Re: panic in get_next_dirent

2010-09-03 Thread Brian Somers
upgrading kernel to the latest revision as of today. Could this be something that you accidentally broke and then fixed while pursuing your NFS issue? -- Andriy Gapon -- Brian Somers br...@awfulhak.org Don't _EVER_ lose your sense of humour

Re: make install failed on XFree86-4-client (with 6/10 -current)

2002-06-30 Thread Brian Somers
Well, this has been happening for about a year on my dev box. It's not gcc 3.1 specific. I've never gotten around to figuring out why it works on some machines. On Sat, 29 Jun 2002 19:41:51 -0700, David O'Brien wrote: On Sat, Jun 29, 2002 at 11:30:48PM +0100, Brian Somers wrote: The problem

Re: make install failed on XFree86-4-client (with 6/10 -current)

2002-06-29 Thread Brian Somers
I've been seing this problem for ages on my dev box, but it doesn't happen on other boxes. The problem is because the glxinfo program uses CCLINK to link, but it's a c++ program. Changing the CCLINK to CXXLINK works. I have no idea why there's no problem on some machines. On Mon, 17 Jun 2002

Re: loader failure

2002-05-15 Thread Brian Somers
no matter which kernel I try to boot. Booting my new kernel with the old loader (from the DP1 dist) works fine until it tries to start init(8): spec_getpages: preposterous offset 0xfff8f446 exec /sbin/init: error 5 spec_getpages: preposterous offset 0xfff81426c000

Re: loader failure

2002-05-15 Thread Brian Somers
Brian Somers [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: This was fixed an hour or so ago. Phk backed out the daddr_t size change pending investigation. Does that fix the loader too, or just the kernel? I'm not sure, I'm just rebuilding now. Remember, /boot/loader.old is left around... handy

Re: loader failure

2002-05-15 Thread Brian Somers
Brian Somers [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: This was fixed an hour or so ago. Phk backed out the daddr_t size change pending investigation. Does that fix the loader too, or just the kernel? I'm not sure, I'm just rebuilding now. Remember, /boot/loader.old is left around... handy

Re: CURRENT and P-IV problems

2002-05-07 Thread Brian Somers
On Sat, May 04, 2002 at 09:26:33PM +0100, Brian Somers wrote: Try disabling -pipe when building the compiler. This seems to make things more stable here (CFLAGS=-O in /etc/make.conf) - as if building the kernel with -pipe sometimes produces a kernel that subsequently murders

Re: CURRENT and P-IV problems

2002-05-04 Thread Brian Somers
Hi, Try disabling -pipe when building the compiler. This seems to make things more stable here (CFLAGS=-O in /etc/make.conf) - as if building the kernel with -pipe sometimes produces a kernel that subsequently murders the compiler with sig11/sig4 all the time. This is just marginally more

Re: ipfilter not broken for me

2002-04-29 Thread Brian Somers
On Sat, Apr 27, 2002 at 04:01:28PM +1000, Darren Reed wrote: In some email I received from Doug Barton, sie wrote: On Fri, 26 Apr 2002, Ruslan Ermilov wrote: =20 I tested this on i386 only with 2 days old -CURRENT (today's is broken due to the import of latest IPFilter suite)

Re: Revision 1.88 of kern_linker.c breaks module loading for diskless

2002-04-25 Thread Brian Somers
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Harti Brandt write s: the check for rootdev != NODEV introduced in rev 1.88 breaks loading of kernel modules from an NFS mounted root in diskless configurations. Dropping in gdb and printing rootdev shows -1 which is, I assume, NODEV. Ah, that would explain a

Re: cvs commit: src/usr.sbin/ppp Makefile async.c async.h atm.c bundle.c ccp.c ccp.h chap.c chap.h chat.c command.c datalink.c datalink.h defs.c defs.h ether.c exec.c i4b.c lcp.c lcp.h main.c mppe.c netgraph.c netgraph.h physical.c physical.h route.c tcp.c ...

2002-04-14 Thread Brian Somers
Hello. brian 2002/03/30 04:30:11 PST Modified files: usr.sbin/ppp Makefile async.c async.h atm.c bundle.c ccp.c ccp.h chap.c chap.h chat.c command.c datalink.c datalink.h defs.c

Re: mktime() doesn't fix deadzones...

2002-04-10 Thread Brian Somers
Hi, I've cc'd -standards as I think this would be of interest there. IMHO the SQL code you quote in the PR should fail with an ``invalid time'' error. Personally I like the fact that mktime() returns -1 - it allows date's -v option to act sanely, although I must admit it was a PITA to get

Re: segfault in getpwuid()?

