RE: userland ppp - startup

1999-07-07 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 07-Jul-99 Ladavac Marino wrote: It does :) That said doesn't sysinstall using ppp to do a net install? How does it setup username/password, etc. [ML] It asks for it in a dialog box, IIRC (never having used it :) sysinstall drops you into ppp and you have to use the term

Re: it's time...

1999-08-12 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 12-Aug-99 Ben Rosengart wrote: On Wed, 11 Aug 1999, Brian F. Feldman wrote: What in the world would be the point of doing this? What would be so great about not seeing the system boot up? One might want minimal or no boot messages, just to look nice, while still wanting the dmesg

Re: FreeBSD ELF Netscape binaries ?

1999-11-25 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 25-Nov-99 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In [EMAIL PROTECTED] Maxim Sobolev [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry, but my question must be - WHY there still is no ELF version of Netscape Communicator for FreeBSD ? (FreeBSD's point of view to this problem ?)

PCI Audio - ESS Solo1

2000-03-14 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
Hi, I know this little beasty isn't supported (yet) and I saw some comments about it on the -multimedia archive. I am stuck with one and I would like to make it work (at least as an SBPro emulation). I have enough docs on the card to do that I think but I don't know what it takes

RE: Anyone have OpenSSH + X11-fwd working?

2000-04-17 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 17-Apr-00 Brian Fundakowski Feldman wrote: I'm not able to get X11 connection forwarding to work anymore. Just a data point, it works fine in 4-stable (about a week old). To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: Patch to allow TSC with APM

2000-04-19 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 18-Apr-00 Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: It would be nice to have some kind of understanding why the tsc is better than the i8254 before we kludge it... Unless I misread completely one nice side effect of this would be to enable pcaudio on APM machines. To Unsubscribe: send mail to

Re: Unknown Devices

2000-06-06 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 05-Jun-00 John Hengstler wrote: I don't know that what the actual modem is inside. The system is a Compaq Presario 1200. I rather think that means Lucent windows only modem. It does in my 1690. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current"

Re: -e option to umount?

2000-06-19 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 19-Jun-00 Jacques A . Vidrine wrote: [trimmed cc: list, now including only -current] On Sun, Jun 18, 2000 at 11:54:51PM -0400, Francisco Reyes wrote: Also speaking from my own experience I would have expected something like this to be part of the system and would have never even looked

Re: SB Live (or RAM parity?) crash on today's -CURRENT

2000-07-07 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 07-Jul-00 Doug Barton wrote: This is a known problem with all PCI sound cards. It happens most often with ECC ram, but it also happens without. What kind of NIC do you have, and specifically, is it a PCI card or ISA? We're trying to track that bit down too. Could it be

Re: config/hints changes: panic booting pcvt kernel

2000-07-13 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
from screwing things up. -- Steve O'Hara-Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://sohara.webhop.net/ A Better Way To Focus The Sun To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: randomdev entropy gathering is really weak

2000-07-17 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 17-Jul-00 Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: NTP is the perfect way to gather entropy at bootup! Only if in reach of an NTP server ? -- Steve O'Hara-Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://sohara.webhop.net/ A Better Way To Focus The Sun To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: randomdev entropy gathering is really weak

2000-07-17 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 17-Jul-00 Leif Neland wrote: If you can't reach a NTP server, you are not connected to the internet. In that case you don't need to worry so much about security... Not clear. I might not be connected at boot time but could well become connected later. -- Steve O'Hara-Smith [EMAIL

Re: randomdev entropy gathering is really weak

2000-07-19 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 19-Jul-00 Peter Dufault wrote: Is the resolution of thermal sensors on many new motherboards and CPU high enough to get thermal randomness? The voltage sensors have some noise too (maybe not enough). -- Steve O'Hara-Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://sohara.webhop.net

Re: hiding e-mail adresses needed badly

2003-10-16 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Thu, 16 Oct 2003 04:43:27 -0500 Peter Schultz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: However, since that fateful e-mail I have been viciously attacked by spammers posing as Microsoft security updaters. These spams include attachments making them all around 150KB in size. Maybe others of you have

Re: Building 5-CURRENT world under 4-STABLE?

