Re: mktemp() patch

2000-06-09 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 12:07 AM -0500 6/9/00, Dan Nelson wrote: I still suggest not using symbols at all, since I'd like to be able to quickly remove tempfiles by hand without worrying if I have to escape # or ^, etc. Uh, if I understand the update, the '#' is ALREADY used for this, in the current implementation.

Re: mktemp() patch

2000-06-09 Thread Boris Popov
On Thu, 8 Jun 2000, Kris Kennaway wrote: Count both, nwfs and smbfs, because any program can attempt to create temporary file on these filesystems. File with an invalid file name will be rejected, and this will cost an additional lookup operation(s). I'm not sure that weird

Can't make installworld :(

2000-06-09 Thread Hostas Red
Hi! I can't make installworld for some time with following message: vm/vm_object.h - vm/vm_object.ph vm/vm_page.h - vm/vm_page.ph vm/vm_pageout.h - vm/vm_pageout.ph vm/vm_pager.h - vm/vm_pager.ph vm/vm_param.h - vm/vm_param.ph vm/vm_prot.h - vm/vm_prot.ph vm/vm_zone.h - vm/vm_zone.ph

Latest pcm commits and ESS 1868...

2000-06-09 Thread Donn Miller
With the latest pcm commits, there's a lot of pops and clicks during the playing of MP3's. This is with the ESS 1868 sound card. - Donn To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: mktemp() patch

2000-06-09 Thread John LoVerso
I still suggest not using symbols at all, since I'd like to be able to quickly remove tempfiles by hand without worrying if I have to escape # or ^, etc. Then disable globbing first. (csh et al) "set noglob" or (sh et al) "set -f noglob". John To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

VMware detection code in boot loader

2000-06-09 Thread Luoqi Chen
Would anyone object if I add a ficl word to detect whether we're booting from a vmware virtual machine? I find it extremely useful when I'm running FreeBSD as a guest under NT. Because it is a dual cpu box, I can't use a single kernel to boot both directly or inside the virtual machine. With this

Re: VMware detection code in boot loader

2000-06-09 Thread Mike Smith
Would anyone object if I add a ficl word to detect whether we're booting from a vmware virtual machine? Sounds good to me! -- \\ Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. \\ Mike Smith \\ Tell him he should learn how to fish himself, \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\ and he'll hate you for a

Re: mktemp() patch

2000-06-09 Thread Jeroen C. van Gelderen
Mark Murray wrote: What is the purpose of this? It looks hugely wasteful to me. If you really need a single random bit, it is not good to waste a block of hard-gained gryptographic randomness; can you not use a pseudo-random bit-generator? arc4random() does not consume entropy

Re: VMware detection code in boot loader

2000-06-09 Thread Jeroen C. van Gelderen
Luoqi Chen wrote: Would anyone object if I add a ficl word to detect whether we're booting from a vmware virtual machine? I find it extremely useful when I'm running FreeBSD as a guest under NT. Because it is a dual cpu box, I can't use a single kernel to boot both directly or inside the

Re: Can't make installworld :(

2000-06-09 Thread Vallo Kallaste
On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 01:53:35PM +0400, Hostas Red [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I can't make installworld for some time with following message: vm/vm_object.h - vm/vm_object.ph vm/vm_page.h - vm/vm_page.ph vm/vm_pageout.h - vm/vm_pageout.ph vm/vm_pager.h - vm/vm_pager.ph vm/vm_param.h -

Re: mktemp() patch

2000-06-09 Thread Andrey A. Chernov
On Thu, Jun 08, 2000 at 08:47:36PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote: filesystems. For example, should we limit all FreeBSD file names to 8.3 single-case in case someone wants to run from an old-style MSDOS partition? Bad example. Not _all_ filenames but temp. ones only which allows to run FreeBSD

Re: Can't make installworld :(

2000-06-09 Thread Ian Dowse
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Hosta s Red writes: I can't make installworld for some time with following message: vm/vm_object.h - vm/vm_object.ph vm/vm_page.h - vm/vm_page.ph vm/vm_pageout.h - vm/vm_pageout.ph vm/vm_pager.h - vm/vm_pager.ph vm/vm_param.h - vm/vm_param.ph vm/vm_prot.h -

Re: mktemp() patch

2000-06-09 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, 9 Jun 2000, Andrey A. Chernov wrote: On Thu, Jun 08, 2000 at 08:47:36PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote: filesystems. For example, should we limit all FreeBSD file names to 8.3 single-case in case someone wants to run from an old-style MSDOS partition? Bad example. Not _all_

Re: mktemp() patch

2000-06-09 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Fri, 9 Jun 2000, Kris Kennaway wrote: The point is the same. Files created by FreeBSD binaries during the course of operation don't conform to an 8.3 monocase naming scheme (think of dotfiles for example). I don't believe there's such a thing as a lowest common denominator of file system

Re: mktemp() patch

2000-06-09 Thread Mark Murray
But I repeat myself; are you still intending to use cryptographic security for one bit? What does that buy you? An attacker will laugh at the waste of resources that went into a coin-flip :-). Much better is to use something cheaper like time-of-day XOR 1 whatever. Pseudo random

