Re: 9.1 - 9.2 upgrade

2013-10-09 Thread Doug Hardie
On 8 October 2013, at 16:40, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Tue, 8 Oct 2013 11:20:40 -0700, Doug Hardie wrote: I tried downloading the src with: svn co https://svn0.us-west.FreeBSD.org/base/releng/9.2 /mnt/usr/src I didn't get Release 9.2. The first entry in UPDATING

Re: 9.1 - 9.2 upgrade

2013-10-08 Thread Doug Hardie
On 5 October 2013, at 05:08, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Fri, 4 Oct 2013 21:49:18 -0700, Doug Hardie wrote: On 4 October 2013, at 20:03, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Fri, 4 Oct 2013 19:42:15 -0700, Doug Hardie wrote: On 4 October 2013, at 19:08, Polytropon free

Re: 9.1 - 9.2 upgrade

2013-10-08 Thread Doug Hardie
On 8 October 2013, at 06:22, dweimer dwei...@dweimer.net wrote: On 10/08/2013 4:27 am, Doug Hardie wrote: On 5 October 2013, at 05:08, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Fri, 4 Oct 2013 21:49:18 -0700, Doug Hardie wrote: On 4 October 2013, at 20:03, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote

Re: 9.1 - 9.2 upgrade

2013-10-04 Thread Doug Hardie
On 3 October 2013, at 11:48, Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: On 3 October 2013, at 10:49, Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I just did an upgrade using freebsd-update to 9.2. This system uses a custom kernel so I am rebuilding everything after the update completed. However, I

Re: 9.1 - 9.2 upgrade

2013-10-04 Thread Doug Hardie
On 4 October 2013, at 09:22, dweimer dwei...@dweimer.net wrote: On 10/04/2013 1:36 am, Doug Hardie wrote: On 3 October 2013, at 11:48, Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: On 3 October 2013, at 10:49, Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I just did an upgrade using freebsd-update to 9.2

Re: 9.1 - 9.2 upgrade

2013-10-04 Thread Doug Hardie
On 4 October 2013, at 19:08, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Fri, 4 Oct 2013 18:58:52 -0700, Doug Hardie wrote: The exact sequence was: Step 1: freebsd-update from 9.1 to 9.2 Have you verified in /etc/freebsd-update.conf that src is definitely part of what should be updated

Re: 9.1 - 9.2 upgrade

2013-10-04 Thread Doug Hardie
On 4 October 2013, at 20:03, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Fri, 4 Oct 2013 19:42:15 -0700, Doug Hardie wrote: On 4 October 2013, at 19:08, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Fri, 4 Oct 2013 18:58:52 -0700, Doug Hardie wrote: The exact sequence was: Step 1: freebsd-update

9.1 - 9.2 upgrade

2013-10-03 Thread Doug Hardie
I just did an upgrade using freebsd-update to 9.2. This system uses a custom kernel so I am rebuilding everything after the update completed. However, I noticed that /usr/src/UPDATING has not been updated. The first entry still says: 9.1-RELEASE. Is this correct?

Re: 9.1 - 9.2 upgrade

2013-10-03 Thread Doug Hardie
On 3 October 2013, at 10:49, Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I just did an upgrade using freebsd-update to 9.2. This system uses a custom kernel so I am rebuilding everything after the update completed. However, I noticed that /usr/src/UPDATING has not been updated. The first entry

Re: 9.1 - 9.2 upgrade

2013-10-03 Thread Doug Hardie
On 3 October 2013, at 11:58, dweimer dwei...@dweimer.net wrote: On 10/03/2013 1:48 pm, Doug Hardie wrote: On 3 October 2013, at 10:49, Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I just did an upgrade using freebsd-update to 9.2. This system uses a custom kernel so I am rebuilding everything after

Re: Throughput test with iperf...

2013-09-29 Thread Doug Hardie
On 28 September 2013, at 23:38, takCoder tak.offic...@gmail.com wrote: hi again.. would any of you please at least explain it to me what may cause iperf server ending up with Segmentation fault (core dumped) message right at the beginning of setting second connection in my bi-directional

Re: Throughput test with iperf...

