Re: Forged messages being posted to freebsd-questions

2010-08-21 Thread Ian Smith
On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, jhell wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 08/20/2010 23:08, jhell wrote: Dear Sir/Madam, Your email was unable reach the intended person that you were sending it to. For more information on our business please click on

Re: FreeBSD, GPGPU and OpenCL/CUDA

2010-08-21 Thread Svein Skogen (Listmail account)
On 18.08.2010 18:20, C. Bergström wrote: Hi Oliver, The problem behind the subject is a little bit frustrating, so I do not know were to start. Yeah it's a pretty big problem, but I can say others are looking at it and taking small steps in the right direction. First, and this hasn't

Use extra buttons of Kensington Slimblade Trackball

2010-08-21 Thread Lee, Chung-Yeol
Hi, While I'm searching how to use the extra buttons in Kensington Slimblade Trackball, I made a patch for myself based on the linux driver. I confirmed it works as intended. However, I have no experience with the FreeBSD kernel and I'm not sure that I modified it in a correct way. --

Re: FreeBSD, GPGPU and OpenCL/CUDA

2010-08-21 Thread C. Bergström
Svein Skogen (Listmail account) wrote: On 18.08.2010 18:20, C. Bergström wrote: Hi Oliver, The problem behind the subject is a little bit frustrating, so I do not know were to start. Yeah it's a pretty big problem, but I can say others are looking at it and taking small steps

Re: FreeBSD, GPGPU and OpenCL/CUDA

2010-08-21 Thread Svein Skogen (Listmail account)
On 21.08.2010 11:01, C. Bergström wrote: *snip* (Hope I don't come across negative... I'm just trying to give real feedback based on our experience) No coming-across-as-negative interpreted. ;) As I said, my two 5970s sit in a windows box... //Svein --

Re: change default keymap for /boot/loader?

2010-08-21 Thread Alexander Best
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Re: How to restore a text file from UFS??

2010-08-21 Thread EforeZZ
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Re: anybody onlist know about KVM stuff?

2010-08-21 Thread Depo Catcher
On 8/20/2010 7:07 PM, Gary Kline wrote: On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 06:45:11PM -0500, Adam Vande More wrote: On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Gary Klinekl...@thought.org wrote: of my three tower cases still linked by wires so i can click-over to each and use my one screen and keyboard, my

qtt3 dependencies

2010-08-21 Thread ajtiM
Hi! My system: FreeBSD 8.0, KDE 4.4.5 After deinstall qt33 before installed KOffice 2.2 I check dependencies: portmaster --check-dependencies: art-1.5.10_5.1 cdrdao-1.23_1 K3b-2.0.1_1 K9copy-2.3.4_4 kdevase-runtime-4.4.5 kdemultimedia-4.4.5_1 kmplayer-kde4-0.11. libao-1.0.0 libxine-1.1.19

Gateway 8.1

2010-08-21 Thread Don Dugger
I recently loaded 8.1 Rel on a box using the same basic configuration as a 7.1 Rel box I was replacing. Everything works except the box won't work as a gateway now. Is there something new in 8.1 that would change the basic configuration that I would need to change. Thx in advance... Don Heres

Re: How to restore a text file from UFS??

2010-08-21 Thread Frank Shute
On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 09:07:51PM +0300, EforeZZ wrote: I edited my 50Kb /etc/rc.conf, loaded a driver and got a kernel panic!! After reboot my /etc/rc.conf is 0 bytes (after automatic background fsck). Which tool should I try now to restore any version of my rc.conf?.. I think data

Parklogic making a mess

2010-08-21 Thread Svein Skogen
Anybody else seem to get these header-falsified messages lately: Return-Path: anonym...@dusk.parklogic.com X-Original-To: svein-listm...@stillbilde.net Delivered-To: svein-listm...@stillbilde.net Received: from dusk.parklogic.com (allmail.0b2.net [64.38.11.26]) by mail.stillbilde.net

Re: Customizable wall clock for several time zones

2010-08-21 Thread Parv
in message 20100821055224.ec9f0d12.free...@edvax.de, wrote Polytropon thusly... I'm searching for a round-clock style clock application for X, and I would prefer a standalone program (not integrated with KDE, Gnome, or else). It should be possible to define several timezones and attach a

External HD

2010-08-21 Thread Rem P Roberti
I have a 500GB USB HD which I am able mount thus: mount_ntfs /dev/da2s1 /mnt Having done so I can copy from the external drive, but not write to it. What is necessary to implement in order to be able to write to an external hard drive? Rem

Re: Typical Network Performance

2010-08-21 Thread Jason C. Wells
On 08/08/10 22:10, per...@pluto.rain.com wrote: Jason C. Wellsj...@speakeasy.net wrote: By process of elimination (swap cables, swap ports, try different host pairs) I was able to discover that a single server on my home LAN was getting about 1.6% performance compared to other servers