2003-04-04 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Fri, 4 Apr 2003 20:41:14 +0300 Ruslan Ermilov [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: RE Currently it is supported, but may not be soon. The RE issue was brought up with Technical Review Board who RE are currently in the process of voting on the supported RE upgrade path matrix (both native and cross arch),

Re: Building 5-CURRENT world under 4-STABLE?

2003-04-05 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Sat, 5 Apr 2003 10:32:20 +0300 Ruslan Ermilov [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: RE On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 08:36:05AM +0200, Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote: RE On Fri, 4 Apr 2003 20:41:14 +0300 REI've a feeling that there are a fair number of folks planning RE on going 4-STABLE to 5-STABLE when

Re: Annoucning DragonFly BSD!

2003-07-17 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Thu, 17 Jul 2003 21:10:26 -0400 (EDT) Chuck Robey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: CR On Thu, 17 Jul 2003, Brian Reichert wrote: CR CR On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 08:56:56PM -0400, Chuck Robey wrote: CR On Thu, 17 Jul 2003, Gregory Sutter wrote: CR CR To drag this back to more interesting topics,

Re: only root can startx

2003-01-23 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Thu, 23 Jan 2003 12:37:55 -0600 (CST) Charlie ROOT [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: CR CR CR On Thu, 23 Jan 2003, David Wolfskill wrote: CR CR See /usr/ports/x11/wrapper. CR CR I have wrapper installed If you have updated your X server since installing wrapper the link will be pointing

Re: ghostscript-gnu build broken

2002-01-12 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Sat, 12 Jan 2002 06:11:10 -0500 Gerald A. Speak [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: GAS I was having the same problem until I un-installed automake and autoconf, GAS after which ghostscript-gnu installed just fine. I've seen this a lot since automake 1.5 hit my system there seems to be a newly

RE: ftp and /etc/services...

2000-08-16 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 16-Aug-00 Donn Miller wrote: refused" message when I try to login to anonymous ftp sites. Should ftp be this dependent on /etc/services? What if you _have_ no services running, e.g. inetd portmap? Returning ftp to port 21 in services fixes I think the answer to this is 'yes it

Re: VMWare on -current, how fast should I expect it to be?

2000-09-12 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Tue, 12 Sep 2000 10:13:16 -0400 (EDT) Thomas David Rivers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Julian Elischer ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: I'm confused... 'fraid so. It is raw devices (for discs) that linux doesn't have, they are all block devices - although I may be out of date it's been a

patch for test: /etc/shells - /usr/local/etc/shells

2001-01-26 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
Hi, Following some recent comments on the evil ways of ports have of writing in /etc on install - The patch below (against 4-stable but it will probably apply easily to -current) moves /etc/shells to /usr/local/etc/shells. It should include the removal of

Re: patch for test: /etc/shells - /usr/local/etc/shells

2001-01-26 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Fri, 26 Jan 2001 16:21:01 -0500 (EST) Garrett Wollman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: GW On Fri, 26 Jan 2001 22:08:20 +0100, "Steve O'Hara-Smith" [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: GW GWThe patch below (against 4-stable but it will probably apply easily GW to -current) moves /etc/shells to

Re: patch for test: /etc/shells - /usr/local/etc/shells

2001-01-27 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Fri, 26 Jan 2001 14:13:42 -0800 (PST) John Baldwin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: JB 1) All parsing of /etc/shells should move off into libutil under a JBsuitable API. There is one in libc/gen that would do fine. The catch is that it is not used everywhere and some of the code that

Re: patch for test: /etc/shells - /usr/local/etc/shells

2001-01-27 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Sat, 27 Jan 2001 00:27:13 -0800 (PST) John Baldwin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: JB How many contrib'd apps need to look at /etc/shells? The biggest one I think JB is sendmail, and Greg Shapiro is a very reasonable fellow, and can probably JB assist in getting sendmail at least to use the API as