2013-09-29 Thread Doug Hardie
On 29 September 2013, at 01:20, takCoder tak.offic...@gmail.com wrote: thanks for your reply.. :) i think it's iperf.. i installed /usr/ports/benchmarks/iperf port. where can i find iperf2? my machines are both FreeBsds but i can't find iperf2 in my ports collection.. Bad memory - its

Re: Finding exactly which commands, and in which order, rc is running at startup

2013-08-23 Thread Doug Hardie
On 22 August 2013, at 13:07, Paul Hoffman phoff...@proper.com wrote: Greetings again. After doing a freebsd-update, my system is starting up differently than it was before. I want to figure out why before I come here and say it's broken. Is there a way to say show me all of the commands

Re: dig

2013-08-22 Thread Doug Hardie
On 21 August 2013, at 18:14, Colin House co...@restecp.com wrote: On 22/08/2013 9:34 AM, Doug Hardie wrote: There appears to be a problem with dig and the +trace option in 9.2. I believe its also in 9.1. The command: dig freebsd.org +trace Only yields a dumb response. No useful

dig

2013-08-21 Thread Doug Hardie
There appears to be a problem with dig and the +trace option in 9.2. I believe its also in 9.1. The command: dig freebsd.org +trace Only yields a dumb response. No useful information is provided. Running the same command on FreeBSD 7.2 yields a complete trace with lots of useful

Re: dig

2013-08-21 Thread Doug Hardie
On 21 August 2013, at 17:02, Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: On 21 August 2013, at 16:46, Frank Leonhardt fra...@fjl.co.uk wrote: On 22/08/2013 00:34, Doug Hardie wrote: There appears to be a problem with dig and the +trace option in 9.2. I believe its also in 9.1. The command

Re: FreeBSD 9.2

2013-08-15 Thread Doug Hardie
On 15 August 2013, at 06:37, ajtiM lum...@gmail.com wrote: How will be ATI supported in FreeBSD 9.2, please? I like bluetooth mouse. Is it supported? I try Linux Mint and it works perfect. I am downloading live CD for NetBSD (jibbed) and I will see how is works but I like to install

Re: OT: rsync on Mac OSX

2013-07-12 Thread Doug Hardie
On 12 July 2013, at 10:49, Chris Maness ch...@chrismaness.com wrote: On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 3:11 PM, Chris Maness ch...@chrismaness.com wrote: Since you are going to wait anyway, why don't you try peeking at some of the file checksums while this is running? MacOS X comes with a

Boot Loader Issue

2013-06-23 Thread Doug Hardie
I had to convert a system from GPT to MBR. All went fine till I tried to reboot the system. It gets to mountroot and dies trying to mount from ufs:/dev/ada0p2. That won't work. If I enter ufs:/dev/ada0s1a then the system boots fine and runs. I need to alter mountroot so it tries the right

Re: Boot Loader Issue

2013-06-23 Thread Doug Hardie
On 23 June 2013, at 20:39, Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: On Sun, 23 Jun 2013, Doug Hardie wrote: I had to convert a system from GPT to MBR. All went fine till I tried to reboot the system. It gets to mountroot and dies trying to mount from ufs:/dev/ada0p2. That won't work

Re: System Calls that do DNS

2013-06-06 Thread Doug Hardie
On 3 June 2013, at 22:21, Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: On 3 June 2013, at 20:39, staticsafe m...@staticsafe.ca wrote: On Mon, Jun 03, 2013 at 07:57:07PM -0700, Doug Hardie wrote: I have an unusual situation. A program is doing a DNS lookup and often the IP address has no reverse

Re: Can sasl/sendmail Report IP Of Failed Access?

2013-06-04 Thread Doug Hardie
On 4 June 2013, at 08:47, Tim Daneliuk tun...@tundraware.com wrote: I am seeing login dictionary attacks on a FreeBSD mail server being reported. Is there a way to determine the IPs that are doing this so they can be blocked at the firewall? auth.log only notes the attempted user name,

Re: System Calls that do DNS

2013-06-04 Thread Doug Hardie
On 4 June 2013, at 22:19, Enno Davids e...@metva.com wrote: See if whois can tell you who owns the block the IP is in. That may give you some insight into what is asking for the reverse. Its ATT. Its probably at least a state's worth of DSL addresses. I am physically at one of them for a

System Calls that do DNS

2013-06-03 Thread Doug Hardie
I have an unusual situation. A program is doing a DNS lookup and often the IP address has no reverse DNS entries. As a result the program hangs for several timeouts. The call is not being made directly in its code, but is occurring in a system call. There are no specific calls to DNS, its

