Re: this of interest to anyone?

1999-07-02 Thread Mike Smith
\\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: Fixing other people's code (was: world broken in vinum (PATCH))

1999-07-02 Thread Mike Smith
\\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: userland ppp - startup

1999-07-08 Thread Mike Smith
t ifconfig works). The point being that rc.conf is currently a public database, and until we have a better mechanism for managing parameter storage, it needs to stay that way. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Jose

Re: MTRR stuff

1999-07-12 Thread Mike Smith
). -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: objtrm problem probably found (was Re: Stuck in objtrm)

1999-07-12 Thread Mike Smith
for a lot; are function calls likely to become more or less expensive in time? -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Using float emulator on a system with FPU?

1999-07-12 Thread Mike Smith
family here... Lots (and I mean _lots_) of embedded systems use fpu-less 386 and 486 cores. Alienating users of these systems would be a dumb idea. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick

Re: objtrm problem probably found (was Re: Stuck in objtrm)

1999-07-12 Thread Mike Smith
-cycle latency that is slot-fillable (MIPS). I assumed too much in asking the question; I was specifically interested in indirect function calls, since this has a direct impact on method-style implementations. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man

Re: objtrm problem probably found (was Re: Stuck in objtrm)

1999-07-13 Thread Mike Smith
On Mon, Jul 12, 1999 at 10:38:03PM -0700, Mike Smith wrote: I said: than indirect function calls on some architectures: inline branched code. So you still have a global variable selecting locked/non-locked, but it's a boolean, rather than a pointer. Your atomic macros

Re: Question about MTRR boot message

1999-07-19 Thread Mike Smith
emory that overrides the default. I'll probably remove it. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe fre

Re: Question about MTRR boot message

1999-07-19 Thread Mike Smith
I wrote the K6-2 MTRR support, but I really don't know how to use it. You see, my X server reports: (--) SVGA: PCI: NVidia Riva TNT rev 4, Memory @ 0xef00, 0xcc00 But which do I make uncacheable? You don't; let the X server do it. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith

Re: Question about MTRR boot message

1999-07-19 Thread Mike Smith
On Mon, 19 Jul 1999, Mike Smith wrote: I wrote the K6-2 MTRR support, but I really don't know how to use it. You see, my X server reports: (--) SVGA: PCI: NVidia Riva TNT rev 4, Memory @ 0xef00, 0xcc00 But which do I make uncacheable? You don't; let the X server do

Re: PLIP is still broken :(

1999-07-21 Thread Mike Smith
to splnet()'s. lpt isn't a tty driver; it just abuses spltty(). Abusing splnet() instead should work OK for lpt and fix if_plip. What about vpo? -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL

Re: aio and fd patches

1999-07-27 Thread Mike Smith
there are no committers actively working on this right now. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-cu

Re: Extra characters?

1999-07-28 Thread Mike Smith
through; yes, it's extraneous. I'll fix it in a moment. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe fr

Re: IRIX 6.5.4 NFS v3 TCP client + FreeBSD server = bewm

1999-07-28 Thread Mike Smith
stream. Ethereal (in the ports collection) should do this. It has Ken Harris' name on it, just for starters. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe

Re: APM related panic

1999-07-30 Thread Mike Smith
message and anything leading up to it, traceback from ddb. Also check that your BIOS is up to date. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: APM related panic

1999-08-01 Thread Mike Smith
ange IOPL? -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: Recent -CURRENT doesn't show process times on some hardware

1999-08-01 Thread Mike Smith
ot; option enabled? Have you tried permuting these two? -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe

Re: junior-hacker task: prepdisk

1999-08-01 Thread Mike Smith
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Mike Smith writes: In message [EMAIL PROTECTED], Bruce Evans writes: All of the above only work for the easy case where the whole disk is being labelled. In general, the disk size must be reduced to the slice size before applying a label to a slice

Re: Recent -CURRENT doesn't show process times on some hardware

1999-08-02 Thread Mike Smith
On Sunday, 1 August 1999 at 22:17:51 -0700, Mike Smith wrote: What makes this all the more puzzling is that it happens only on one machine. Hint: it's a laptop (Dell Latitude CPi). panic is a normal Pentium machine of no particular lineage. Does this ring a bell with anybody? Do

Re: APM related panic

1999-08-02 Thread Mike Smith
lly ds limit. I've seen such bogus 1.2 APM BIOSes before. I hope attached patch help you (for /sys/i386/apm/apm.c). P.S. Thank you for enhanced APM code, mike. I had enjoy last week end to study the new code. Some of my concerns about APM gone :-) -- \\ The mind's the sta

