fetch(1) and realms with whitespace...

1999-07-01 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Thu, 1 Jul 1999 12:08:26 +0100, Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: % export HTTP_AUTH="basic:SunSolve Online:x:y" % fetch -v http://online.sunsolve.sun.co.uk/whatever senddoc: cannot authenticate with server Looking at the code it appears that there isn't a way to escape the

Re: PLIP is still broken :(

1999-07-27 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 26 Jul 1999 20:30:38 +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: This is also something that should be changed since we are to modify things anyway, it introduces un-needed delays (and jitter) in the interrupt delivery. Plus, the resource manager has built-in hooks to manage

sysinstall network performance

1999-07-28 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 28 Jul 1999 11:24:34 -0400 (EDT), Brian Dean [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: During recent installs using the 7/26 snap, I noticed that the transfer rate for the "ports" distribution was about twice as fast as SNAPs from the beginning of the month. I was wondering what to attribute this

Re: wd0: interrupt timeout (status 58rdy,seekdone,drq error 1no_dam)

1999-08-10 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 10 Aug 1999 12:38:02 -0700 (PDT), Doug White [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: You've got to be kidding. That makes them totally useless for server operation -- at some random time every week, down goes your server for a few minutes. :( Ye gets what ye pays for if you want a reliable

Kernel hacker tasks seek interested hackers

1999-08-15 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sun, 15 Aug 1999 12:27:57 +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Here are some tasks which could put an evening or more to productive and educational use for interested kernel hackers. But by all means, if you start on one of these, TELL someone about it, eh? -GAWollman --

Re: Dropping connections without RST

1999-08-17 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 17 Aug 1999 00:40:49 -0600, Warner Losh [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: How would this be different than a packet filter on inbound connections? It would work in open network environments. -GAWollman -- Garrett A. Wollman | O Siem / We are all family / O Siem / We're all the same [EMAIL

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: HEADS UP: at_shutdown going away

1999-08-21 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sat, 21 Aug 1999 12:51:29 -0700, Mike Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: [Quoting somebody unidentified, presumably Warner:] Shouldn't the apm stuff use the new-bus hooks? I've migraded a couple of uses in pccard to using that now that I have newbus node to hang them off of... APM is only

Re: followup to apm problems.

1999-09-01 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 31 Aug 1999 15:16:48 -0700, Mike Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Actually, that's almost entirely system-dependant. The BIOS may well poll the keyboard controller/USB controller, for example. And designs based on the Intel PIIX4 will generate SMI# interrupts for whichever activities

Re: PNP ids missing in sio.c

1999-09-04 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sat, 04 Sep 1999 21:34:09 -0700, Mike Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: The enumerator should assign these resources to a placeholder; I was thinking the nexus was as good an owner as any. If there's an "unknown" device that's probably even better. Some of them should be claimed by real

Re: (P)review: sigset_t for more than 32 signals

1999-09-06 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 6 Sep 1999 10:08:21 -0400 (EDT), Peter Dufault [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: This is a particularly safe implementation typedef, since I don't anticipate uint64_t ever being used in a future specification as a different data type. I don't know about ANSI. It's in C9x. -GAWollman --

Re: (P)review: sigset_t for more than 32 signals

1999-09-06 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 6 Sep 1999 10:51:41 -0400 (EDT), Peter Dufault [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: /* Now just insert the macros to make this work... */ I'd be inclined to make sigemptyset() and sigfillset(), at a minimum, functions only (not macros). I'd define sigaddset something like this (function

(P)review: sigset_t for more than 32 signals

1999-09-06 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 06 Sep 1999 11:03:35 +0200, Marcel Moolenaar [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Known problems: Building world fails because the freshly built cpp segfaults. A setjmp call that may be involved matches the problem of a return address being 0. gdb does not display a complete backtrace... The

(P)review: sigset_t for more than 32 signals

1999-09-06 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 06 Sep 1999 11:03:35 +0200, Marcel Moolenaar [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: kernel/userland - http://www.FreeBSD.org/~marcel/signal.diff There appear to be some fairly gratuitous name changes in here. Also, my own feeling is that it would be better to continue to use integral types