2002-04-05 Thread Brian Somers
Yes, I think I can ! I'll bet the binary in question is using libc.so.4 *AND* libc.so.5 because of a third library that has a libc.so.4 dependency. This confused me for quite some time with apache. for f in /usr/local/lib/*.so do objdump -x $f 2/dev/null | grep -q NEEDED.*libc.so.4 echo $f

Re: HEADS UP: Be nice to -CURRENT ( 1 week Feature Slush )

2002-03-08 Thread Brian Somers
To this end, we would like to request that commits for the next 7 days to HEAD be made with special care. -CURRENT is in pretty good shape right now, so we're not requiring approval for all commits. I have a Perl-5.6.1 upgrade. Is that too risky? Apart from the perl stuff itself,

Re: HEADS UP: Be nice to -CURRENT ( 1 week Feature Slush )

2002-03-08 Thread Brian Somers
As discussed at BSDCon, the release engineers are committed to releasing a relatively stable snapshot of FreeBSD -CURRENT on or around April 1, 2002. Obviously, a lot of major components are still in progress, but a great deal of work has already been accomplished, and could benefit

Re: PPP Dial of External Modem Fails in 'Current'

2002-01-22 Thread Brian Somers
I rebuilt 'Current' over the weekend with a make buildworld/install world and make buildkernel/install kernel and 'ppp -ddial papchap' gives the following error(s) when trying to dial an external modem: Warning set ifadr: Invalid command Warning set ifadr: Falied 1 Does anyone

Re: rev 1.61 of /sys/netinet/in.c breaks ISDN

2001-12-06 Thread Brian Somers
Hi, with rev 1.61 of in.c I4B directly hangs up after dialing out. At the moment I run a current kernel as of yesterday with a netinet directory as of today except for in.c (which is at rev 1.60 here) and everything works fine. Hi, Can you give me more details about the failure - error

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

2001-11-27 Thread Brian Somers
On Tue, Nov 27, 2001 at 06:35:49AM -0800, David Wolfskill wrote: Found this to be helpful after seeing: stage 2: cleaning up the object tree ... === usr.bin/tip .depend, line 886: Inconsistent operator for tip make: fatal errors encountered -- cannot continue and the tail

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

2001-11-27 Thread Brian Somers
On Tue, 27 Nov 2001 18:03:45 +0200, Ruslan Ermilov wrote: | Did you do a component build without `make obj'? That would leave | turds, and I'm pretty sure the buildworld target doesn't repeat the | cleandir target. | | depend is included by make(1) automatically, before a cleandir

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

2001-11-27 Thread Brian Somers
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? Yes, except I meant ``rm -fr /usr/obj/*''. ==Michael Mad doc PR submitter Lucas

Re: cvsup-devel port build problem (pm3-base)

2001-11-21 Thread Brian Somers
I sent John Polstra a similar patch some time ago Any news about getting this committed John (P) ? Hi, I ran into some problems building the cvsup-devel port. In one of it's dependants, the c file is attempting to include nfs/nfs.h which is nolonger valid.

Re: cvsup-devel port build problem (pm3-base)

2001-11-21 Thread Brian Somers
John Polstra [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In article [EMAIL PROTECTED], Brian Somers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I sent John Polstra a similar patch some time ago Any news about getting this committed John (P) ? There is already an open PR with a patch. I think Mark Murray is working

ACPI panic at boot time in -current

2001-10-11 Thread Brian Somers
Hi, I was wondering if anybody has any suggestions about why this might be happening in -current: Booting [/boot/kernel/kernel]... /boot/kernel/acpi.ko text=0x32f34 data=0xf9c+0x1028 syms=[0x4+0x49c0+0x4+0x61a]- Copyright (c) 1992-2001 The FreeBSD Project. Copyright (c) 1979,

Re: Anyone had luck with 3Com HomeConnect ADSL Modem Dual Link???

2001-09-25 Thread Brian Somers
Hi... Has anyone on this list had any luck dealing with 3Com HomeConnect ADSL Modem Dual Link? I am stuck with this peace of hardware and please don't flame me ;) I connect the modem to an xl card sitting on the PC. I am running a fairly recent -CURRENT system. Here is my

Re: stdio change, other libraries needs bumping too!

