Re: 1 processor vs. 2

2004-03-05 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 5, 2004, at 5:57 AM, Jan Grant wrote: How did you come to this conclusion? For a RAID 5 with a single parity drive, the reason you zero the disks out completely on initialisation is to set up the integrity of the parity check. Then any update to any RAID5 with single parity requires a read

Re: Installation - More user friendly

2004-03-08 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 8, 2004, at 10:17 AM, JJB wrote: My web spider robot found this web site which is not on any of the search engines yet. www.a1poweruser.com Looks like it offers what you want in the way of user-friendly step-by-step instructions to installing FBSD. Please do not astroturf the FreeBSD

Re: Installation - More user friendly

2004-03-08 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 8, 2004, at 1:26 PM, JJB wrote: Now just where does what you quote say anybody is endorsing anything. It's just an pointer to something that may meet the needs of the poster. Just like what happens hundreds of times every day in this list. You've been advised of the law; if don't think

Re: IPFW question

2004-03-10 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 10, 2004, at 1:52 PM, Nagy László Zsolt wrote: I'm using my own ip firewall (firewall_type=/etc/ipfw.conf) on my FreeBSD 5.2 system. My problem is, how can I reload the whole thing? Try sh /etc/rc.firewall, or ipfw -p /bin/cat /etc/ipfw.conf. If you are not on the console of the machine,

Re: .mbox extension question

2004-03-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 20, 2004, at 10:12 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: how do i extract file.mbox? A .mbox file is simply a bunch of email messages appended to one another, but normally you don't need to do anything special with it: your mail reader, or a POP or IMAP server should understand the contents

Re: freeBSD server

2004-03-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 21, 2004, at 6:49 AM, Martijn wrote: I am planning on running a BSD server with DNS and an apache server, maybe an dhcp server to. (No X). What would be the minimum requirements for this? DNS and DHCP are relatively lightweight, so the main question is how much traffic you expect the web

Re: [Q] Best location of ntpd driftfile ?

2004-03-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 21, 2004, at 1:30 PM, Stefan A. Deutscher wrote: setting up ntpd, I find that its default location for the drift file is /etc/ntp.drift. Right, and that is probably the best location, too. In a way it is part of the configuration an may well belong in /etc, on the other hand I'd rather

Re: .mbox extension question

2004-03-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 21, 2004, at 11:55 AM, Chris wrote: On Sunday 21 March 2004 10:53 am, Charles Swiger wrote: On Mar 20, 2004, at 10:12 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: how do i extract file.mbox? [ ... ] Perhaps he's looking to salvage the mail in mbox to be exported to outlook/express? I vaguely recall

Re: [Q] Best location of ntpd driftfile ?

2004-03-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 21, 2004, at 12:54 PM, Wayne Sierke wrote: [ ...with regard to where ntp.drift should be... ] Looks like it's been moved to /var/db/ntpd.drift in FreeBSD-5 Well, that's reasonable, too. Now that I'm thinking about this, in particular, moving files which change regularly out of /etc into

Re: DHCP Server Question

2004-03-23 Thread Charles Swiger
I have successfully set up my DHCP server on FreeBSD 5.2 but have a question. I only want my DHCP server to hand out IPs to known MAC addresses entered into dhcpd.conf how can I do this? Create entries which look like this: host linksys { hardware ethernet 00:20:78:d2:03:05; fixed-address

Re: DHCP Server Question

2004-03-23 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 23, 2004, at 4:22 PM, JP wrote: So I would remove the range entry? Hmm, no, that's not what I meant. Staticly assigned IP addresses should be outside the range of dynamic IPs, but you can use both together. I'll copy a complete, working dhcp.conf file below. [ It is intended for

Re: Security Updates and Patching Two Choices?

2004-03-29 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 29, 2004, at 2:28 PM, Sean Murphy wrote: I don't want to build all sources when I just need these on my system (bin, man, and crypto). The same selection I use from a new install from /stand/sysinstall. Is that possible? If you look at /etc/default/make.conf for a bunch of components

Re: port questions (why do I find myself fudging symlinks to make stuff work?)

