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

1999-08-19 Thread Amancio Hasty
It wouldn't surprise me if it was a linux fan who made the posting and probably in reaction to the great success of Red Hat's IPO: "They are making fortunes with my code!! " Well thats what I read and I think it was on www.zdnet.com -- Amancio Hasty [EMAIL PROTECTED] To

HEADS UP: at_shutdown going away

1999-08-19 Thread Mike Smith
That's right, systems will never shut down. 8) Seriously though, I'm in the process of replacing a number of the ad-hoc event handler callout lists in the kernel (most notably the at_shutdown and apm* lists) with a generic implementation. The upshot of this is that at_shutdown will go away.

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-19 Thread Matthew Dillon
: 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 media using : 'cdrecord blank=all', which takes a while. : :In my experience, this is not

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-19 Thread Amancio Hasty
: 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 media using : 'cdrecord blank=all', which takes a while. : :In my experience, this

PnP probe croaks in boot...

1999-08-19 Thread Poul-Henning Kamp
Mike, the PnP probe you added panics my HP800CT during boot. With -v it prints (typed from barely legible notes:) PnPbios: Found PnPBiosdata 0xc00ff000 PnPbios: Entry e8000:33e1 rev 1.0 PnPbios: eventflag at e801b OEM ID 1826744e and then panics with a

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

1999-08-19 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Thu, Aug 19, 1999 at 09:31:48AM +0300, Hristo Grigorov wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ??? Well, somebody should probably contact freshmeat and let them know that it's not an "official" release as such. Unless, of course, we want the ability to submit daily snapshots to freshmeat. :-) -- Dom

Bug with malloc_options

1999-08-19 Thread A . Leidinger
Hi, -current from ~3 days ago. from malloc(3): ---snip--- To specify in the source that a program does no return value checking on calls to these functions: extern char *malloc_options; malloc_options = "X"; ---snip--- my source: ---snip--- #include sys/types.h

Re: Bug with malloc_options

1999-08-19 Thread Max Khon
hi, there! On Thu, 19 Aug 1999 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -current from ~3 days ago. from malloc(3): ---snip--- To specify in the source that a program does no return value checking on calls to these functions: extern char *malloc_options; malloc_options

Re: patches for tosha?

1999-08-19 Thread Matthew Hunt
On Wed, Aug 18, 1999 at 07:39:04PM -0700, Amancio Hasty wrote: Or does tosha work with CAM? Tosha works fine with CAM, provided you built it post-CAM. There was also a change to CAM between 3.mumble and 3.mumble+1 which required a rebuild of tosha (but no source changes). Try building a

Strange notebook boot misbehaviour.

1999-08-19 Thread Maxim Sobolev
Hi all, I have a notebook (toshiba satellite pro 445) with WinNT and FreeBSD installed and discovered that when I'm booting FreeBSD directly from power-down state or rebooting after FreeBSD then it boots ok, but when I doing reboot from NT it hangs just before mounting / (probably "hang" is not

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-19 Thread John R. LoVerso
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 media using 'cdrecord blank=all', which takes a while. In my experience, this is not true. I have used blank=fast on a CDRW that has over 500 MB written, and

Re: patches for tosha?

1999-08-19 Thread Wilko Bulte
As Amancio Hasty wrote ... Or does tosha work with CAM? It does for me... (3.2-stable). -- | / o / / _ Arnhem, The Netherlands- Powered by FreeBSD - |/|/ / / /( (_) BulteWWW : http://www.tcja.nl http://www.freebsd.org To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-19 Thread Wilko Bulte
As Bruce Albrecht wrote ... 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

Re: SIGBUS [was Re: gdb]

1999-08-19 Thread John Polstra
In article [EMAIL PROTECTED], Amancio Hasty [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 18 Aug 1999, Joel Ray Holveck wrote: That reminds me. I thought that SIGBUS meant byte-alignment errors. What does it mean on FreeBSD/x86? The boehm garbage collector is trying to find the memory limit so I

Re: patches for tosha?

1999-08-19 Thread Kenneth D. Merry
Matthew Hunt wrote... On Wed, Aug 18, 1999 at 07:39:04PM -0700, Amancio Hasty wrote: Or does tosha work with CAM? Tosha works fine with CAM, provided you built it post-CAM. There was also a change to CAM between 3.mumble and 3.mumble+1 which required a rebuild of tosha (but no source

Kernel Panic at boot with -CURRENT (last 2-3 days)

1999-08-19 Thread Thomas Stromberg
Background: --- Work recently assigned me a Gateway GP7-500 (PIII-500mhz, 96M RAM) to replace my older 333mhz PII that's been running FreeBSD 3.2.. Of course, as my testing machine, I wanted to run FreeBSD 4.0-CURRENT on it, and installed the 19990806 snapshot without a problem, and then