Re: (P)review: sigset_t for more than 32 signals

1999-09-06 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 6 Sep 1999 14:33:16 -0400 (EDT), I misspoke thusly: It's true that this would (currently) slow down uthreads. Actually, uthreads uses the signal-preserving versions (setjmp and longjmp), so it's already entering the kernel on every context switch. -GAWollman -- Garrett A. Wollman |

Signal changes and {,sig}{set,long}jmp

1999-09-06 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 06 Sep 1999 19:34:06 +0200, Marcel Moolenaar [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: The setjump/longjump family of functions are userland function AFAICT. POSIX doesn't make any such distinction. Remember that setjmp/longjmp *already* enter the kernel, in order to save/restore the signal mask, so

Re: (P)review: sigset_t for more than 32 signals

1999-09-06 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 06 Sep 1999 11:06:51 -0700, Jason Nordwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Wouldn't you hose uthread performance? I thought that one of the major benefits it that a context switch in uthreads did not require kernel intervention and a syscall. It's true that this would (currently) slow down

halt/shutdown permissions

1999-09-11 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sat, 11 Sep 1999 11:40:33 -0800, [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Adam Wight) said: Isn't it inconsistent behavior that a non-root user can reboot or shutdown the machine with 'shutdown', yet only root can use 'halt' and 'reboot'? No, not at all. Operators can shut the machine down gracefully, but only

Re: What's wrong with this picture?

1999-09-12 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sun, 12 Sep 1999 11:41:08 -0700, Mike Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: What's wrong is that you're being stupid. There is no call for such rudeness in the FreeBSD mailing-lists, particularly from someone as centrally involved as you, Mike. -GAWollman -- Garrett A. Wollman | O Siem / We are

Re: An FS question perhaps... non blocking I/O.

1999-09-12 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sun, 12 Sep 1999 10:56:42 -0700 (PDT), John Polstra [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Just to avoid duplicated effort: I currently have work in progress on a "fslog" pseudo-device. It enables you to monitor a filesystem and receive notifications for all interesting changes to files and

Re: 2xPIIIx450 results NFS results

1999-09-18 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sat, 18 Sep 1999 01:16:52 + (GMT), Adam Strohl [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I've been getting this too on 4.0-C, just rebuild last night, still there. top displays: CPU states: 0.0% user, 0.0% nice, 0.0% system, 0.0% interrupt, 0.0% idle On my dual-PPro Intel BB440FX system I am not

Re: On hub.freebsd.org refusing to talk to dialups

1999-09-24 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Fri, 24 Sep 1999 10:35:52 -0700 (PDT), "Rodney W. Grimes" [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Your work also has a serious security concern if it allows this you to directly attatch to it's port 25. Can you say firewall circumvention... What firewall? If Gary's employer is at all like the shop I

Re: gcc optimizer in -current system ...

1999-09-24 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Fri, 24 Sep 1999 12:08:10 +0900, "Daniel C. Sobral" [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: The point is that it _does_ hurt. Anything above -O3 is _likely_ to have bugs. And more to the point: the FreeBSD Project will not support those who compile their kernel or world with anything other than the

Re: HEADS UP: sigset_t changes committed

1999-09-29 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 29 Sep 1999 21:17:48 -0400, Jim Bloom [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I believe this must be fixed. There is no way it can be ``fixed''. That's Just The Way It Is. I'm sorry that you're having a problem with this. Nobody ever said keeping -current would be easy. -GAWollman -- Garrett A.

Re: HEADS UP: sigset_t changes committed

1999-09-29 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 29 Sep 1999 16:51:37 -0700 (PDT), "Rodney W. Grimes" [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: If it is broken, please back out the signal changes or fix the tools target. No, Rod, just Deal With It(tm). -GAWollman To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current"

Re: make install trick

1999-10-06 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 6 Oct 1999 12:22:47 +0200, Brad Knowles [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Forgive me if I'm misunderstanding something here, but isn't having /tmp on the root filesystem just inviting a denial-of-service attack on yourself? Only if you let random lusers log in to your machine.

