Easier way to install on 3ware 9550 card?

2007-01-03 Thread Dan Mahoney, System Admin
Hey all, I have a new system with NO FLOPPY CONTROLLER and a 3ware 9550 card. It's a 1u system -- sticking extra things into PCI slots as a workaround is likely to be impossible. I found this document on how to get it installed, in theory: http://www.3ware.com/kb/article.aspx?id=14850 But

Re: sparc64 and perl 5.8.8 port test failures?

2007-01-03 Thread David Landgren
Steven D. Yee wrote: I'm seeing multiple errors from make test and I can't seem to figure out how to get rid of them. As far as I can tell it builds correctly. [...] ../lib/integer..NOK 10 # Failed test 'left shift' # in ../lib/integer.t at line 49. #

Re: sparc64 and perl 5.8.8 port test failures?

2007-01-03 Thread David Landgren
Steven D. Yee wrote: I'm seeing multiple errors from make test and I can't seem to figure out how to get rid of them. As far as I can tell it builds correctly. [...] ../lib/integer..NOK 10 # Failed test 'left shift' # in ../lib/integer.t at line 49. #

Re: Easier way to install on 3ware 9550 card?

2007-01-03 Thread Per olof Ljungmark
Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: Hey all, I have a new system with NO FLOPPY CONTROLLER and a 3ware 9550 card. It's a 1u system -- sticking extra things into PCI slots as a workaround is likely to be impossible. I don't think you need a driver - it's already there. apropos 3ware twa(4)-

Re: How to reset /dev/dsp ?

2007-01-03 Thread Luke Dean
On Tue, 2 Jan 2007, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Luke Dean [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'm running FreeBSD 6.1. My sound device shows up like this in my dmesg: pcm0: Intel ICH5 (82801EB) port 0xd800-0xd8ff,0xdc00-0xdc3f mem 0xfc001000-0xfc0011ff,0xfc002000-0xfc0020ff irq 17 at device 31.5 on pci0

Setting another machine as a firewall

2007-01-03 Thread Mohamad Babaei
Hi, i want to set another machine as a firewall for my mail server to prevent receiving huge number of spams each day. so, how shuold i change my DNS to do this ? Regards, Mo ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Setting another machine as a firewall

2007-01-03 Thread Olivier Nicole
i want to set another machine as a firewall for my mail server to prevent receiving huge number of spams each day. so, how shuold i change my DNS to do this ? Have your MX reccord to point to the firewall mail server. But before you do that, you should make sure that the firewall is set-up

Re: Easier way to install on 3ware 9550 card?

2007-01-03 Thread perryh
I have a new system with NO FLOPPY CONTROLLER and a 3ware 9550 card. It's a 1u system -- sticking extra things into PCI slots as a workaround is likely to be impossible. Any possibility of using a USB floppy drive? 3) Adding the kldload command to the emergency holographic shell (I was

what is operator group for?

2007-01-03 Thread Chris Whitehouse
Hi all can anyone tell me what the operator group is for, or docs where I can read about it? I see that /sbin/shutdown and /sbin/mk_snap_ffs are both executable by members and various things in /dev/ are mountable by them. I want a regular user to be able to mount removeable media and

suidperl eats my CPU

2007-01-03 Thread Mohamad Babaei
Hi! would some one tell me why suidperl process eats my CPU ? i've installed qmail, qmailscanner Regards, Mo. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any

Re: sshd break-in attempt

2007-01-03 Thread Peter Nyamukusa
On Tuesday 02 January 2007 16:34, Eric wrote: Hi, Why don't you use the /etc/rc.firewall, its a good firewall too. Len Conrad wrote: In our 'periodic daily' report/email, (only the list goes on for hundreds of attempts). Anyhow, long story short; is there not an easy way to make sshd

Re: how to fetch again a port from port distribution (ftp site)?