2001-09-22 Thread Brian Somers
Andrey A. Chernov wrote: On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 18:32:57 +0400, Andrey A. Chernov wrote: After stdio changes 4.4 binaries linked with libtermcap/libcurses refuse to work: /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: /usr/lib/libcurses.so: Undefined symbol __stdout p It is because

More SIG4s during make world

2001-08-28 Thread Brian Somers
Hi, Just a quick note to say that my -current box has started dropping cores during make world again. I have a kernel from August 11 that works ok, and had one from August 18 that was causing sig 4 at random places. I accidently overwrote my Aug 18 kernel.old, but Aug 25, 27 and 28 are

Re: another panic (mix ppp and usb to taste)

2001-08-25 Thread Brian Somers
As I was trying to let the Palm Pilot connect to my desktop through usb using PPP, I tried to run /usr/sbin/ppp -quiet -direct -nat /dev/ugen0 FWIW, that should be: /usr/sbin/ppp -quiet -direct -nat /dev/ugen0 as ppp -direct needs to be able to write to descriptor 0 too.

Re: Syntax change in ppp?

2001-08-20 Thread Brian Somers
Hi, after the latest updates I just noticed a different behaviour of ppp. in /etc/ppp/ppp.linkup I had an additional line iface clear for my profile to get rid of stuffed up IP pairs. After the latest update this entry also clears my defaultroute, but only after redialing. I now

Re: Syntax change in ppp?

2001-08-20 Thread Brian Somers
Brian Somers schrieb: Hi, after the latest updates I just noticed a different behaviour of ppp. in /etc/ppp/ppp.linkup I had an additional line iface clear for my profile to get rid of stuffed up IP pairs. After the latest update this entry also clears my

Re: Copyright Contradiction in libalias

2001-08-20 Thread Brian Somers
This is my fault. Charles gave me permission to change these files to a BSD license a while ago. It looks like I got it wrong :-/ I'll fix it now. I was doing some things in libalias when something caught my eye, $ cat alias.c /* -*- mode: c; tab-width: 8; c-basic-indent: 4; -*- */

Re: Copyright Contradiction in libalias

2001-08-20 Thread Brian Somers
Check with Charles to see if he really wants to abandon copyright claims to his code, or whether he was really implying some really liberal open source license. With the BSD Copyright (only) he keeps the intellectual copyright on the original. That's what I've changed it to (as per his

Re: Copyright Contradiction in libalias

2001-08-20 Thread Brian Somers
+---[ Brian Somers ]-- | Check with Charles to see if he really wants to abandon copyright claims | to his code, or whether he was really implying some really liberal open source | license. | | With the BSD Copyright (only) he keeps the intellectual copyright

Should developers run current ? (was: XDM and X)

2001-08-04 Thread Brian Somers
I've cc'd freebsd-current here. This is a followup to a small thread on the UK user group list about the stability of -stable. Joe Karthauser [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Aug 04, 2001 at 02:42:44PM +0100, Nik Clayton wrote: =20 This hasn't suddenly changed in FreeBSD -- the

Re: /home: mount pending error: blocks 14 files 3

2001-08-03 Thread Brian Somers
On Thu, 02 Aug 2001 10:42:29 +0100, Brian Somers wrote: If the error keeps turning up, I would guess that you have a 0 or empty fsck field in /etc/fstab and fsck -s therefore not fixing the problem. Nope. I have passno set for the filesystem on which I also see this. I used

Re: /home: mount pending error: blocks 14 files 3

2001-08-03 Thread Brian Somers
On 02-Aug-01 Sheldon Hearn wrote: On Thu, 02 Aug 2001 09:33:41 MST, John Baldwin wrote: I get these messages when I reboot or crash before the background fsck finishes sometimes. Sometimes I get them when the filesystems are clean, too. They always happen when the previous

Re: Userbase of -current

2001-07-22 Thread Brian Somers
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Vincent Poy writes: : Somehow I always thought there were more than 50 people who are : really running current. We do stress test it though and it had : performed flawlessly over the past 8 years. Question though, does anyone : happen to know what the

Re: trouble with glob patch (ftp exploit)

2001-06-18 Thread Brian Somers
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], default013 - subscriptio ns writes: Hi, thanks for the tip, but I attempted the new instructions and got this error... It seemed like it went a bit farther but... [/usr/src/lib/libc]# make all install Warning: Object directory not changed from

