Re: policy on GPL'd drivers?

2003-05-27 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On Wed, 28 May 2003 14:22, M. Warner Losh wrote: In message: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Daniel O'Connor [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: : The only downside is that there are no hooks into the build process so : you have to be VERY careful when you update your kernel, or you get : panics

Re: ULE nice behavior fixed.

2003-04-02 Thread Daniel O'Connor
degradation for buildworld. Isn't nice +20 == idle prio then? My understanding was that idle prio didn't run unless nothing else wanted the CPU which is what you describe nice +20 as doing :) -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice

Re: Removing Sendmail

2003-04-02 Thread Daniel O'Connor
to revert so the base system still does what you want etc.. It can be quite annoying to deal with :) -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum

Re: Trouble building XFree86-4-Clients.

2003-03-22 Thread Daniel O'Connor
:403:25: X11/Xft/Xft.h: No such file or directory Tried making sure Xft and fontconfig are up to date? I had trouble with that when I updated. -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many

Re: secondary ACPI problems

2003-03-19 Thread Daniel O'Connor
Technologies' device = 'Rage 128 Pro AGP 4x' class= display Restart X? :-) -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint

RE: boot0cfg

2003-03-05 Thread Daniel O'Connor
a quick look but couldn't see anything to indicate this was so) -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint - 9A8C 569F 685A D928

RE: IP over IEEE1394?

2003-03-05 Thread Daniel O'Connor
- firewire hd - desktop PC and used the drive on one machine and setup a network between the two of them :) fwcontrol -t shows bus topology. -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them

Re: LAN support for nVidia nForce2

2003-02-24 Thread Daniel O'Connor
://www.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=174064+177805+/usr/local/www/db/text/2003/freebsd-hackers/20030126.freebsd-hackers -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from

Re: WLAN

2003-02-23 Thread Daniel O'Connor
is finalised and the interoperability tests are done before buying any of it. -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint - 9A8C 569F

Re: VIA8235 audio support

2003-02-23 Thread Daniel O'Connor
but it seems to work fine. It's an Epox 8K9AI with a VIA 8235 south bridge, and I'm running FreeBSD 4.7 (almost 4.8-PRE). I merged the changes from -current (didn't apply cleanly but I think I got it right) and it still works, so that is a good start :) :) -- Daniel O'Connor software and network

Re: fix: lock order reversal proc/filedesc.

2003-02-14 Thread Daniel O'Connor
to Denmark. It is becoming increasingly clear to me that the majority of FreeBSD developers don't really care if their code works, as long as they get the credit (and / or paycheck) for committing it. Uhh.. pretty broad/rude call there :-/ -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer

Re: ATA code is buggy and slower

2003-02-06 Thread Daniel O'Connor
is almost identical to the 4.x stuff bar extra locking calls. My Quantum fireball drive gets 35Mb/sec under both 4.5 and 4.7.. I have a WD800BB on a 4.7 box and it does 48.7 Mb/sec. -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about

Re: I've just had a massive file system crash

2003-01-28 Thread Daniel O'Connor
, it's immediate, modulo delay. Not certain if I did, but it's likely. -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint - 9A8C

Re: I've just had a massive file system crash

2003-01-25 Thread Daniel O'Connor
it up later to find fsck having a nice good chew on the drive (deleting REAMS of files). I stopped it and then ripped it out of the lappy and mounted it read only to recover most of my files. Lots of things in /etc got toasted, and it was rather annoying to recover from :( -- Daniel O'Connor

Re: FreeBSD port of BitTorrent is done. Help test

2003-01-24 Thread Daniel O'Connor
, in display fieldwin.addstr(7 + i, 0, self.errors[i], curses.A_BOLD) _curses.error: addstr() returned ERR -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about

Re: FreeBSD 5.0 and Dell notebooks

2003-01-14 Thread Daniel O'Connor
on -current also. Provided you stick to APM.. The suspend to disk thing is only available with APM - an ACPI OS is supposed to do all of that stuff without help from the BIOS. Unfortunately no one has written suspend to disk support for FreeBSD yet :( -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer

Re: FreeBSD 5.0 and Dell notebooks

2003-01-14 Thread Daniel O'Connor
:( But they have: dumpon(8) -Nate (only half kidding) Well it's almost half way there :) Now for undumpon :) -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from

Re: dhclient in background?