Re: MajorDomo Problems

1999-10-11 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 11 Oct 1999 11:01:43 +0200, Andre Oppermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: majordomo is crap it seems, the freebsd mailing lists should switch over to ezmlm-idx/qmail... *THAT* works 100% reliable. Bull$#!^. I run a couple of fairly large mailing-lists under majordomo, and nobody ever gets

Re: QIC ft0 driver support in 4.0-CURRENT gone?

1999-10-15 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Fri, 15 Oct 1999 10:20:54 -0700 (PDT), Julian Elischer [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: the driver could come back if someone who HAD such a device were to adopt it.. Probably not. The hardware is just so transcendently evil that it's unlikely it could be made to work reliably for more than one or

negative offset for bus_space_read ?

1999-10-16 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sat, 16 Oct 1999 11:55:11 +0200, German Tischler [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Is there a more elegant way than to get the real adress and use inb ? You need to allocate resources for each distinct, non-contiguous range of ports separately. -GAWollman -- Garrett A. Wollman | O Siem / We are

Re: make.conf options (was Re: package-like feature for the base distrib (was Re: FreeSSH))

1999-10-17 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sun, 17 Oct 1999 11:55:21 -0400, "Patrick Bihan-Faou" [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: This is going in the right direction, but here is a question (and I don't have the answer). Is it so much more easier to create new compile time directive than to go the extra step and use packages where they are

k4 in current

1999-10-17 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sun, 17 Oct 1999 09:26:51 -0700, Randy Bush [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: anyone out there using kerberos4 in current? i am not succeeding in a mixed current/stable/bsdi/... environment. o the current systen is the keyserver You mean KDC, of course. o a user on the current system

Re: lsof + namecache

1999-10-28 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Thu, 28 Oct 1999 09:09:54 +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: The lsof functionality should in my opinion be added to the system, and the necessary hooks should be added to the kernel using sysctl. fstat(1). -GAWollman To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with

Re: lsof + namecache

1999-10-28 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Thu, 28 Oct 1999 08:54:02 -0700, "David O'Brien" [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: fstat(1) does not have the functionality (that is now missing) that people have come to expect from LSOF. ...which is? -GAWollman -- Garrett A. Wollman | O Siem / We are all family / O Siem / We're all the same

VESA module breaks USB?

1999-10-29 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Thu, 28 Oct 1999 22:27:48 -0400, Christopher Masto [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: ohci0: OPTi 82C861 (FireLink) USB controller irq 9 at device 11.0 on pci0 +ohci_waitintr: timeout IRQ 9 is shared with the VGA controller. Perhaps calling the VESA BIOS caused it to do something strange that

reply to field

1999-01-02 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Thu, 04 Nov 1999 16:41:28 -0800, Amancio Hasty [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Curious, why is the reply field in the email header not set to the originating mailing list? Because that would be an incredibly obnoxious (I would even say asinine) thing to do. If I want to make a reply to the list,

Re: egcs -O breaks ping.c:in_cksum()

1999-11-15 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 15 Nov 1999 18:01:45 +0100, Pierre Beyssac [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Maybe I can at least commit the addition of "volatile" to the source code. That will work around that particular bug until egcs is fixed... It's not a compiler bug, it's a source code bug. The C Language specifies

Re: init runs with console as control terminal?

1999-01-16 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Thu, 18 Nov 1999 23:01:10 +0800, Peter Wemm [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: root cron 2180 - -none- root cron 2181 - -none- root cron 2182 - -none- root adjkerntz 400 -

Re: init runs with console as control terminal?

1999-01-16 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Thu, 18 Nov 1999 22:59:28 -0500 (EST), Luoqi Chen [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Hmm, good point. So I still need to find a way to start up rc5des, it seems that rc5des installs a SIGHUP handler and therefore nohup is useless. Bug the authors to fix it? daemon(3) is provided for a reason!

Re: ps ax: kernel command line caching bug with -?

