can't bring ath0 up

2010-02-28 Thread Colin Brace
Hi all, I have just upgrade my FreeBSD server from 7 to 8. Everything seems to be working OK, except the Atheros-based wireless network card, which I had configured as an access point and which worked fine under 7 for several years. The command: # ifconfig ath0 up works fine, but anything

Re: selling freebsd cd for profit

2010-02-28 Thread Matthew Seaman
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 28/02/2010 01:56:27, Chad Perrin wrote: Actually, once your project becomes a commercial enterprise, the GPL stops allowing reference to upstream sources to suit the requirements of code redistribution. If you sell GPLed software, you have to

Re: Eject CD

2010-02-28 Thread Matthew Seaman
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 28/02/2010 05:01:48, Olivier Nicole wrote: What in a standard installation of FreeBSD, on a server running only MySQL and Postgress, could cause the CD tray to open by itself from time to time? Dodgy hardware? If the manual eject button is a

Re: selling freebsd cd for profit

2010-02-28 Thread Erik Trulsson
On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 11:10:33AM +, Matthew Seaman wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 28/02/2010 01:56:27, Chad Perrin wrote: Actually, once your project becomes a commercial enterprise, the GPL stops allowing reference to upstream sources to suit the

Re: can't bring ath0 up

2010-02-28 Thread Leslie Jensen
Hi all, I have just upgrade my FreeBSD server from 7 to 8. Everything seems to be working OK, except the Atheros-based wireless network card, which I had configured as an access point and which worked fine under 7 for several years. The command: # ifconfig ath0 up works fine, but

Re: selling freebsd cd for profit

2010-02-28 Thread Matthew Seaman
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 28/02/2010 11:43:42, Erik Trulsson wrote: The difference is that when you just give a link to a well-known site you have no guarantees that they will keep the source for that particular version of the software in question for as long as needed.

Re: selling freebsd cd for profit

2010-02-28 Thread Jerry
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Sun, 28 Feb 2010 11:10:33 + Matthew Seaman m.sea...@infracaninophile.co.uk articulated: Note that I'm not a lawyer, and this does not constitute legal advice. My only direct legal advice is to seek legal advice from a professional.

Compiler Flags problem with core2 CPU

2010-02-28 Thread Aaron Lewis
Hi, I gonna recompile kernel for my core2 CPU , so i'd like to pass some flags to gcc. Kinds of -march=core2 , i tried to modify /etc/make.conf e.gCFLAGS += -march=core2 -O20 -ffast-math -mfpmath=sse But it fails .. bad arch switch , core2 cpu is not supported ? And is

/ slice too small

2010-02-28 Thread Frank Shute
I've got a machine here running 7.2 which I want to upgrade to 8.0 but looking at the root slice it is woefully small: $ df -h FilesystemSizeUsed Avail Capacity Mounted on /dev/ad4s2190M146M 29M84%/ devfs 1.0K1.0K 0B 100%/dev /dev/ad4s4

Re: Compiler Flags problem with core2 CPU

2010-02-28 Thread Paul B Mahol
On 2/28/10, Aaron Lewis aaron.lewis1...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I gonna recompile kernel for my core2 CPU , so i'd like to pass some flags to gcc. Kinds of -march=core2 , i tried to modify /etc/make.conf e.gCFLAGS += -march=core2 -O20 -ffast-math -mfpmath=sse But it fails

Re: Compiler Flags problem with core2 CPU

2010-02-28 Thread Aaron Lewis
Really ? It's bad to use custom flags to compile kernel , why do you think so ? I'd like to know more about this : ) So setting optimize compiler flags is only useful for userland stuff ? Paul B Mahol wrote: On 2/28/10, Aaron Lewis aaron.lewis1...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I gonna