2004-03-31 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 31, 2004, at 5:20 PM, paul beard wrote: I have no idea how to resolve the issue at the port level: is there a workaround? and I have been pulling from CVS so this shouldn't be an issue of being out of sync, I don't think. Stop using portupgrade for a moment; do a make deinstall of the

Re: OSX and Freebsd : what could be a good setup

2004-04-02 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 2, 2004, at 4:23 AM, Panna wrote: Until now I used a windows laptop with xp and the files where shared with samba. So I thought that using an unixoid os would bring some advantages :-) I think that I'll use hfs+ on the emac. [ ... ] The freebsd server should act as mail and news-server

Re: Routing without real Inet address?

2004-04-02 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 2, 2004, at 6:30 AM, Ivailo Bonev wrote: How can i route packets from Internet to my private network without exposed Internet address? People cannot route traffic to your network unless you've got a publicly routable IP address available for them to talk to. Talk to your ISP, that is

Re: Upgrade from 4.3

2004-04-05 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 5, 2004, at 11:45 AM, Joseph Koenig wrote: I have a server running FreeBSD 4.3 that I need to upgrade to the current production release (4.9). Can I upgrade this with the normal upgrade process, or am I too far out of date to be able to do anything but backup, wipe the machine, and

Re: Inact v. Free Memory

2004-04-08 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 8, 2004, at 8:33 AM, Micah Bushouse wrote: My question is... after I shut down all programs, ctrl alt backspace X, and get back to a terminal, why does top still show all the memory just freed by my desktop programs as inactive? The system still has the contents of your old programs kept

Re: quick queston

2004-04-14 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 14, 2004, at 4:48 PM, Brian Henning wrote: Where on the freebsd website can i find info on the difference between FBSD 4.10 and FBSD 4.9? Until 4.10 is officially released, the information you ask for may not be completely available, but

Re: boot log

2004-04-16 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 16, 2004, at 11:31 AM, RazorOnFreeBSD wrote: I just would like to know how can I read the exact text that is displaying very fast at the FreeBSD boot. Try: dmesg | less -- -Chuck ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Interpreting ping response? (the POD lives??)

2004-04-19 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 18, 2004, at 6:10 PM, Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote: A further question, if I may ... from a FBSD box at 192.168.0.2, I can ping 192.168.0.2 up to { -s 65507 }. Windows XP at *.*.*.10 responds as long as { -s 25153 } ... if Ethernet Maximum is 1500, and that's the reason for the

Re: speed issues

2004-04-19 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 19, 2004, at 2:31 AM, Radu MOLNAR wrote: But in this network we also use DC for file sharing. And using the DC protocol i only get rates below 1MB/s for upload or download. I'm not sure what the DC filesharing procotol is; I've never heard of it, and I suspect not many other people have

Re: Dependency hell

2004-04-19 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 19, 2004, at 10:28 AM, Ziller, James wrote: So in other words I do have to recompile everything that depends on a given library just because that library is updated to a slightly newer version?:( Well, you could simply use the old version of the library. It's not especially hard to write

Re: Dependency hell

2004-04-19 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 19, 2004, at 2:34 PM, Ziller, James wrote: So then is there a way that the ports/package system can automatically handle replacing libfoo.so.3 with libfoo.so.4, so that packages compiled to use libfoo.so.3 can use libfoo.so.4 instead (assuming the new version is backward compatable)? If

Re: Help - where to report posting problem

2004-04-20 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 20, 2004, at 9:33 AM, Dick Davies wrote: Looks like the 4th bullet point applies here. Whoever admins that mail server needs to fix the config so it uses a real host/domain name in the HELO command, not popimap02.icare.priv You shouldn't be dumping mails based on the contents of HELO

Re: sysinstall/ports?