Re: APM related panic

1999-08-02 Thread Mike Smith
thank Jonathan Lemon, as the bulk of the code is his; I just did the scutwork to get it in... -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

Re: APM related panic

1999-08-03 Thread Mike Smith
, in order to virtualize interrupts. If it's more than zero, the BIOS code can turn off interrupts, which isn't something we want to do. Ok. I'm presuming then that we have a tss in place that allows I/O operations? That was my major concern... -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike

Re: VESA module doesn't work with ATI Mach64 RagePro

1999-08-08 Thread Mike Smith
ED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with &

Re: it's time...

1999-08-08 Thread Mike Smith
either. Gosh, let's see; at shutdown it could edit /etc/rc.conf. Wouldn't that be handy? And so easy too. 8) -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send

Re: recent apm changes

1999-08-09 Thread Mike Smith
\\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: ATA - Trouble mounting secondary master

1999-08-13 Thread Mike Smith
ab entry is correct. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: VESA module doesn't work with ATI Mach64 RagePro

1999-08-13 Thread Mike Smith
/3.0 specification :-( I hate ATI :-( Is there any good AGP graphics card with full BIOS support in hardware? I'm having a lot of success with the Voodoo 3... -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick

Re: Problems with 4.0 keyboard input!

1999-08-13 Thread Mike Smith
an't break into the boot sequence to boot an alternate kernel. So far it has been confined to my Sony VAIO. Never could come up with a good test case for it, however It's not the boot blocks doing anything explicit; they just use the BIOS. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\

Re: yet more TP 600E fun...

1999-08-13 Thread Mike Smith
(unit 0x80) ? ('A' + unit) : ('C' + unit - 0x80), nbdinfo); nbdinfo++; } } return(0); } Tom On Fri, 13 Aug 1999, Mike Smith wrote: I attempt to boot a CD off of the TP600E and I get the following errors: "Can't work out which disk we are bootin

Re: Problems with 4.0 keyboard input!

1999-08-13 Thread Mike Smith
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mike Smith writes: : It's not the boot blocks doing anything explicit; they just use the BIOS. I have noticed that boot[12] doesn't seem to have this problem. However, after /boot/loader has been loaded, I see this problem from time to time. I don't know what

Re: a couple of warnings

1999-08-14 Thread Mike Smith
fixed. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: recent apm changes

1999-08-14 Thread Mike Smith
"MS" == Mike Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Then after 5 seconds the screen blanks, the power light starts flashing (indicating suspend mode), but when I hit a key, the console says (slept 00:00:02) only, and programs in fact continued running (thus it

Re: Q: Extending the sysctl MIB for Linuxulator variables

1999-08-15 Thread Mike Smith
nder "linux" 4) non of the above, because... kern.abi.linux or kern.compat.linux. We're staying away from the term "emulation" because it's being associated with things like the abominable 'lxrun' and virtual-machine emulators like VMware. -- \\ The mind's the stan

Re: Q: Extending the sysctl MIB for Linuxulator variables

1999-08-16 Thread Mike Smith
2 and svr4 and whatever comes next. Can you live with them as main sysctl categories? Adding anything at the top level would be a terrible mistake. Given that "ABI" is a bit obscure, kern.compat is the only sensible choice. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike

Re: Linuxulator: emulation? [was: Q: Extending the sysctl MIB...]

1999-08-16 Thread Mike Smith
Okay, I will bite. What would you call the linux emulator to convey the proper meaning to the suits types? You don't. You say "FreeBSD has Linux binary compatibility", or "FreeBSD will run (most) Linux applications out of the box". -- \\ The mind's the standard

Re: Q: Extending the sysctl MIB for Linuxulator variables

1999-08-16 Thread Mike Smith
tw, you're not the "father" of sysctl. I might go for "perpetrator" or "culprit" though.) -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscrib

Re: Q: Extending the sysctl MIB for Linuxulator variables

1999-08-16 Thread Mike Smith
nel.compat and in kernel.modules, depending what the given sysctl does. Tuning parameters should be organised by function, not by implementation. (Otherwise, think for a moment about a parameter that's used in more than one place...) -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\

Re: Q: Extending the sysctl MIB for Linuxulator variables

1999-08-16 Thread Mike Smith
. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: cd writer recommendation?

