Re: Soekris for a Trac server

2013-10-04 Thread Ivan Voras
On 01/10/2013 08:22, Michael wrote: Also I am bit unsure about the setup I should pick: we are a hand of users for the service and I would like to know if a 64-MB Ram and a 166Mhz setup could do, or if I definitely should consider a faster CPU or more RAM. Given my actual jail based setup, is

Re: Zfs encryption property for freebsd 8.3

2013-09-03 Thread Ivan Voras
On 03/09/2013 14:14, Emre Çamalan wrote: Hi, I want to encrypt some disk on my server with Zfs encryption property but it is not available. Are there anybody have got an experience about this? It can't happen because Oracle has stopped open sourcing ZFS.

Re: sleepycat db VS MySQL or postgres

2013-07-02 Thread Ivan Voras
On 01/07/2013 22:28, Jim Pazarena wrote: I have a rather extensive series of databases created and in use all with the very old sleepycat db3. I believe in the addage don't fix what ain't broken, but in the case of db3, it IS broken and my db files get corrupted on occasion. I could move to

Re: sleepycat db VS MySQL or postgres

2013-07-02 Thread Ivan Voras
On 02/07/2013 13:55, Mark Felder wrote: If twitter was built upon a WORM database instead of MySQL they could host the entirety of twitter on a handful of servers instead of the gross MySQL+Cassandra mess they're fighting with today. I'd say their problem is not exactly solvable by only

Re: reduce priority of large port builds, e.g. firefox, gcc4x

2012-08-29 Thread Ivan Voras
On 29/08/2012 15:56, Anton Shterenlikht wrote: Is it possible to reduce priority of port building processes with something like nice +19 make (tcsh syntax)? Sure, I do it all the time. You may even want to make a shell alias in your cshrc, i.e. alias make nice +19 make (or something like it)

Re: geli - selecting cipher

2012-07-26 Thread Ivan Voras
On 26/07/2012 04:14, RW wrote: I asked a similar questions to the OPs in the geom list and didn't get an answer. Geli doesn't need or isn't using any advantages of XTS. And CBC in geli is actually equivalent to ESSIV (see the previously linked wikipedia page). Hi, You didn't get an answer

Re: geli + journal

2011-11-16 Thread Ivan Voras
On 15/11/2011 19:33, Коньков Евгений wrote: Здравствуйте, RW. Вы писали 15 ноября 2011 г., 1:50:54: R On Tue, 15 Nov 2011 00:06:00 +0200 R Коньков Евгений wrote: catch idea, but some question: in this situation .eli.journal journal device will not be encrypted? can you describe how

Re: Bad sector in UFS2 journal area

2011-10-20 Thread Ivan Voras
On 20/10/2011 05:49, Ross wrote: I don't actually have this problem, I'm just curious. What will happen if read fails on sector in UFS2 journal area? Sector won't get remapped until write, so reads will be failing until then. I've had experience with bad sectors with non-journaled

Re: ZFS on Dell with FreeBSD

2011-10-19 Thread Ivan Voras
On 19/10/2011 16:30, Fajar A. Nugraha wrote: On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 9:14 PM, Albert Shih wrote: Hi Sorry to cross-posting. I don't knwon which mailing-list I should post this message. I'll would like to use FreeBSD with ZFS on some Dell server with some MD1200

Re: Dell Poweredge 1950 III (PE_SC3): replacement SAS controller to acceess drives = 3TB

2011-10-13 Thread Ivan Voras
On 13/10/2011 12:16, O. Hartmann wrote: I'm a bit afraid of buying something out of the blue since the dimensions of this little controller board seems small. I hope someone already made a decission to buy such a replacement for their similar or exact the same system and can help me out.

Re: load average with multi-core CPU's

2011-09-26 Thread Ivan Voras
On 22/09/2011 22:59, Rodrigo Gonzalez wrote: It is the number of task waiting in queue to be runbut IO is important...if 2 processes are waiting for IO and it is completely saturated they will be kept in queue so load will get higher No, this is how Linux does the calculation. For

Re: Installing FreeBSD 9 on an AMD 64 with 16 GB of memory

2011-09-26 Thread Ivan Voras
On 25/09/2011 17:04, Mark Felder wrote: I have an Opteron machine that on both 7.x and 8.x it displays this behavior. The only fix was to boot from USB and it would get past it. Weird. Was it also an LSI controller? I had the same problem a month ago. signature.asc Description: OpenPGP