2003-01-10 Thread Daniel O'Connor
in dhclient.conf.. -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint - 9A8C 569F 685A D928 5140 AE4B 319B 41F4 5D17 FDD5 To Unsubscribe

Re: Cordless Keyboard + Mouse

2003-01-07 Thread Daniel O'Connor
don't see why vidcontrol wouldn't work.. Does it print any error messages? -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint - 9A8C

Re: Cordless Keyboard + Mouse

2003-01-06 Thread Daniel O'Connor
tell usbd to change the console keyboard using 'kbdcontrol -k devname' I believe (I have never used a USB keyboard) -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from

Re: recent openssh problem

2002-12-12 Thread Daniel O'Connor
. It worked silently before. Does lo0 have 127.0.0.1 as it's address? -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint - 9A8C 569F

Re: USB issues with Apollo KT133A mobo

2002-12-05 Thread Daniel O'Connor
logs. I've always assumed that the VIA patch was MFC'd, but I can't any verification of this. It was MFC'd - I ended up hand MFC'ing it to try out, but it wasn't successful :( -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about

Re: Problem with ntpdate

2002-11-28 Thread Daniel O'Connor
aren't set when ntpdate runs? -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint - 9A8C 569F 685A D928 5140 AE4B 319B 41F4 5D17 FDD5

Re: Will official-NVIDIA-driver for 4.7 work with -CURRENT ?

2002-11-08 Thread Daniel O'Connor
so you can recompile it under different releases and have it work. Given that the version Matthew Dodd hacked together that used the _linux_ version of this worked in both -current and -stable I would suggest it's probably likely that it will work :) -- Daniel O'Connor software and network

Ports funkyness

2002-11-04 Thread Daniel O'Connor
4 23:02 .. Guess not. Now what do I do? :) Ahh, hmm.. guess that zero length +CONTENTS might have something to do with it. Yech, wonder how that happened :( Lots of my ports appear to be damaged the same way :( -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http

Re: Large 'label'ing defaults for sysinstall

2002-10-27 Thread Daniel O'Connor
everyone happy. IMHO they should be left as they are. -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint - 9A8C 569F 685A D928 5140 AE4B

Re: mozilla busted?

2002-09-19 Thread Daniel O'Connor
. I think mini broke threads recently. Been fixed even more recently too. I believe you can work around it by booting an older kernel.. -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them

Re: fxp0 failures on APCI/APM resume

2002-08-29 Thread Daniel O'Connor
when I didn't have the fxp driver loaded before suspending so it couldn't save the card state. Not sure if it applies in your case but it's something to keep in mind - espcially when testing new stuff where you might not load things as normal. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer

Re: 3 floppy system for -current releases

2002-08-08 Thread Daniel O'Connor
rarer (FTP is easier to setup) Survey time! :) -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint - 9A8C 569F 685A D928 5140 AE4B

Re: 3 floppy system for -current releases

2002-08-08 Thread Daniel O'Connor
install support, but giving it a lower priority as I suggest that numerically more people do FTP installs. I have no evidence to back my claim though. -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards

Re: 3 floppy system for -current releases

2002-08-08 Thread Daniel O'Connor
== removing support? I don't _think_ so Tim. -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint - 9A8C 569F 685A D928 5140 AE4B 319B 41F4

Re: 3 floppy system for -current releases

2002-08-08 Thread Daniel O'Connor
my patch) but at least they exist, while without the patch there are no snaps. Commit it and hang the dissenters :) Since you're writing it do it the way you want. (Buy flame proof undies too) -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au

Re: cvs commit: src/release/i386 drivers.conf

2002-07-24 Thread Daniel O'Connor
it) then the loader can load any extra modules you need. If your argument was true then the kernel would need to load itself :) -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from

Re: cvs commit: src/release/i386 drivers.conf

2002-07-24 Thread Daniel O'Connor
code for accessing the CDROM to load the modules necessary to access the CDROM? No emulation booting. ie WinNT/2K/etc install. I believe John Baldwin has written the support for it - see my other email about it. -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http

Re: Support for USB devices out-of-the-box in -current?