2004-04-20 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 20, 2004, at 4:30 PM, Bart Silverstrim wrote: I am in the process of installing X with Gnome from /stand/sysinstall. Will the packages added through this be the same as those from ports, or is there a way to use ports (portupgrade) to update the packages? The packages installed that way

Re: how to run a program as a daemon

2003-09-04 Thread Charles Swiger
On Wednesday, September 3, 2003, at 08:41 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I had the same problem once, but with httpd. I use the restartWrapper - A very nice perl script written by Mike McCauley, dunno his website though. Maybe you can google. If you know you have Perl available, anyway. /bin/sh

Re: howto calculate free memory from top

2003-09-09 Thread Charles Swiger
On Tuesday, September 9, 2003, at 08:35 AM, Jesse Guardiani wrote: How do I calculate the amount of free memory my system has at any given point in time? What do you mean by free memory? My top usually looks like this: Mem: 72M Active, 668M Inact, 165M Wired, 29M Cache, 112M Buf, 70M Free Swap:

Re: multiple nics not a gateway

2003-06-04 Thread Charles Swiger
On Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at 05:13 PM, WAT Engineering wrote: When installing 2 nics on a box, only the nic entry lowest in rc.conf seems to be available to network services.any ideas on thisusing the GENERIC kernal What does /etc/rc.conf and ifconfig -a look like? You should have an

Re: secure SMTP and cygnus-sasl handling

2003-06-04 Thread Charles Swiger
On Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at 05:08 PM, admin wrote: well I am a little new at the stunnel/secure SMTP options here so pardon the simple question. But I am reviewing all the documentation but cant seem to figure out the answer here. I am using cygnus-sasl as the method of SMTP authentication.

Re: mt/tape media: how to reuse worn media?

2002-09-29 Thread Charles Swiger
Hartmann, O. wrote: Changing several parameters of a tape drive/autoloader unit seems to remains DDS-4 media unuseable. I playes around with mt blocksize, mt seteotmodel and tried to do backups either via tar or afbackup. But now several tape media seems to force the tape drive unit to

Re: How long will 4.x be supported?

2005-01-07 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 7, 2005, at 4:49 PM, sp0ng3b0b wrote: Will FreeBSD keep the 4.x line alive for a little while longer? Perhaps going into 4.12, 4.13, etc? FreeBSD is in the middle of releasing 4.11, and has committed to providing extended support for 4.10 through May 31, 2006 and for RELENG_4 (meaning

Re: Which OS should we use?

2005-01-11 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 11, 2005, at 4:22 PM, Paul Schmehl wrote: We're getting ready to create some new servers from scratch (format/install). We've been using 4.9 and 4.10 for a while now with no problems. We've got one 5.3 box setup for test purposes. On this list I have seen comments about instability

Re: Thank you!

2005-01-14 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 14, 2005, at 12:56 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The entire point of this extended discussion, for those who have paid attention, is that FreeBSD 4.x, which is admittedly the fastest version available, DOES NOT work with intel's fastest CPUs because it doesnt support the necessary chipsets,

Re: apache+SSL, which port?

2005-01-31 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 31, 2005, at 1:22 PM, albi wrote: Mark Ovens wrote: I want to install apache with SSL but there are two ports, www/apache13-modssl and www/apache13-ssl What is the difference, and which is the best to install? i think the apache13-ssl has SSL build in, the other uses a module for SSL

Re: Maximum code size and heep

2005-01-31 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jan 31, 2005, at 6:41 PM, Ed Alley wrote: Is there a system limit on the size of the heep, or something that disallows running with more than 500MB total size? even though I have 2GB RAM. Indeed so. Please consider the output of the limit command, and the maxdsize parameter to the

Re: ports libpcap

2005-02-01 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 1, 2005, at 10:46 AM, Paul Schmehl wrote: I just discovered that there is a port of libpcap. Does anybody know if it performs better than the pcap that comes with FreeBSD? I believe the port compiles PCAP with a larger default buffer size than the PCAP which comes with FreeBSD. It may

Re: Unix equivalent of a variant??