Re: tcsh.cat

2001-06-18 Thread Brian Somers
On Fri, 15 Jun 2001 23:33:07 +1000 (EST), Bruce Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Here's an example of a complication: what is the semantics of /tmp/foo/bar where foo is a symlink to ? I think the pathname resolves to /tmp//bar and then to /tmp/bar, but this is surprising since foo doesn't

Re: panic from May

2001-06-18 Thread Brian Somers
A current world with a May 23 kernel works ok, so you may be lucky :) I get the following panic on a GENERIC kernel from around May 23: (copied by hand) /usr/src/sys/kern/kern_synch.c:385: sleeping with vm locked from /usr/src/sys/vm/vm_pager.c:428 panic: sleeping process owns a mutext

Re: PPP modem dial is completely broken

2001-06-12 Thread Brian Somers
With new PPP I can't dial to my provider anymore. Two variants: 1) PPP says Clearing choked output queue and connection stuck forever with carrier on. Nothing else happens. 2) PPP says Too many IPCP NAKs sent - abandoning negotiation and drop carrier forever without further redialing.

Re: PCCARD and -current

2001-06-09 Thread Brian Somers
I got the same results as you. It eventually worked when I copied the entry matching my card into /etc/pccard.conf and hard-wired the irq as the same as the pcic device (9 in my case): $ cat /etc/pccard.conf irq 9 card Lucent Technologies WaveLAN/IEEE config auto wi 9

Re: Unrecognised CBCP packet [strange problems with ppp(8)]

2001-05-29 Thread Brian Somers
I've had reports of this in the past. The other end is sending a ``code 5'' packet - something that doesn't appear in the spec :( ppp(8) just ignores these (emitting a warning), they shouldn't be causing any problems themselves (even if CBCP is actually being used). Try enabling IPCP

Re: softupdates related problem in -current

2001-05-29 Thread Brian Somers
On Sun, May 27, 2001 at 10:18:43PM -0700, Doug Barton wrote: Another problem I'm having in -current right now is with softupdates. Wh= en the system panic'ed the first time, it came up ok and fsck'ed fine with no apparent loss of data. However, during the fsck it complained bitterly

Re: cvs commit: src UPDATING

2001-05-29 Thread Brian Somers
In message Pine.BSF.4.31.0105290848330.514-10@nihil Michael Reifenberger writes: : Have you tried to start aviplay ( coming from ports/graphics/avifile ) or using : whine? Nope. vmware does the job too, and I believe star-office. Warner -- Brian [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: ** HEADS UP **: sys/miscfs file systems moved

2001-05-23 Thread Brian Somers
Dear -CURRENT users, Please note that: - FDESC, FIFO, NULL, PORTAL, PROC, UMAP and UNION file systems were repo-copied from sys/miscfs to sys/fs. - Renamed the following file systems and their modules: fdesc - fdescfs, portal - portalfs, union - unionfs. - Renamed corresponding

Re: ** HEADS UP **: sys/miscfs file systems moved

2001-05-23 Thread Brian Somers
On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 12:52:40PM +0100, Brian Somers wrote: Dear -CURRENT users, Please note that: - FDESC, FIFO, NULL, PORTAL, PROC, UMAP and UNION file systems were repo-copied from sys/miscfs to sys/fs. - Renamed the following file systems and their modules

Re: background fsck

2001-05-18 Thread Brian Somers
This happens to me ``almost all the time'' on my dev box: Filesystem 1K-blocks UsedAvail Capacity Mounted on /dev/ad0s1a 25406382600 15113835%/ devfs110 100%/dev procfs 440 100%

Re: Where to put include files (was: cvs commit: src Makefile.inc1)

2001-05-18 Thread Brian Somers
On Thu, 17 May 2001, Warner Losh wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Brian Somers writes: : Solaris calls it's ioctl files /usr/include/sys/driver_io.h so I'd : spell digiio.h /usr/include/sys/digi_io.h. Actually, the more I think about it, the more I like putting it in /usr

Re: Where to put include files (was: cvs commit: src Makefile.inc1)

2001-05-18 Thread Brian Somers
John/peter, could you repo-copy src/sys/dev/digi/digiio.h to src/sys/sys/digiio.h ? Ta. On Fri, 18 May 2001, Brian Somers wrote: On Thu, 17 May 2001, Warner Losh wrote: I quite like the fact that the programming interface sys/fooio.h is separated from the driver implementation

Re: cvs commit: src Makefile.inc1

2001-05-17 Thread Brian Somers
On Wed, 16 May 2001, Warner Losh wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Brian Somers writes: : How should this be done - and where should I install digiio.h if : that's what's required ? I think that ppi device sets the standard here. It installs into /usr/include/dev/ppi/ppi*.h