2002-06-12 Thread Daniel O'Connor
as well, but I don't think it is 100% integrated (eg with the mouse setup widget). Note that these observations are based on -stable sources, so YMMV :) -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards

Re: Support for USB devices out-of-the-box in -current?

2002-06-12 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On Thu, 2002-06-13 at 14:07, Wilkinson,Alex wrote: Does -CURRENT support USD 2.0 yet ? Don't think so, but I am fairly sure it's being worked on. -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so

Re: Support for USB devices out-of-the-box in -current?

2002-06-12 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On Thu, 2002-06-13 at 14:38, Wilkinson,Alex wrote: By who ? The USB maintainer.. Who's name escapes me at this point :) - Alex Don't think so, but I am fairly sure it's being worked on. -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http

Re: Device cloning

2002-06-11 Thread Daniel O'Connor
and when it is opened replacing it with a different minor number? Or perhaps /dev/foo0 as a symlink to /dev/foo0.0 and when it is opened create /dev/foo0.1 and change the symlink. This is obviously a different major,minor pair but those are the constraints in the system :) -- Daniel O'Connor

Re: cvs commit: src/sys/kern subr_diskmbr.c

2001-12-09 Thread Daniel O'Connor
that is labelled as DANGEROUS. No, it won't hurt your cats but you may lose hair from using it, and for what benefit? NONE! --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from

Re: USB and SMP

2001-11-10 Thread Daniel O'Connor
or some combination :) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-current

RE: Un-install upgrade application software

2001-10-28 Thread Daniel O'Connor
look at the sysutils/portupgrade port. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: NIS client does perform Ok when my duplex is right (Was: Re:

2001-10-18 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On 17-Oct-2001 Peter S. Housel wrote: At Wed, 17 Oct 2001 18:32:15 +0900 (JST), Daniel O'Connor wrote: Either hack the startup script, or man 5 dhclient.conf :) (Look for medium) And then use media instead, because dhclient.conf(5) is wrong. Ahh, interesting. Obviously I haven't

RE: NIS client does perform Ok when my duplex is right (Was: Re:

2001-10-17 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On 17-Oct-2001 Thyer, Matthew wrote: P.S. I would still like to try using DHCP but *NOT* autonegotiating. Is this possible ? Either hack the startup script, or man 5 dhclient.conf :) (Look for medium) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http

Re: Approach to integrate a driver into the kernel [winmodem]

2001-10-10 Thread Daniel O'Connor
_really_ like that :) (No, I have no patches :) At the moment I have integrated the ltmdm driver into sys/modules (uudecode the .o file). This is necessary as I found the only instability was due to a stale kld :-/ There are several other modules that would benefit from this approach too.. --- Daniel

Re: uucp user shell and home directory

2001-10-02 Thread Daniel O'Connor
. There are still uses for UUCP. E.g. I'm doing printing over UUCP from my notebook. I'm not saying there aren't, just curious as to what it gets used for :) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards

Re: uucp user shell and home directory

2001-10-01 Thread Daniel O'Connor
be a useful tool in certain situations. I think a more 'modern' solution is POP or IMAP over SSH, you can also feed SMTP over an SSH tunnel too (This is what I use). --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards

Re: uucp user shell and home directory

2001-10-01 Thread Daniel O'Connor
. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. -- Andrew Tanenbaum To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-current in the body

Re: kern.flp blown out again

2001-09-13 Thread Daniel O'Connor
the floppy you can load everything else you need later on. (Except non-pnp ISA devices because you can't specify port/irq/etc) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from

Re: kern.flp blown out again

2001-09-13 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On 13-Sep-2001 David O'Brien wrote: On Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 06:37:22PM +0930, Daniel O'Connor wrote: I have a patch for sysinstall which allows you to load kld's from a floppy. Please post!! :-) http://www.gsoft.com.au/~doconnor/sysinstall-kld.diff I am thinking of storing which