2005-02-01 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 1, 2005, at 11:43 AM, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: I need the equivalent of a variant, however. A hold-everything variable that can be any type in C/C++. Is there something already out there I can use or should I just roll my own? Your question probably belongs on comp.lang.c, but the

Re: service and network comando

2005-02-01 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 1, 2005, at 4:23 PM, Gert Cuykens wrote: How can you display all service d[ae]mons runnning on your system ? And how can you display all conn[ec]tions to your system ? ps aux, netstat -a. Please make an effort to read the FreeBSD handbook, or consider using the freebsd-newbies mailing

Re: Host Name Lookup Error

2005-02-01 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 1, 2005, at 4:45 PM, Dixit, Viraj wrote: Just installed FreeBSD 5.3, all seems to be working except the error from sendmail. I can ping the mail server in the domain that I am trying to send the mail. But the mail gets send to my /var/spool/mqueue directory. The error is host

Re: service and network comando

2005-02-01 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 1, 2005, at 5:14 PM, Gert Cuykens wrote: one more list to add in my collection : ) ps how do you start stop the sshd daemon ? Carefully, at least if you are doing so remotely rather than on the console: kill `cat /var/run/sshd.pid` and how do you specify all network daemons from the ps

Re: service and network comando

2005-02-01 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 1, 2005, at 5:48 PM, Gert Cuykens wrote: Why are there 2 mysql processes ? Probably a shell script which restarts mysql if it dies, but ask on a mysql list. i want to start sshd, how do you fix this ? echo 'sshd_enable=YES' /etc/rc.conf reboot Otherwise, consider the code in

Re: Alright, you jdk14 geeks...

2005-02-01 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 1, 2005, at 6:10 PM, John wrote: Once it is BUILT on the NFS system - will I be able to INSTALL it on my clients? Has anyone tried anything like this? Once you've got a native JDK built as a package on FreeBSD, you can install it on other FreeBSD client machines, yes, no problem. If you

Re: Cialis etc.

2005-02-15 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 15, 2005, at 6:19 PM, Richard Meyer wrote: I've been inundated by hundreds of Cialis, Taladafil, etc spam e-mails. More than one hundred requests to unsubscribe (I never subscribed to begin with) have gone un-implemented. What can I do ? Use a spam filter. Don't try to unsubscribe to

Re: cvsup gcc

2005-02-28 Thread Charles Swiger
On Feb 28, 2005, at 2:13 PM, Jim Pazarena wrote: on 5.3, gcc 3.4.2 sees to have been updated, but doing a make install doesn't give you the new version 3.4.4 (gcc --version). what would the procedure be to get the newer gcc set as the default? cd /usr/ports/lang/gcc34 make install echo

Re:

2005-03-08 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 8, 2005, at 11:02 PM, Andreas Lindström wrote: It seems i have the same kmem_malloc problem as some others has had in their SMP computers that is running FreeBSD 5.3, however, it is also different... my problem doesnt occur after an extended period of running the server, it occurs randomly

Re: Help with pine mail reader ... two quickies

2005-03-08 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 9, 2005, at 12:09 AM, Joe Schmoe wrote: Two config options I cannot seem to find in pine, and wonder if they exist ... if you know what they are: See the resources at: http://www.washington.edu/pine ...particularly the Pine-Info list. Discussing problems or reporting bugs with pine on a

Re: Re:

2005-03-09 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 9, 2005, at 6:49 AM, Andreas Lindström wrote: [ ... ] I hope you find a solution to your problems, but if would help if you provided real error messages, and frankly, a lot of your complaints sound too much like trolling to bother with. If FreeBSD-4 works fine, use that, or switch to

Re: how to deal with spam for good?

2005-03-09 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 9, 2005, at 10:53 PM, Luciano Musacchio wrote: I'm wondering, how does this mailing list doesn't get any spam? :), I need to set some filter on my mail server, can some one here give me a hint on this? Consider greylisting, amavisd, SpamAssassin, and a virus scanner of your choice.

Re: how to deal with spam for good?

2005-03-10 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 10, 2005, at 4:49 AM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: This is bullshit, milter-greylist is in the ports. Greylisting does not require postfix. Just because YOU are too lazy to understand sendmail doesen't mean everyone else is. I've paid my dues to sendmail: http://groups-beta.google.com/groups?

Re: how to deal with spam for good?

