Re: cd writer recommendation?

1999-08-18 Thread Hidetoshi Shimokawa
At Tue, 17 Aug 1999 17:47:42 -0700 (PDT), Matthew Dillon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One thing www.buy.com is really good for, even if you don't buy from them, is to get pricing information on a general search. You can then use it to do comparison shopping.

Re: ccd bugs (was: Kernel hacker tasks seek interested hackers)

1999-08-18 Thread Mark J. Taylor
This may be related: There is a long as a parameter to ccdbuffer that needs to be a u_long. Otherwise, you'll get panics (can't remember where). Basically, bcount needs to be a u_long in all cases. I haven't gotten around, because of the NetMAX for Linux project, to comitting things like this

Re: ccd bugs (was: Kernel hacker tasks seek interested hackers)

1999-08-18 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Wed, 18 Aug 1999 09:19:20 -0400, "Mark J. Taylor" wrote: There is a long as a parameter to ccdbuffer that needs to be a u_long. Otherwise, you'll get panics (can't remember where). Basically, bcount needs to be a u_long in all cases. Que? Are you sure? That means you want to change

HEADS UP: devtoname

1999-08-18 Thread Bill Fumerola
As a result of a discussion between myself, Bruce Evans, and Poul-Henning Kemp, there now exists a kernel function: char *devtoname (dev_t dev) Use it like so: printf("dev: %s", devtoname(dev)); Intead of the previous: printf("dev: %x", dev); Using the old format will only print a pointer

Re: HEADS UP: devtoname

1999-08-18 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Wed, 18 Aug 1999 08:46:09 -0400, Bill Fumerola wrote: As a result of a discussion between myself, Bruce Evans, and Poul-Henning Kemp, there now exists a kernel function: char *devtoname (dev_t dev) Cool. This can be used to sort out the obscure message you get when you attempt a

Re: ccd bugs (was: Kernel hacker tasks seek interested hackers)

1999-08-18 Thread Mark J. Taylor
We didn't go as far as modifying the structure definition, just the few "bcount" variables in the ccd.c code. The problem was that we were seeing bcount go "negative". I believe that "newfs" of the ccd would panic the kernel, reliably. Even on "smaller" ccds (1 Gbyte), I believe. I'm talking

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-18 Thread Wilko Bulte
As Matthew Dillon wrote ... :The device is probably dev=0,1 I'm sorry, I meant 1,0. Also 0,1,0 should work. Try: cdrecord dev=1,0 -inq You should get: Cdrecord release 1.8a22 Copyright (C) 1995-1999 Jörg Schilling scsidev: '0,3,0'

Re: cd writer recommendation?

1999-08-18 Thread Michael Elbel
In lists.freebsd.current you write: Does anyone know how to create a bootable CDRom? mkisofs -b You just need the image of a bootable floppy. I've made several homegrown FreeBSD install CDs with boot.flp . Michael -- \|/ -O- Michael Elbel, ConSol* GmbH, - [EMAIL PROTECTED] - 089 /

Re: ccd bugs (was: Kernel hacker tasks seek interested hackers)

1999-08-18 Thread Matthew Dillon
:We didn't go as far as modifying the structure definition, just the :few "bcount" variables in the ccd.c code. :The problem was that we were seeing bcount go "negative". I believe that :"newfs" of the ccd would panic the kernel, reliably. Even on "smaller" :ccds (1 Gbyte), I believe. :I'm

Re: ccd bugs (was: Kernel hacker tasks seek interested hackers)

1999-08-18 Thread Matthew Dillon
: : There is a long as a parameter to ccdbuffer that needs to be a u_long. : Otherwise, you'll get panics (can't remember where). : Basically, bcount needs to be a u_long in all cases. : :Que? Are you sure? That means you want to change struct buf, where :b_bcount is declared as long, as well? :

Re: cd writer recommendation?

1999-08-18 Thread Matthew Dillon
:For backup, I bought DVD-RAM drive for $400. :5.2GB(double side) media is around $35, you can use them as 2.3GB x 2 :disks. : :Enabling raw-write in scsi_cd.c, you can newfs/mount DVD-RAM as UFS. :Write speed is around 500KB/s, and read speed is around 1.4MB/s. : :-- :/\ Hidetoshi Shimokawa

Re: cd writer recommendation?

1999-08-18 Thread Hidetoshi Shimokawa
At Wed, 18 Aug 1999 08:40:59 -0700 (PDT), Matthew Dillon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: :For backup, I bought DVD-RAM drive for $400. :5.2GB(double side) media is around $35, you can use them as 2.3GB x 2 :disks. : :Enabling raw-write in scsi_cd.c, you can newfs/mount DVD-RAM as UFS. :Write

Re: is pageable memory available in kernel (or will it be ?)

1999-08-18 Thread Matthew Dillon
:Hi, : :i wonder if some form of pageable memory is available (or will be, or :can be done with relatively little effort) to pieces of the lower half :of the kernel. The reason is, the PGM implementation i am working on :might need to work with really huge windows (megabytes) and on the :sender

Re: cd writer recommendation?