Re: System Calls that do DNS

2013-06-03 Thread Doug Hardie
On 3 June 2013, at 20:39, staticsafe m...@staticsafe.ca wrote: On Mon, Jun 03, 2013 at 07:57:07PM -0700, Doug Hardie wrote: I have an unusual situation. A program is doing a DNS lookup and often the IP address has no reverse DNS entries. As a result the program hangs for several timeouts

Re: gpart

2013-03-31 Thread Doug Hardie
On 31 March 2013, at 18:28, Grant Peel gp...@thenetnow.com wrote: Hi all, I am in the midst of setting up the framework for new servers using FreeBSD 9.1. I used the bsdinstall and Manual`` option when setting up the disk geometry using GPT - graphical setup. The idea will be to

Re: Client Authentication

2013-03-24 Thread Doug Hardie
On 24 March 2013, at 01:03, CeDeROM cede...@tlen.pl wrote: Why don't you just use PKI for authentication (you can generate your own certificates)? You can easily upload keys/certificated to client machines (PC, Android, Apple, ...). That should work :-) Thats exactly what I have been

Re: Client Authentication

2013-03-24 Thread Doug Hardie
On 23 March 2013, at 22:59, Mehmet Erol Sanliturk m.e.sanlit...@gmail.com wrote: The following steps may be another idea : Assume that you supply to your users a small login program prepared for them specifically ( since you are using SSH ) : Compile that program for each user with a

Re: Client Authentication

2013-03-24 Thread Doug Hardie
On 24 March 2013, at 01:10, Waitman Gobble gobble...@gmail.com wrote: You might consider disabling external smtp auth service and using ssh tunnel to server to connect to mail. Also provide web based convenience service. I am not convinced that a ssh tunnel is going to be easy for my

Re: Client Authentication

2013-03-24 Thread Doug Hardie
On 24 March 2013, at 01:22, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: Wouldn't there be a possibility to combine key _and_ password? The key shouldn't have to be removed, but it should only work with a password (which again is kept individual to each user). The process has to be made more

Client Authentication

2013-03-23 Thread Doug Hardie
I am not sure this is the best place to ask this, but I didn't see any other maillists that seemed more appropriate. Basically, my outgoing mail server is being systematically attacked to try passwords looking for one that works. When they do find one, we get inundated by spam sent through

Using bsdinstall to create MBR

2013-03-12 Thread Doug Hardie
I am trying to use bsdinstall to create a MBR partitioned disk. I can set the partition type to MBR fine. However, when trying to add in slices I can't figure out what to enter for the parameters. Everything I have tried gives an error message. I wanted one for / and one for swap. How do I

Re: Using bsdinstall to create MBR

2013-03-12 Thread Doug Hardie
On 12 March 2013, at 18:50, Warren Block wbl...@wonkity.com wrote: On Tue, 12 Mar 2013, Doug Hardie wrote: I am trying to use bsdinstall to create a MBR partitioned disk. I can set the partition type to MBR fine. However, when trying to add in slices I can't figure out what to enter

Re: What is your favorite board for a micro system?

2013-03-08 Thread Doug Hardie
On 8 March 2013, at 15:53, Erik Nørgaard norga...@locolomo.org wrote: Hi! What is your favorite mini/micro/nano/pico-itx platform for home projects? I currently run a home server on an Intel mini-itx board but was looking around for something fun to play with with the following specs:

Re: Fat Fingered An 'rm -rf' of Important Files

2013-02-28 Thread Doug Hardie
On 28 February 2013, at 01:02, Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: On Wed, 27 Feb 2013 21:08:58 -0600, Joseph A. Nagy, Jr wrote: Okay, I know I should pay more attention to what I'm doing, and having separate partitions isn't an excuse for regular backups. If we can skip the finger wagging

Unusual TCP/IP Packet Size

2013-02-08 Thread Doug Hardie
Monitoring a tcpdump between two systems, a FreeBSD 9.1 system has the following interface: msk0: flags=8843UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST metric 0 mtu 1500 options=c011bRXCSUM,TXCSUM,VLAN_MTU,VLAN_HWTAGGING,TSO4,VLAN_HWTSO,LINKSTATE ether 00:11:2f:2a:c7:03 inet