Boot Manager

2000-06-09 Thread John Hengstler
Greetings, What is the quick way to restore the boot manager (dual os). Lost it when I reloaded Win98. Have 4.0 CD, machine running 5.0-current. John Hengstler To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: VMware detection code in boot loader

2000-06-09 Thread Christopher Masto
On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 01:14:35PM -0400, Jeroen C. van Gelderen wrote: I'm not sure it is a good idea to name this variable VMWare as that is implementation specific. It may be better to have a var named 'emulation' set to 'none' or 'vmware' or 'bochs' or ... Mmm.. or, giving forth the

Re: VMware detection code in boot loader

2000-06-09 Thread Christopher Masto
extern void ficlOutb(FICL_VM *pVM); extern void ficlInb(FICL_VM *pVM); I'm an idiot. -- Christopher Masto Senior Network Monkey NetMonger Communications [EMAIL PROTECTED][EMAIL PROTECTED]http://www.netmonger.net Free yourself, free your machine, free the

Re: Latest pcm commits and ESS 1868...

2000-06-09 Thread Otter
Donn Miller wrote: With the latest pcm commits, there's a lot of pops and clicks during the playing of MP3's. This is with the ESS 1868 sound card. - Donn I hate to send "me too" emails, but i think it's the driver. My SB Live has worked great until last night, when i caught my source

Re: VMware detection code in boot loader

2000-06-09 Thread Peter Wemm
Christopher Masto wrote: On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 01:14:35PM -0400, Jeroen C. van Gelderen wrote: I'm not sure it is a good idea to name this variable VMWare as that is implementation specific. It may be better to have a var named 'emulation' set to 'none' or 'vmware' or 'bochs' or ...

Re: mktemp() patch

2000-06-09 Thread Andrey A. Chernov
On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 12:58:27PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote: Bad example. Not _all_ filenames but temp. ones only which allows to run FreeBSD binary in MSDOS FS with MSDOS files. The point is the same. Files created by FreeBSD binaries during the course of operation don't conform to an

Re: mktemp() patch

2000-06-09 Thread Andrey A. Chernov
On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 10:02:44PM +0200, Mark Murray wrote: But I repeat myself; are you still intending to use cryptographic security for one bit? What does that buy you? An attacker will laugh at the waste of resources that went into a coin-flip :-). Much better is to use something

Re: mktemp() patch

2000-06-09 Thread Jeroen C. van Gelderen
"Andrey A. Chernov" wrote: On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 10:02:44PM +0200, Mark Murray wrote: But I repeat myself; are you still intending to use cryptographic security for one bit? What does that buy you? An attacker will laugh at the waste of resources that went into a coin-flip :-).

Re: mktemp() patch

2000-06-09 Thread Jeroen C. van Gelderen
Kris Kennaway wrote: On Fri, 9 Jun 2000, Andrey A. Chernov wrote: On Thu, Jun 08, 2000 at 08:47:36PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote: filesystems. For example, should we limit all FreeBSD file names to 8.3 single-case in case someone wants to run from an old-style MSDOS partition?

Re: VMware detection code in boot loader

2000-06-09 Thread Jeroen C. van Gelderen
Peter Wemm wrote: Christopher Masto wrote: On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 01:14:35PM -0400, Jeroen C. van Gelderen wrote: I'm not sure it is a good idea to name this variable VMWare as that is implementation specific. It may be better to have a var named 'emulation' set to 'none' or

Re: Scheduler changes?

2000-06-09 Thread Brian Fundakowski Feldman
On Sun, 28 May 2000, Jacob A. Hart wrote: I remember the scheduler bug you're talking about. My system feels much the same as it did during 4.0-CURRENT when that bug was active. I had a collection of wrapper scripts for CPU intensive programs that suspended rc5des, ran the program, then

Re: freezing and rebooting with vidcontrol -m on

2000-06-09 Thread Adam
On Sat, 10 Jun 2000, Matthew Thyer wrote: Are you using power management (presumably so you can poweroff your ATX system) ? You must not use APM with an SMP kernel currently. Remove the lines in your /etc/rc.conf that read: apm_enable="YES" apmd_enable="YES" (Or change them to ="NO"). Or

ps2 mouse troubles

2000-06-09 Thread Ray Kohler
Just one more report to add to the ps2 mouse discussion: Today I moved from 4.0 to -CURRENT. Now my mouse jumps around like other people are reporting. It worked fine before. I tried using a different mouse. I tried using NOCHECKSYNC (even though I'm not getting the messages). I tried this both

Re: VMware detection code in boot loader

2000-06-09 Thread Daniel C. Sobral
Luoqi Chen wrote: Would anyone object if I add a ficl word to detect whether we're booting from a vmware virtual machine? I find it extremely useful when I'm running FreeBSD as a guest under NT. Because it is a dual cpu box, I can't use a single kernel to boot both directly or inside the

IPFW, sound, and modules

2000-06-09 Thread Kelly G.
Hi! Please excuse me, this is my first time posting a question. I know you people are only answering out of courtesy, and I appreciate any replies I may get. I was using FreeBSD 4.0 successfully with IPFW and Sound enabled. Recently I upgraded to 5.0 snapshot 2000/05/20 and my kernel now uses