2005-03-10 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 10, 2005, at 6:44 AM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: FreeBSD 4.EIGHT came with Sendmail 8.12.8 out of the box. OK, so now your not too lazy to understand Sendmail, you just have a gigantic chip on your shoulder against it so your going to ignore the most popular MTA on the planet and pretend it

Re: questions regarding $PAGER

2005-03-15 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 15, 2005, at 1:46 AM, Adam Michalak wrote: I have a few questions regarding the pagers more and less. If I type man more at the prompt i get the man page for less are more and less now considered interchangeable? FreeBSD might actually ship with less configured to replace more. When I do

Re: questions regarding $PAGER

2005-03-15 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 15, 2005, at 12:47 PM, doug wrote: Thanks, your excellent answer prompted me to actually read the less man page :) Lots of usful stuff. One question. On 4.11, at least no meaning is suggested for MM (rather than M). Is this a typo or an undocumented feature? Some versions of less will

Re: Connection refused

2005-03-15 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 15, 2005, at 7:03 PM, Gary Kline wrote: I must have bumped into this before, but it still stumps me. What would my sendmail on sage/ns1.thought.org get a Connection refused from my major server, tao.thought.org? Mail is queued in ns1. DNS for that address

Re: DHCP server performance

2005-03-16 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 16, 2005, at 1:03 PM, Darryl Hoar wrote: Should I dedicate an entire machine to being a DHCP server ? Or will the load be minimal and I can put the DHCP server functionality on my webserver ? A DHCP server is very lightweight, and you can run one on a machine used for other tasks just

Re: kern.ipc.nmbclusters

2005-03-16 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 16, 2005, at 3:01 PM, kalin mintchev wrote: 11125 requests for memory denied 1 requests for memory delayed 0 calls to protocol drain routines You were exceeding the amount of socket buffer memory available there. huge difference. so i think about 260 lines of netstat -p tcp output like:

Re: FTP server on 5.3

2005-03-16 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 16, 2005, at 3:56 PM, Joshua Lewis wrote: I was trying to setup an FTP server last night on my 5.3 box. I was using the handbook and was instructed to make a new user ftp. So that worked fine and I was able to upload to ftp's home dirrectory but wanted to know if I can safley delete the

Re: kern.ipc.nmbclusters

2005-03-16 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 16, 2005, at 4:44 PM, kalin mintchev wrote: You were exceeding the amount of socket buffer memory available there. i'm aware of that. the question is why? The literal answer is that this pool of open connections with lots of unsent data is clogging things up. Why those connections are not

Re: make buildworld errors

2005-03-17 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 17, 2005, at 4:43 PM, luke wrote: this is the 3rd place it's stopped, and like i said, if i repeat the make buildworld command it will go a little further and stop again. i'm going to start using time make buildworld and see if there is a pattern here. this machine has been acting as a

Re: Adaptec AAC raid support

2005-03-19 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 19, 2005, at 2:39 PM, Theo de Raadt wrote: [ ... ] Sigh. Theo, there are lots of ways of interacting with other people: if you go out of your way to antagonize somebody, the result is generally not going to be positive. I think Scott is mature enough to continue to help other BSD

Re: Adaptec AAC raid support

2005-03-19 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 19, 2005, at 3:43 PM, Theo de Raadt wrote: It's not a binary driver, it's a 2-clause BSD licensed driver that contains full source. You said that the OpenBSD driver is unstable, so I offered to help. That has nothing to do with binary apps. From

Re: Adaptec AAC raid support

2005-03-19 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 19, 2005, at 3:50 PM, Theo de Raadt wrote: Sigh. Theo, there are lots of ways of interacting with other people: if you go out of your way to antagonize somebody, the result is generally not going to be positive. I think Scott is mature enough to continue to help other BSD projects--

Re: Adaptec AAC raid support

2005-03-19 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 19, 2005, at 4:48 PM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: Scott is or was under NDA with Adaptec. Scott certainly is not in a position to give away all of Adaptec's internal documentation. Frankly, I doubt even the CEO of Adaptec would be free to simply give away all of their internal docs-- Adaptec

Re: Adaptec AAC raid support

2005-03-19 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 19, 2005, at 6:02 PM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: I don't think Adaptec dictated terms to Intel vis-a-vis the i860 chips used for hardware parity computation on some of their RAID cards, for example. I don't think Adaptec dictated terms to Dell vis-a-vis the PERC 4 series, either. Whaat?