2007-01-03 Thread Peter Nyamukusa
On Tuesday 02 January 2007 15:16, RW wrote: On Tue, 2 Jan 2007 06:28:22 +0100 VeeJay [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi I was trying to install mysql from port collection. But during downloading port from port distribution, my internet connection got broken for few minuts... now when I

Re: Setting another machine as a firewall

2007-01-03 Thread Peter Nyamukusa
On Wednesday 03 January 2007 11:34, Olivier Nicole wrote: i want to set another machine as a firewall for my mail server to prevent receiving huge number of spams each day. so, how shuold i change my DNS to do this ? Also note that port 25 on the firewall should be open, either accepting

Re: starting KDE after install .. -not-

2007-01-03 Thread Rob Hurle
On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, bobmc wrote: After KDE is installed, startx still launches the twm default X manager. Diligent RTFM only tells me it should work once the Xserver is configured for the video hardware and monitor. I have: export LANG=en_AU.UTF-8 exec startkde as the last

Re: starting KDE after install .. -not-

2007-01-03 Thread Rob Hurle
On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, bobmc wrote: After KDE is installed, startx still launches the twm default X manager. Diligent RTFM only tells me it should work once the Xserver is configured for the video hardware and monitor. I have: export LANG=en_AU.UTF-8 exec startkde as the last

Re: linux compatability question

2007-01-03 Thread Jim Stapleton
Thank you, I had to use a different linux library (linux-dri I think), but it ended up working. -Jim Stapleton On 12/27/06, Boris Samorodov [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 27 Dec 2006 14:02:39 -0500 Jim Stapleton wrote: I'm not sure what to do at this point, I'm trying to run a linux app

good news for FreeBSD lovers who admin Stellent Content Manager, irrelevant news for everyone else...

2007-01-03 Thread Jim Stapleton
This is by no way an official post, but in my current job I admin a Stellent Content Server, which until recently only had AIX/Linux/SunOS/Win32 as supported platforms (maybe one or two other platforms that I've forgotten). I was about to try installing it with the Linux Compatability Layer

Re: Easier way to install on 3ware 9550 card?

2007-01-03 Thread Jonathan Horne
On Wednesday 03 January 2007 01:56, Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: Hey all, I have a new system with NO FLOPPY CONTROLLER and a 3ware 9550 card. It's a 1u system -- sticking extra things into PCI slots as a workaround is likely to be impossible. I found this document on how to get it

Re: Batch file question - average size of file in directory

2007-01-03 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2007-01-02 10:20, Kurt Buff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: All, I don't even have a clue how to start this one, so am looking for a little help. I've got a directory with a large number of gzipped files in it (over 110k) along with a few thousand uncompressed files. I'd like to find the

Re: Setting another machine as a firewall

2007-01-03 Thread Matthew Seaman
Mohamad Babaei wrote: i want to set another machine as a firewall for my mail server to prevent receiving huge number of spams each day. so, how shuold i change my DNS to do this ? Hmmm... I don't think a firewall is really the right technology to achieve what you desire. A firewall (in the

Re: Root doesn't have permission to change permissions?

2007-01-03 Thread Steel City Phantom
when i do chflags nouchg MP3 i get operation not supported. and how can i have files open when the its currently unmounted? the lock is the only thing in chflags that i see could make any difference. Robert Huff wrote: Steel City Phantom writes: when i try to delete the mount

Failure -Upgrading-archivers/p5-IO-Compress-Base./p5-Compress-Raw-Zlib-2.001

2007-01-03 Thread Vizion
Thanks in advance to anyone who could please help me deal with these errors: [EMAIL PROTECTED] /var/cvsupconfig]# portupgrade -a . . --- Upgrading 'p5-IO-Compress-Base-2.001' to 'p5-IO-Compress-Base-2.002' (archivers/p5-IO-Compress-Base) --- Building

Re: sshd break-in attempt

2007-01-03 Thread Michael
Per olof Ljungmark wrote: Nathan Vidican wrote: We keep getting attempts from what look like a username/password scanner utility to login to our servers externally via sshd. Thankfully, we're not ignorant enough to leave common account names open, however it is annoying to say the least.

Help Please !