RE: PPP modem dial is completely broken

2001-06-11 Thread Daniel O'Connor
carrier forever without further redialing. About months old PPP works fine with the same config. Is it a 'normal' modem, or a USB one? (Not that I have a solution either way, but the usb modem code is still a bit dodgy IMHO :) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis

RE: usb modems

2001-03-31 Thread Daniel O'Connor
? or could some one advise me of the best approach to a fix or a how2. I ve tried www.usb.org and well errmm no succes :( I recently bought a NetCOMM Roadster II which works very well.. (At least I can dial up and stuff - haven't exaustivly tested it) You may have a Win Modem :( --- Daniel O'Connor

RE: Proposal to mergemaster

2001-03-13 Thread Daniel O'Connor
at installworld time fairly trivially. The ports code does this for each file which is installed and its not too onerous. This would solve my previous point also :) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards

RE: How could I do with my sound card?

2001-02-22 Thread Daniel O'Connor
snd0, and all software to look for /dev/mixer0 .. So how could to now? try MAKEDEV snd1 I'm fairly sure there is a FAQ or handbook entry on this. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about stan

Sound gets the occassional 'beep' coming through

2001-01-13 Thread Daniel O'Connor
as a low pitched buzz.. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsu

RE: PalmPilot emulators don't work on CURRENT

2000-12-28 Thread Daniel O'Connor
recompiling the application and dependancies? etc etc.. Bad bug reports are useless. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew

Re: Mutex, SMBUS, ACPI (Re: how to mutex'ify a device driver)

2000-11-28 Thread Daniel O'Connor
if he did it's fairly easy to not read a mail that is important. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum To Unsubscribe:

RE: making an install CD

2000-10-31 Thread Daniel O'Connor
the Makefile for handy tips :) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with &q

Re: Support for USB scanners in FreeBSD

2000-10-27 Thread Daniel O'Connor
--- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-curre

RE: kernel trap 12 with interrupts disabled?

2000-10-23 Thread Daniel O'Connor
=7, 16/255 SCBs known problem, or new one? I get the kernel trap messages 5 times on a boot, but my system seems OK, except occasionally it hangs bad (no DDB). I don't have any SCSI adapters however. (Dual PII350 BX chipset, IDE) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis

RE: -current grinds exceeding slow

2000-10-12 Thread Daniel O'Connor
... --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-curre

RE: -current grinds exceeding slow

2000-10-10 Thread Daniel O'Connor
with the same symptoms. 'Me too'. I notice it gets MUCH worse when using NFS, and just bad when using UFS (don't know if it is FS specific or just the fact that NFS is networked though). --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice

RE: Linux Emulation ETTW?

2000-09-13 Thread Daniel O'Connor
this is schedueled to be looked at / fixed? You are probably using the wrong modules. Make sure you don't have an old /modules directory lying around since the kernel and modules have moved to /boot/xxx --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au

RE: netscape

2000-09-08 Thread Daniel O'Connor
3.x compat distribution installed. You can install this with sysinstall. Another option is to use the Linux version (ports/www/linux-netscape47-communicator) which has the added advantage of having more plugins (eg flash) available. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Softw

Re: netscape

2000-09-08 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On 08-Sep-00 Bruce Burden wrote: since the native netscape doesn't bother to read any library path but the "standard" one, which of course points to ELF libraries, and not a.out ones... You're supposed to use ldconfig -aout for that.. --- Daniel O'Connor software a

Re: hotmail now running win2000

2000-08-08 Thread Daniel O'Connor
... Personally I would wire something up to the reset switch instead.. Much less potential for accidentally nuking your hardware if your script is broken and starts toggling machines on and off like mad.. (much less violent on disk etc too) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer

Re: -e option to umount?

2000-06-19 Thread Daniel O'Connor
by an event daemon.. It could handle stuff like a user hitting the eject button, someone pressing a magic key on the keyboard, and apm events etc.. then do something about it. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing

RE: HEADS UP!: config changes...

2000-06-16 Thread Daniel O'Connor
the perl script generated lines like - hint.fdc.0.port=""0x3F0"" Which the loader barfed on.. easy to fix though. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so ma

RE: WARNING /dev/wd compat hack removed...