1999-11-20 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sat, 20 Nov 1999 23:12:19 +0800, Peter Wemm [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: IMHO: Either change su to use '-' or forget about it.. I don't recall whether csh/tcsh attribute anything magic to having the leading "-" or not.. Same thing as every other shell: a leading `-' means that the shell is a

Route table leaks

1999-11-21 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sun, 21 Nov 1999 15:54:11 -0800 (PST), John Polstra [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: are climbing steadily. Also the references to the default route as reported by "netstat -rn" are climbing. (They went from 187 to 193 in the past 2 minutes or so.) What does `netstat -ran' say? You're not

RE: Route table leaks

1999-11-22 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sun, 21 Nov 1999 19:58:40 -0800 (PST), John Polstra [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: [quoting me:] What does `netstat -ran' say? You're not seeing all the routes without the `-a' flag. It lists some additional routes with -a, but not many. Here's the latest output (still growing, as you can

Re: FreeBSD security auditing project.

1999-11-24 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 23 Nov 1999 23:33:14 -0500 (EST), Brian Fundakowski Feldman [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: #define SNPARGS(buf, len) buf + len, sizeof(buf) len ? sizeof(buf) - len : 0 char action2[32], proto[47], name[18], fragment[17]; /* Print command name */

Re: 3c509b getting `eeprom failed to come ready' in current

1999-11-26 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Fri, 26 Nov 1999 03:29:16 -0500 (EST), "Matthew N. Dodd" [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: What is really needed here is for the resource manager to handle 'requests' as well as allocations. It does. That's the difference between `allocate' and `activate'. -GAWollman -- Garrett A. Wollman | O

Re: incorrect irqs with pci devices

1999-12-03 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Fri, 03 Dec 1999 09:55:43 -0500 (EST), Mike Heffner [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Yes, it is a SMP box, and yes, the devices work fine. I just thought it was odd that the kernel would report incorrect ones. They are not incorrect. SMP uses a different interrupt system. -GAWollman -- Garrett

A success story, of sorts

2002-10-28 Thread Garrett Wollman
Last week I decided to blow away my newer laptop's ancient 4.3 installation (well, actually, Lose XP decided to do it for me, but that's another story). I had just gotten my complimentary developer's CD set from FreeBSDmall.com (thanks, guys!) and decided to reinstall everything from scratch. So

Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-10-28 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 28 Oct 2002 14:55:55 -0800, Peter Wemm [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: /boot/loader though is a different story. 'make installkernel' does not install the new loader. However, most non-ancient 4.x loaders can boot a 5.x kernel sufficiently well that this shouldn't be a crisis. Or, they

Re: A success story, of sorts

2002-10-28 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 28 Oct 2002 14:51:31 -0800, Peter Wemm [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: The temperatures are in kelvin * 10. ie: subtract 2731 to get degrees celcius, then divide by 10. In my case above: 3281 - 2731 = 550, or 55.0C. Cool. I just wasted an hour hacking up xload to make it display temperature

NEWCARD and Linksys PCM200 ver. 2 CardBus Ethernet

2002-10-29 Thread Garrett Wollman
Has anyone managed to make one of these work? I get the following messages: cardbus1: Expecting link target, got 0x59 cardbus1: Resource not specified in CIS: id=10, size=100 cardbus1: Resource not specified in CIS: id=14, size=400 cardbus1: unknown card (vendor=0x1737, dev=0xab09) at 0.0 irq 11

RE: NEWCARD and Linksys PCM200 ver. 2 CardBus Ethernet

2002-10-30 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 30 Oct 2002 10:52:22 -0500 (EST), John Baldwin [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I used to use one. The dc(4) driver was broken a while back and now has issues with this card that it didn't used to have, but it should mostly work (it just needs to be ifconfig'd down and up when it freezes

Re: Lack of real long double support

2002-10-30 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 30 Oct 2002 17:01:54 -0700 (MST), M. Warner Losh [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I think I don't understand what you are saying at all. It doesn't seem top jive with the rest of the messages in this thread. Of course not, it's Terry ``Irrelevant Tangent'' Lambert you're taking about.