2007-01-03 Thread Mohamad Babaei
Hi! why suidperl rises my CPU usage to 100% ??? please help ! thanks Mo ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

BSD Host Counter

2007-01-03 Thread Net Warrior
Hi there guys and happy new year. Maybe some can remind me the name of the script to install which helps to gather information about how many hosts (FreeBSD) are in which counties, as far as I remember is under sysutils, but I'm not sure, I was reading the list off line but could not find it

Re: BSD Host Counter

2007-01-03 Thread Josh Paetzel
On Wednesday 03 January 2007 08:12, Net Warrior wrote: Hi there guys and happy new year. Maybe some can remind me the name of the script to install which helps to gather information about how many hosts (FreeBSD) are in which counties, as far as I remember is under sysutils, but I'm not

Re: external touchpad for Thinkpad T23? (fwd)

2007-01-03 Thread Ian Smith
On Tue, 2 Jan 2007, Jurjen Middendorp wrote: On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 02:49:48AM +1100, Ian Smith wrote: [..] I've just bought a Thinkpad T23, and I'm loving it .. but I'm not sure I'll ever be able to love its TrackPoint, being spoilt by the touchpad on my old Compaq Armada 1500c, with

Re: Help Please !

2007-01-03 Thread Bill Moran
In response to Mohamad Babaei [EMAIL PROTECTED]: why suidperl rises my CPU usage to 100% ??? please help ! It's probably a result of the script that suidperl is running. Without knowing what that is, however, we can't help much. -- Bill Moran Collaborative Fusion Inc.

Re: Help Please !

2007-01-03 Thread Nathan Vidican
In response to Mohamad Babaei [EMAIL PROTECTED]: why suidperl rises my CPU usage to 100% ??? please help ! Please read: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/freebsd-questions/ Your message will have been skipped over by many who could have or would have answered your

Re: BSD Host Counter

2007-01-03 Thread Net Warrior
Thanks, nice to see my country listed, but there are much more, do not know why it's only me. Bytes. 2007/1/3, dawnshade [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Wednesday 03 January 2007 17:12, Net Warrior wrote: Hi there guys and happy new year. Maybe some can remind me the name of the script to install

Multiple port versions

2007-01-03 Thread Vizion
Just been doing a check on installed applications. pkg_info shows multiple installed versions of autoconf, automake, db gnupg. viz: autoconf-2.13.000227_5 Automatically configure source code on many Un*x platforms autoconf-2.53_3 Automatically configure source code on many Un*x

Re: Multiple port versions

2007-01-03 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Jan 03), Vizion said: Just been doing a check on installed applications. pkg_info shows multiple installed versions of autoconf, automake, db gnupg. viz: autoconf-2.13.000227_5 Automatically configure source code on many Un*x platforms autoconf-2.53_3

lease line

2007-01-03 Thread anup roy
hi ! pls give me what is lease line. why do you use lease line? what is the process of configure of lease line? thanks [EMAIL PROTECTED] __ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com

Multiple port versions

2007-01-03 Thread Robert Huff
Vizion writes: What is the safest way to remove the earlier versions? By not doing so. Different ports use different versions of the same program; this especially true with things like automake and autoconf. (In the latter two instances there's a push on to unify some or all

portaudit problem

2007-01-03 Thread Matt Juszczak
For some reason, portaudit is now showing 0 problems with my ports when yesterday it was showing about 9. Did something happen that is going to cause me a lot of headaches? -Matt ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: starting KDE after install .. -not-

2007-01-03 Thread dick hoogendijk
On 03 Jan Paul Schmehl wrote: Try this. Edit /etc/ttys thus: ttyv8 /usr/local/bin/kdm -nodaemon xterm on secure According to the kdm manual you should *not* use the -nodaemon Why do you? -- http://nagual.nl/ --- PGP/GnuPG key: F86289CE ++ Running FreeBSD 6.1 ++ Solaris 10 11/06 ++

RE: Multiple port versions

2007-01-03 Thread Vizion
Just a quick thank everyone who responded so helpfully.. I guess its a case of leaving sleeping dogs well alone!! chuckles \ Thanks v much david ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: starting KDE after install .. -not-