Re: Adaptec AAC raid support

2005-03-19 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 19, 2005, at 7:01 PM, Jason Crawford wrote: FreeBSD users.. also watch how Scott claims he is about freedom of choice, yet proceeded to lock you into only one option for a RAID card, which would seem to be anti-choice... and being pro-choice would have pushed for open docs a long time ago.

Re: Adaptec AAC raid support

2005-03-19 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 19, 2005, at 7:20 PM, Jason Crawford wrote: I fail to see how this FUD check email has anything to do with the fact that Scott locked all freebsd users to Adaptec's binary-only management utility, which means the user IS NOT FREE to change something on it to either work better, fix a bug,

Re: Adaptec AAC raid support

2005-03-19 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 19, 2005, at 8:44 PM, Jason Crawford wrote: So something is only unacceptable if it has been previously talked about on a freebsd mailing list? Wow that's one big ego there. If it was acceptable, none of this would be happening, but it is. [ ... ] You are the one making claims about what

Re: Adaptec AAC raid support

2005-03-20 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 20, 2005, at 2:24 AM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: [ ... ] In that case Dell is a customer of Adaptec, not the other way around, so any NDA that Dell might require for Adaptec to sign would not have restricted Adaptec's use of it's own programming documentation. And you know this, because...?

Re: Adaptec AAC raid support

2005-03-20 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 20, 2005, at 10:00 AM, Adam wrote: Have you read the NDA between Adaptec and Intel? If not, how do you know just what it does or does not cover? Once again, you're making claims of fact about a document that you've probably never seen. I think you are making wild assertions and have not

Re: Adaptec AAC raid support

2005-03-20 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 20, 2005, at 1:25 PM, Adam wrote: Do you claim to speak for Adaptec? Your words are dangerously ill-chosen if you do not work for Adaptec, because you are misleading people about the company and about their products. Quit being such a corporate apologist. They refuse to give out the

Re: Adaptec AAC raid support

2005-03-20 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 20, 2005, at 3:28 PM, Mark wrote: I'd bet a dollar to a donut that LSI, Promise, 3ware, and other vendors of RAID hardware also have NDA agreements which would prevent those companies from making every single internal document available to the public. RANT Nobody ever asked they make 'every

Re: Adaptec AAC raid support

2005-03-20 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 20, 2005, at 4:31 PM, Adam wrote: Pretend for a second that your first claim is actually correct, that Adaptec does not want to sell hardware. Just what do you think you are accomplishing by trying to convince people not to buy Adaptec hardware, then? According to your words, that's

Re: Adaptec AAC raid support

2005-03-20 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 20, 2005, at 6:30 PM, Jens Ropers wrote: Lets please stop feeding this troll. I'll grant him that his bait is cleverly constructed but that doesn't give him the right to degrade a vital discussion to ad hominem attacks, rhetorical nitpicking and all-out bickering. Nor does it give him

Re: open office freeze

2005-03-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 21, 2005, at 11:38 AM, FreeBSD Questions wrote: I too have this problem on my laptop. I was wondering if there is any trick to killing a run away process like open office. I have tried to kill -9 it to no avail and killing its parent process only makes it change its parent process to

Re: FIN_WAIT_2

2005-03-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 21, 2005, at 12:02 PM, Robert Gogolok wrote: The webserver is running FreeBSD, and currently I get many FIN_WAIT_2 states: # netstat -n -p tcp | grep FIN_WAIT_2 | wc -l 48 I wonder WHAT is responsible for sending every 5 minutes ACK messages to the clients in FIN_WAIT_2 state?

Re: DB43 and Openldap-sasl

2005-03-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 21, 2005, at 12:08 PM, Robert Fitzpatrick wrote: The README for openldap22-sasl-server indicates Berkeley DB 4.3 is required for slapd. I adjusted the /etc/make.conf to WITH_BDB_VER=43 and the port system now complains, not that I'm trying to upgrade that version of SASL, just an example

Re: FIN_WAIT_2

2005-03-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 21, 2005, at 12:35 PM, Robert Gogolok wrote: Charles Swiger wrote: The TCP stack wants the remote end to acknowledge the last FIN it sends and close the connection cleanly, and there is a timer (2 * MSL?) which gets started when a connection moves into the closing stages (FIN_WAIT_1