Re: Lack of real long double support

2002-10-30 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 30 Oct 2002 20:29:16 -0500 (EST), Garrett Wollman [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: [rude snipe deleted...] Sorry, that was un-called-for (and was intended to be a private message to Warner). -GAWollman To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-current in the body

addition to cdefs

2002-11-11 Thread Garrett Wollman
On 11 Nov 2002 13:31:36 +0100, Marc Recht [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: This is needed for some programs. For example for Python 2.3cvs sets (among others) _POSIX_C_SOURCE 199506L, but also expects to have chroot and friends. Then it's wrong. If it doesn't want a POSIX environment (evidently not

Re: addition to cdefs

2002-11-12 Thread Garrett Wollman
On 11 Nov 2002 17:56:08 +0100, Marc Recht [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I'm thinking more of it like an aggregation. IMHO it should be possible, if the user wants to, to get POSIX 199506 and BSD. That would be very difficult, since FreeBSD never supported that version (indeed, never even claimed

Re: addition to cdefs

2002-11-12 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 11 Nov 2002 09:54:58 -0500, Mike Barcroft [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: /* 1003.2-1992 */ -#if __POSIX_VISIBLE = 199209 +#if __POSIX_VISIBLE = 199209 || __XSI_VISIBLE size_tconfstr(int, char *, size_t); int getopt(int, char * const [], const char *); __XSI_VISIBLE should

Re: addition to cdefs

2002-11-12 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 12 Nov 2002 15:49:05 -0800 (PST), Archie Cobbs [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: But why not just this? static __inline void __fd_zero(fd_set *p, __size_t n) { memset(p-fds_bits, 0, _howmany(n, _NFDBITS)); } Because a declaration of memset() is not permitted in

Re: sleep(1) behavior

2002-11-13 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 13 Nov 2002 10:07:22 -0800 (PST), Nate Lawson [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Thanks, that's what I was expecting. The attached patch provides the following behavior: sleep 0 = exit 0 immediately sleep [ \t]*1 = sleep 1 second sleep [ \t]*\.2zzz = sleep .2 seconds sleep [ \t]*-.* =

Re: sleep(1) behavior

2002-11-13 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 13 Nov 2002 11:26:44 -0800 (PST), Nate Lawson [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: So sleep -1 should sleep for ~0UL seconds? And should usage() ever be called then? Well, the standard says that anything might happen as a result of `sleep -- -1'. I'm just pointing out why the standard says so.

Re: Asking for tester (small patch to chown(8)/chgrp(1))

2002-11-18 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sun, 17 Nov 2002 15:51:59 +0100, Alexander Leidinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I'm concerned about the used character: -r is similiar to -R Yes, `-r' would be a very poor choice for the reason you state. -GAWollman To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe

Re: CPUTYPE cr*p (Was: [kris@FreeBSD.org: 5.0-CURRENT build failure of ports you maintain])

2002-11-18 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 18 Nov 2002 12:08:49 -0800, Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: It's described in the file itself. Can you please file a PR about the missing manpage documentation? make.conf is no longer installed in -current. A user trying to understand why some glop is being added automatically

Re: Are SysV semaphores thread-safe on CURRENT?

2002-11-18 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 18 Nov 2002 22:31:28 -0600, Brian Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Is this the recommended method of preventing these problems? The recommended method of preventing these problems generally is to use POSIX semaphores (or other POSIX synchronization mechanisms appropriate to threaded

Re: Hi,a little question about DP2.

2002-11-19 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 19 Nov 2002 21:07:49 -0600, Sean Kelly [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Actually it is the 'c' slice that is generally used to indicate the whole disk. This is still the case in 5.0. However, I am unable to tell you what 'd' used to represent. I am also clueless on this particular detail. No,

Re: Hi,a little question about DP2.

2002-11-19 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 20 Nov 2002 11:39:22 +0800, kai ouyang [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I don't know why the 'c' partition doesn't start at 0. It is strange. For backwards compatibility, the FreeBSD 4.x kernel would fake up the partition tables so that they would look like old (pre-slicing) FreeBSD partition

Is this a known LOR?