2007-01-03 Thread bobmc
Rob Hurle wrote: On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, bobmc wrote: After KDE is installed, startx still launches the twm default X manager. Diligent RTFM only tells me it should work once the Xserver is configured for the video hardware and monitor. I have: export LANG=en_AU.UTF-8 exec startkde

streaming/DOS

2007-01-03 Thread i18rabbit
i am interested in finding out the best ways to stop denial-of-service attacks on a live MP3 streaming server. the information presented has created a large group of people that work together to overwhelm the server whenever the radio broadcast streams. what is the most effective way to set up an

Re: starting KDE after install .. -not-

2007-01-03 Thread bobmc
dick hoogendijk wrote: On 03 Jan Paul Schmehl wrote: Try this. Edit /etc/ttys thus: ttyv8 /usr/local/bin/kdm -nodaemon xterm on secure According to the kdm manual you should *not* use the -nodaemon Why do you? After install, ttyv8 names xdm and says it is off. Changing

Re: Easier way to install on 3ware 9550 card?

2007-01-03 Thread Dan Mahoney, System Admin
On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a new system with NO FLOPPY CONTROLLER and a 3ware 9550 card. It's a 1u system -- sticking extra things into PCI slots as a workaround is likely to be impossible. Any possibility of using a USB floppy drive? Will the BSD installer

DNS propagation problems - changed ip

2007-01-03 Thread Alex Teslik
Hello, I changed the ip address of my server (physical move to a new location) and updated my dns. Logs show that everything is fine. I can get out to other sites just fine, send email, and internally everything is working fine. However, I updated on Jan 1st and the changes for the

Re: DNS propagation problems - changed ip

2007-01-03 Thread Chuck Swiger
Alex Teslik wrote: I changed the ip address of my server (physical move to a new location) and updated my dns. Logs show that everything is fine. I can get out to other sites just fine, send email, and internally everything is working fine. However, I updated on Jan 1st and the changes for

Re: BSD Host Counter

2007-01-03 Thread dawnshade
On Wednesday 03 January 2007 17:12, Net Warrior wrote: Hi there guys and happy new year. Maybe some can remind me the name of the script to install which helps to gather information about how many hosts (FreeBSD) are in which counties, as far as I remember is under sysutils, but I'm not

Re: Easier way to install on 3ware 9550 card?

2007-01-03 Thread bobmc
Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a new system with NO FLOPPY CONTROLLER and a 3ware 9550 card. It's a 1u system -- sticking extra things into PCI slots as a workaround is likely to be impossible. Any possibility of using a USB floppy

Re: Easier way to install on 3ware 9550 card?

2007-01-03 Thread Dan Mahoney, System Admin
On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, Per olof Ljungmark wrote: Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: Hey all, I have a new system with NO FLOPPY CONTROLLER and a 3ware 9550 card. It's a 1u system -- sticking extra things into PCI slots as a workaround is likely to be impossible. I don't think you need a

Re: Batch file question - average size of file in directory

2007-01-03 Thread Ian Smith
Message: 17 Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2007 19:50:01 -0800 From: James Long [EMAIL PROTECTED] Message: 28 Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2007 10:20:08 -0800 From: Kurt Buff [EMAIL PROTECTED] I don't even have a clue how to start this one, so am looking for a little help. I've got a

Re: Easier way to install on 3ware 9550 card?

2007-01-03 Thread Dan Mahoney, System Admin
On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, Tom Judge wrote: Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: Hi Dan, I have installed FreeBSD on several systems with 9550 controllers. The driver is available in sysinstall from 6.1 Release. (I installed from a 6.1 Release CD) This was the 9650, actually. -Dan -- It would

Re: Easier way to install on 3ware 9550 card?