Re: Booting Problem

2013-01-30 Thread Doug Hardie
On 29 January 2013, at 20:25, d...@safeport.com wrote: On Tue, 29 Jan 2013, Doug Hardie wrote: On 29 January 2013, at 07:18, Mario Lobo wrote: On Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:16:14 -0800 Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I have a relatively old machine that I am trying to boot 9.1

Re: Booting Problem

2013-01-30 Thread Doug Hardie
On 30 January 2013, at 05:16, Fbsd8 wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: On 29 January 2013, at 07:18, Mario Lobo wrote: On Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:16:14 -0800 Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I have a relatively old machine that I am trying to boot 9.1 on. The bios will not boot from USB stick. I

Re: Booting Problem

2013-01-29 Thread Doug Hardie
On 29 January 2013, at 07:18, Mario Lobo wrote: On Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:16:14 -0800 Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I have a relatively old machine that I am trying to boot 9.1 on. The bios will not boot from USB stick. I am using an external CD drive. It starts the boot process fine

Booting Problem

2013-01-28 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a relatively old machine that I am trying to boot 9.1 on. The bios will not boot from USB stick. I am using an external CD drive. It starts the boot process fine and gets to the Bootstrap loader message with revision 1.1. Then it puts out the machine, date, time the CD was created

SOLVED: Problem upgrading to 9.1-Release

2013-01-05 Thread Doug Hardie
I found the problem. Somehow /usr/obj was not successfully exported and hence was completely empty. There must have been some error message in that process that I missed. Anyway, correcting that problem so that /usr/obj was available fixed the problem. On 4 January 2013, at 15:38, Doug

Problem upgrading to 9.1-Release

2013-01-04 Thread Doug Hardie
I have upgraded my development system to 9.1 without any problems. This system maintains kernel source and I build a new kernel with a couple extra options there. The other systems mount /usr/src and /usr/obj from it and do the install. The first one to be upgraded had no problem with make

Re: I Guess I Don't Understand NFS As Well As I Thought

2012-11-24 Thread Doug Hardie
On 24 November 2012, at 12:32, Tim Daneliuk wrote: Can someone kindly explain what is going on here: Machine A: FreeBSD - was running 8, just upgraded to 9.1-PRE (I don't recall seeing the behavior described below in V8, but then, I don't think I ever tried it).

Re: I Guess I Don't Understand NFS As Well As I Thought

2012-11-24 Thread Doug Hardie
On 24 November 2012, at 14:37, Tim Daneliuk wrote: On 11/24/2012 03:25 PM, Doug Hardie wrote: On 24 November 2012, at 12:32, Tim Daneliuk wrote: Can someone kindly explain what is going on here: Machine A: FreeBSD - was running 8, just upgraded to 9.1-PRE (I don't recall

Re: Is FreeBSD 9 Production Ready?

2012-11-24 Thread Doug Hardie
On 24 November 2012, at 16:36, Tim Daneliuk wrote: On 11/24/2012 05:58 PM, Erich Dollansky wrote: Hi, On Sat, 24 Nov 2012 10:38:35 -0600 Tim Daneliuk tun...@tundraware.com wrote: I am currently running FBSD 8.3-STABLE on a production server that provides http, dns, smtp, and so on for

Re: WARNING: FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE is approaching its End-of-Life date.

2012-11-15 Thread Doug Hardie
On 15 November 2012, at 14:46, Matthias Petermann wrote: Hi, On Thu, 15 Nov 2012 14:35:52 -0800 Michael Sierchio ku...@tenebras.com wrote: http://www.freebsd.org/security/ Scroll down about halfway. 9.0 is a regular release, EOL is January 31, 2013. Alternate releases are

Re: WARNING: FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE is approaching its End-of-Life date.

2012-11-15 Thread Doug Hardie
On 15 November 2012, at 17:04, Randal L. Schwartz wrote: Andreas == Andreas Rudisch cyb.@gmx.net writes: Andreas On Thu, 15 Nov 2012 23:46:53 +0100 Andreas Matthias Petermann matth...@d2ux.net wrote: Thanks for the clearification. One technical thing: is it possible, to upgrade from