1999-08-18 Thread Joel Ray Holveck
For backup, I bought DVD-RAM drive for $400. 5.2GB(double side) media is around $35, you can use them as 2.3GB x 2 disks. No reason to buy double-sided media; just buy single-sided and punch a hole along the edge. :-) joelh -- Joel Ray Holveck - [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fourth law of

SIGBUS [was Re: gdb]

1999-08-18 Thread Joel Ray Holveck
(gdb) run Starting program: /tmp/./sieve Program received signal SIGBUS, Bus error. That reminds me. I thought that SIGBUS meant byte-alignment errors. What does it mean on FreeBSD/x86? Cheers, joelh -- Joel Ray Holveck - [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fourth law of programming: Anything that

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-18 Thread brooks
On Wed, 18 Aug 1999, Matthew Dillon wrote: Remember that at least for the Yamaha you can set the speed to 6 if you are burning CD-R's. 4 is the max for CD-RW's. When I last used cdrecord (on Solaris) I remember finding that if I tried to write with a speed that was too high for the

Teergrubes [was Re: Dropping connections without RST]

1999-08-18 Thread Joel Ray Holveck
process normally if the HELO and MAIL From/RCPT To look all right; otherwise continue to read small gulps of the DATA at slow intervals, then answer the final "." with a *temporary* failure code. I'd rather have spammers consume less of my CPU time and bandwidth, not have them keep coming

bootparamd changed for use with inetd

1999-08-18 Thread Chuck Gagnon
Hi, I've dug through the archives and found no mention of this subject. Are there any political/technical reasons why bootparamd was not set up to work with inetd? If the answer is no, I've included a patch for /usr/src/usr.sbin/bootparamd/bootparamd/main.c that allows it to work this

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-18 Thread Kenneth D. Merry
Amancio Hasty wrote... I have to agree with Matt on this plus the set of defaults is system wide . What are you agreeing with him on? Why not quote what you're talking about? Is it possible to get a system bus enumeration from the system so a program such a cdrecord can attempt to make an

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-18 Thread Amancio Hasty
Amancio Hasty wrote... I have to agree with Matt on this plus the set of defaults is system wide . What are you agreeing with him on? Why not quote what you're talking about? Is it possible to get a system bus enumeration from the system so a program such a cdrecord can attempt to

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-18 Thread Kenneth D. Merry
Amancio Hasty wrote... Amancio Hasty wrote... I have to agree with Matt on this plus the set of defaults is system wide . What are you agreeing with him on? Why not quote what you're talking about? Is it possible to get a system bus enumeration from the system so a program

Re: cd writer recommendation?

1999-08-18 Thread Doug Ambrisko
Kevin S. Brackett writes: | Oh, well then, :) I'm glad I said something before I actually bought one | (I saw the atapi RW drives were rather cheap now (~US$125)) I think that most IDE CD-R/CD-RW will just work using Soren's ata driver in current. I'm doing that on my laptop right now with a

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-18 Thread Amancio Hasty
Amancio Hasty wrote... Amancio Hasty wrote... I have to agree with Matt on this plus the set of defaults is system wide . What are you agreeing with him on? Why not quote what you're talking about? Is it possible to get a system bus enumeration from the system so a

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-18 Thread Kenneth D. Merry
Amancio Hasty wrote... There is a generic SCSI bus enumerator API, and one for PCI as well. There isn't a generic API to get trees of devices of any type in the system, though. With new-bus that might be possible, but having done two enumerator APIs already (I wrote the CAM and PCI

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-18 Thread Amancio Hasty
Amancio Hasty wrote... There is a generic SCSI bus enumerator API, and one for PCI as well. There isn't a generic API to get trees of devices of any type in the system, though. With new-bus that might be possible, but having done two enumerator APIs already (I wrote the CAM and PCI

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-18 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 18 Aug 1999 13:04:31 -0700, Amancio Hasty [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Or if there is a system call or modification to open such that I can issue : open("pci0:10:0", .) Don't be silly. On the kernel side, I hope that the pci code can translate a bus enumeration to an actual major ,

Re: cd writer recommendation?

1999-08-18 Thread Andrew Atrens
On Wed, 18 Aug 1999, Doug Ambrisko wrote: I think that most IDE CD-R/CD-RW will just work using Soren's ata driver in current. I'm doing that on my laptop right now with a hacked pccard and hacked ata driver. Also I have an external IDE hard disk as well. I do have a problem with buffer

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-18 Thread David O'Brien
Yah, or if you don't want to create yet another environment variable you can stick those in the /etc/default/cdrecord file (note: the directory is 'default' not 'defaults'). If that is truely the case we need to send-pr it -- ports are *not* allowed to have application-specific

Re: cd writer recommendation?