Where to put include files (was: cvs commit: src Makefile.inc1)

2001-05-17 Thread Brian Somers
Most headers that define ioctls are in sys. I think there should be at most one directory for ioctl headers and it shouldn't be a subdir of /usr/include/sys (/usr/include/sys/dev doesn't even reflect the kernel tree). Might I guess it should probably be called

Re: Where to put include files (was: cvs commit: src Makefile.inc1)

2001-05-17 Thread Brian Somers
, the question is ``where to put them ?''. Warner wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Brian Somers writes: : Solaris calls it's ioctl files /usr/include/sys/driver_io.h so I'd : spell digiio.h /usr/include/sys/digi_io.h. Actually, the more I think about it, the more I like putting it in /usr

Re: cvs commit: src Makefile.inc1

2001-05-16 Thread Brian Somers
On Wed, 16 May 2001, Warner Losh wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Ruslan Ermilov writes: : FWIW, my gross hack to usr.sbin/kbdcontrol also worked: I tend to dislike adding ../../sys to the includes list since they might not be compatible with the host's sys files used to build

Re: Huh??!? xterm: Error 14, errno 2: No such file or directory

2001-05-15 Thread Brian Somers
This makes xterm work again. Any objections to a commit ? David Wolfskill wrote: Built -CURRENT rebooted after mergemaster as usual, and some X applications (xbattbar; xlockmore; oclock) work OK, but no xterm. At least, not from X (XF86-4.0.3). I tried using Ctl-Alt-F2 to get to a

Re: Huh??!? xterm: Error 14, errno 2: No such file or directory

2001-05-15 Thread Brian Somers
Have you got v1.23 of sys/fs/devfs/devfs_vnops.c and are you running as non-root ? On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 01:34:27AM -0700, Peter Wemm wrote: David Wolfskill wrote: Built -CURRENT rebooted after mergemaster as usual, and some X applications (xbattbar; xlockmore; oclock) work OK,

Re: cp -u patch

2001-05-09 Thread Brian Somers
On Mon, 7 May 2001 10:18:38 -0700 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Lets try another realistic example: cp -uvp ab* cde*.f* g? h/*.i? j/kl /m What's the find | cpio invocation for that? When you come up with it, it echo ab* cde*.f* g? h/*.i? j/kl /m | cpio ... Messy -

Re: Updated: cp -t patch (w/ commentary)

2001-04-25 Thread Brian Somers
On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 11:33:24AM -0700, John W. De Boskey wrote: After some feedback, I have changed the patch slightly. Rename -d to -t and remove the requirement for the option to have a value. I thought people generally agreed the right fix was to add functionality to `xargs',

Re: Updated: cp -t patch (w/ commentary)

2001-04-25 Thread Brian Somers
[.] The xargs weenies have also offered an explicit patch that could be tried, but that patch is being ignored by you. It is not a matter of talking ourselves to death, it's a matter that we're looking for feedback from anyone who wants to respond to the proposed xargs changes. If

Re: Updated: cp -t patch (w/ commentary)

2001-04-25 Thread Brian Somers
It is inconceivable that the proposed patch to 'xargs' would increase your running time. I don't mean the standard '-I' change, which would certainly destroy performance, but the proposed patch to 'xargs' which solves your specific problem in a general way. I'm still curious as to why

Re: cp -d dir patch for review (or 'xargs'?)

2001-04-23 Thread Brian Somers
No rain here, it is ARG_MAX - 2048: -s size Set the maximum number of bytes for the command line length pro- vided to utility. The sum of the length of the utility name and the arguments passed to utility (including NULL terminators) will

Re: cp -d dir patch for review (or 'xargs'?)

2001-04-23 Thread Brian Somers
Rodney W. Grimes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Before anyone starts writing scripts, consider that {} will be replaced by xargs with (roughly) ARG_MAX - 10 characters worth of the stuff coming off the pipe. If your combined arguments plus environment exceeds ARG_MAX execve(2) will

Re: Re: cp -d dir patch for review (or 'xargs'?)

2001-04-22 Thread Brian Somers
On Sat, 21 Apr 2001 20:04:31 +0100, Brian Somers wrote: Sorry for butting in. Adding new non-portable functionality to solve the problem which could be adequitely taken care of using existing and well known techniquies is not appropriate, I completely agree with you

Re: Re: cp -d dir patch for review (or 'xargs'?)