Re: Kernel Panic at boot with -CURRENT (last 2-3 days)

1999-08-19 Thread Poul-Henning Kamp
See my earlier post today, it is due to the PnP probe. If you boot a kernel which is older than Mikes commit, you can boot the new kernel after a soft reboot... Poul-Henning In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Thomas Stromberg writes: Background: --- Work recently assigned me a Gateway

Re: NFS HEADS UP (was Re: cvs commit: src/sys/nfs nfsm_subs.h xdr_subs.h)

1999-08-19 Thread Matthew Dillon
:On Thu, Aug 19, 1999 at 07:50:13AM -0700, Peter Wemm wrote: : peter 1999/08/19 07:50:13 PDT : : Modified files: : sys/nfs nfsm_subs.h xdr_subs.h : Log: : Convert all the nfs macros to do { blah } while (0) to ensure it : works correctly in if/else etc. egcs had

Re: patches for tosha?

1999-08-19 Thread Amancio Hasty
As Amancio Hasty wrote ... Or does tosha work with CAM? It does for me... (3.2-stable). Hi, I think is that tosha does not know how to read audio tracks with my Yamaha cd recorder. The Yamaha have a slightly weird way of reading the audio tracks . I have cdda2wav as an example

Re: patches for tosha?

1999-08-19 Thread jack
Today Amancio Hasty wrote: I think is that tosha does not know how to read audio tracks with my Yamaha cd recorder. The Yamaha have a slightly weird way of reading the audio tracks . I have cdda2wav as an example on how to read audio tracks on Yamaha CDs. The only gotcha is that is for

Re: patches for tosha?

1999-08-19 Thread Amancio Hasty
Hi! I am totally full of joy to be able to read audio CDs in FreeBSD . pwd /mnt/ports/sysutils/cdrecord/work/cdrecord-1.8/cdda2wav/OBJ/i386-freebsd-cc {root} ./cdda2wav -D0,1,0 -B 266240 bytes buffer memory requested, 4 buffers, 27 sectors Read TOC CD Text failed (probably not supported).

Re: Kernel Panic at boot with -CURRENT (last 2-3 days)

1999-08-19 Thread Thomas Stromberg
Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: See my earlier post today, it is due to the PnP probe. If you boot a kernel which is older than Mikes commit, you can boot the new kernel after a soft reboot... Poul-Henning Yes, I saw that, and tried to rebuild includes this morning (as per your reply), and

Re: NFS HEADS UP (was Re: cvs commit: src/sys/nfs nfsm_subs.h xdr_subs.h)

1999-08-19 Thread Alfred Perlstein
On Thu, 19 Aug 1999, Matthew Dillon wrote: :On Thu, Aug 19, 1999 at 07:50:13AM -0700, Peter Wemm wrote: : peter 1999/08/19 07:50:13 PDT : : Modified files: : sys/nfs nfsm_subs.h xdr_subs.h : Log: : Convert all the nfs macros to do { blah } while (0) to

Re: HEADS UP: at_shutdown going away

1999-08-19 Thread Archie Cobbs
Mike Smith writes: I will be converting all users of at_shutdown in the kernel to the new mechanism, but it's of some concern to me that there may be external code using the old at_shutdown* interfaces that may benefit from a compatibility interface (which could be done relatively easily).

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-19 Thread Darryl Okahata
Matthew Dillon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Finally, when you pipe mkisofs to cdrecord directly it is possible to fall behind enough that an error may occur. The CD writer needs a continuous stream. There are two solution to this if it occurs: First, write at a slower rate

Re: NFS HEADS UP (was Re: cvs commit: src/sys/nfs nfsm_subs.h xdr_subs.h)

1999-08-19 Thread Matthew Dillon
: global references across subroutine calls! I'll send Luoqi another email. : : In the case of the NFS stuff, the changes have been pretty well tested : so I think we are in the clear. : :On a somewhat similar note, what do you think about converting a lot :of the NFS macros to

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-19 Thread Matthew Dillon
: Another possibility, if you have the RAM, is to use the team(1) :program (it's in the ports) to buffer the data as it goes to the burner. :You basically put it into the pipeline between mkisofs and cdrecord, and :it buffers up to 5MB in memory (default, adjustable). Of course, you've :got

Re: NFS HEADS UP (was Re: cvs commit: src/sys/nfs nfsm_subs.h xdr_subs.h)

1999-08-19 Thread Archie Cobbs
Matthew Dillon writes: :On a somewhat similar note, what do you think about converting a lot :of the NFS macros to functions, yes i know it will be difficult, but :there is so much forced inlining it just seems like it would reduce :the codesize signifigantly and play nicer with the CPU

