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

2003-11-24 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
David O'Brien wrote: On Sun, Nov 23, 2003 at 06:00:36PM -0800, Tim Kientzle wrote: Scenarios that require /rescue are ones in which /bin and /sbin are unusable, which is almost always going to imply a trashed file in /bin, /sbin, or /lib. Thus, most /rescue scenarios are going to involve

Re: Trouble building XFree86-4-Clients.

2003-03-22 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
[moving to -ports, I'm not sure it's a -current issue] Alastair G. Hogge wrote: On Saturday, 22 March 2003 22:17, Daniel O'Connor wrote: On Sat, 2003-03-22 at 20:38, Alastair G. Hogge wrote: I've been able to portupgrade my XFree86-4.2.1 system[1] to 4.3.0 expect the 4.3.0 clients port.

Re: ATAPI CDROM drive not found

2003-02-23 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
Fred Souza wrote: I've just noticed that recent -CURRENT kernels (from at least 2 days to now, but I suspect it might be a little longer) do not find my ATAPI CDROM drive. This happened to me today, but it turned out that the drive wasn't recognized after a reboot if there was an audio CD

Re: Synaptics touchpad support

2003-02-10 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
Paul A. Mayer said on Feb 10, 2003 at 11:01:45: Hi Rahul, Well, it compiles on 5.0-Release-p1. The psm initialization gives some specs about the device and some of it's features. ... but I don't see any consequences of this in apps, like mozilla. And under gnome the pressure

Re: Synaptics touchpad support

2003-02-10 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
Terry Lambert said on Feb 10, 2003 at 04:07:25: You actually lose the tap/tap-tap click and doubleclick button emulation with the new driver, and, as you note, the pressure sensitivity. Both of these issues were noted when the driver was posted for review. It semed the consensus at the

Re: GCC 3.2.2 import -- questions

2003-02-10 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
Craig Rodrigues wrote: There is a long thread on the GCC mailing list right now complaining about compile-time speed regressions from 2.95.x, with many complaints coming from Apple: I don't think the original poster was talking about compile-time speed. The running speed of applications is

Synaptics touchpad support

2003-02-09 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
Lest this disappear, like so much else, into the black hole that is GNATS, can some laptop user take a look at this? It works great for me, I can now scroll using the up and down touchpad buttons which were useless decorations earlier. Thanks to Marcin Dalecki. PR kern/48116

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

2003-01-27 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
David Schultz wrote: I still can't figure out why the problem would trash your entire home directory, though. Even if the disk reordered writes and failed to write some sectors, directory entries that were not being actively modified shouldn't have become corrupted, as far as I

Losing time on apm -Z (despite pmtimer)

2003-01-25 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
I have acpi disabled and apm enabled in /boot/device.hints because acpi didn't do standby properly: apm -Z wouldn't turn off the screen backlight, and on reawakening the screen would be messed up. (acpiconf -s {2,3} didn't work either.) With acpi, the following problem doesn't exist. It also

Re: Performance problems with 5.0-RELEASE

2003-01-23 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
Kenneth Culver wrote: I hope someone could bring light to what's going on. Alltho I'm not whining, I knew what I was getting myself into when I installed 5.0, it would be nice get things solved, for FreeBSD's sake already. Did you by any chance build your own kernel? If so did you leave

malloc.conf (was Re: Performance problems with 5.0-RELEASE)

2003-01-23 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
Dan Nelson wrote: # ls -l /etc/malloc.conf lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 4 Jan 23 11:52 /etc/malloc.conf - HR H and should only make a difference if you are low on memory. Yes. R is on by default in 5.0 anyway, due to A and J being on by default. That's not what the malloc(3) man page

Re: BitTorrent Mirror of 5.0

2003-01-21 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
Hunter Peress wrote: We're in debian (and hence knoppix), and gentoo. Both of these packages have come from users of BitTorrent. Other packages like a ports style one will currently also have to come from users. I tried porting it some days ago, I got stuck because the wxpython port wouldn't

Re: Unable to mount ext2fs partition

2003-01-05 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
Paul A. Mayer wrote: I had to install the e2fstools port before I could access my e2fs partitions after installing -current. Thereafter everything has been fine. No problems with the disk, etc. Hm, didn't know about this port.. but it still doesn't include a mount program, and I still can't

Re: Unable to mount ext2fs partition

2003-01-05 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: # e2fsck -n /dev/ad0s2 e2fsck 1.27 (8-Mar-2002) The filesystem size (according to the superblock) is 714892 blocks The physical size of the device is 0 blocks Either the superblock or the partition table is likely to be corrupt! Abort? no /dev/ad0s2: clean,

Re: Unable to mount ext2fs partition

2003-01-05 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
[EMAIL PROTECTED] said on Jan 6, 2003 at 00:14:15: I'm not an EXT2 specialist, and I don't really intend to become one, so I hope somebody else can help you out... As posted earlier, there seems to be funny stuff on my ufs disklabel too: # disklabel -r /dev/ad0s1 8 partitions: #size

Unable to mount ext2fs partition

2003-01-04 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
I decided to bump my laptop up to 5.0-CURRENT today. All seems to have gone well and all my old binaries work fine, it looks very nice. However, I can no longer mount my linux partition: when I try, I get # mount -t ext2fs /dev/ad0s2 /mnt ext2fs: /dev/ad0s2: No such file or directory Did

Re: Unable to mount ext2fs partition

2003-01-04 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
However, I can no longer mount my linux partition: when I try, I get # mount -t ext2fs /dev/ad0s2 /mnt ext2fs: /dev/ad0s2: No such file or directory Here's the ata/geom related parts of the dmesg output: - Rahul atapci0: VIA 82C686 ATA66 controller port 0x1420-0x142f at device 7.1 on pci0

Re: Unable to mount ext2fs partition

2003-01-04 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
Craig Rodrigues said on Jan 4, 2003 at 22:41:50: You truncated too much stuff, can you repost the whole dmesg output, not just the parts you think are relevant. OK, here it is at the bottom. Also, what do you get when you do the following: file - /dev/ad0s1a standard input:

Re: [Discuss] FreeBSD 5.0 Version of CrossOver Office. (fwd)

2002-11-22 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
to the list to post.) I think crossover is useful/important to many users, so a correct and useful answer to the codeweavers people is highly desirable. Thanks, Rahul - Forwarded message from Rahul Siddharthan [EMAIL PROTECTED] - Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 23:48:00 -0500 From: Rahul

Re: problems with Ghostscript5/55/6

2000-05-02 Thread Rahul Siddharthan
Ghostscript55: It will build and install. When I run "gs", I get: bash-2.03# gs /usr/local/share/ghostscript/5.50/examples/tiger.ps Aladdin Ghostscript 5.50 (1998-9-16) Copyright (C) 1998 Aladdin Enterprises, Menlo Park, CA. All rights reserved. This software comes with NO