2001-04-22 Thread Brian Somers
On Sun, 22 Apr 2001 13:16:31 +0100, Brian Somers wrote: On Sat, 21 Apr 2001 20:04:31 +0100, Brian Somers wrote: Sorry for butting in. Adding new non-portable functionality to solve the problem which could be adequitely taken care of using existing and well known techniquies

Re: cp -d dir patch for review (or 'xargs'?)

2001-04-21 Thread Brian Somers
On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 07:26:18PM -0700, Rodney W. Grimes wrote: (cat bigfilelist; echo destdir) | xargs cp I like this version of the patch!! It's much much cleaner than hacking up cp or xargs, it even follows the unix principle of using simple tools and glueing them

Re: cp -d dir patch for review (or 'xargs'?)

2001-04-21 Thread Brian Somers
On Sat, 21 Apr 2001 14:06:04 +0100, Brian Somers wrote: How do you do this in a script: cd /topdir; find . -type f | xargs -i {} cp {} /otherdir/. for i in `find /path/to/source -type f`; do cp $i /path/to/dest/ done What's all the fuss about? Have you tried

Re: cp -d dir patch for review (or 'xargs'?)

2001-04-21 Thread Brian Somers
Sorry for butting in. Adding new non-portable functionality to solve the problem which could be adequitely taken care of using existing and well known techniquies is not appropriate, I completely agree with you on that. And I'm still waiting to see those well known techniques.

Re: cp -d dir patch for review (or 'xargs'?)

2001-04-21 Thread Brian Somers
So we have two problems: 1) Calling cp(1) repetitively is inefficient. 2) The argument list is too big for cp(1). Extending cp(1) will not solve (2). Extending xargs(1) will solve both. So why is an extension to cp(1) being proposed? I wasn't proposing that cp should be changed - I

Re: cp -d dir patch for review (or 'xargs'?)

2001-04-21 Thread Brian Somers
I looked at your patches and immediately thought ``these patches can't be right'' as I was expecting it to deal with things such as xargs -I [] echo args are [], duplicated are [] I'm also dubious about the patches working for large volumes on standard input. At this point I scrapped the

Re: cp -d dir patch for review (or 'xargs'?)

2001-04-21 Thread Brian Somers
Putting that option into cp seems rather GNUish to me, but not very UNIXish. :-) Yes. I think most people agree that changing cp is not good. Just my 2 Euro cents. Regards Oliver -- Oliver Fromme, secnetix GmbH Co KG, Oettingenstr. 2, 80538 Mnchen Any opinions expressed in

Re: cp -d dir patch for review (or 'xargs'?)

2001-04-21 Thread Brian Somers
Dima Dorfman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't have a copy of SuSv2 or anything else that defines -I and -i, http://www.secnetix.de/~olli/susv2/xcu/xargs.html but from what I can gather, -i is the same as "-I {}" and -I allows things like this: Not exactly. The difference is

Re: cp -d dir patch for review (or 'xargs'?)

2001-04-20 Thread Brian Somers
Garance A Drosihn [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Or maybe something to indicate where the list of arguments should go in a command. Hrm. Let's say '-Y replstr' or '-y[replstr]' (no blank after -y). If no [replstr] is given on -y, it defaults to the two characters '[]'. Then one might do:

Re: sysctl optimisations (was: Filesystem gets a huge performance boost)

2001-04-17 Thread Brian Somers
OK... this brings up the question of what other cool optimizations are there that may have been disabled in the past for reasons that are no longer pertinent? It might be worthwhile to create an /etc/sysctl.conf file with commented out examples of configurations for various systems. For

Re: FW: Filesystem gets a huge performance boost

2001-04-10 Thread Brian Somers
[.] The second improvement, contributed by [EMAIL PROTECTED], is a new directory allocation policy (codenamed "dirpref"). Coupled with soft updates, the new dirpref code offers up to a 60x speed increase in gluk's tests, documented here:"

Re: FW: Filesystem gets a huge performance boost

2001-04-10 Thread Brian Somers
Why VMIO dir works better if directories are placed close to each other? I think it only makes the cache data of an individual directory stay in the memory longer. Is there a way to measure the effectiveness of the disk drive's cache? The real performance gain is seen when doing stuff with

Re: FW: Filesystem gets a huge performance boost

2001-04-09 Thread Brian Somers
Another important change is that it is no longer necessary to run tunefs in single user mode to activate soft updates. All that is needed is to add the "softdep" mount option to the partitions you want soft updates enabled on in /etc/fstab." [.] I especially like not having to run tunefs