2007-01-03 Thread Tom Judge
Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: Hey all, I have a new system with NO FLOPPY CONTROLLER and a 3ware 9550 card. It's a 1u system -- sticking extra things into PCI slots as a workaround is likely to be impossible. I found this document on how to get it installed, in theory:

3ware 9650 Support

2007-01-03 Thread Dan Mahoney, System Admin
According to the 3ware site this card is supported as of FreeBSD 6.1. I previously posted with it as the 9550, but the end result is I hadn't slept enough, it's the 9650SE-4LPML. I checked the CVS sources for the twa driver, they haven't been touched in many months so I don't feel it's

Re: Problem with built-in USB memory card reader

2007-01-03 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Alexander Pohoyda [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Everything works perfect if the system is started with a memory card inserted into the reader. The problem arises when the system is started without the memory card inserted. Since the reader is built-in (permanently attached to the motherboard),

Re: gdm automatic login

2007-01-03 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Alla Gofman [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hello Joe! I followed the suggestion that you gave in following link about gdm automatic login http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/2004-August/054439. html and my portable computer also hangs on login screen after I reboot. The

Re: Batch file question - average size of file in directory

2007-01-03 Thread Kurt Buff
On 1/2/07, James Long [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip my problem description Hi, Kurt. Can I make some assumptions that simplify things? No kinky filenames, just [a-zA-Z0-9.]. My approach specifically doesn't like colons or spaces, I bet. Also, you say gzipped, so I'm assuming it's ONLY gzip,

Re: starting KDE after install .. -not-

2007-01-03 Thread Paul Schmehl
--On Wednesday, January 03, 2007 17:17:17 +0100 dick hoogendijk [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 03 Jan Paul Schmehl wrote: Try this. Edit /etc/ttys thus: ttyv8 /usr/local/bin/kdm -nodaemon xterm on secure According to the kdm manual you should *not* use the -nodaemon Why do you? Where

Re: termcaps: xdm vs. startx

2007-01-03 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Steve Franks [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: So if I run xdm on startup, when I log in, my up arrow gives '[[A' instead of command history, backspace, other keys have similar effects. If I log in then do startx, everything works as expected. It's really not an issue for me, I'm just curious. I

Re: Batch file question - average size of file in directory

2007-01-03 Thread Kurt Buff
On 1/3/07, Ian Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Message: 17 Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2007 19:50:01 -0800 From: James Long [EMAIL PROTECTED] Message: 28 Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2007 10:20:08 -0800 From: Kurt Buff [EMAIL PROTECTED] I don't even have a clue how to start this one, so am looking

Re: Batch file question - average size of file in directory

2007-01-03 Thread Kurt Buff
On 1/2/07, Giorgos Keramidas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 2007-01-02 10:20, Kurt Buff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You can probably use awk(1) or perl(1) to post-process the output of gzip(1). The gzip(1) utility, when run with the -cd options will uncompress the compressed files and send the

Re: question

2007-01-03 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Juan Ortega [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi, I installed freeBSD 6.1-RELEASE on my Compaq ADM4, and when I input the command, Xorg -configure, theres some errors: dlopen: /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/newport_drv.so: Undefined symbol XAAFall back0ps (EE) Failed to load

Re: Batch file question - average size of file in directory

2007-01-03 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2007-01-03 10:42, Kurt Buff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 1/2/07, James Long [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip my problem description Hi, Kurt. Can I make some assumptions that simplify things? No kinky filenames, just [a-zA-Z0-9.]. My approach specifically doesn't like colons or spaces, I

Re: Batch file question - average size of file in directory

2007-01-03 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2007-01-03 10:28, Kurt Buff [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I put together this one-liner after perusing 'man zcat': find /local/amavis/virusmails -name *.gz -print | xargs zcat -l out.txt It puts out multiple instances of stuff like this: compressed uncompr. ratio uncompressed_name

Re: Easier way to install on 3ware 9550 card?

2007-01-03 Thread Dan Mahoney, System Admin
On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, John Nielsen wrote: 1) Boot to complete install CD 2) Go into Fixit mode (not just the emergency shell) 3) # sysctl kern.module_path=/dist/boot/kernel 4) # kldload twa 5) # exit 6) proceed with installation This shouldn't be necessary though, since twa is included in

will it work?