Re: NIC won't DHCP or configure

2005-03-21 Thread Charles Swiger
Hi, Andrew-- On Mar 21, 2005, at 1:54 PM, Andrew Robinson wrote: It makes me wonder if FreeBSD is identifying the card as something different than it is. Is that possible? What next steps might be useful for me to take? Take a look at the output of pciconf -v -l. The odds are that it lists a

Re: FIN_WAIT_2

2005-03-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 21, 2005, at 1:52 PM, Robert Gogolok wrote: I've looked at the Closing a Connection chapter from the RFC and tried to understand it. The state diagram above shows that from the FINWAIT-2 state there is only one possible way to reach TIME WAIT. That's right. So FreeBSD must be using

Re: NLB Network Load Balance

2005-03-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 21, 2005, at 2:11 PM, Sean Murphy wrote: Sean Murphy wrote: | I have dual NICs (Intel 1000/MT) in my FreeBSD 5.3 Server. I would like | to use both NICs to send and receive traffic for NLB. Each currently | has a different IP can some one point me in the right direction so that | they

Re: NIC won't DHCP or configure

2005-03-22 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 21, 2005, at 9:31 PM, Kevin Kinsey wrote: *If I'm wrong, it's Chuck's fault, heh heh ?! It's always my fault, even when it's not my fault. (I must have done something. What did I do, again? :-) -- -Chuck guilty! Swiger PS: Kevin's suggestion is not a bad idea, either that or

Re: Need find binary

2005-03-23 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 23, 2005, at 5:18 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -- On one of my web sites, that used to run Solaris 2.7 OS, I had a functional cron script, mirroring a Solaris Server at home. The web site was moved to a BSD Server, without access to many binaries like find. Can anyone tell me WHERE I

Re: dual-boot troubles; /usr won't mount

2005-03-23 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 23, 2005, at 1:59 PM, Gary Kline wrote: If memory servers, the slices I created were ad0s2 / ad0s3 SWAP ad0s4 /usr People normally create a BSD partition table within an FDISK partition, so / would be on ad0s2a, rather than using all of ad0s2 for a

Re: root passwrod

2005-03-23 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 23, 2005, at 2:00 PM, Raymond Lualhati wrote: anyone know how to recover root password in red hat linux? Sure. If you ask on a Linux list, they'd probably tell you to boot from a CD, mount the hard drive, and change /etc/password. Since you're asking here, maybe we should try to

Re: ssh sessions getting paused on idle

2005-03-23 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 23, 2005, at 4:55 AM, Riaan Annandale wrote: I ssh to anything over 10 machines at a time and leave the xterms idle. When I come back to a session and press enter / start typing, it takes a few seconds to come alive. Almost as if the connection got canned. Well, it could be anything from a

Re: ifconfig

2005-03-23 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 23, 2005, at 4:01 PM, Gert Cuykens wrote: The thing i dont understand is why i can not load the if_nv.ko at boot time in the load.conf file ? My pc keeps on rebooting if i do that. I have to do everything manualy ? Yes, that is odd. If you can get a crashdump from the system to see why it

Re: how to find which port has a given executable

2005-03-23 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 23, 2005, at 1:22 PM, Christopher Nehren wrote: On 2005-03-23, Alex Zbyslaw scribbled these curious markings: % find /usr/ports -type f -name pkg-plist -exec egrep -H epstopdf {} \; Just a bit of nitpickery: I've found that piping the output to xargs rather than using find's exec produces

Re: Very Slow FTP Uploads

2005-03-28 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 28, 2005, at 12:23 PM, Dixit, Viraj wrote: Looking in to a solution why my FTP uploads are so slow on Free BSD 5.3 version. Downloads are very fast but uploads are excruciatingly slow. My BSD system is on autoselect option as my port on the network switch. I have also tried various

Re: RPC: Timed out

2005-03-29 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 28, 2005, at 8:53 PM, Alan Curtis wrote: $ showmount -e 192.168.1.100 I got this error RPC: Timed out: Can't do Exports rpc so I went back to the FreeBSD machine and tried again $ showmount -e localhost and now get the same error (almost) RPC: Timed out showmount: can't do exports rpc Any

Re: Best way to handle network interfaces on a laptop?