Re: Compiler Flags problem with core2 CPU

2010-02-28 Thread Paul B Mahol
Do not top post. On 2/28/10, Aaron Lewis aaron.lewis1...@gmail.com wrote: Really ? It's bad to use custom flags to compile kernel , why do you think so ? I'd like to know more about this : ) Use google. So setting optimize compiler flags is only useful for userland stuff ? Paul B Mahol

compiler flags

2010-02-28 Thread Jerry
I am attempting to redo a Gateway GT5220 PC. The CPU is recognized as: CPU: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+ (2009.16-MHz 686-class CPU) Now, would it be advantageous to set the CPU type in the '/etc/make.conf' and possibly '/etc/src.conf' files. According to the

Re: / slice too small

2010-02-28 Thread Elias Chrysocheris
On Sunday 28 of February 2010 15:26:54 Frank Shute wrote: I've got a machine here running 7.2 which I want to upgrade to 8.0 but looking at the root slice it is woefully small: $ df -h FilesystemSizeUsed Avail Capacity Mounted on /dev/ad4s2190M146M 29M84%/

Automounting large fat usb drive...

2010-02-28 Thread Peter Harrison
I'm having a problem automounting a large (298gb) usb hard disk. I use Xfce and have thunar set up to automount via hal. This works fine for ufs formatted usb disks and small fat usb disks. But it won't mount my 298gb disk, failing with the error: mount_msdosfs: /dev/msdosfs/ELEMENTS: Disk too

[Fwd: Re: / slice too small]

2010-02-28 Thread Peter Ulrich Kruppa
Sorry, I forgot to include the list! Uli. Weitergeleitete Nachricht Von: Peter Ulrich Kruppa ulr...@pukruppa.net An: Frank Shute fr...@shute.org.uk Betreff: Re: / slice too small Datum: Sun, 28 Feb 2010 15:52:05 +0100 Am Sonntag, den 28.02.2010, 13:26 + schrieb

wireless setup

2010-02-28 Thread Derek Funk
I am trying to setup a wireless nic on a machine I just installed pcbsd 8.0 on. Its not going well. output from ifconfig -a is: re0: flags=8843UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST metric 0 mtu 1500

Lockups with USB disks on FreeBSD

2010-02-28 Thread David Jackson
I am currently using FreeBSD 8.0. I have been, for a long time, been having problems with lockups of FreeBSD 8.0 when using USB hard disks. Sometimes certain applications lock up for several minutes, when they use the disk, file operations are very slow, and sometimes the entire operating

how do I tell ports that perl5.8 should never be installed?

2010-02-28 Thread Randal L. Schwartz
I've upgraded to Perl 5.10, but when I tried to install a few things that depended on perl, the package installed perl5.8, because that must be what it was compiled with. How do I tell the ports system that perl5.8 should *never* be used, and rather than install a package that needs it, I can

Re: how do I tell ports that perl5.8 should never be installed?

2010-02-28 Thread Adam Vande More
On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 2:51 PM, Randal L. Schwartz mer...@stonehenge.comwrote: I've upgraded to Perl 5.10, but when I tried to install a few things that depended on perl, the package installed perl5.8, because that must be what it was compiled with. How do I tell the ports system that

Re: how do I tell ports that perl5.8 should never be installed?

2010-02-28 Thread Randal L. Schwartz
Adam == Adam Vande More amvandem...@gmail.com writes: Adam See /usr/ports/UPDATING and /etc/make.conf Doesn't help. Packages that are compiled against 5.8 still want to install 5.8. I want this to fatal out, so I know to build from port, not use package. portinstall -Pc MUMBLE is just too

Re: / slice too small

2010-02-28 Thread krad
On 28 February 2010 15:42, Elias Chrysocheris elias...@cha.forthnet.grwrote: On Sunday 28 of February 2010 15:26:54 Frank Shute wrote: I've got a machine here running 7.2 which I want to upgrade to 8.0 but looking at the root slice it is woefully small: $ df -h FilesystemSize