Re: patch for test: /etc/shells - /usr/local/etc/shells

2001-01-27 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Sat, 27 Jan 2001 00:27:13 -0800 (PST) John Baldwin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: JB How many contrib'd apps need to look at /etc/shells? The biggest one I think JB is sendmail, and Greg Shapiro is a very reasonable fellow, and can probably JB assist in getting sendmail at least to use the API as

Re: patch for test: /etc/shells - /usr/local/etc/shells

2001-01-27 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Sat, 27 Jan 2001 13:17:22 -0600 "Jacques A. Vidrine" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: JV You could just use the nsdispatch() API that is in -CURRENT, and that JV getusershell() uses. I'm not sure what for, the changes I've made fit just as smoothly into _local_initshells as they do into

Re: patch for test: /etc/shells - /usr/local/etc/shells

2001-01-27 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Sat, 27 Jan 2001 16:59:41 -0600 "Jacques A. Vidrine" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: JV I thought you might add it as a different source, so that it need not be JV the default. As I read it that is still a complementary possibility. The nsdispatch stuff could move the start point from

/etc/shells #include syntax support patch

2001-01-28 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
Hi, Asbestos suit on, round two. The patch below changes getusershell to support a #include syntax in /etc/shells. It is against RELENG_4 and may require a bit of fiddling to apply to -current (because of nsdispatch()). Everything that I can find is using it

Re: /etc/shells #include syntax support patch

2001-01-28 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Sun, 28 Jan 2001 22:19:29 -0800 (PST) John Baldwin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: JB People whine about the problem though, so having no solution doesn't JB help either. Since #include is syntatically a comment, it shouldn't JB mess up other programs, though the idea is that they will all use the

Re: /etc/shells #include syntax support patch

2001-01-28 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Sun, 28 Jan 2001 23:53:50 -0500 "Louis A. Mamakos" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: LM It doesn't seem unreasonable to have a single file with a list of allowable LM shells. One thing - it is kind of cute having the allowable shells match the mounted shells. To Unsubscribe: send mail to

Re: /etc/shells #include syntax support patch

2001-01-29 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Mon, 29 Jan 2001 11:31:32 -0500 (EST) Garrett Wollman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: GW I would rather have a single file, located in a directory intended for GW configuration files. Perhaps we could call it ``/etc/shells'' which GW seems to be popular. As you wish. I have no axe to

Re: Do we need a 3. level between stable and cuurent?

2001-02-19 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Mon, 19 Feb 2001 17:22:43 + Dermot McNally [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: DM Nope, -STABLE is for production, -RELEASE is for installing immediately Indeed, in fact there has been at least one release that was *not* tagged for -STABLE (3.0). -- Tell a computer to WIN - you lose!

Re: growfs

2001-03-11 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Sun, 11 Mar 2001 14:13:38 +0100 Andrea Campi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: AC I was about to fill in a doc PR on this but then I thought I'm better off AC checking other people experiences... A completely different question about growfs - is it fit for -stable ? If so could it be MFC'd

Re: cp -u patch

2001-04-26 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Thu, 26 Apr 2001 14:26:46 -0700 (PDT) Matt Dillon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: MD There is a whole lot more to doing an efficient copy then simply checking MD the mtime. It's silly to try to integrate it into 'cp'. Use cpdup MD instead. plug plug plug. OK plug away - why

Re: WinModem Support/Learning the kernel Internals

2001-04-30 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Tue, 1 May 2001 00:53:33 +0930 (CST) Benjamin Close [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: BC Hi All, BC Is anyone looking into converting the Linux winmodem driver ( I'm pretty certain not, although there was a post on USENET recently by someone claiming to have their LT Winmodem running - I

Re: WinModem Support/Learning the kernel Internals

2001-04-30 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Tue, 1 May 2001 02:13:05 +0300 Tomi Vainio - Sun Finland - [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: TF Please check http://www.geocities.com/wtnbkysh/ . It should work I stand corrected - and impressed. -- Optimal hardware acceleration for Windows PC (Mac). 9.81 m/s/s applied for (at least) 2s