Re: FreeBSD 9.1 and SU+J

2012-11-04 Thread Doug Hardie
On 4 November 2012, at 07:04, Bas Smeelen wrote: On 11/04/2012 03:00 PM, Bas Smeelen wrote: On 11/04/2012 02:11 PM, RW wrote: On Sun, 04 Nov 2012 11:44:28 +0100 Bas Smeelen wrote: On 11/03/2012 07:30 PM, Herbert J. Skuhra wrote: On 03.11.2012 13:48, Doug Hardie wrote: I didn't notice

send-pr Submission Times

2012-10-13 Thread Doug Hardie
I sent a PR using send-pr earlier today. However, after having sent it and received a line that said it was submitted, I realized I didn't include my email address. Somehow I completely overlooked that. I have been waiting for it to show up in the on-line indexes, but it hasn't so far. How

SATA Controllers

2012-10-09 Thread Doug Hardie
Looking through the list of SATA Controllers available at Best Buy, I don't find any of them listed on the 9.0 hardware page. I need a couple cheap ones (for non-production systems). Does anyone have recommendations? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

freebsd-update

2012-10-05 Thread Doug Hardie
I am using freebsd-update to update a system running a generic kernel. I ran into an interesting situation where after it has downloaded the updates it enters a configuration phase where it shows updated config files with the old and new. You can hit return to enter vi and clean up the file.

Re: how to speed up port make??

2012-07-26 Thread Doug Hardie
On 25 July 2012, at 23:04, Ryan Noll wrote: Hello, On Jul 25, 2012 7:34 PM, Chad Perrin per...@apotheon.com wrote: You kids have got it easy. I used to have to compile by hand with a pair of tweezers, bar copper wire, a magnifying glass, and a potato with two pieces of metal stuck in it

Re: IPv6 getaddrinfo(3C)

2012-07-12 Thread Doug Hardie
On 12 July 2012, at 07:24, Matthias Apitz wrote: Hello, I'm playing around with IPv6 code on a FreeBSD 9 system and can't get getaddrinfo(3C) to do what it should do as stated in its man page: accept an IPv6 and IPv4 IP addr, it only works with the IPv6 form: $ ./a.out ::1 host: ::1

Re: FreeBSD 9.0 hang

2012-07-03 Thread Doug Hardie
On 2 July 2012, at 22:59, Wojciech Puchar wrote: I have no ATM interfaces so it shouldn't be loading to my way of thinking. so check while this module is loading at all, no matter if it's unsuccessull. FreeBSD is not random place like windows, everything must have a reason. True it

Re: FreeBSD 9.0 hang

2012-07-02 Thread Doug Hardie
On 2 July 2012, at 08:50, Wojciech Puchar wrote: link_eif symbol atm_event undefined KLD if_en.ko: depends on utopia - not available or version mismatch. Those were the last 2 lines on the console before the hang. There is nothing at all in messages about this. I suspect the system was

FreeBSD 9.0 hang

2012-06-29 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a 9.0 p3 system that is in production for about a week and it just plain hung this morning. The console had the last two messages as: link_eif symbol atm_event undefined KLD if_en.ko: depends on utopia - not available or version mismatch. I haven't found anything relevant on those

Problem with freebsd-update

2012-06-20 Thread Doug Hardie
I tried to update an amd64 FreeBSD 9.0 p0 system via freebsd-update tonight. It fetched everything fine. However, the install just hung after about 10 minutes. The 2 sh processes are basically doing nothing. Not consuming any processor time and not doing any I/O. I killed it and tried

Problem with spamlogd

2012-06-17 Thread Doug Hardie
I am using spamd on several systems and started encountering a problem awhile ago with FreeBSD 7.2 servers, but let it go since I am in the process of upgrading the servers. However, I now am encountering the same issue on FreeBSD 9.0 with spamlogd. It never reads pflog0. pflogd reads the

Re: Problem with spamlogd

2012-06-17 Thread Doug Hardie
On 17 June 2012, at 06:29, Matthew Seaman wrote: On 17/06/2012 11:45, Doug Hardie wrote: I am using spamd on several systems and started encountering a problem awhile ago with FreeBSD 7.2 servers, but let it go since I am in the process of upgrading the servers. However, I now am

Re: Problem with spamlogd

2012-06-17 Thread Doug Hardie
on $ext_if inet proto tcp to $MAILHOSTS port smtp This setup works on FreeBSD 7.2 and 9.0. I couldn't find any other that actually worked including those in the various pf books, man pages, and other writings on pf. On 17 June 2012, at 09:40, Doug Hardie wrote: On 17 June 2012, at 06:29, Matthew