2000-06-15 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On 15-Jun-00 Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: Remove the "wd" compatibility name from the "ad" driver. WARNING: If you have not updated to use /dev/wd* in your /etc/fstab You mean 'If you have not updated to use /dev/ad* in your /etc/fstab...' right? --- Dani

Re: mktemp() patch

2000-06-07 Thread Daniel O'Connor
message appearing when you try and make a temp file on a brain dead FS. BTW.. For 5 character long temp names with + and = the number of possibile names is 2073071593, without it is 1804229351. (13% less) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http

Re: SMP changes and breaking kld object module compatibility

2000-04-26 Thread Daniel O'Connor
. True, depending on your setup you can do it ON your production machine :) Or on your workstation etc.. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from."

Re: SMP changes and breaking kld object module compatibility

2000-04-25 Thread Daniel O'Connor
can be applied to a system in some (known) version. Especially security fixes, which are usually limited to specific programs. Try buildworld on one machine and installworld on all of your production boxes.. installworld only takes 10-20 minutes to run on my crappy IDE disks. --- Daniel

Re: SMP problem? (was: Re: [usb-bsd] USB To Do list)

2000-04-08 Thread Daniel O'Connor [EMAIL PROTECTED],Daniel O'Connor
to :) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe

Re: 4.0 sysinstall fails to recognize disks

2000-03-23 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On 23-Mar-00 Mike Smith wrote: Just rebuild sysinstall, like I told you to start with. Or just bring the disks up by hand, which is much faster. Or even try Warner's 'diskprep' tool. If anyone want diskprep, its at... http://people.freebsd.org/~imp/diskprep --- Daniel O'Connor

Re: emu10k1 (SB Live!) support under FreeBSD?

2000-03-20 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On 20-Mar-00 Dan Moschuk wrote: | How current is this? Will it work against 4.0-STABLE? I haven't tested it, but I believe so. I applied the patch to a machine which is *just* pre 4/5 split and it patched fine. I used it to get my ALS120 to work. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network

Re: calcru / microuptime problem

2000-03-13 Thread Daniel O'Connor
but not login, no disk I/O. I'm waiting for two 36GB IBM SCSI disks, which should arrive soon, then the next round without ATA is what I'm planning. Do you have the latest BIOS rev? --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing

Re: calcru / microuptime problem

2000-03-13 Thread Daniel O'Connor
. When the new disks arrive, well, I can try the new BIOS also. Worth a shot I suppose.. Other people seem to recommend it anyway 8-) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of

RE: linux-acrobat-4.05 only works with linux-netscape!

2000-03-01 Thread Daniel O'Connor
normally because the shell is /bin/sh but when run from Netscape it finds /compat/linux/bin/sh (which is bash) and works.. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose

Re: kdelibs port broken?

2000-02-27 Thread Daniel O'Connor
not the ports collection thats at fault, the people who did it this way are cleaning up the mess made by other coders. This happens for tcl, gtk, qt.. There are quite a number. (at least 3! ;) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The

Re: kdelibs port broken?

2000-02-27 Thread Daniel O'Connor
versions of the same library? A lot of them have support files which are loaded by the library when ITs loaded by the app. You would end up with all sorts of nasty race conditions when people run multiple apps etc.. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http

Re: kdelibs port broken?

2000-02-27 Thread Daniel O'Connor
. Of the ones we 'version' (GTK and GLIB) you can set the GLIB/GTK_CONFIG env. var to tell apps where to find it. I don't think its possible for tcl since it looks in a given path for a config file instead of looking for a config file in the path. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer

Re: 4.0: default path when su'd

2000-02-27 Thread Daniel O'Connor
and /usr/sbin in the normal user path.. Its not like it allows them to do anything they couldn't do themselves and it saves hassle later on when they ask how to run ping :) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about stan

Re: Crashing netscape?

2000-02-23 Thread Daniel O'Connor
you login to /. you can change your preferences to be 'simple HTML' which makes it not crash netscape and load faster too.. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them

kdelibs port broken?