Re: cp -u patch

2001-05-08 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Mon, 7 May 2001 10:18:38 -0700 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Lets try another realistic example: cp -uvp ab* cde*.f* g? h/*.i? j/kl /m What's the find | cpio invocation for that? When you come up with it, it echo ab* cde*.f* g? h/*.i? j/kl /m | cpio ... Messy - No,

Re: The FreeBSD core team needs your help

2001-06-01 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Fri, 1 Jun 2001 13:41:57 +0930 Greg Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: GL When a request or question is sent to core@ you reply with an Could you stick some numbers in here please. How much email does core@ get ? What percentage of it (roughly) is handled immediately ? Order of

Re: symlink(2) [Was: Re: tcsh.cat]

2001-06-15 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Fri, 15 Jun 2001 06:31:12 -0700 (PDT) David Wolfskill [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: DW Indeed: it is my understanding that the path name interpretation is DW an issue at the time of reference, not (necessarily) the time of DW creation. It has, to the best of my knowledge, been valid to create a

Re: symlink(2) [Was: Re: tcsh.cat]

2001-06-16 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Sat, 16 Jun 2001 14:34:07 +1000 (EST) Bruce Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: BE We are (or at least I am) talking about changing it to prevent links to a BE string that can _never_ be a valid pathname. Fortunately, in POSIX there BE is only one such string (the empty string). Maybe,

Re: symlink(2) [Was: Re: tcsh.cat]

2001-06-16 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Sat, 16 Jun 2001 17:27:00 +1000 (EST) Bruce Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: BEThis is correct behaviour IMHO - why on earth should it fail. If I BE copy a directory containing symlinks I don't want them do vanish just because BE the target is unavailable. BE BE Because cp copies file

Re: symlink(2) [Was: Re: tcsh.cat]

2001-06-16 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Sat, 16 Jun 2001 22:30:58 +1000 (EST) Bruce Evans [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: BE cp always did this (except in the broken case of a broken symlink). POSIX BE just clarifies it. From the FreeBSD manpage for cp(1): Ignore me, I think I must be going temporarily insane. --

Re: bash in /usr/local/bin?

2001-08-12 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Sun, 12 Aug 2001 17:04:01 -0500 Jim Bryant [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: JB I said I'd drop it, but apparently there are people that don't understand the dinosaur mentality of certain organizations such as JB DOD, DISA/DECC, OSD, DARPA, USA, USN, USAF, and USMC. JB JB If it's not in the base

Re: sysinstall: is it really at the end of its lifecycle?

1999-12-16 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 15-Dec-99 Oliver Fromme wrote: Alexander Langer wrote in list.freebsd-current: gunzip has approx 106 kb, but you save about 50% per executeable. -r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel 4648 Jan 28 1999 /usr/bin/minigzip It requires the 50Kb libz.so.2 though and some of libc.

Re: IPFW

1999-12-27 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 27-Dec-99 Emre wrote: Actually I haven't tried -release or -stable...I'm willing to take the chance. I think you will find that you are taking much more of a chance with -current than with -stable. After all -current is allowed to break sometimes, -stable only does it by accident.

Re: 4.0 code freeze scheduled for Jan 15th

2000-01-06 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 06-Jan-00 Andreas Klemm wrote: On Thu, Jan 06, 2000 at 12:55:06PM +0100, Brad Knowles wrote: More releases more often are better than indefinitely holding up releases waiting for just that one last thing to be finished. Second that. And to follow on that... FreeBSD 4.0 will

RE: time and Date problem

2000-01-17 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 17-Jan-00 Satyajit Das wrote: hello I'm from bangladesh. I install FBSD 3.3 . FBSD shows 12 hours advanced from current time and also date. when i install i select Bangladesh . please inform how can i fix my current time and date. Set your machine CMOS clock to GMT using the

RE: shell problem

2000-01-17 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 17-Jan-00 Satyajit Das wrote: I like to use BASH shell in my user account. how can i do this ? please inform. Install bash (either from ports or a package). Use chsh to change the entry for Shell to /usr/local/bin/bash. PS: This sort of question is better on -questions