2002-12-02 Thread Garrett Wollman
lock order reversal 1st 0xc37e7a68 vnode interlock (vnode interlock) @ ../../../kern/vfs_subr.c:939 2nd 0xc043d720 vm page queue mutex (vm page queue mutex) @ ../../../vm/vm_kern.c:424 ident says: /sys/kern/vfs_subr.c: $FreeBSD: src/sys/kern/vfs_subr.c,v 1.419 2002/10/26 14:38:21 rwatson

Re: sys/file.h and POSIX

2002-12-09 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 09 Dec 2002 10:26:49 -0700 (MST), M. Warner Losh [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: may != MUST. We do not pollute the name space. Providing additional facilities pollutes the name space, breaking strictly conforming programs. Not necessarily. The Standard reserves certain namespaces for the

Re: if_fxp and pause packets (or, I didn't need the network anyway)

2002-12-12 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 11 Dec 2002 23:09:46 -0800 (PST), Nate Lawson [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I've noticed this too with fxp. It only happens while in ddb and I thought it was my fault (I was debugging some networking problems). It happens when the NIC's receive queue fills up. When you're in DDB, the

Re: Posix Semaphores in -CURRENT

2002-12-13 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002 08:41:16 -0800, Joe Kelsey [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: So, is there some mechanism I am missing? Is there a layer between the application calling sem_open and the kernel receiving the parameters that strips it down to the last component? If there is a higher level

Re: Posix Semaphores in -CURRENT

2002-12-13 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002 12:02:47 -0500, Craig Rodrigues [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: So apart from the leading slash character, nothing is mentioned about embedded slashes in the semaphore name. What's the right behavior for FreeBSD then? The reason why the standard is written that way was to allow

Re: POSIX semaphores in FreeBSD-CURRENT

2002-12-13 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002 11:05:45 -0800, Alfred Perlstein [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=sem_openapropos=0sektion=0manpath=SunOS+5.7format=html BZZT! Appeal to irrelevant authority. -GAWollman To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe

Re: Losing the battle with RC1

2002-12-13 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Fri, 13 Dec 2002 12:02:02 -0800, Kevin Oberman [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Thanks for pointing out the obvious! (Although I am confused by why it wiped the root partition which is BEFORE swap.) Because it starts at the end of the specified partition and works its way backwards. (The hope is to

Re: ipfw userland breaks again.

2002-12-15 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sun, 15 Dec 2002 10:26:22 -0800 (PST), Matthew Dillon [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Now you are forcing me to go to core. It's absolutely ridiculous and you know it. Goddamn it, next time I won't even bother posting if all I get is this sort of crap. All the better, if you refuse

Re: ipfw userland breaks again.

2002-12-15 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sun, 15 Dec 2002 11:41:26 -0800 (PST), Matthew Dillon [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: If people are reasonable with me, I am reasonable right back. If people are unreasonable, they shouldn't expect me to be reasonable in response. It's really that simple. As a FreeBSD developer, you

Re: 80386 out of GENERIC

2002-12-15 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sun, 15 Dec 2002 08:43:06 -0800, walt [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Was sysinstall around when 386 was new? Just curious what's changed since then to make it bigger. The 80386 came out in 1986. FreeBSD 1.0 came out in 1994, and I don't think we even had sysinstall then. I did a lot of 386BSD

Port package on RC1

2002-12-17 Thread Garrett Wollman
On 17 Dec 2002 16:35:50 -0600, Ryan Sommers [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I'm wondering what it's doing because it isn't copying over ports very fast. It's slow because it's creating lots of very small directories. -GAWollman To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe

revoke(2) redux...

2002-12-24 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 24 Dec 2002 12:40:25 +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Isn't there a pretty obvious race between the revoke() and the open() ? To the extent that the race matters, it is obviated by making sure that only the current user has permission to open the device. If the user

Re: revoke(2) redux...

