Re: Comments on Release Building for -current

2002-07-31 Thread W Gerald Hicks
Yup, it's been reported several times by various people and it seems everyone who can help is too busy to care. This isn't fun anymore. :-( -- Jerry Hicks On Wednesday, July 31, 2002, at 06:18 AM, Chris Knight wrote: Howdy, As the snapshot manager at snapshots.jp.freebsd.org would be

Re: buildworld failure in /usr/src/sys/boot/i386/loader

2002-07-23 Thread W Gerald Hicks
Hrm, This definitely looks like a library and/or toolchain mixup relative to src/ I don't understand; this doesn't look like it is running from within buildworld. Did you: cd /usr/src make buildworld Or: cd /usr/src/sys/boot make -- Jerry Hicks [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Tuesday,

Re: NEWCARD support for Linksys Ethernet broken?

2002-07-17 Thread W Gerald Hicks
On Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at 10:24 AM, Marc G. Fournier wrote: Just upgraded my laptop to the latest -CURRENT ... everything boots fine, but my ethernet no longer exists (it worked great on my June 6th kernel) ... I'm using NEWCARD support in the kernel, and if_ed is loaded according

Re: /usr/src/dev/md error (?)

2002-07-16 Thread W Gerald Hicks
Following patch should silence it. Cheers, Jerry Hicks [EMAIL PROTECTED] Index: src/sys/dev/md/md.c === RCS file: /home/ncvs/src/sys/dev/md/md.c,v retrieving revision 1.66 diff -u -r1.66 md.c --- src/sys/dev/md/md.c 24 Jun 2002

Re: /usr/src/dev/md error (?)

2002-07-16 Thread W Gerald Hicks
On Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at 10:13 PM, Bruce Evans wrote: On Tue, 16 Jul 2002, W Gerald Hicks wrote: Following patch should silence it. ... Index: src/sys/dev/md/md.c === RCS file: /home/ncvs/src/sys/dev/md/md.c,v

Re: Out of disk space on snapshots-jp?

2002-07-14 Thread W Gerald Hicks
No, the problem is because the kernel has grown too large to fit on the md(4) filesystem prepared for it. src/release/ARCH/dokern.sh needs to be adapted to omit new drivers added to GENERIC. Cheers, Jerry Hicks [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Saturday, July 13, 2002, at 12:21 PM, Donny Lee wrote:

Re: Out of disk space on snapshots-jp?

2002-07-14 Thread W Gerald Hicks
and minimal BOOTMFS kernel. Cheers, Jerry Hicks [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Sunday, July 14, 2002, at 08:44 PM, Terry Lambert wrote: W Gerald Hicks wrote: No, the problem is because the kernel has grown too large to fit on the md(4) filesystem prepared for it. src/release/ARCH/dokern.sh needs

Re: sparc64 tinderbox failure

2002-07-10 Thread W Gerald Hicks
On Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at 05:22 PM, Matthew Dillon wrote: [snips] Personally speaking, as much as GCC annoys me it is sometimes better to modify the utility code then to add yet another hack to GCC that needs to be synchronized every time we update.

Re: Incomplete shutdown for -CURRENT built today

2002-07-06 Thread W Gerald Hicks
Try again with new vfs_subr.c, vfs_bio.c Latest updates seem to have fixed it for me. (Thanks Jeff) Cheers, Jerry Hicks [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-current in the body of the message

Re: KSE status report

2002-07-03 Thread W Gerald Hicks
On Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at 04:13 PM, Julian Elischer wrote: On Wed, 3 Jul 2002, Erik Greenwald wrote: Looks like I'm out of this one, I got up this morning, cvsup'd and built world just to make sure it was fresh, then I quit getting the crashes. I d'no if the issue was fixed by

Re: additional queue macro

2002-07-02 Thread W Gerald Hicks
On Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at 10:54 AM, Jonathan Lemon wrote: What do people think about adding the following macro to sys/queue.h? (I don't care much about the name, just the functionality) Looks great. How about TAILQ_FOREACH_SAFE? Thanks, I'm going to put this in our embedded version

Re: i386 tinderbox failure

2002-06-22 Thread W Gerald Hicks
On Sunday, June 16, 2002, at 06:32 AM, Dag-Erling Smorgrav wrote: Bruce Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: This is caused by an old bogus include path in Makefiles (still needed :-(), a bogus #include in drm and new newspace pollution in sys/select.h. drm includes sys/select.h, although this

Re: make buildworld problem...

