I'll commit a fix

Re: new device drivers

2000-01-03 Thread Michael Lucas
Hello, From a long time lurking on -current, I would suggest that you do the following. (This might not be strictly official, but it's how it's worked on this list in the past. ;) Put the driver up on a web page. Post a message on -current giving the URL and specifics of the drivers.

Re: Solaris Binaries on FreeBSD

1999-10-19 Thread Michael Lucas
Bill, Yes, you can. You will need a copy of the Solaris shared libraries, which are not freely available. Poke around Sun's site for their $10 personal edition of Solaris X86. This will give you the libraries. Then search the freebsd-emulation archives for details on how to make this work.

Re: How to report problems (was: Request for Flames)

1999-10-13 Thread Michael Lucas
Greg, Actually, I used your page (or its predecessor, it looks different now) back when I started. ;) I'd like to do something more detailed on each type of problem. Eventually, I'd like to turn this into a troubleshooting helper for the most common problems. But information gathering is the

Request for Flames

1999-10-12 Thread Michael Lucas
Folks, I'm writing a series of web pages on how to ask for help on the FreeBSD mailing lists. From time to time, some innocent newbie wanders in here asking a question with far too little information. ("CVSup/pn0/sio.c doesn't work. Why not?") On occasion, you folks have taken the time to