2002-12-24 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 24 Dec 2002 15:43:56 +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: There is no way you can close the race between: revoke(/dev/ttyfoo); and open(/dev/ttyfoo); Not even in init(8). There is always the risk that another process opens the device between the two. If that process

Re: ep0 hard lockup during install

2003-01-03 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 31 Dec 2002 00:34:04 -0500 (EST), Matthew N. Dodd [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I just installed RC2 using a 3C574B with the 'ep' driver; worked just fine aside from needing to re-roll kern.flp and mfsroot.flp to support OLDCARD. My 3C589D works just fine in 5-current with NEWCARD.

getpwnam_r missing

2003-01-06 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 6 Jan 2003 17:22:58 +0200, Andy Fawcett [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: #if defined(QT_THREAD_SUPPORT) defined(_POSIX_THREAD_SAFE_FUNCTIONS) This conditional is erroneous, so you should definitely bug Troll Tech. It should instead read: #if defined(QT_THREAD_SUPPORT)

Re: Shared memory - Was: 2 Queries

2000-02-29 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 29 Feb 2000 10:47:33 -0800 (PST), Matthew Dillon [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Maybe we can convince them / submit patches to use mmap() based shared memory (file-backed), which we can now do efficiently with the MAP_NOSYNC option. Even better would be POSIX shared memory.

Re: Shared memory - Was: 2 Queries

2000-03-01 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 1 Mar 2000 12:46:13 -0500, Christopher Masto [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: It takes no more than a well-designed operating system service to ensure that badly written programs don't fail to release resources when they crash. Unfortunately, the System V shared-memory API is brain-damaged

Re: C shell scripts (was: Re: which(1), rewritten in C?)

2000-03-03 Thread Garrett Wollman
On 03 Mar 2000 17:03:05 +0100, Assar Westerlund [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Sure, but there's a /usr/bin/which program. Do you suggest we should remove it? I don't have any problems with that... The original `which' was a C shell script. Its purpose was specifically to explain how the C shell

Re: MAX_UID ?

2000-03-12 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 13 Mar 2000 00:06:19 +, Paul Richards [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: We could create a new include file that we use for constants that are related to FreeBSD specific types or we can agree on a coding style for performing bounds checking using tricks like ((uid_t)0-1) Or we can do it

Re: NETGRAPH (proposal. FINAL)

2000-02-29 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 29 Feb 2000 18:59:50 +0100 (CET), Luigi Rizzo [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: can you clarify this ? Looong ago i used the '586 on a bridge and it did let me write the MAC header... The 82586 has a mode bit which selects one of two possibilities: 1) The transmit command specifies the

Re: IPv6 setup...

2000-03-13 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 13 Mar 2000 10:22:08 +0900, Yoshinobu Inoue [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: echo 24.113.25.85 | sed -e s/"\."/" "/g | awk '{$5 = $1*256 + $2; $6 = $3*256 + $4; printf "2002:%x:%x:\n", $5, $6}' Or, without only one extra process: myaddr=24.113.25.85 OIFS="$IFS" IFS=".$IFS" set $myaddr

Re: suggestion: a g77 - f77 link

2000-03-14 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 14 Mar 2000 14:38:26 -0800, "David O'Brien" [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: NO. I will not apply this link. BSD has always had a "f77" command. It has not always had a "g77" command. The G77 developers should have installed a "f77" compatability link. It is their fault this misspelling

Re: suggestion: a g77 - f77 link

2000-03-14 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 14 Mar 2000 17:57:36 -0800, "David O'Brien" [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: *IF* I understand what you are trying to say, here is my answer: if I were to start fresh with with bringing in the first C compiler into FreeBSD, it would not have a 'gcc' name to it -- only 'cc'. Indeed, that was

Re: Best NIC for FBSD (was: Buffer Problems and hangs in 4.0-CURRENT..)

2000-03-15 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 15 Mar 2000 12:53:43 -0800, Mike Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Do you actually have any numbers to quantify this? There's nothing in the driver architecture nor any of my testing that would suggest this is actually the case at this point. As of about four years ago, the relative

Re: FDDI cards in -current

2000-03-16 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Thu, 16 Mar 2000 07:56:33 -0800, [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Bruce A. Mah) said: Here's what's supported: fpa(4), fea(4) - Device Drivers for DEC FDDI Controllers fpa is a PCI card, fea is EISA. Note that finding any FDDI hardware these days is getting to be quite expensive. The manufacturers

