Re: Perl broken in 4.0-CURRENT ?

1999-08-31 Thread Anton Berezin
On Tue, Aug 31, 1999 at 02:09:00AM +0200, Pascal Hofstee wrote: I get the following errors when trying to run certain perl stuff .. like mirror: su-2.03# mirror /usr/local/lib/mirror/packages/daemonnews DynaLoader:/usr/libdata/perl/5.00503/DynaLoader.pm:188 Caught a SIGSEGV shutting down

Re: HEADS UP

1999-08-31 Thread Doug Rabson
On Mon, 30 Aug 1999, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Jonathan Lemon writes: On Aug 08, 1999 at 11:36:30PM +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Jonathan Lemon writes: I've just committed the revised TCP timer code. There are some user

Re: HEADS UP! ATA driver (atapi DMA)..

1999-08-31 Thread Matthew Dillon
:Two things I've noticed: :1) my cdrom delivers about 2M/s which is the same as before DMA. Is :the improvement only in cpu usage or should I be seeing a speed :improvement too? : :speed tested with: :dd if=/dev/racd0c of=/dev/null bs=64k count=320 :(I get it to spin up with another dd before

Re: Docs blows up make release

1999-08-31 Thread Nik Clayton
[ quoted section retained for context ] On Thu, Aug 26, 1999 at 08:53:00PM +0100, Nik Clayton wrote: -stable, -current, On Sun, Aug 22, 1999 at 11:05:11AM +0100, Nik Clayton wrote: [ cc'd to -current ] On Sat, Aug 21, 1999 at 07:54:51PM -0400, jack wrote: mode ugly monolingual

Re: HEADS UP! ATA driver (atapi DMA)..

1999-08-31 Thread Kevin Street
Matthew Dillon [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: :Two things I've noticed: :1) my cdrom delivers about 2M/s which is the same as before DMA. Is :the improvement only in cpu usage or should I be seeing a speed :improvement too? : :speed tested with: :dd if=/dev/racd0c of=/dev/null bs=64k

Re: HEADS UP! ATA driver (atapi DMA)..

1999-08-31 Thread Matthew Dillon
:Matthew Dillon [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: : : :Two things I've noticed: : :1) my cdrom delivers about 2M/s which is the same as before DMA. Is : :the improvement only in cpu usage or should I be seeing a speed : :improvement too? : : : :speed tested with: : :dd if=/dev/racd0c of=/dev/null

Re: HEADS UP! ATA driver (atapi DMA)..

1999-08-31 Thread David Scheidt
On 31 Aug 1999, Kevin Street wrote: Matthew Dillon [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I should have mentioned that ... it's a 32x cdrom. dmesg says it claims to be able to do 5515 KB/sec. I've played around with using dd ... skip=n to reposition which part of the cd I'm reading and I've seen

Re: HEADS UP! ATA driver (atapi DMA)..

1999-08-31 Thread Soren Schmidt
It seems Kevin Street wrote: Two things I've noticed: 1) my cdrom delivers about 2M/s which is the same as before DMA. Is the improvement only in cpu usage or should I be seeing a speed improvement too? Depends.. There are many factors involved here, using DMA only lowers the CPU usage,

zsh problem after updating to -CURRENT

1999-08-31 Thread FreeBSD -- The Power to Serve
I recently cvsupped to -CURRENT, did successful make world and updated the kernel.. Now I get errors in zsh even after compiling the port.. I'm using the zsh-devel port which is basically 0-day since I updated ports too Errors: (from startup) zsh in free(): warning: malloc() has never been

Re: followup to apm problems.

1999-08-31 Thread Nate Williams
: And it seems there still are other devices which wake your PC up in : 2-3 mins time. : Hmmm, anyone has ideas? I think we need to set the interrupt mask to 0 in the PIC. I don't think makes any difference, since the APM Bios is in charge of what happens at this point, and the BIOS is

Re: HEADS UP! ATA driver (atapi DMA)..

1999-08-31 Thread Kevin Street
Soren Schmidt writes: Depends.. There are many factors involved here, using DMA only lowers the CPU usage, and will enable faster transfers if the problem was that the CPU was saturated with the PIO transfer. It gave about double the transfer rate on my old P6 based maschine, because the CPU

Re: followup to apm problems.

1999-08-31 Thread Warner Losh
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Nate Williams writes: : I think we need to set the interrupt mask to 0 in the PIC. : : I don't think makes any difference, since the APM Bios is in charge of : what happens at this point, and the BIOS is below the level of the OS. : The theory is that no more

Re: HEADS UP! ATA driver (atapi DMA)..

1999-08-31 Thread Peter Jeremy
David Scheidt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Almost all fast (12X or so) CD-ROM drives are variable speed. To put this a different way, the data on CD's is stored at a constant lineal density (closely related to the wavelength of the laser). Audio CDs are read using constant-linear-velocity, the

Re: HEADS UP! ATA driver (atapi DMA)..

1999-08-31 Thread Warner Losh
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Kevin Street writes: : I should have mentioned that ... it's a 32x cdrom. dmesg says it : claims to be able to do 5515 KB/sec. Is it a 32x cdrom or a 32x mamimum cdrom? There have been many of the big-num speed max, smaller-num speed average drives on the market

Help needed with debugging (was: 4.0-CURRENT SMP crash with vinum raid-5 and softupdates)

1999-08-31 Thread Greg Lehey
On Monday, 30 August 1999 at 7:53:12 +0200, Bernd Walter wrote: On Sun, Aug 29, 1999 at 04:48:32PM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote: : :How similar? The trap above is extremely bad; it looks like a return :on a corrupted stack or a jump through a null function vector. : :Make very sure that

Re: followup to apm problems.