Re: [re]writable cdrom drive

1999-08-19 Thread Amancio Hasty
Please Matt "burn" a summary document ... (Gosh I have been burning too many CDs 8) ) -- Amancio Hasty [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: _KPOSIX_PRIORITY_SCHEDULING and cdda2wav

1999-08-19 Thread Peter Wemm
Arno J. Klaassen wrote: Hi, just a quick note: on a -current of this morning I recompiled the cdrecord port; kernel compiled with the options: options P1003_1B options _KPOSIX_PRIORITY_SCHEDULING options _KPOSIX_VERSION=199309L launching cdda2wav immediately

Re: HEADS UP: at_shutdown going away

1999-08-19 Thread Julian Elischer
there was external code at TRW but I don't know if it is still in use.. We have uses of it here at whistle too. (that's why I wrote it..) but I guess I can handle them... why the change? If you re-aranged the arguments you'd have EVENTHANDLER_REGISTER == at_shutdown_pri. :-) what are the

Re: patches for tosha?

1999-08-19 Thread Wilko Bulte
As Amancio Hasty wrote ... As Amancio Hasty wrote ... Or does tosha work with CAM? It does for me... (3.2-stable). To qualify that a bit more: it works on my Toshiba XM-5701TA (surprise..) and also on my Philips CDD-3600 CDRW drive. I think is that tosha does not know how to

Re: patches for tosha?

1999-08-19 Thread Amancio Hasty
Hi, I am all set . cdrecord-1.8a22 includes cdda2wav as [EMAIL PROTECTED] pointed out and it does work with my Yamaha cd recorder . In summary using FreeBSD-current of about two weeks ago , I am now able to : 1. to burn iso 9660 with mkisofs + cdrecord 2. extract CD audio tracks with cdda2wav

Re: Kernel Panic at boot with -CURRENT (last 2-3 days)

1999-08-19 Thread Mike Smith
This appears to be due to our PnP BIOS invocation not being sufficiently bug-compatible with some BIOSsen. I'm going to need to do some more work on this, and if you have time I'd like to get you involved in the testing process. Meanwhile I'll be disabling the PnP BIOS scan which should

Re: Strange notebook boot misbehaviour.

1999-08-19 Thread Matt Crawford
On the Sony 505 mailing list, this was noted and said to be due to Windows leaving the ethernet chip in some APM-related suspended state. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: HEADS UP: at_shutdown going away

1999-08-19 Thread Mike Smith
there was external code at TRW but I don't know if it is still in use.. We have uses of it here at whistle too. (that's why I wrote it..) but I guess I can handle them... why the change? If you re-aranged the arguments you'd have EVENTHANDLER_REGISTER == at_shutdown_pri. It has to do

Weird X problem

1999-08-19 Thread Tomer Weller
very weird X problem, I can only load an X server if I have a ppp connection upi and running... Xfree86 3.4, -CURRENT(made world today) To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: patches for tosha?

1999-08-19 Thread Bob Bishop
At 10:34 am -0700 19/8/99, Amancio Hasty wrote: As Amancio Hasty wrote ... Or does tosha work with CAM? It does for me... (3.2-stable). Hi, I think is that tosha does not know how to read audio tracks with my Yamaha cd recorder. The Yamaha have a slightly weird way of reading the

Re: Strange notebook boot misbehaviour.

1999-08-19 Thread Greg Lehey
On Thursday, 19 August 1999 at 17:34:28 +0300, Maxim Sobolev wrote: Hi all, I have a notebook (toshiba satellite pro 445) with WinNT and FreeBSD installed and discovered that when I'm booting FreeBSD directly from power-down state or rebooting after FreeBSD then it boots ok, but when I

The Matrix screensaver

1999-08-19 Thread Andrzej Bialecki
Hi, This is my poor attempt at reproducing the screens on the movie... Sure, there is much room for improvement, and the whole thing would look cool in VESA, if someone has more spare time... http://www.freebsd.org/~abial/matrix.tgz Unpack it in /sys/modules/syscons. Andrzej Bialecki

Re: cc -O broken in -current for Alpha KLDs

1999-08-19 Thread Doug Rabson
On Thu, 19 Aug 1999, Andrew Gallatin wrote: I do most of my development on alphas I just turned some local code into a loadable kernel module. It works fine when compiled into the kernel statically, but fails miserably when loaded into an alpha kernel as a module. This alpha is running

Re: Weird X problem

1999-08-19 Thread Mike Muir
Tomer Weller wrote: very weird X problem, I can only load an X server if I have a ppp connection upi and running... Xfree86 3.4, -CURRENT(made world today) You might want to check your resolv.conf, having an ip that you cant access in there could be causing some things to load extremely