Re: RealPlayer 7

2000-03-17 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Fri, 17 Mar 2000 11:43:54 -0800 (PST), Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: You can't use a foreign plugin with a native freebsd netscape..unfortunately there aren't many plugins available in native format - this is a good reason to use the linux version. Or not (depending on your

ICMP socket weirdness

2000-03-18 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Fri, 17 Mar 2000 15:03:18 -0800 (PST), Archie Cobbs [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: When the program is run, if you ping the IP address from the local machine, it sees packets. However, if you ping it from a remote machine, it doesn't see packets. The ICMP never passes certain packets up to raw

Buffer cache renovation

2000-03-20 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 20 Mar 2000 09:36:22 -0800 (PST), Matthew Dillon [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I think so. I can give -current a quick synopsis of the plan but I've probably forgotten some of the bits (note: the points below are not in any particular order): Cool! Sounds like you've really

Re: ICMP socket weirdness

2000-03-20 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 20 Mar 2000 11:03:07 -0800 (PST), Archie Cobbs [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: [Quoting my original description of icmp_input()'s behavior:] The ICMP never passes certain packets up to raw listeners. These include ECHO REQUEST, TIMESTAMP REQUEST, and SUBNET MASK REQUEST packets -- but not

Re: Floating point exceptions.

2000-03-21 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 21 Mar 2000 17:11:30 -0800, Matthew Hunt [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: fpsetmask(3) also exists on Solaris. fpsetmask(3) was copied from System V. -GAWollman -- Garrett A. Wollman | O Siem / We are all family / O Siem / We're all the same [EMAIL PROTECTED] | O Siem / The fires of

Re: ucontext

2000-03-22 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 22 Mar 2000 12:52:39 -0800, Arun Sharma [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: However, I can think of two situations under which it might have to be a system call: I'm fairly certain I found a circumstance which required that it be available to a system call, but I can't remember quite what it was.

breakage still in sys/systm.h

2000-03-24 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Fri, 24 Mar 2000 17:12:32 -0500 (EST), Steve Kiernan [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: The definitions of major() and minor() in sys/systm.h break usage of the header. Since sys/types.h defines major() and minor() as macros which compute the major and minor numbers, this creates an order dependency

Using packed structs to gain cheap SMP primatives

2000-03-29 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Wed, 29 Mar 2000 19:25:29 -0800, Alfred Perlstein [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: What do you guys think about that? Am I totally missing something that makes the Linux way right/ok? (no locking on a 64bit struct) Generally, it's better to design an optimistic or non-blocking algorithm rather

Re: Load average calculation?

2000-04-03 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sun, 2 Apr 2000 23:10:59 -0500 (CDT), Kevin Day [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: It's probably more accurate, but from a PR standpoint it makes it "look" like FreeBSD is choking under the load, when it really isn't. Actually, you have it backwards -- it makes it look as if FreeBSD is *not* choking

Summer/winter time problems with daily/460

2000-04-03 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Sun, 2 Apr 2000 15:08:17 +0200, Jeroen Ruigrok/Asmodai [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Someone more acquainted with the daily scripts may want to investigate/fix that. In the general case, it's hopeless. -GAWollman -- Garrett A. Wollman | O Siem / We are all family / O Siem / We're all the

Re: Sysctl for CAM SCSI quirks?

2000-04-03 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 3 Apr 2000 14:35:44 -0700 (PDT), Matthew Jacob [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I'm not sure I follow this. This subject has come up before in that tape quirks are really busted, etc.. I don't believe sysctl (at least in the form Brad suggested) is at all the right model. Rather, the kernel

xyz.lcs.mit.edu (aka ftp5.freebsd.org) now has more complete mirror

2000-04-09 Thread Garrett Wollman
Thanks to the generosity of Rob Seastrom, the disk space available to ftp5.freebsd.org has grown tenfold. As a result, the mirror is now more complete than it was before, and finally has a complete 4.0-RELEASE installation and package distribution for both Alpha and Intel architectures,

current errors

2000-04-18 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Tue, 18 Apr 2000 13:37:21 -0400, Ted Sikora [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: Any ideas as to the cause of the following errors in current. Harmless. -GAWollman To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

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