2007-01-03 Thread X X
Hello, I want to have a home server on my network. I have a pc with AMD Athlon xp 2200+ processor, 1gb ddr ram, 2- 500gb hard drives, 10/100 lan. I need it to serve files to 5 computers. It has to allow remote access from outside the network by administrator. It has to allow me to serve 2

kde and kooka

2007-01-03 Thread Steel City Phantom
sorry if this is the wrong list i updated to kde 3.5.4 and now kooka doesn't see my scanner. the scanner is listed in the boot log, sane-find-scanner finds it no problem. but when i load kooka it doesn't see it. from within kooka if i go to choose scanner, i don't even get a dialog box up.

FreeBSD Architecture

2007-01-03 Thread Nerenberg Daniel D 1stLt AFIT/ENG
Is there a diagram somewhere that = describes how FreeBSD is organized? For example, Linux has the = following diagram: 3DPicture From everything I have found this = diagram also applies to FreeBSD simply by replacing the Linux kernel = with the FreeBSD kernel. Is this

Emacs vs XEmacs: which to choose for plain console using?

2007-01-03 Thread a
What are advantages and disadvantages of xemacs over emacs? Which to choose for plain console using? Elisej Babenko ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail

Re: Easier way to install on 3ware 9550 card?

2007-01-03 Thread John Nielsen
On Wednesday 03 January 2007 14:18, John Nielsen wrote: On Wednesday 03 January 2007 12:34, Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, Per olof Ljungmark wrote: Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: Hey all, I have a new system with NO FLOPPY CONTROLLER and a 3ware 9550 card.

Re: Easier way to install on 3ware 9550 card?

2007-01-03 Thread John Nielsen
On Wednesday 03 January 2007 12:34, Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, Per olof Ljungmark wrote: Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: Hey all, I have a new system with NO FLOPPY CONTROLLER and a 3ware 9550 card. It's a 1u system -- sticking extra things into PCI slots as

Re: Emacs vs XEmacs: which to choose for plain console using?

2007-01-03 Thread Chuck Swiger
On Jan 3, 2007, at 2:41 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What are advantages and disadvantages of xemacs over emacs? At one point, there was substantial disagreement amongst the Emacs developers about how to add support for new windowing systems besides X11, and this ended up forking the

FreeBSD Installer vs RedHat Linux Fedora Core Installer?

2007-01-03 Thread Peter aka SweetPete
Hello, I used to be on this mailing list several years ago, and have recently rejoined. http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/using-sysinstall.html http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/install/main1.png vs.

Re: FreeBSD Architecture

2007-01-03 Thread Kurt Buff
Try this: http://www.bookpool.com/sm/0201702452 The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System, by Marshall Kirk McKusick, George V. Neville-Neil Kurt On 1/3/07, Nerenberg Daniel D 1stLt AFIT/ENG [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there a diagram somewhere that describes how

Re: FreeBSD Installer vs RedHat Linux Fedora Core Installer?

2007-01-03 Thread Bill Moran
In response to Peter aka SweetPete [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hello, I used to be on this mailing list several years ago, and have recently rejoined. http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/using-sysinstall.html

OT: stupid sh scripting question

2007-01-03 Thread Robert Huff
This is probably staring me in the face: if [ ! -d foo] then mkdir foo fi gives me: [: missing ] Looking at rc.subr I see: if [ ! -d $linkdir ]; then warn $_me: the directory $linkdir does not exist. return 1 fi

Re: what is operator group for?

2007-01-03 Thread Rico Secada
On Fri, 29 Dec 2006 23:30:49 + Chris Whitehouse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Chris You could run a: find / -type f -group operator to see all files where operator is the group. Forgive me if I am wrong but I actually think this is the best way to find out. Hi all can anyone tell me

Re: OT: stupid sh scripting question

2007-01-03 Thread Bill Moran
In response to Robert Huff [EMAIL PROTECTED]: This is probably staring me in the face: if [ ! -d foo] then mkdir foo fi gives me: [: missing ] Looking at rc.subr I see: if [ ! -d $linkdir ]; then warn $_me: the directory $linkdir does not

Which version of BIND to use on FreeBSD 6.1?

2007-01-03 Thread patrick
I'm trying to figure out which is the best version of BIND to use on FreeBSD 6.1? I've always stuck with FreeBSD's base version, and since upgrading from FreeBSD 4.x to 6.1, that meant moving from BIND 8.3.x to 9.3.2. I've encountered numerous problems since moving to 9.3.2 which primarily

Re: FreeBSD Installer vs RedHat Linux Fedora Core Installer?