Re: External HD

2010-08-21 Thread Ivan Klymenko
В Sat, 21 Aug 2010 09:31:53 -0700 Rem P Roberti remeg...@comcast.net пишет: I have a 500GB USB HD which I am able mount thus: mount_ntfs /dev/da2s1 /mnt Having done so I can copy from the external drive, but not write to it. What is necessary to implement in order to be able to

Re: External HD

2010-08-21 Thread Ryan Coleman
Rem, You cannot write to NTFS using the stock driver. Please use Google to search / do research on the drivers out there; writing to NTFS is a VERY dangerous thing. Your best bet is to just do your work over the network instead of directly over USB from a Windows-based node. Also, read the

Re: External HD

2010-08-21 Thread Rem P Roberti
On 08/21/10 09:36, Ryan Coleman wrote: Rem, You cannot write to NTFS using the stock driver. Please use Google to search / do research on the drivers out there; writing to NTFS is a VERY dangerous thing. Your best bet is to just do your work over the network instead of directly over USB

Re: External HD

2010-08-21 Thread Rem P Roberti
Rem P Robertiremeg...@comcast.net пишет: I have a 500GB USB HD which I am able mount thus: mount_ntfs /dev/da2s1 /mnt Having done so I can copy from the external drive, but not write to it. What is necessary to implement in order to be able to write to an external hard drive? Rem

Re: External HD

2010-08-21 Thread Mario Lobo
On Saturday 21 August 2010 13:46:43 Rem P Roberti wrote: Rem P Robertiremeg...@comcast.net пишет: I have a 500GB USB HD which I am able mount thus: mount_ntfs /dev/da2s1 /mnt Having done so I can copy from the external drive, but not write to it. What is necessary to

Re: Customizable wall clock for several time zones

2010-08-21 Thread Adam Vande More
On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 10:52 PM, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: I'm searching for a round-clock style clock application for X, and I would prefer a standalone program (not integrated with KDE, Gnome, or else). It should be possible to define several timezones and attach a label to each

Re: External HD

2010-08-21 Thread Elias Chrysocheris
On Saturday 21 of August 2010 20:03:02 Mario Lobo wrote: On Saturday 21 August 2010 13:46:43 Rem P Roberti wrote: Rem P Robertiremeg...@comcast.net пишет: I have a 500GB USB HD which I am able mount thus: mount_ntfs /dev/da2s1 /mnt Having done so I can copy from the

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Fred Boatwright
Warren Block wrote: On Fri, 20 Aug 2010, Fred Boatwright wrote: I am having trouble setting up X similar to a previous posting. I have a new 8.0 installation. Using the Handbook chapter suggested below I waas able to generate and edit an xorg.conf file. It tests ok. I generated a

Re: External HD

2010-08-21 Thread Bruce Cran
On Sat, 21 Aug 2010 09:44:48 -0700 Rem P Roberti remeg...@comcast.net wrote: Duly noted. I shall definitely read the man page, but would also appreciate a heads up on the dangers involved in writing to NTFS. A Google search for 'NTFS writing dangerous' turns up quite a few links. -- Bruce

IO fluctuation

2010-08-21 Thread Steffen Neubauer
Hello, in the last few days I set up a freebsd box with 3 Western Digital Caviar Green 2TB drives (WD EARS series, but that shouldn't be the problem...) with ZFS on the drives. I'm experiencing really annoying fluctuations with the performance of the drives. Here is an example:

Re: IO fluctuation

2010-08-21 Thread claudiu vasadi
Hello Steffen, How did you setup your drives in ZFS ? stripe ? what bsd version do you have and what platform ? Do you see this big fluctuation when copying some big file like say and iso or movie ? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: IO fluctuation

2010-08-21 Thread Steffen Neubauer
Hello Claudiu :) Sorry that I didn't answer these obvious questions in my first post. Am 21.08.2010 20:16, schrieb claudiu vasadi: How did you setup your drives in ZFS ? stripe ? raidz1 Here is my zpool status output: # zpool status pool: tank state: ONLINE scrub: none requested

Re: IO fluctuation

2010-08-21 Thread Bruce Cran
On Sat, 21 Aug 2010 20:29:05 +0200 Steffen Neubauer stefr...@stefreak.de wrote: So this is not a zfs problem. But I don't think it's the hardware, too - I used that mainboard before FreeBSD with no problems. And the WD EARS drives can't be the problem on raw device access, too, because I used

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Matthew Seaman
On 21/08/2010 18:13:09, Fred Boatwright wrote: The screen is completely black. No mouse pointer. When the xorg.conf file is tested using Xorg -conf xorg.conf.new -retro I get the gray grid and the X mouse pointer. Without the -retro I get a totally black screen, no mouse pointer. Um