Re: compiler flags

2010-02-28 Thread Bruce Cran
On Sunday 28 February 2010 15:31:55 Jerry wrote: I am attempting to redo a Gateway GT5220 PC. The CPU is recognized as: CPU: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+ (2009.16-MHz 686-class CPU) Now, would it be advantageous to set the CPU type in the '/etc/make.conf' and possibly

Re: Eject CD

2010-02-28 Thread CyberLeo Kitsana
Matthew Seaman wrote: On 28/02/2010 05:01:48, Olivier Nicole wrote: What in a standard installation of FreeBSD, on a server running only MySQL and Postgress, could cause the CD tray to open by itself from time to time? Dodgy hardware? If the manual eject button is a bit sticky, it could

Re: selling freebsd cd for profit

2010-02-28 Thread Chad Perrin
On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 11:10:33AM +, Matthew Seaman wrote: On 28/02/2010 01:56:27, Chad Perrin wrote: Actually, once your project becomes a commercial enterprise, the GPL stops allowing reference to upstream sources to suit the requirements of code redistribution. If you sell GPLed

Re: selling freebsd cd for profit

2010-02-28 Thread Chad Perrin
On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 11:59:56AM +, Matthew Seaman wrote: On 28/02/2010 11:43:42, Erik Trulsson wrote: The difference is that when you just give a link to a well-known site you have no guarantees that they will keep the source for that particular version of the software in question

Re: ports/144357: emulators/wine build failure

2010-02-28 Thread Eitan Adler
I am not seeing this in any of my tests, nor is the FreeBSD ports cluster, nor have I seen any other report related to this.  This means something must be different/special with your system. Is your ports collection up-to-date?  (Running 'portupgrade -a' may be an option, then.) My ports

Re: Eject CD

2010-02-28 Thread Olivier Nicole
Thanks, What in a standard installation of FreeBSD, on a server running only MySQL and Postgress, could cause the CD tray to open by itself from time to time? Dodgy hardware? If the manual eject button is a bit sticky, it could have that effect. Seems the most likely explanation to

Re: how do I tell ports that perl5.8 should never be installed?

2010-02-28 Thread Adam Vande More
On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 3:53 PM, Randal L. Schwartz mer...@stonehenge.comwrote: Adam == Adam Vande More amvandem...@gmail.com writes: Adam See /usr/ports/UPDATING and /etc/make.conf Doesn't help. Packages that are compiled against 5.8 still want to install 5.8. I want this to fatal out,

Re: how do I tell ports that perl5.8 should never be installed?

2010-02-28 Thread Randal L. Schwartz
Adam == Adam Vande More amvandem...@gmail.com writes: Adam If it completed successly it has to help. What are the result of each step Adam so we can isolate the problem. It completes by installing 5.8. I'd like to prevent that. I'd like the entire portage system to consider 5.8 to be dead,

Re: how do I tell ports that perl5.8 should never be installed?

2010-02-28 Thread Adam Vande More
It completes by installing 5.8. I'd like to prevent that. I'd like the entire portage system to consider 5.8 to be dead, both for building from ports, and for installing packages that say they depend on that. How do I get there? Can you attach your make.conf? -- Adam Vande More

Re: how do I tell ports that perl5.8 should never be installed?

2010-02-28 Thread Randal L. Schwartz
Adam == Adam Vande More amvandem...@gmail.com writes: Adam Can you attach your make.conf? WITHOUT_X11=yes # added by use.perl 2010-02-28 17:41:39 PERL_VERSION=5.10.1 The problem is not ports, it's packages. If a package specifies 5.8, it installs the 5.8 package, and I'm toast.

Re: Eject CD

2010-02-28 Thread Polytropon
On Mon, 1 Mar 2010 08:26:44 +0700 (ICT), Olivier Nicole olivier.nic...@cs.ait.ac.th wrote: I am not running any of these, as far as I know, it could be an SCSI bus reset? But then it is hardware and back to the above explanation. I doubt that a SCSI bus reset can make an optical drive open