2000-02-22 Thread Daniel O'Connor
recompiled (which is why I'm rebuilding kdelibs in the first place).. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum To Unsubscribe:

Re: status of 'device awe' ?

2000-02-22 Thread Daniel O'Connor
) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-curre

Re: status of 'device awe' ?

2000-02-22 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On 22-Feb-00 Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven wrote: That's why I wanted to kill voxware in 4.0, would allow pcm to be used from default... Now we're stuck to the voxware crap for another release cycle until 5.0 hits the public. shrugs You don't _have_ to use it :) --- Daniel O'Connor

Re: kdelibs port broken?

2000-02-22 Thread Daniel O'Connor
. Ahh yes, that fixed it.. I rebuild qt142.. KDE libs works fine now, thanks :) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum To U

Re: bzip2 in src tree (Was Re: ports/16252: bsd.port.mk: Add bzi

2000-01-23 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On 24-Jan-00 David O'Brien wrote: running Winloose, so I actually *CAN* run this in the background. I certainly was not idle while Bzip2 was compressing. Its pretty annoying waiting for something to compress if you want to do other things that depend on it being compressed.. --- Daniel

Re: Problems with PCMCIA Cards

2000-01-19 Thread Daniel O'Connor
is needed to load the right device driver when the kernel detects a new card being inserted... --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew

Re: boot messages for pci devices...

2000-01-18 Thread Daniel O'Connor
version displayed and the verbose stuff go to a seperate buffer and logged seperatly.. ie so you don't clutter your boot screen with junk, but if you have a problem you can get at the verbose info :) .. and no I don't have any patches :) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis

RE: mouse problem(please help)

2000-01-10 Thread Daniel O'Connor
You should double check your X configuration.. The port should be /dev/sysmouse, and the protocol MouseSystems. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to c

Re: So, tell me again why we can't read audio CDs in SCSI drives

2000-01-06 Thread Daniel O'Connor
cdrecord like so - cdrecord -dev=x,y,z -speed=a -audio track1.wav track2.wav ... Easy! :) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew

Re: So, tell me again why we can't read audio CDs in SCSI drives

2000-01-06 Thread Daniel O'Connor
or change the intertrack gaps you need to burn in Disk-At-Once mode.. cdrdao and the newer versions of cdrecord support DAO. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to c

RE: mmaping /dev/dsp problems

1999-12-28 Thread Daniel O'Connor
) Speaking of your mmap() problem.. When I try quake and the mmap sample program they get stuck in pcmflush forever :( --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose

Re: New sound driver and Linux games

1999-12-20 Thread Daniel O'Connor
, but no dice. Does it mmap() the DMA sound buffers? I know Quake 2 does this, and preusmably so does Q3.. I have noticed that the new pcm driver doesn't seem to do mmap()'d audio very well :( --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice

RE: calcru() warnings...

1999-11-24 Thread Daniel O'Connor
hours. Its a dual PII-350. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with &q

Re: Netscape and -current

1999-11-22 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On 22-Nov-99 Steve Kargl wrote: FreeBSD 4.0-CURRENT #1: Mon Nov 15 09:52:45 PST 1999 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/src/sys/compile/TROUTMASK netscape (for FBSD) works fine. I have -current as of 19-Nov-99 and Netscape works fine (well as well at it ever does..) --- Daniel O'Connor software

Re: K6-III wrtalloc + mtrr support ?

1999-10-30 Thread Daniel O'Connor
could fiddle with it and find out how big the command window but I haven't bothered yet. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew

Re: really draggy NFS access in -current?

1999-10-28 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On 28-Oct-99 Matthew Jacob wrote: UDP. Local network. Very puzzling. Have you tried a week old kernel? Might be worth the test to see if someone broke something subtle. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing

mount_nfs hanging in sbwait

1999-10-26 Thread Daniel O'Connor
are mounted with the options 'rw,bg,resvport,intr,soft,tcp' --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum dmesg.boot GUPPY.nosmp

sys/socket.h broken..

1999-10-21 Thread Daniel O'Connor
/mount.h defined AF_MAX which causes lots of nice warnings. --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum To Unsubscribe: send mail

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