2005-03-29 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 29, 2005, at 5:56 PM, Mac Mason wrote: Specifically, much of the use of this machine is in unwired sorts of places, where I want to use the wi0 interface and not the xl0 interface. If I don't have xl0 in /etc/rc.conf, and then dhclient wi0, it works fine. If I do have xl0 in rc.conf, I

Re: downgrade 4.11-stable to 4.11R

2005-03-31 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 31, 2005, at 2:26 PM, dick hoogendijk wrote: Is it possible to go back to 4.11R if you've updated src to 4.11-stable first and updated sthe system w/ make buildworld, install.. If I put the 4.11R sources back in /usr/src and do a make/build etc.. again will my fbsd system really be 4.11R

Re: Setting up network

2005-03-31 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 31, 2005, at 4:52 PM, Jonathan Arnold wrote: Something I've never been able to figure out. When installing a new machine, and you come to the Network Configuration dialog, what do you put in for the Host: and Domain: if it is a machine on an internal network (ie., 192.168.1.149)? Does it

Re: .xinitrc

2005-03-31 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 31, 2005, at 6:06 PM, Gert Cuykens wrote: How do you start two things ? exec unclutter -root exec enlightenment Don't use exec, except possibly for the last command. Use an after the command name for earlier commands which do not exit immediately. -- -Chuck

Re: .xinitrc

2005-03-31 Thread Charles Swiger
On Mar 31, 2005, at 6:17 PM, Gert Cuykens wrote: thx ps what is the difference between exec and without exec Read man sh: exec [command [arg ...]] Unless command is omitted, the shell process is replaced with the specified program (which must be a real program, not

Re: exec make buildworld

2005-04-04 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 4, 2005, at 1:54 PM, Gert Cuykens wrote: think it did not work because you have to do exec make buildworld log.file logout dont know did not try it yet :) Is ctrl+D the same as close exit or logout or does it stand for detach and run in the background ? Cntl-D when read as input means

Re: exec make buildworld

2005-04-04 Thread Charles Swiger
On Apr 4, 2005, at 2:14 PM, Gert Cuykens wrote: what does stty stand for ? If you want a complete description, read the manpage. -- -Chuck ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: RaiserFS EXT3 drivers?

2004-07-12 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jul 12, 2004, at 8:34 AM, Kyryll Mirnenko wrote: Are there any third-party RaiserFS EXT3 (yes, strictly with journaling) drivers for FreeBSD 5.x? I don't know about EXT3, other than you can read a EXT3 partition as EXT2 if you dismount the filesystem cleanly. I am working on a port of a

Re: Your 3rd and last chance to help me with vmware

2004-07-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jul 21, 2004, at 2:34 PM, Joshua Tinnin wrote: Then why do I hear that 5.2.1-RELEASE is not ready to be called STABLE? FreeBSD's -CURRENT tree has generally been reasonably stable, but there have been periods (including quite recently with threading/#define PREEMPTION) where -CURRENT has not

Re: Your 3rd and last chance to help me with vmware

2004-07-21 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jul 21, 2004, at 3:51 PM, Joshua Tinnin wrote: [ ... ] OK, as I understand, the branches are -CURRENT and -STABLE. But I often see 4.10-STABLE recommended for production use. This is probably due to what you describe above. That's right, 4.10 is the latest -STABLE release. What does RELEASE

Re: Converting or Reading UFS?

2004-07-26 Thread Charles Swiger
On Jul 26, 2004, at 3:34 AM, Wojciech Puchar wrote: I have 4 large (120- 200 Gig) hard drives server. The server died and I'm no longer using FreeBSD I can get the data off these drives? - Convert UFS to any other mountable and OS X? If so, where? I thought maybe Ghost, but sector

Re: Do I need to setup an IP Alias

2004-08-13 Thread Charles Swiger
On Aug 13, 2004, at 5:12 PM, Abid Saigol wrote: We have a ADSL internet connection served through a Linksys router setup as the primary gateway on IP 192.168.1.1. Our ISP has allocated a non-filtered fixed IP address to us. I have set-up the FreeBSD box with a fixed IP of 192.168.1.50 subnet

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