Re: Mandating USA_RESIDENT

2000-01-18 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 18-Jan-00 Satoshi - Ports Wraith - Asami wrote: Won't people get into legal trouble (technically) if they build the wrong version? As far as I understand things specifying USA_RESIDENT=yes when it is not true is liable (technically) to get some US based ftp server operator in

Re: Majordomo results

2000-01-20 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 20-Jan-00 Satyajit Das wrote: please note, i wrote email address: [EMAIL PROTECTED] and in body : subscribe freebsd-question The list is called freebsd-questions not freebsd-question. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the

Re: [OT] ICBM Long/Latt

2000-02-14 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 12-Feb-00 Alex Le Heux wrote: Check out www.mapblast.com. I think it will do what you want. On Fri, Feb 11, 2000 at 01:04:28AM +0100, Leif Neland wrote: Sometime ago there was a thread regarding Longitude and Lattitude of committers etc, and a reference was made to a website, where the

RE: Netscape | Mozilla

1999-01-27 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
which are being carried around only for netscape nowadays). -- E-Mail: Steve O'Hara-Smith ste...@iol.ie Date: 27-Jan-99 Time: 17:03:48 This message was sent by XFMail -- To Unsubscribe: send mail to majord...@freebsd.org

RE: make port and bsd.port.mk

1999-02-03 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 03-Feb-99 Reinier Bezuidenhout wrote: Hi ... There is no /usr/ports/Mk directory on my machine Where can I find these files or is it a bug ?? cvsup your ports and all will be well. To Unsubscribe: send mail to majord...@freebsd.org with unsubscribe freebsd-current in the body

Re: Confusing location of md5 program

1999-04-27 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 27-Apr-99 Maxim Sobolev wrote: At a guess, it is there to ensure that when you boot single user, and have only /, you can still verify the integrety of other files... Why not to put it in /bin? I had always understood that sbin meant static binaries (ie: those that could be used

Re: Confusing location of md5 program

1999-04-27 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On 27-Apr-99 m...@aldan.algebra.com wrote: Steve O'Hara-Smith once wrote: On 27-Apr-99 Maxim Sobolev wrote: There is no /lib on FreeBSD and none of the /bin/* (except for rmail) is My typo for /lib read /usr/lib, however Warner has shown that (at least for FreeBSD) sbin means

RE:

1999-05-12 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
-Packard mice. If you are using moused then a killall -HUP moused can often solve this sort of problem without a reboot. -- E-Mail: Steve O'Hara-Smith ste...@iol.ie Date: 12-May-99 Time: 10:59:13 This message was sent by XFMail

Re: Xfree86-4 problem

2002-04-20 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Sat, 20 Apr 2002 13:35:32 -0700 Kris Kennaway [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: KK wrapper always needs to be rebuilt when you update X, yes. All you really need to do is reset the X symlink (unless you are upgrading from 3 to 4 in which case you need a new wrapper). -- C:WIN

Re: FreeBSD 4.5-STABLE not easily scalable to large servers ... ?

2002-04-24 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Mon, 22 Apr 2002 06:04:34 -0700 Terry Lambert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: TL FreeBSD doesn't currently support bank selection. Peter was TL working on it, last time I heard. Linux supports it, at an TL incredible performance penalty. This inspired an off the wall thought that may be

Re: FreeBSD 4.5-STABLE not easily scalable to large servers ... ?

2002-04-24 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Wed, 24 Apr 2002 16:38:08 -0700 Terry Lambert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: TL Only if you reserved a window for it. Say 1G of KVA, though last I was thinking more like 1M, or even a few K, it sounds like that's not possible. TL I checked the bank selection granularity wasn't fine

Re: How many CPU cores does FreeBSD support?

2017-01-04 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
u'll find that 223 of the cores have IDs below 256 and the remaining 49 have IDs of 256 and above and FreeBSD is not using those cores. -- Steve O'Hara-Smith <st...@sohara.org> ___ freebsd-current@freebsd.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/m