Version Selection

2012-06-11 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a number of servers that I am about to upgrade to FreeBSD 9.0. The processors all have the ability to run i386 or amd64. The machines all have 2 GB memory which is more than adequate for their intended use. Some of these are replacing very old equipment that is being retired and did

Re: find date of last boot

2012-06-07 Thread Doug Hardie
On 7 June 2012, at 16:33, Polytropon wrote: On Thu, 07 Jun 2012 19:15:25 -0400, Fbsd8 wrote: dmesg command does not show date of last boot. Are there some other commands to find date of last boot? Check the lines in /var/log/messages. Unless you're not experiencing a newsyslog message

Re: Remote System Builds

2012-03-26 Thread Doug Hardie
On 26 March 2012, at 11:20, Martin McCormick wrote: Is there yet any way to remotely rebuild a FreeBSD system? I have two FreeBSD systems on two remote campuses that presently run FreeBSD6.3. They need to be running FreeBSD9.0 and I don't really care how I get there as long as it can

Dynamic Libraries

2012-03-07 Thread Doug Hardie
I have encountered something that I do not understand. Everything works fine. Basically I have a bunch of user modules (low level) that are built into a dynamic library. If I write top level code that calls modules in that library, everything works just fine on i386 and AMD64. However, the

Re: Dynamic Libraries

2012-03-07 Thread Doug Hardie
On 7 March 2012, at 01:40, Volodymyr Kostyrko wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: I have encountered something that I do not understand. Everything works fine. Basically I have a bunch of user modules (low level) that are built into a dynamic library. If I write top level code that calls modules

Re: /usr/home vs /home

2012-02-20 Thread Doug Hardie
On 20 February 2012, at 22:20, Chip Camden wrote: I believe the 5MB removable were RL01. They also had a 10MB removable RL02, which we used for software distribution. We resold them to our customers at $170 each. yes, this sound familiar. The RL02 came later. I think that tapes were

Re: One or Four?

2012-02-17 Thread Doug Hardie
On Feb 17, 2012, at 2:05 PM, Robison, Dave wrote: We'd like a show of hands to see if folks prefer the old style default with 4 partitions and swap, or the newer iteration with 1 partition and swap. I only run servers and set them up with /, /usr, and swap. Other partitions are placed on

Re: One or Four?

2012-02-17 Thread Doug Hardie
On 17 February 2012, at 23:21, Robert Bonomi wrote: From owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org Fri Feb 17 19:56:00 2012 From: Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 17:50:44 -0800 To: FreeBSD Mailing List freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: Re: One or Four? On Feb 17, 2012

Probable Hardware Failure

2012-01-14 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a pretty old desktop that has been around quite awhile. It has started periodic crashes. No log messages. However, the core status files all show double fault. I am confident this is a hardware issue, but is there any easy way to determine if its power or memory related? Those are

Re: Probable Hardware Failure

2012-01-14 Thread Doug Hardie
to it, that would rather point to a software than a hardware related problem. On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 1:12 AM, Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I have a pretty old desktop that has been around quite awhile. It has started periodic crashes. No log messages. However, the core status files all

Re: freeradius on freebsd

2011-11-30 Thread Doug Hardie
On 30 November 2011, at 15:13, Outback Dingo wrote: On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 4:57 PM, Jim Pazarena fqu...@paz.bz wrote: I am having issues with freeradius being told system passwords are incorrect by freebsd, where I know they are not wrong. I think it relates to freeradius submitting

Hardware booting problem

2011-09-15 Thread Doug Hardie
I encountered a situation today that I do not understand. This is a very old i386 PC that does not have a usable CD drive. The existing drive uses a very funky SCSI connector that I have nothing for. The system disk is SCSI and there was one additional PATA drive used for additional storage.

Re: Is there way to get filename for specific LBA?

2011-09-01 Thread Doug Hardie
On 31 August 2011, at 20:50, Carl Johnson wrote: per...@pluto.rain.com writes: Robert Bonomi bon...@mail.r-bonomi.com wrote: Aug 31 05:13:24 da kernel: ad6: WARNING - READ_DMA UDMA ICRC error (retrying request) LBA=107491647 ... I looked at bsdlabel a it's partition f, /home. But what

Re: DNS and file system messed up...