1999-08-17 Thread Mike Smith
Does anyone know how to create a bootable CDRom? There are a couple of techniques; look at /usr/share/examples/worm/makecdfs.sh for the way we make the FreeBSD installation CDs bootable. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL

HEADS UP: at_shutdown going away

1999-08-19 Thread Mike Smith
that may benefit from a compatibility interface (which could be done relatively easily). Is there significant interest in having this implemented? -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL

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

1999-08-19 Thread Mike Smith
mething's bound to happen.." : To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Josep

Re: HEADS UP: at_shutdown going away

1999-08-19 Thread Mike Smith
\\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: HEADS UP: at_shutdown going away

1999-08-21 Thread Mike Smith
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mike Smith writes: : 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. Shouldn't the apm stuff use the new-bus

Re: ATA - Trouble mounting secondary master

1999-08-21 Thread Mike Smith
the loader does is read /etc/fstab and pass in the entry for /. It's up to the kernel to work it out from there, and that's where it's falling down. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick

Re: if_de.c breakage ?

1999-08-21 Thread Mike Smith
the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: HEADS UP: at_shutdown going away

1999-08-21 Thread Mike Smith
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mike Smith writes: : 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. Shouldn't the apm stuff use the new-bus

Re: HEADS UP: at_shutdown going away

1999-08-21 Thread Mike Smith
. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: gcc back?

1999-08-22 Thread Mike Smith
the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: The Matrix screensaver, v.0.2

1999-08-23 Thread Mike Smith
not going into the tree, no. I think Kevin's point and the experiences we had with Hasbro should already have convinced people of that much. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL

Re: The Matrix screensaver, v.0.2

1999-08-25 Thread Mike Smith
ok and feel". That's the same issue here; the "matrix" screensaver mimics the "distinctive likeness" of a portion of WB's entertainment product, and being a screensaver (rather than, say, a car component) it's also an "entertainment product".

Re: current-APM causes panic on SMP-System

1999-08-28 Thread Mike Smith
Dual-Proc GigaByte 6BXDS-MB with 2x350Mhz PII and 256MB-RAM. For further information I have added the Config-File and dmesg-output. This is a known bug in the generic BIOS code on SMP systems; I have a patch in hand and will be committing it soon. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\

Re: 4.0-CURRENT SMP crash with vinum raid-5 and softupdates

1999-08-29 Thread Mike Smith
or a jump through a null function vector. Make very sure that your vinum kld is in sync with your kernel. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send

Re: early panics broken

1999-08-30 Thread Mike Smith
initialising it. Until boot() has been told how to restart the particular hardware it's running on in an appropriate fashion, it's somewhat difficult to do this "right". Perhaps exit() needs to be implemented? -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\

Re: followup to apm problems.

1999-08-31 Thread Mike Smith
roller/USB controller, for example. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-curre

Re: followup to apm problems.

1999-09-01 Thread Mike Smith
In message [EMAIL PROTECTED] Mike Smith writes: : It's reasonable to assume this, yes. However it's also worth bearing : in mind that since the BIOS isn't using these interrupts to _detect_ : activity, turning them off is pretty pointless. Then why does the key up event cause

Re: the pcm driver and the bktr device

1999-09-03 Thread Mike Smith
the devices around, or fiddle with your BIOS setup until it assigns separate IRQs to each device. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: PNP ids missing in sio.c

1999-09-04 Thread Mike Smith
is that the BIOS identifies a whole pile of "do not go there" regions which you don't want anything, even a legacy device probe, looking at. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL

Re: PNP ids missing in sio.c

1999-09-04 Thread Mike Smith
ce that's probably even better. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: PNP ids missing in sio.c

1999-09-04 Thread Mike Smith
om the PnP BIOS. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: request for review: move of /var/cron/log to /var/log/cron.log

1999-09-05 Thread Mike Smith
. The differences that exist do so because our idea of "sensible" doesn't agree with Sun's. The real discriminating factor there is that we do things that seem sensible to our community, while Sun do it however they please and then force their community to put up with it. -- \\

Re: Need Installation Help...

1999-09-03 Thread Mike Smith
of FreeBSD are you trying to install? What problems are you experiencing? -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: weird Xfree86 Issue

1999-09-08 Thread Mike Smith
I can only start my Xfree when ppp is up and running, is that a known problem ? It's known that your DNS setup is busted, yes. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: What's wrong with this picture?