2007-01-03 Thread Steve Franks
As a recent BSD initiate, I can say, if you read all the details, and use the defaults for everything (especially 'A' for label) (except most people want X-user for the distribution), then everything works great. Have you looked at PC-BSD? They seem to want to be more MS-like, but I found they

RE: FreeBSD Installer vs RedHat Linux Fedora Core Installer?

2007-01-03 Thread Jim Stapleton
I have made a post like this before, so I can hardly criticise you for that, though my goal was more to try to consolidate a group to work on the issue. I'll say this, while the graphics aren't as pretty as those of many Linux distros, the FreeBSD installer is a lot more user friendly and

Re: OT: stupid sh scripting question

2007-01-03 Thread Chuck Swiger
On Jan 3, 2007, at 3:07 PM, Robert Huff wrote: if [ ! -d foo] then mkdir foo fi You want a space before the ] and a semicolon after it. -- -Chuck ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: OT: stupid sh scripting question

2007-01-03 Thread Kevin Downey
On 1/3/07, Bill Moran [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In response to Robert Huff [EMAIL PROTECTED]: This is probably staring me in the face: if [ ! -d foo] then mkdir foo fi gives me: [: missing ] Looking at rc.subr I see: if [ ! -d $linkdir ]; then

Re: Problem with built-in USB memory card reader

2007-01-03 Thread Alexander Pohoyda
Lowell Gilbert writes: Alexander Pohoyda [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Everything works perfect if the system is started with a memory card inserted into the reader. The problem arises when the system is started without the memory card inserted. Since the reader is built-in (permanently

Re: Emacs vs XEmacs: which to choose for plain console using?

2007-01-03 Thread Andrey Slusar
Wed, 3 Jan 2007 21:41:57 +0200, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What are advantages and disadvantages of xemacs over emacs? Which to choose for plain console using? Emacs by default is very usable in plain FreeBSD —Āonsole, also XEmacs is not. ___

DB43 sysmlink problem

2007-01-03 Thread doug
I have installed db43-4.3.29. The install sets up symlinks to the db commands as: /usr/local/bin/db_dump-4.3@ - db43/db_dump As non of the symlinks work, it appears to me they should be set up as: /usr/local/bin/db_dump-4.3@ - /usr/local/bin/db43/db_dump Is this correct, or am I missing

Re: OT: stupid sh scripting question

2007-01-03 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Jan 03), Robert Huff said: This is probably staring me in the face: if [ ! -d foo] then mkdir foo fi gives me: [: missing ] Looking at rc.subr I see: if [ ! -d $linkdir ]; then warn $_me: the directory $linkdir does not

Re: FreeBSD Installer vs RedHat Linux Fedora Core Installer?

2007-01-03 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 11:42:35AM -0800, Peter aka SweetPete wrote: Hello, I used to be on this mailing list several years ago, and have recently rejoined. http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/using-sysinstall.html

Re: will it work?

2007-01-03 Thread Bart Silverstrim
On Jan 3, 2007, at 1:16 PM, X X wrote: Hello, I want to have a home server on my network. I have a pc with AMD Athlon xp 2200+ processor, 1gb ddr ram, 2- 500gb hard drives, 10/100 lan. I need it to serve files to 5 computers. It has to allow remote access from outside the network by

Re: OT: stupid sh scripting question

2007-01-03 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 03:07:43PM -0500, Robert Huff wrote: This is probably staring me in the face: if [ ! -d foo] then mkdir foo fi gives me: [: missing ] It is probably not telling you ':' missing but ';' missing. It goes after the ']', plus I think the space

Re: FreeBSD Installer vs RedHat Linux Fedora Core Installer?