1999-10-27 Thread W Gerald Hicks
cc -c -O -pipe ^ -- try getting rid of this and see what happens. Good Luck, Jerry Hicks [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: GNU patch gone stale

1999-06-08 Thread W Gerald Hicks
Our GNU patch has gone stale in the tree. Anyone want to upgrade it to 2.5? If not, I'll do it myself eventually. Patch 2.1 which we have now is broken for certain diffs (recently tried with gimp 1.1.5-1.1.6 diffs), while 2.5 works fine. The gimp patch situation offers a good example why

Re: No sound (Ensoniq Audio PCI 1370)

1999-05-25 Thread W Gerald Hicks
[snips] device pcm0 at nexus? . . . # cd /dev # rm audio dsp dspW mixer # ./MAKEDEV snd0 But play (from ports) can't work... That should be snd1 for the pcm driver Good Luck, Jerry Hicks wghi...@bellsouth.net To Unsubscribe: send mail to majord...@freebsd.org with unsubscribe

Re: No sound (Ensoniq Audio PCI 1370)

1999-05-25 Thread W Gerald Hicks
ARGH! Trim the reply list next time Jerry... To Unsubscribe: send mail to majord...@freebsd.org with unsubscribe freebsd-current in the body of the message

Re: FBSDBOOT.EXE

1999-05-16 Thread W Gerald Hicks
The loader won't help you because you are booting from under DOS, but the loader will boot the kernel just fine off a DOS filesystem. I'd like to understand this aspect of the loader better. This mode might be useful for booting from (for example) a DOS flash filesystem? Um... off to the

Re: 3DNow! support?

1999-05-10 Thread W Gerald Hicks
Is anyone planning on upgrading the binutils gas to a later version so that we can get 3DNow! support? I'd like to use it, but I can't seem to get binutils to work right manually. I will update binutils when/if 2.9.2 comes out. I've seen some post-2.9.1 patches from the Debian folks...

Re: newbus and modem(s)

1999-04-19 Thread W Gerald Hicks
And then what about newconfig? To me this just adds more truth to the whole /. argument that *BSD promotes a closed development model. It's a flawed argument and one that doesn't acknowledge, at least in the case of FreeBSD, the existence of publicly accessible CVS repositories along with the

Re: newbus and modem(s)

1999-04-19 Thread W Gerald Hicks
I saw this and just had to note something to you. THINK what branch you are using. This is _WHERE_ things are being aired publically, and merged eventually to the STABLE branch. Gosh, thank you, without your wonderful help and understanding, I NEVER would have been able to realize this.

Re: x11amp 0.9beta1.1 for linux

1999-04-19 Thread W Gerald Hicks
just in case anyone would like to know, I have gotten x11amp 0.9beta1.1 for linux working on my FreeBSD-CURRENT cvsupped as of last night. If anyone would like instructions on how I did this, please email me. Sure! Are you planning on updating the port? If not, I'll do the grunt work for

Re: Spontaneous reboots

1999-03-23 Thread W Gerald Hicks
Sounds like a NMI generated by memory parity errors or motherboard malfunction. Good Luck, Jerry Hicks wghi...@bellsouth.net From: Kris Kennaway kkenn...@physics.adelaide.edu.au Subject: Spontaneous reboots Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 23:32:28 +0930 (CST) For about the past week I've been

Re: Successfully cross-compiling Linux code!

1999-03-05 Thread W Gerald Hicks
Who do I contact to put together an official Linux development port that'll work? Uh... man send-pr :-) Thanks! Jerry Hicks wghi...@bellsouth.net To Unsubscribe: send mail to majord...@freebsd.org with unsubscribe freebsd-current in the body of the message

Re: gcc

1999-03-05 Thread W Gerald Hicks
And what about including it as an alternative system compiler ? base: cc gcc g++ c++ egcs: ecc egcceg++ec++ People it is time to change. PEROID. You can make gcc 2.7.2.3 a port if you really need it. IMHO *everything* in contrib should have a backing port

Re: Device FS?