1999-09-12 Thread Mike Smith
on. Is it a known problem? It wasn't - I thought you were smarter than that. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: 2xPIIIx450 results NFS results

1999-09-18 Thread Mike Smith
with the new BIOS call mechanism and I have not yet been able to fathom the nature of the problem. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: 2xPIIIx450 results NFS results

1999-09-20 Thread Mike Smith
that will block SMI interrupts we can test with... I'm not sure I follow what the alleged problem is here; who is handling the "unwanted" SMIs? If it's the BIOS, the last thing you want to do is block all SMIs. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\

Re: Testers please!

1999-09-21 Thread Mike Smith
for regulation, or am I just smoking crack? They should all be using the same clock source, so that's not an issue. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send

Re: Problem with Compaq SMART-2SL array controller

1999-09-24 Thread Mike Smith
that the 'wd' driver throws out the 'ida' driver). The correct fix for this is nontrivial and a little while off; you might want to go back to your old kernel for a while if the issue hasn't already been resolved. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man

Re: wierd message

1999-09-25 Thread Mike Smith
address; I saw this the other day. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" i

Re: Loss of Functionality with newpnp

1999-09-26 Thread Mike Smith
ctionality of the old ones, since that _is_ lost functionality that we care about. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

Re: Loss of Functionality with newpnp

1999-09-26 Thread Mike Smith
On Sun, Sep 26, 1999 at 10:51:59AM -0700, Mike Smith wrote: Sigh. Again, I didn't demand anything. I simply pointed out that functionality had been lost. If I was the author of this code, I would *want* feedback on how it was working out for people out here in userland. I

Re: Loss of Functionality with newpnp

1999-09-26 Thread Mike Smith
On Sun, Sep 26, 1999 at 11:41:14AM -0700, Mike Smith wrote: PnP is an infrastructure facility used by drivers to detect and configure hardware. The side-effect you were relying on was that the old code would indiscriminately configure any and all PnP hardware regardless of whether

Re: Experimental ACPI driver.

1999-09-26 Thread Mike Smith
in the last couple of weeks. At this point in time, the parser and object manager are the most vital components. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe

Re: Loss of Functionality with newpnp

1999-09-26 Thread Mike Smith
On Sun, Sep 26, 1999 at 11:59:33AM -0700, Mike Smith wrote: On Sun, Sep 26, 1999 at 11:41:14AM -0700, Mike Smith wrote: PnP is an infrastructure facility used by drivers to detect and configure hardware. The side-effect you were relying on was that the old code would

Re: Loss of Functionality with newpnp

1999-09-26 Thread Mike Smith
. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\-- Joseph Merrick \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: Loss of Functionality with newpnp

1999-09-26 Thread Mike Smith
On Sun, Sep 26, 1999 at 12:29:46PM -0700, Mike Smith wrote: But we do have a working driver for the AWE64. Or rather, it worked fine before the new PnP code was comitted, now it doesn't. It seems to me that this indicates a deficiency in the new PnP code. Isn't that correct

Re: New PnP code does not work for me(?)

1999-09-26 Thread Mike Smith
with an error message asking the user to report the logical ID No. The goal is to fix drivers, not conceal their shortcomings while requiring admins to apply unnecessary bandaids. -- \\ The mind's the standard \\ Mike Smith \\ of the man. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Loss of Functionality with newpnp

1999-09-26 Thread Mike Smith
On Sun, 26 Sep 1999, Mike Smith wrote: This is only partially related, but I still can't even boot a kernel with the pnp0 controller enabled. It just hangs after probing the soundcard. You seem to have accidentally deleted all of the details related to this bug report from your

Re: Loss of Functionality with newpnp

1999-10-02 Thread Mike Smith
not that unhappy with the driver. It worked for the people that it worked for. But having played with various cards and combinations, I can say that its reputation as being a fragile, bug-ridden driver was very well earned. -- \\ Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. \\ Mike Smith \\ Tell him he

Re: i386 wierd one...... kernel stack frame pointer corruption(?)

1999-10-07 Thread Mike Smith
depends on how hard you hit the bottom of the stack. I'd typically expect a double fault though. Note that SMP systems are much better behaved in this case than the old UP kernel stack setup. -- \\ Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. \\ Mike Smith \\ Tell him he should learn how

Re: ahc panics and (da2:ahc2:0:2:0): data overrun detected in Data-Out phase. Tag == 0x25.

1999-10-07 Thread Mike Smith
not provided a buffer with any data in it. This is probably the breakage that phk introduced; it's been fixed for days. -- \\ 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

Re: modules: how to use?