2011-07-08 Thread Doug Hardie
On 7 July 2011, at 22:58, Gary Kline wrote: Jul 7 10:16:33 ethic named[54366]: none:0: open: /etc/named.conf: file not found Jul 7 10:17:56 ethic named[54371]: starting BIND 9.3.6-P1 -c /var/named/etc/namedb/named.conf The first one that fails is looking for /etc/named.conf. The

Sending a Fax

2011-05-05 Thread Doug Hardie
One of my clients needs to send a lot of faxes. He has a Brother 8680DN which will fax. Any ideas how to send a file to it and get it to send a fax? I am not finding anything beyond printing for that unit via Google.___

Re: Sending a Fax

2011-05-05 Thread Doug Hardie
On 5 May 2011, at 22:19, Matthias Apitz wrote: El día Thursday, May 05, 2011 a las 07:21:29PM -0700, Doug Hardie escribió: One of my clients needs to send a lot of faxes. He has a Brother 8680DN which will fax. Any ideas how to send a file to it and get it to send a fax? I am

Re: Help with Booting

2011-04-23 Thread Doug Hardie
On 22 April 2011, at 23:46, Erich Dollansky wrote: Hi, On Saturday 23 April 2011 12:57:32 Doug Hardie wrote: On 22 April 2011, at 21:28, Erich Dollansky wrote: It looks to me that not even the loader loads. Is this true? I am not sure. The last message is the timestamp from

Re: Help with Booting

2011-04-23 Thread Doug Hardie
, but then I end up without having RAID activated. I am trying to get the hardware RAID working. Erich On Saturday 23 April 2011 14:25:13 Doug Hardie wrote: On 22 April 2011, at 23:46, Erich Dollansky wrote: Hi, On Saturday 23 April 2011 12:57:32 Doug Hardie wrote: On 22 April

Re: Help with Booting

2011-04-23 Thread Doug Hardie
On 23 April 2011, at 03:04, Erich Dollansky wrote: Hi, On Saturday 23 April 2011 16:30:39 Doug Hardie wrote: On 23 April 2011, at 02:20, Erich Dollansky wrote: I only can tell what I do when a machine does not boot from the installation media: I plug the disk into another machine

Re: Help with Booting

2011-04-23 Thread Doug Hardie
On 23 April 2011, at 12:45, Michael L. Squires wrote: I haven't seen a verbose dmesg output booting from a non-RAID hard drive. I have 7.4-STABLE working on several multi-CPU Opteron systems, but they are all Tyan motherboards. Are Rioworks/Arima still in business? I believe so. Their

Help with Booting

2011-04-22 Thread Doug Hardie
I have an AMD based system that is driving me nuts. I am trying to install 8.2 on it but can't get past the first boot. I had a system up and running on it before, but I had to remove a drive and do the install on another computer. That worked, but now I need to use the built in RAID

Re: Help with Booting

2011-04-22 Thread Doug Hardie
On 22 April 2011, at 16:37, Michael Ross wrote: Am 23.04.2011, 00:38 Uhr, schrieb Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org: I have an AMD based system that is driving me nuts. I am trying to install 8.2 on it but can't get past the first boot. I had a system up and running on it before, but I had

Re: Help with Booting

2011-04-22 Thread Doug Hardie
2011 05:38:41 Doug Hardie wrote: I have an AMD based system that is driving me nuts. I am trying to install 8.2 on it but can't get past the first boot. I had a system up and running on it before, but I had to remove a drive and do the install on another computer. That worked, but now I need

Server not booting

2011-03-08 Thread Doug Hardie
I have been tasked with bringing up a new server. It appears to be fairly old equipment though. I do know it was previously used. Its a Arima NM46X with dual AMD Opteron processors. The unit appears to be working since it has some form of Linux installed on the disks and that boots and

Purchased Binaries

2011-03-04 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a client who has purchased some software. I don't know anything much about it yet other than it claims to run on Debian and CentOS. I suspect its binaries. I will have access to things like the developer, name etc. on Monday. However, thats when he needs to know if I can make it run

Re: Purchased Binaries

2011-03-04 Thread Doug Hardie
On 4 March 2011, at 14:45, Charlie Kester wrote: On Fri 04 Mar 2011 at 13:24:32 PST Doug Hardie wrote: I have a client who has purchased some software. I don't know anything much about it yet other than it claims to run on Debian and CentOS. I suspect its binaries. I will have access