1999-03-04 Thread W Gerald Hicks
I heard (or thought so) a long time ago that FreeBSD had a devfs like filesystem. Now I remember, here's where I found it mentioned in respect to FreeBeasty... http://www.cs.uml.edu/~acahalan/linux/devfs.html Har. That's good (not) old Albert Cahalan. Troll of the Year (97-98). I

Re: gcc

1999-02-28 Thread W Gerald Hicks
[fwd to -current] Hi Chuck, I must agree with your concerns about the bleeding-edge nature of EGCS. At Glenayre we've tried several times to move up to EGCS for our embedded development efforts, only to beat a hasty retreat back to GCC because of code generation and execution bugs in the

Re: adding DHCP client to src/contrib/

1999-02-09 Thread W Gerald Hicks
From: Jordan K. Hubbard j...@zippy.cdrom.com Subject: Re: adding DHCP client to src/contrib/ Date: Mon, 08 Feb 1999 21:05:59 -0800 Make sysinstall be able to pkg_add? We do something similar to It can already pkg_add. However, I need dhcp in the crunched image since I can't very well GET

Re: adding DHCP client to src/contrib/

1999-02-09 Thread W Gerald Hicks
From: John Birrell j...@cimlogic.com.au Or convince FreeBSD developers to simply add a DHCP client to the base sources and build a boot/install floppy with that functionality. No user cost. No user hassle. Why not?! Sigh. Agree that this should be done for now. Absolutely. In the long run,

Re: adding DHCP client to src/contrib/

1999-02-08 Thread W Gerald Hicks
From: David O'Brien obr...@nuxi.com Subject: Re: adding DHCP client to src/contrib/ Date: Mon, 8 Feb 1999 18:27:57 -0800 These should be left has ports. Explain how I am to install FreeBSD at my campus when DHCP has been mandated. Many univ. are moving in this direction. Make sysinstall

Re: adding DHCP client to src/contrib/

1999-02-08 Thread W Gerald Hicks
From: David O'Brien obr...@nuxi.com Make sysinstall be able to pkg_add? We do something similar to that And just WHERE is the package?? Often on an NFS or FTP server, no?? And just HOW am I to communicate with that NFS or FTP server?? Sorry. It's got to go somewhere offline. If not in

Re: Persistent files under /usr/obj

1999-01-31 Thread W Gerald Hicks
do a chflags -R noschg /usr/obj before you rm it Uh no... do the 'rm' first, tolerate the few warnings, _then_ do the chflags and then another 'rm'. It's faster on my stopwatch anyway :) Cheers, Jerry Hicks wghi...@bellsouth.net -Scott On 31-Jan-99 Michael Graziano wrote: I went to remove

Re: removing f2c from base distribution

1999-01-27 Thread W Gerald Hicks
From: Daniel C. Sobral d...@newsguy.com A lot of people use a lot of things out of ports. Why should Fortran be different? Right on. If anything, I'd like to see the ports system continue its evolution to becoming able to build nearly any component of the system. (including patched kernel

Re: 3.0-CURRENT - RELENG_3: trouble ?

1999-01-24 Thread W Gerald Hicks
From: Marco van Hylckama Vlieg fa...@pc2-c804.uibk.ac.at Subject: 3.0-CURRENT - RELENG_3: trouble ? Date: Mon, 25 Jan 1999 03:39:57 +0100 (MET) Hello all, I'm running 3.0-CURRENT at the moment, last timme I built world is about 2 or 3 weeks ago I guess. What I want to do is go to 3.0-RELEASE

Re: Death to LKM screen savers? (was: Re: HEADS UP: i386 a.out L

1999-01-24 Thread W Gerald Hicks
From: Alfred Perlstein bri...@hotjobs.com I couldn't figure out that you can use cvsup to grab the repo, then use plain 'ol cvs from that. Now i'm well on my way into 'make release'. And if you have cvsup-mirror loaded (running cvsupd), you can even use cvsup against your local repository.

Re: boot.flp versions

1999-01-20 Thread W Gerald Hicks
[snips] As to whether a boot.flp from an earlier SNAP will work just the same, I don't know. Cheers, david -- David Wolfskill UNIX System Administrator d...@whistle.com voice: (650) 577-7158 pager: (650) 371-4621 I used a 3.0-RELEASE boot.flp to load a

Re: how to snapshoot :)

1999-01-17 Thread W Gerald Hicks
Hi Chris, You've got ports/net/cvsup-mirror installed and functional right? That is the best way I know to keep up a local repository, which is also a prerequisite for spinning a release. The other necessity is to have gobs of disk space. It's recommended to have no less than 1GB free disk

Re: make release fails to build floppies.... (no space left)

1999-01-17 Thread W Gerald Hicks
From: Andreas Klemm andr...@klemm.gtn.com Subject: make release fails to build floppies (no space left) Date: Mon, 18 Jan 1999 06:38:27 +0100 mv /R/stage/kernels/BOOTMFS /R/stage/image.boot/kernel Getting symbols from /R/stage/image.boot/kernel for mfsroot Writing MFS image into kernel for