1999-08-18 Thread David O'Brien
[ Amancio's reply moved to the *bottom* where replies belong.. ] He (and some others on this list) should also learn how to NOT QUOTE THE ENTIRE MESSAGE. Only the relevant parts should be quoted. -- -- David([EMAIL PROTECTED] -or- [EMAIL PROTECTED]) To Unsubscribe: send mail to

Re: ccd bugs (was: Kernel hacker tasks seek interested hackers)

1999-08-18 Thread Andrew Gallatin
Matthew Dillon writes: This is very odd. I use several multi-disk ccd stripes, including one at BEST across three 18G drives (one 54G partition!). I've never had a problem. I believe that at some point in the past 'newfs' and 'fsck' had overflow problems, but

Re: SIGBUS [was Re: gdb]

1999-08-18 Thread Alfred Perlstein
On 18 Aug 1999, Joel Ray Holveck wrote: (gdb) run Starting program: /tmp/./sieve Program received signal SIGBUS, Bus error. That reminds me. I thought that SIGBUS meant byte-alignment errors. What does it mean on FreeBSD/x86? Another possible source for SIGBUS should be generated

Re: cd writer recommendation?

1999-08-18 Thread Joel Ray Holveck
Isn't that the drive with the enclosed DVD disk -- kinda like a permanent caddy? I've avoided the DVD-RAM drives because of that and because the Type I(double side) is with a permanent caddy, but TypeII(single side) can be pulled out from the enclosure and supposed to be read by DVD-ROM

patches for tosha?

1999-08-18 Thread Amancio Hasty
Or does tosha work with CAM? tosha -t 1 Device: /dev/cd0c -- "YAMAHA" "CRW6416S" "1.0b" track playing startend raw size mp3 size # of track number timesector sector in bytes 128 kbps frames type

Re: Cyrix/IBM CPU detection

1999-08-18 Thread KATO Takenori
I revised BlueLightning CPU patch because I found that there are BlueLightning CPUs which do not change undefined flag by dividing 5 by 2 like Intel CPUs. After my obtaining test reports on *both* IBM BlueLightning CPUs and old Intel 486 CPUs that do not support cpuid instruction, I'll commit

Re: Q: Extending the sysctl MIB for Linuxulator variables

1999-08-18 Thread Daniel C. Sobral
Matthew Dillon wrote: :Well, it's also a module, so perhaps we should create the whole subtree :for modules (as was already discussed several times..) : :Andrzej Bialecki Yes, this is very true. But I think we are fooling ourselves if we believe linux emulation will not become

-current broken?

1999-08-18 Thread Christopher Masto
Yesterday and today, after a cvsup and kernel build, I get a panic very early in the boot on my laptop. What's left on the screen is a general protection fault in kernel mode, and an attempt to trace just causes another panic. Tomorrow I will put a serial cable on it and get some details, but

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-18 Thread Bruce Albrecht
Matthew Dillon writes: And to head off another question: When you are recording to a CD-RW you can do a 'quick erase' of the media using 'cdrecord blank=fast'. This does not actually erase the data, so if you have used say 100MB you will only have 550MB left. You can actually erase the

Re: ccd bugs (was: Kernel hacker tasks seek interested hackers)

1999-08-18 Thread Greg Lehey
On Wednesday, 18 August 1999 at 9:50:54 -0400, Mark J. Taylor wrote: On Wed, 18 Aug 1999, Sheldon Hearn wrote: On Wed, 18 Aug 1999 09:19:20 -0400, "Mark J. Taylor" wrote: There is a long as a parameter to ccdbuffer that needs to be a u_long. Otherwise, you'll get panics (can't remember

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-18 Thread Amancio Hasty
Matthew Dillon writes: And to head off another question: When you are recording to a CD-RW you can do a 'quick erase' of the media using 'cdrecord blank=fast'. This does not actually erase the data, so if you have used say 100MB you will only have 550MB left. You can actually erase

Re: -current broken?

1999-08-18 Thread Poul-Henning Kamp
I saw that yesterday, and fixed it by: cd /usr/src make includes cd /sys/i386/conf config -r CRITTER cd ../../compile/CRITTER make depend make In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Christopher Masto writes: Yesterday and today, after a cvsup and

[fwd] [fm/news] newsletter for Aug 18th 1999, 23:59

1999-08-18 Thread Dominic Mitchell
freshmeat newsletter for Wednesday, August 18th. In total, 58 articles have been posted and are included in this email. [ article list ] o wmmmnn 0.3 (X11/Window Maker Applets) o freemed 19990818 (Web/Database) [snip] subject: FreeBSD 4.0-19990816-CURRENT added by: Xcs on Aug 18th 1999, 18

RE: [fwd] [fm/news] newsletter for Aug 18th 1999, 23:59

1999-08-18 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On 19-Aug-99 Dominic Mitchell wrote: Any ideas on who dsubmitted this to freshmeat? No idea, but submitted FreeBSD 3.2 when it was released.. (Just being a mouthpiece for msmith :) --- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice

Re: [fwd] [fm/news] newsletter for Aug 18th 1999, 23:59

1999-08-18 Thread Hristo Grigorov
/news] newsletter for Aug 18th 1999, 23:59 This is the official freshmeat newsletter for Wednesday, August 18th. In total, 58 articles have been posted and are included in this email. [ article list ] o wmmmnn 0.3 (X11/Window Maker Applets) o freemed 19990818 (Web/Database) [snip