1999-10-07 Thread Mike Smith
have all your FS's as modules except what / is.. You can have / too, as long as you load it with the loader. 8) -- \\ 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 lifetime

Re: modules: how to use?

1999-10-07 Thread Mike Smith
On 08-Oct-99 Mike Smith wrote: Yes.. That should work fine.. In fact you can have all your FS's as modules except what / is.. You can have / too, as long as you load it with the loader. 8) And providing / is UFS because thats all the loader understands (?) No, it could be a DOS

Re: breakage in libgcc?

1999-10-09 Thread Mike Smith
3.o /usr/src/gnu/lib/libgcc/../../../contrib/egcs/gcc/libgcc1.c *** Signal 12 Stop in /usr/src/gnu/lib/libgcc. *** Error code 1 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message -- \\ Give a man a fish, and you fe

Re: fpu_aux.c - new breakage?

1999-10-11 Thread Mike Smith
so i went to build yet again to see if i could get the three headed dog to walk again, and whammy! I just fixed some of it, Bruce found some more. Poul has been committing without testing again. -- \\ Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. \\ Mike Smith \\ Tell him he should learn

Re: SMP stack faults...

1999-10-13 Thread Mike Smith
have been a more obvious fault"? There's probably an argument here for putting a guard page below the UP-mode kernel stack, yes. -- \\ 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'l

Re: Freebsd 4.0 and Linux

1999-10-13 Thread Mike Smith
-19 Current state of the art is somewhere between RedHat 5.2 and RedHat 6.0. -- \\ 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 lifetime. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: boot2 problem

1999-10-15 Thread Mike Smith
t. '-v' at the boot: prompt does nothing. Q: What I do then ? A: On boot prompt type "kernel -v" Q: So ? A: All works fine (system is booting in verbose mode) '-v' is an argument to the kernel. Specify it as such. 8) -- \\ Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. \\ Mike Smi

Re: Ditto Max

1999-10-15 Thread Mike Smith
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 lifetime. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

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

1999-10-15 Thread Mike Smith
Sorry if I ask a FAQ, Don't be sorry, don't do it. Search the mailing list archives. But where is ft0 support gone? Into the bitbucket. -- \\ 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

Re: boot2 problem

1999-10-15 Thread Mike Smith
hi, On Fri, Oct 15, 1999 at 12:57:26AM -0700, Mike Smith wrote: That's correct. '-v' at the boot: prompt does nothing. But '/kernel' is default kernel name, so "-v" will be option to default kernel name (at least FreeBSD 1.1.5.1/2.* does that :-) ). However, FreeBSD 3.x

Re: Anyone adding support for Athlons.

1999-10-20 Thread Mike Smith
for a day. \\ Mike Smith \\ Tell him he should learn how to fish himself, \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] \\ and he'll hate you for a lifetime. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: Anyone adding support for Athlons.

1999-10-22 Thread Mike Smith
son at all for this? If none of this is relevant, then I'd be interested to know why, but it seems pretty relevant to me! You could try reading the many preceeding threads on this topic already. -- \\ Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. \\ Mike Smith \\ Tell him he should learn how to fi

Re: CVSUP ?

1999-10-23 Thread Mike Smith
not going to be any more updates. -- \\ 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 lifetime. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: trek73

1999-10-23 Thread Mike Smith
, 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 lifetime. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: Mylex 960

1999-10-24 Thread Mike Smith
instead. It'd also help to see the boot messages from the driver and the disklabel, since it looks like the controller and the disklabel disagree about the size of the drive. -- \\ Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. \\ Mike Smith \\ Tell him he should learn how to fish himself

Re: GENERIC build broken

1999-11-02 Thread Mike Smith
Matthew Dillon [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message -- \\ Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. \\ Mike Smith \\ Tell him he should learn h

Heads up: GENERIC broken (mfs)

1999-11-02 Thread Mike Smith
. -- \\ 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 lifetime. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" i

Re: GENERIC build broken

1999-11-02 Thread Mike Smith
: .. Mike Smith writes .. :I got dragged away yesterday before I could fix this properly; it :actually requires a bit more finessing due to the way MFS creates a :root-private instance of itself when it nominates itself as root. I :don't want to commit a half-baked fix, so I'm going

Re: GENERIC build broken

1999-11-02 Thread Mike Smith
the wrong idea. -- \\ 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 lifetime. \\ [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubs

  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   >