Re: Routing Question

2010-08-27 Thread Doug Hardie
On 27 August 2010, at 05:07, Patrick Lamaiziere wrote: Le Thu, 26 Aug 2010 18:17:19 -0700, Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org a écrit : PF's route_to will return the packets to the proper router, but I have not been able to figure out which ones those would be. The source IP address can be any

Routing Question

2010-08-26 Thread Doug Hardie
I have several servers with one ethernet interface. Currently it is connected via a WAN to the internet. We are in the midst of switching to a different provider. I would like to be able to operate with both temporarily until all the users/services get switched. The new circuit is in and

Question on Swapping

2010-08-01 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a question about what I am seeing on several servers. These are 4 core machines with more than the needed memory. Load is never above .5 and memory usually shows over half free. I have never seen it even close to the limit (including buffers). Basically these are lightly used

Re: Question on Swapping

2010-08-01 Thread Doug Hardie
On 1 August 2010, at 03:42, RW wrote: On Sun, 1 Aug 2010 01:12:27 -0700 Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I have a question about what I am seeing on several servers. These are 4 core machines with more than the needed memory. Load is never above .5 and memory usually shows over half

Verifying a DVD

2010-05-23 Thread Doug Hardie
I am periodically backing up a bunch of files to DVD. I use mkisofs to create the original image and growisofs to write it to a real DVD. However, at that point I want to verify that the write was successful. I tried using dd to read back in the DVD to a file. Its interesting that the bs

Re: Verifying a DVD

2010-05-23 Thread Doug Hardie
On 23 May 2010, at 15:31, Manolis Kiagias wrote: On 24/05/2010 1:23 π.μ., Doug Hardie wrote: I am periodically backing up a bunch of files to DVD. I use mkisofs to create the original image and growisofs to write it to a real DVD. However, at that point I want to verify that the write

atapicam issues

2010-05-22 Thread Doug Hardie
I have 2 systems running 8.0 installed from the same CD. One of them shows 2 PASS devices as expected and camcontrol devlist shows the appropriate devices. They work as expected. The other does not show any PASS devices and camcontrol devlist shows nothing. Doing a kldload atapicam installs

Re: atapicam issues

2010-05-22 Thread Doug Hardie
On 22 May 2010, at 20:47, Adam Vande More wrote: On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 10:20 PM, Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I have 2 systems running 8.0 installed from the same CD. One of them shows 2 PASS devices as expected and camcontrol devlist shows the appropriate devices. They work

Re: atapicam issues

2010-05-22 Thread Doug Hardie
On 22 May 2010, at 21:05, Adam Vande More wrote: On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 11:01 PM, Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: Both machines were installed from the same CD over old Windows systems. They were installed within a few days of each other. loader.conf only has console=comconsole

Tripwire 1.2

2010-04-12 Thread Doug Hardie
Has anyone successfully got Tripwire 1.2 to work on FreeBSD 8? It compiles fine, but it trips on every file. It decides that the atime has changed. The report shows the observed and expected times are far different. Often off by 10s of years from what the file actually shows. Even more

Re: Auto update

2010-04-11 Thread Doug Hardie
On 10 April 2010, at 23:14, Jos Chrispijn wrote: Can someone tell me if there is a way of generating an email on the moment that someone logs in to my FreeBSD server? The mail part (phpmail) will be easy; I don't know yet how to trigger and pass parameter to this script or redirect info

getpwnam

2010-02-25 Thread Doug Hardie
I encountered a situation where sendmail was opening up what appeared to be listening on random UDP ports. In the process of tracking this down I discovered that the culprit is getpwnam. A ktrace of the following simple program show whats happening: #include stdio.h #include stdlib.h

Re: pf rules

2010-01-23 Thread Doug Hardie
On 23 January 2010, at 04:18, Erik Norgaard wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: This is quite interesting. I can't figure out the rules on my system. Maybe try to simplify, clean up and structure your rules :) Here is the pf.conf file with all comments removed: table blackhole persist file

Re: Migration planning - old system to new

2010-01-23 Thread Doug Hardie
On 23 January 2010, at 22:42, John wrote: On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 10:55:14AM +0800, Erich Dollansky wrote: Hi, On 24 January 2010 am 01:08:27 John wrote: doing this on a new machine! And I don't need any migration storage, because, well, gosh - it's tcp, people! ;) I just did the

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