Re: make release broken in telnetd

2001-04-01 Thread Brian Somers
Hi, I'm not convinced that the patch will help. It looks like the error is because it's using the ppp.lo that was built with crypto support but without the mppe bits. Maybe other objects (such as ccp.o in this case - which seems to be built with HAVE_DES and therefore includes

Re: Recent interface/routing changes breaks on-demand PPP

2001-03-26 Thread Brian Somers
On Sun, Mar 25, 2001 at 02:46:22AM +0100, Brian Somers wrote: On Fri, Mar 23, 2001 at 23:11:56 +, Brian Somers wrote: 1. Ppp is in -auto mode (or a ``set mode auto'' has been done). Here, ppp configures the interface as soon as it sees the ``set ifaddr'' line

Re: Recent interface/routing changes breaks on-demand PPP

2001-03-24 Thread Brian Somers
On Fri, Mar 23, 2001 at 23:11:56 +, Brian Somers wrote: 1. Ppp is in -auto mode (or a ``set mode auto'' has been done). Here, ppp configures the interface as soon as it sees the ``set ifaddr'' line and never undoes that configuration. An ``add'' with a fixed IP

Re: Problem with tun device and trafshow/tcpdump?

2001-03-24 Thread Brian Somers
I found this message in one of my inboxs - I forgot to reply :*) I believe this was fixed last October (at BSDCon)... can you confirm ? Hi everyone. Ok apologies first to anyone who has been asked this question before, I've searched the mail lists and cannot find anything like this

Re: Recent interface/routing changes breaks on-demand PPP

2001-03-23 Thread Brian Somers
Do you mean that "add" PPP command now intentionally broken for any address excepting *ADDR? Then, what is the reason to have numeric argument there? Or do you mean that PPP must be fixed now? Where is the fix? I mean that: 1. If you use HISADDR, ppp(8) will automatically re-add

Re: Recent interface/routing changes breaks on-demand PPP

2001-03-23 Thread Brian Somers
On Fri, Mar 23, 2001 at 23:11:56 +, Brian Somers wrote: 1. Ppp is in -auto mode (or a ``set mode auto'' has been done). Here, ppp configures the interface as soon as it sees the ``set ifaddr'' line and never undoes that configuration. An ``add'' with a fixed IP number

Re: cp MAKEDEV /dev - on a system with devfs

2001-03-13 Thread Brian Somers
Brian Somers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I thought only sysv kept non-startup executables in /etc. There's one real oddity in FreeBSD: [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/etc :; ll rmt lrwxrwxrwx 1 root wheel 13 Jan 28 13:42 rmt - /usr/sbin/rmt* I think that's there for compatibility

Re: Proposal to mergemaster

2001-03-13 Thread Brian Somers
Hi, After 100erts of mergemaster sessions, I'm looking for a way to improve mergemaster. 1st thing, mergemaster displays per default all in changed files. That's ok for the first time, but if you maintain many hosts, this is annoying a lot. There should be an options to display all

Re: cp MAKEDEV /dev - on a system with devfs

2001-03-12 Thread Brian Somers
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Jean Louis Ntakpe writes: Hi, In /usr/src/etc/Makefile: "make distribution" is still trying to copy MAKEDEV to /dev on a system with devfs mounted to /dev. Since devfs is default, is this behaviour correct or my /etc/make.conf is missing something ? I

Re: Patch for FILE problems (was Re: -CURRENT is bad for me...)

2001-02-15 Thread Brian Somers
I suggest you take a look at http://www.usenix.org/publications/library/proceedings/als2000/full_papers/browndavid/browndavid_html/ Thank you ! This confused the hell out of me when I first bumped into it on Solaris ! Something to read in the morning -- Brian [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Strange fopen() behaviour

2001-02-09 Thread Brian Somers
Just to follow up, this was fixed with v1.9 of src/lib/libc/stdio/findfp.c Thanks Maxim ! I've cc'd -current as I think something more sinister is going on. To recap, I'm having trouble running xsane on -current from about two days ago. fopen() is failing... The attached patch

Re: [Fwd: cvs commit: src/lib/libc/stdio findfp.c]

2001-02-08 Thread Brian Somers
Yes, at least half way through an installworld, xsane works again :-) Thanks. Hi, Please check to see if it would solve your problems with fopen(). -Maxim Original Message Subject: cvs commit: src/lib/libc/stdio findfp.c Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2001 09:34:50 -0800 (PST)