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Warren Block
On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, Fred Boatwright wrote: .xinitrc xrdb xsetroot -solid gray xterm -geometry +0-100 xconsole -geometry -0+0 -fn 5x7 #exec olvwm #complained about a missing font exec fvwm Before trying a different window manager, try good old twm. xorg.conf Section ServerLayout

mountpoint not existent, droping to single user mode

2010-08-21 Thread claudiu vasadi
Hello fellas, I have a 8.0 i386 vmware machine for the sake of testing the following behavior: What happened when a secondary hdd cannot be mounted at boot ? From experience I know the OS drops to single user mode, which I find incredibly stupid because a non-OS hdd should not stop the OS from

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Fred Boatwright
Hi Matthew, The .xinitrc file starts fvwm. I have not found any error message that would indicate fvwm is not running. One of the common failure modes you mention is probably what I have! Best regards, Fred Matthew Seaman wrote: On 21/08/2010 18:13:09, Fred Boatwright wrote: The screen

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Fred Boatwright
Warren Block wrote: On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, Fred Boatwright wrote: .xinitrc xrdb xsetroot -solid gray xterm -geometry +0-100 xconsole -geometry -0+0 -fn 5x7 #exec olvwm #complained about a missing font exec fvwm Before trying a different window manager, try good old twm.

Re: Parklogic making a mess

2010-08-21 Thread Bruce Cran
On Sat, 21 Aug 2010 17:35:57 +0200 Svein Skogen sv...@stillbilde.net wrote: Anybody else seem to get these header-falsified messages lately: I think anyone who posts to freebsd-questions is probably getting them. I contacted parklogic and got a response telling me I could use an anti-spam

Pidfile ends up in /tmp instead of /var/run

2010-08-21 Thread Morgan Wesström
I'm trying to create an rc script for the first time following the guide in the handbook. The script works as expected except for the pidfile which is created in /tmp for some reason I can't figure out. The daemon I try to run is a Linux program if that matters. Any help to solve this would be

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Warren Block
On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, Fred Boatwright wrote: I installed twm and changed .xinitrc to run it. twm should have been part of the xorg install already. I commented out the sections of xorg.conf that you suggested and changed the resolution. I changed the driver from vesa to nVidia but the

Re: anybody onlist know about KVM stuff?

2010-08-21 Thread Gary Kline
On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 06:37:36AM -0500, Depo Catcher wrote: On 8/20/2010 7:07 PM, Gary Kline wrote: On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 06:45:11PM -0500, Adam Vande More wrote: On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 4:38 PM, Gary Klinekl...@thought.org wrote: of my three tower cases still linked by wires so i

Re: Parklogic making a mess

2010-08-21 Thread jhell
On 08/21/2010 18:48, Bruce Cran wrote: On Sat, 21 Aug 2010 17:35:57 +0200 Svein Skogen sv...@stillbilde.net wrote: Anybody else seem to get these header-falsified messages lately: I think anyone who posts to freebsd-questions is probably getting them. I contacted parklogic and got a

Re: Customizable wall clock for several time zones

2010-08-21 Thread Gary Kline
On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 05:52:24AM +0200, Polytropon wrote: I'm searching for a round-clock style clock application for X, and I would prefer a standalone program (not integrated with KDE, Gnome, or else). It should be possible to define several timezones and attach a label to each clock

Re: Pidfile ends up in /tmp instead of /var/run

2010-08-21 Thread Morgan Wesström
On 2010-08-22 00:58, Morgan Wesström wrote: I'm trying to create an rc script for the first time following the guide in the handbook. The script works as expected except for the pidfile which is created in /tmp for some reason I can't figure out. The daemon I try to run is a Linux program if

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Glen Barber
On 8/21/10 7:12 PM, Warren Block wrote: I changed the driver from vesa to nVidia but the nVidia driver could not be found and X exited. After restoring vesa I ran the test on xorg.conf -retro and it worked ok. However, startx still produced only a black screen. nVidia is a long story.

Re: Pidfile ends up in /tmp instead of /var/run [SOLVED]

2010-08-21 Thread Morgan Wesström
On 2010-08-22 01:37, Morgan Wesström wrote: On 2010-08-22 00:58, Morgan Wesström wrote: I'm trying to create an rc script for the first time following the guide in the handbook. The script works as expected except for the pidfile which is created in /tmp for some reason I can't figure out. The

Re: Customizable wall clock for several time zones

2010-08-21 Thread C. P. Ghost
On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 1:19 AM, Gary Kline kl...@thought.org wrote: On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 05:52:24AM +0200, Polytropon wrote: I'm searching for a round-clock style clock application for X, and I would prefer a standalone program (not integrated with KDE, Gnome, or else). It should be