2007-01-03 Thread bobmc
Bill Moran wrote: In response to Peter aka SweetPete [1][EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hello, I used to be on this mailing list several years ago, and have recently rejoined. [2]http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/using-sysinstall.h tml

Re: DB43 sysmlink problem

2007-01-03 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Jan 03), [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I have installed db43-4.3.29. The install sets up symlinks to the db commands as: /usr/local/bin/db_dump-4.3@ - db43/db_dump As non of the symlinks work, it appears to me they should be set up as: /usr/local/bin/db_dump-4.3@ -

Re: OT: stupid sh scripting question

2007-01-03 Thread Kevin Downey
On 1/3/07, Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 03:07:43PM -0500, Robert Huff wrote: This is probably staring me in the face: if [ ! -d foo] then mkdir foo fi gives me: [: missing ] It is probably not telling you ':' missing but ';'

Re: OT: stupid sh scripting question

2007-01-03 Thread Matthew Seaman
Robert Huff wrote: This is probably staring me in the face: if [ ! -d foo] Missing space ^ here. ie: if [ ! -d foo ] then mkdir foo fi or perhaps more succinctly: [ -d foo ] || mkdir foo or best of all, maybe just: mkdir -p foo Cheers,

Re: FreeBSD Installer vs RedHat Linux Fedora Core Installer?

2007-01-03 Thread Garrett Cooper
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 bobmc wrote: Bill Moran wrote: In response to Peter aka SweetPete [1][EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hello, I used to be on this mailing list several years ago, and have recently rejoined.

Re: OT: stupid sh scripting question

2007-01-03 Thread Garrett Cooper
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Kevin Downey wrote: On 1/3/07, Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 03:07:43PM -0500, Robert Huff wrote: This is probably staring me in the face: if [ ! -d foo] then mkdir foo fi gives

RSS feed search and notification program

2007-01-03 Thread Noah
Hi there, I am looking for an program that notifies me when specific text and/or search criteria appears in an RSS feed. is there anything out there that people enjoy using? It would be even better if the application would send notification emails to me. Cheers, Noah

Re: Problem with built-in USB memory card reader

2007-01-03 Thread Alexander Pohoyda
Micah wrote: Alexander Pohoyda wrote: Lowell Gilbert writes: Alexander Pohoyda [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Everything works perfect if the system is started with a memory card inserted into the reader. The problem arises when the system is started without the memory card

Re: Problem with built-in USB memory card reader

2007-01-03 Thread Micah
Alexander Pohoyda wrote: Lowell Gilbert writes: Alexander Pohoyda [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Everything works perfect if the system is started with a memory card inserted into the reader. The problem arises when the system is started without the memory card inserted. Since the reader is

Re: starting KDE after install .. -not-

2007-01-03 Thread dick hoogendijk
On 03 Jan Paul Schmehl wrote: --On Wednesday, January 03, 2007 17:17:17 +0100 dick hoogendijk [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: According to the kdm manual you should *not* use the -nodaemon Where does it say that? According to the online docs 'For FreeBSD, edit /etc/ttys and find the line like

Re: DB43 sysmlink problem

2007-01-03 Thread doug
On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (Jan 03), [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: I have installed db43-4.3.29. The install sets up symlinks to the db commands as: /usr/local/bin/db_dump-4.3@ - db43/db_dump As non of the symlinks work, it appears to me they should be set

Re: Which version of BIND to use on FreeBSD 6.1?

2007-01-03 Thread Derek Ragona
I am using the default 9.X that is installed with 6.1. The only problems I have had is that startup options changed and required another define in rc.conf. -Derek At 02:41 PM 1/3/2007, patrick wrote: I'm trying to figure out which is the best version of BIND to use on FreeBSD 6.1?

Re: DNS propagation problems - changed ip

2007-01-03 Thread Derek Ragona
Your registrar for the domain maintains actual IP's for your authoritative DNS servers. If you moved those from one IP to another, update the registrars record to reflect the new addresses. -Derek At 10:30 AM 1/3/2007, Alex Teslik wrote: Hello, I changed the ip address of my

Re: Batch file question - average size of file in directory

2007-01-03 Thread James Long
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007 04:46:43 +1100 (EST) From: Ian Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Batch file question - average size of file in directory To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Cc: James Long [EMAIL PROTECTED], Kurt Buff [EMAIL PROTECTED] Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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