Re: What's changed recently with vmware/linuxemu/file I/O

2001-02-08 Thread Brian Somers
On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 04:58:17AM -0800, Julian Elischer wrote: =20 Looks like some way of clustering this might achieve a lot. =20 what does systat -vmstat or vmstat 1 show? Better still, I guess we could do a linux-truss and see what it's doing... I believe that it's strace

Re: What's changed recently with vmware/linuxemu/file I/O

2001-02-06 Thread Brian Somers
Bruce Evans wrote: On Tue, 6 Feb 2001, Josef Karthauser wrote: I'm wondering what's changed recently to cause vmware2 running on the linuxemu to lose a lot of performance with disk I/O. Use of cmpxchg and possibly other SMP pessimizations. A couple of weeks ago I could

Strange fopen() behaviour (was: xsane patch to maintainer)

2001-02-05 Thread Brian Somers
Hi, Would you mind if I commit the attached patch for the xsane port ? It makes sense - rather than dropping a core when fopen() fails (and fclose() is called with a NULL arg). It happens when your home directory isn't writable :-/ I've cc'd -current as I think something more

Re: Strange fopen() behaviour

2001-02-05 Thread Brian Somers
I've cc'd -current as I think something more sinister is going on. To recap, I'm having trouble running xsane on -current from about two days ago. fopen() is failing... The attached patch exposes more about what's wrong. Interestingly enough, the file it's trying to create is in /tmp

Re: pcm driver and DEVFS

2001-02-02 Thread Brian Somers
On Fri, Feb 02, 2001 at 04:11:29PM +0900, Yoshihiro Koya wrote: Hello, I did make world a couple days ago. The system was built from cvsup'd source on Jan 30: -- elf make world started on Tue Jan 30 06:23:38 JST 2001

Re: ppp/samba (configuration?) question

2001-01-11 Thread Brian Somers
You should get away with adding your ``set ifaddr'' line to ppp.linkdown (you can remove the ``iface clear'' too). If this isn't the right place for this, I apologize. Feel free to set followups appropriately. I'm running ppp on a -current system (12/7/2000 vintage) named `moran'. I'm

Re: weird cvs update problem

2001-01-07 Thread Brian Somers
ISTR Christian Weisgerber [EMAIL PROTECTED] was having this problem too. I don't know if there was any fix as such I have a -current system from Dec. 7 on which I'm trying to do a cvs update in preparation of make world, and am seeing wierd stuff like this: cvs server: Updating

Re: weird cvs update problem

2001-01-07 Thread Brian Somers
Brian Somers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ISTR Christian Weisgerber [EMAIL PROTECTED] was having this problem too. Sorry, you're misremembering. I've never seen anything like this. You're right you know - my apologies ! -- Christian "naddy" Weisgerber

Re: IGMP queries

2001-01-01 Thread Brian Somers
If it is true, how can I filter it to stop resetting the idle-timeout? I'm on flat rate now, but even so I don't want to be online 24h/day... Add this to your ppp profile: set filter alive N deny igmp Leif -- Brian [EMAIL PROTECTED]brian@[uk.]FreeBSD.org

Re: How to debug ppp

2000-12-05 Thread Brian Somers
- From: "Brian Somers" [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: "Leif Neland" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2000 2:10 AM Subject: Re: How to debug ppp Well, I haven't seen this before !!! Your ISP is *insisting* that you ne

Re: How to debug ppp

2000-12-05 Thread Brian Somers
Dec 6 00:21:40 arnold ppp[56941]: tun0: Phase: 1: hangup - closed Dec 6 00:21:40 arnold ppp[56941]: tun0: Phase: bundle: Dead - Original Message - From: "Brian Somers" [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: "Leif Neland" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: "Brian Somers" [EMAI

Re: How to debug ppp

2000-11-28 Thread Brian Somers
Well, I haven't seen this before !!! Your ISP is *insisting* that you negotiate a multi-link connection. You can do this by simply adding set mrru 1506 to your config. I sometimes have trouble connecting to my flat-rate isp via i4bsd. Most of the time it works, but sometimes the

Re: PPP over ATM

2000-11-06 Thread Brian Somers
Sorry to chime in so late, but ppp(8) already has ATM support... I must confess that I haven't tested it and don't know how it works, but it may be worth looking at. A netgraph node would definitely be preferable. On Sun, 22 Oct 2000 03:41:27 +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: Who knows

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