Re: Customizable wall clock for several time zones

2010-08-21 Thread C. P. Ghost
On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 2:51 AM, C. P. Ghost cpgh...@cordula.ws wrote: On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 1:19 AM, Gary Kline kl...@thought.org wrote: On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 05:52:24AM +0200, Polytropon wrote: I'm searching for a round-clock style clock application for X, and I would prefer a standalone

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Warren Block
Log file is at http://wonkity.com/~wblock/tmp/Xorg.0.log ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Fred Boatwright
Glen Barber wrote: On 8/21/10 7:12 PM, Warren Block wrote: I changed the driver from vesa to nVidia but the nVidia driver could not be found and X exited. After restoring vesa I ran the test on xorg.conf -retro and it worked ok. However, startx still produced only a black screen.

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Warren Block
On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, Warren Block wrote: Log file is at http://wonkity.com/~wblock/tmp/Xorg.0.log First notes: You're running the old version of X, 1.6.1. Something odd is going on with some of the fonts. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing

Re: how to run task periodically

2010-08-21 Thread Adam Vande More
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Re: External HD

2010-08-21 Thread Philipp Lengemann
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Am Sat, 21 Aug 2010 20:24:14 +0300 schrieb Elias Chrysocheris elias...@cha.forthnet.gr: On Saturday 21 of August 2010 20:03:02 Mario Lobo wrote: On Saturday 21 August 2010 13:46:43 Rem P Roberti wrote: Rem P Robertiremeg...@comcast.net пишет:

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Fred Boatwright
Warren Block wrote: On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, Warren Block wrote: Log file is at http://wonkity.com/~wblock/tmp/Xorg.0.log First notes: You're running the old version of X, 1.6.1. Something odd is going on with some of the fonts. I installed ports/x11/xorg-minimal as the full Monty

Re: IO fluctuation

2010-08-21 Thread Jason Leschnik
http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=17036; This is a good starting point, there is also some good info using certain tools to force the drives to not goto spindown sleep. On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 4:29 AM, Steffen Neubauer stefr...@stefreak.dewrote: Hello Claudiu :) Sorry that I didn't

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Warren Block
On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, Fred Boatwright wrote: Warren Block wrote: On Sat, 21 Aug 2010, Warren Block wrote: Log file is at http://wonkity.com/~wblock/tmp/Xorg.0.log First notes: You're running the old version of X, 1.6.1. Something odd is going on with some of the fonts. I installed

Re: External HD

2010-08-21 Thread Jason Leschnik
Is there much Data on the disk?, it may be worth while moving to FAT32 or a FS that is shared by both (If your happy to live with the 4GB max file size). On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 12:09 PM, Philipp Lengemann phl...@arcor.de wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Am Sat, 21 Aug

New bwn driver

2010-08-21 Thread Steven Friedrich
I have an HP pavilion zd825us which has a Broadcom ethernet that appears to be supported by the new bwn driver. I have, for several years now, been using the NDIS driver based on Project Evil. Since bwn came out in 8.1, I tried it and it pretty much works but I get a couple errors sporadically.

New bwn driver

2010-08-21 Thread Steven Friedrich
I have an HP pavilion zd825us which has a Broadcom ethernet that appears to be supported by the new bwn driver. I have, for several years now, been using the NDIS driver based on Project Evil. Since bwn came out in 8.1, I tried it and it pretty much works but I get a couple errors sporadically.

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Fred Boatwright
Eitan Adler wrote: Something odd is going on with some of the fonts. I installed ports/x11/xorg-minimal as the full Monty appeared to be a huge amount of software that will never get used. Â I don't want all the stuff for gnome and kde as I will never use them. It appeared to me

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Eitan Adler
On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 11:42 PM, Fred Boatwright f...@blakemfg.com wrote: Eitan Adler wrote: Something odd is going on with some of the fonts. I installed ports/x11/xorg-minimal as the full Monty appeared to be a huge amount of software that will never get used. Ā I don't want all the

ZFS jails

2010-08-21 Thread Joe
I am thinking about running zfs on the host for everything except booting the system. I plan to create a 1gb zfs area which I want to use for a jail directory tree. Is this possible? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Xorg Problems

2010-08-21 Thread Fred Boatwright
Eitan Adler wrote: On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 11:42 PM, Fred Boatwright f...@blakemfg.com wrote: Eitan Adler wrote: Something odd is going on with some of the fonts. I installed ports/x11/xorg-minimal as the full Monty appeared to be a huge amount of software that will never get

Re: Forged messages being posted to freebsd-questions

2010-08-21 Thread Wayne Sierke
On Thu, 2010-08-19 at 09:33 -0400, Rod Person wrote: Can some explain to me or know what criteria is used to determine when a posting to the lists need moderation? I have read post in the past that say the list is not moderated or comments such as above. But, then I try to post something