1999-08-31 Thread Mike Smith
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Nate Williams writes: : I think we need to set the interrupt mask to 0 in the PIC. : : I don't think makes any difference, since the APM Bios is in charge of : what happens at this point, and the BIOS is below the level of the OS. : The theory is that no

Re: HEADS UP! ATA driver (atapi DMA)..

1999-08-31 Thread Richard Tobin
lineal velocity (and hence data rate) increases from the inside (start) to the outside (end) of the disk. And consequently any CD that isn't completely full will *always* be slower than the quoted ("guaranteed not to exceed") rate. -- Richard To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

tput(1) appears broken.

1999-08-31 Thread Peter Edwards
Hi, (Sorry if this hits the list a couple of times, I had some problems with my mail system) I never thought I'd see "clear" break :-) Here's a fix. It seems to be down to an ncurses change in tgetstr(). The implementation in ncurses just ignores the "area" parameter, while the one in

Re: HEADS UP! ATA driver (atapi DMA)..

1999-08-31 Thread Daniel O'Connor
On 31-Aug-99 Kevin Street wrote: Well 2MB/sec == 14x CDRom drive. Is it a 14x CDRom drive? CDRom drives are typically limited to how quickly they can get data off the platter. A faster bus transfer will not improve that. I should have mentioned that ... it's a 32x cdrom.

Re: make -j 4 buildworld race problem

1999-08-31 Thread Bruce Evans
"make buildworld" completes without a problem. "make -j 4 buildworld" gives: libncurses now has lots of internal utilities. Apparently the dependencies for them are incomplete. The utilities are are also built at the wrong time and break cross compiling. See the old curses (libmytinfo part)

kgzipped -STABLE GENERIC kernel boots on one machine, not the other

1999-08-31 Thread Mark J. Taylor
I've got a -STABLE GENERIC kernel, cvsupped and built this evening, that is all alone on a UFS floppy, and kgzipped. My P-133 boots the -STABLE kernel fine. My AMD-K6/2 400 stops immediately after "Uncompressing kernel ... done". The same systems both can boot a -CURRENT GENERIC kgzipped

Re: make -j 4 buildworld race problem

1999-08-31 Thread Luoqi Chen
Bruce Evans wrote: "make buildworld" completes without a problem. "make -j 4 buildworld" gives: libncurses now has lots of internal utilities. Apparently the dependencies for them are incomplete. The utilities are are also built at the wrong time and break cross compiling. See

Re: Problems with the latest changes to ifconfig (I guess) - Bad guess...

1999-08-31 Thread Ian Whalley
[Niels Chr. Bank-Pedersen wrote:] After the recent changes to ifconfig and the xl driver I am getting a panic when rc.network runs ifconfig: Anybody else seeing this, or should I look somewhere else alltogether? I am seeing exactly the same breakage -- cvsup as of today, mid-evening EDT. This

Re: Problems with the latest changes to ifconfig (I guess) - Badguess...

1999-08-31 Thread Peter Jeremy
Ian Whalley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My card is identified as 3Com 3c905B-TX Fast Etherlink XL. FWIW, I'm running a kernel about 30 hours old with a 3Com 3c905-TX Fast Etherlink XL and I'm not seeing this problem. At a quick quess, something in the miibus support broke the 3C905B support.

xl driver problems on 3c905B-TX

1999-08-31 Thread Kevin Street
I'm getting a panic during an ifconfig on boot after building a kernel with the new xl driver. This happens early in the boot so I don't have a dump, but can probably arrange to get one if the dmesg output isn't telling us something useful. System is current as of about 7pm EDT 08/31. The

Re: Problems with the latest changes to ifconfig (I guess) - Bad guess...

1999-08-31 Thread Luoqi Chen
Ian Whalley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My card is identified as 3Com 3c905B-TX Fast Etherlink XL. FWIW, I'm running a kernel about 30 hours old with a 3Com 3c905-TX Fast Etherlink XL and I'm not seeing this problem. At a quick quess, something in the miibus support broke the 3C905B

Re: Problems with the latest changes to ifconfig (I guess) - Bad

1999-08-31 Thread Bill Paul
Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, Peter Jeremy had to walk into mine and say: Ian Whalley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My card is identified as 3Com 3c905B-TX Fast Etherlink XL. FWIW, I'm running a kernel about 30 hours old with a 3Com 3c905-TX Fast Etherlink XL and I'm

Re: gdb-4.17 in FreeBSD 4.0-CURRENT

1999-08-31 Thread Alex Zepeda
On Sun, 22 Aug 1999, Richard Cownie wrote: On Sat, 21 Aug 1999, David O'Brien wrote: Are you saying 4.17 is better than 4.18 for debugging C++? Or are you saying you didn't know FreeBSD comes with gdb: gdb-4.18 is badly broken on all platforms (at least for C++). You can't call

Re: gdb-4.17 in FreeBSD 4.0-CURRENT

1999-08-31 Thread Kip Macy
on 3.2-R gdb-4.18 will core dump without fail when I try to read a core file generated by the C++ program I am developing - gdb-4.17 does not have this problem. -Kip On Tue, 31 Aug 1999, Alex Zepeda wrote: On Sun, 22 Aug 1999, Richard Cownie wrote: