On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 06:33:40AM -0700, Greg Morell wrote:
I like to keep all of my sensitive stuff in a few encrypted mountable files.
Something where I can copy the file to a USB key for backup, but not
worry if I lose the USB key since it's just an encrypted file. But when
On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 10:17:02PM -0700, Michael David Crawford wrote:
Frank Bonnet wrote:
It seems ZFS would match his needs , why don't use it ?
Does ZFS really work on FreeBSD? It seems like every day someone is
posting about ZFS either getting corrupted or panicking their kernel.
On Sun, Jun 07, 2009 at 10:43:40AM +0100, John . wrote:
Can anyone please recommend to me a program that will stress-test a
disk? If it matters, two are connected by firewire, another via usb.
Filesystem is ufs. I think I have a disk that might be about to fail,
but it only
On Sun, Jun 07, 2009 at 07:49:41PM +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
I've seen several mentions of dd in this thread, and I'll say that I've
seen several recommendations elsewhere to use a simple:
dd if=/dev/device of=/dev/device
forgot bs=1m or at least 64kB, unless you like to wait
On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 08:51:35PM +0700, kyanh wrote:
I'd like to hear some notification from Pidgin. When configuring Pidgin, I
to make Pidgin play stuff. But it's hard to hear the sound as pidgin's
volume is small (while the system mixer is almost
On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 07:06:27AM -0700, new_guy wrote:
I'd like to use geli to whole disk encrypt a FreeBSD 7.1 laptop I already
have setup. The laptop is up and working fine and I don't want to screw it
up. It have the default partition layout. I've already used geli to encrypt
On Tue, Apr 07, 2009 at 05:41:27PM -0400, John Almberg wrote:
Thanks for all the tips. At least I have something to start with.
The guys in the data center reinstalled FreeBSD (the filesystem was
totally corrupted again), and then ran what they called SMART test,
which might be smartctl,
On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 01:49:24PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
On Ivoras'FreeBSD page, ``What's cooking for FreeBSD 8''
LLVM site shows it's something like precompiler+runtime compiling.
will it be used that way, or as usual compiler?
On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 03:19:52PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
I think the idea is to get away from gcc with its evil GPL3 license as the
very good move. i wasn't aware that usable GCC replacement exist, as it
was probably the only reason to keep communist licenced programs with
On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 03:27:37PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
It does look promising, though. I hope it'll eventually surpass gcc in
actually - it's matter of measurement. for example - gcc generated code is
very fast, but often in expense of code size. Even -Os compiled programs
On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 04:16:50PM +, Frank Shute wrote:
On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 03:50:29PM +0100, Sniper wrote:
I heard that changing root shell to bash is not good idea, also programing
in any C shell not applicable. So which shell is the most appropriate for
root user ?
On Thu, Feb 05, 2009 at 09:31:56AM -0500, Jean-Paul Natola wrote:
Can anyone recommend a newsletter application , preferably where I can just
have an ordinary user login via a webpage , upload a file/message/ and click
I was playing with mailman , but that seems to be a list serve app.
On Thu, Feb 05, 2009 at 03:55:17PM -0500, Jean-Paul Natola wrote:
Well the server I plan to run it a VPS server, so I REALLY DON'T know what
the specs are on the box- and since it's not dedicated I have no clue what
I recently noticed something odd.
Whenever I have a cpu-bound process (say, piping a lot of data through
gzip -9c) that's been given an idle priority using idprio 31 -PID, I
notice that my system's overall interactive responsiveness feels peppier.
Apps seems to respond faster, screens redraw
On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 09:23:36AM -0400, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
Simple: is it possible?
I have two VMs that contain the same content, on two different IPs .. I
want to setup a third VM with something like haproxy on it that will take
the URL (http://domain1) and pull the content from
Seems I've been bitten by the latest Xorg updates that trickled into ports
late last week.
Firstly, I stumbled with the AllowEmptyInput thing, as described in
/usr/ports/UPDATING (20090123 entry). Fine, that was easy enough.
After that, I found that the sis driver was broken, or at least it
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 07:15:47PM -0500, Eduardo Cerejo wrote:
I just finished installing kde4, and it can barely run on my old p4
machine! Where has kde gone? Is the developing team trying to beat VISTA?
Pitiful at best!
cd /usr/ports/x11-wm/evilwm make install clean
On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 08:30:56PM +0100, bsd wrote:
I am using a FreeBSD server 7.0 as a Samba server and wanted to backup
this server using Quantum DLT tape.
I would need a simple tool that could be configured rapidl at that's
stable enough to provide high security for the
I've been experimenting with a series scripts that takes ZFS snapshots every
minute, eventually destroying the oldest so that only so many remain available
for a given window of time.
This may seem a trivial concern with hard drive sizes being what they are
these days, but after running a
On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 10:17:47PM -0600, Dan Nelson wrote:
In the last episode (Jan 20), Geoff Fritz said:
I've been experimenting with a series scripts that takes ZFS
snapshots every minute, eventually destroying the oldest so that only
so many remain available for a given window of time
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