Re: UFS journal size

2011-09-21 Thread Ivan Voras
On 21/09/2011 11:48, Ross wrote: Quoting the manpage: -s jsize Specifies size of the journal if only one provider is used for both data and journal. The default is one gigabyte. Size should be chosen based on provider's

Re: FS of choice for max random iops ( Maildir )

2011-09-16 Thread Ivan Voras
On 16/09/2011 12:31, wrote: A. TEST1: dd bs=1024 if=/dev/zero of=/data/t1 count=1M 1. ZFS performed the worst, averaging 67MB/sec 2. UFS + gjournal did around 130MB/sec 3. UFS did around 190MB/sec B. TEST2 ( random file creation ): bonnie++ -d /data -c 10 -s 0

Re: FS of choice for max random iops ( Maildir )

2011-09-16 Thread Ivan Voras
On 16/09/2011 13:30, wrote: Is zfs supposed to be faster if you let it manage the disks directly ? Not necessarily faster (in fact, RAID-Z variants have known limitations which are not so pronounced in RAID5/6), but definitely more convenient and in some respects

Re: ZFSv28+NFSv4 poor file creation performance, sync=disabled has no effect

2011-09-02 Thread Ivan Voras
On 31/08/2011 23:45, David Brodbeck wrote: I'm testing FreeBSD 9.0-BETA with an eye toward eventually using FreeBSD 9.0 to replace some existing OpenSolaris 2008.11 installations. I've found NFS file creation performance (as measured by Bonnie++) is equally slow for both with default settings.

Re: Heavy I/O blocks FreeBSD box for several seconds

2011-07-07 Thread Ivan Voras
On 06/07/2011 20:11, Nathan Whitehorn wrote: I've seen exactly this problem with multi-threaded math libraries, as well. Using parallel GotoBLAS on FreeBSD gives terrible performance because the threads keep migrating between CPUs, causing frequent cache misses. On both schedulers?

Re: ZFS performance strangeness

2011-04-14 Thread Ivan Voras
On 12/04/2011 13:33, Lars Wilke wrote: Now i upgraded one machine to 8.2R and i get very good write performance over NFS but read performance drops to a ridiciously low value, around 1-2 MB/s. While writes are around 100MB/s. The network is a dedicated If you don't get any answer here, try

Re: PAE: Cannot fork

2011-04-14 Thread Ivan Voras
On 14/04/2011 12:14, Dennis Nikiforov wrote: There is a legacy piece of custom software that runs only on 32 bit systems, so going to 64 bit is not possible. Some ideas: 1) You can run 32-bit applications on 64-bit FreeBSD (and / or set up a 32-bit jail) 2) You can try booting a snapshot of

Re: ZFS Striping and Optimizing Capabilities

2011-04-11 Thread Ivan Voras
On 10/04/2011 06:27, Chris Telting wrote: Just a few questions about what ZFS actually does. So if anyone has intimate knowledge about ZFS's implementation on Freebsd I'm sure I and others would appreciate the answers. When you add a second and or thrid drive/partition to a zpool I'm assuming

Re: gmirror and normal users?

2011-04-08 Thread Ivan Voras
On 08/04/2011 16:43, Christopher Hilton wrote: Should a normal user be able to successfully: $ gmirror remove /dev/mirror/gm0 /dev/ad6 Or is this something that's just unlocked because I haven't mounted the drive yet? $ uname -a FreeBSD 8.2-STABLE FreeBSD

Re: FreeBSD Boot

2011-03-21 Thread Ivan Voras
On 21/03/2011 13:48, Michael Klapheke wrote: Hi. I know this subject has been addressed in other posts, but I cannot seem to get it to work. I have inherited a FreeBSD server and I cannot get it to boot properly. I read the articles on avoiding having to press the F1 key, and I tried to

Re: HAL must die!

2011-03-17 Thread Ivan Voras
On 17 March 2011 16:10, Lars Eighner wrote: On Thu, 17 Mar 2011, Krutov Mikle wrote: On Mon, Mar 07, 2011 at 03:32:59PM +0100, Ivan Voras wrote: On 06/03/2011 19:56, Lars Eighner wrote: Using the -C switch with portupgrade, I am managing to turn WITH_HAL off

Re: HAL must die!

2011-03-07 Thread Ivan Voras
On 06/03/2011 19:56, Lars Eighner wrote: Using the -C switch with portupgrade, I am managing to turn WITH_HAL off in ports that I install or upgrade. Is there a way to make this a global default? Is there a (convenient) way to list ports that might pull in HAL without having a configuration

Re: HAL must die!

2011-03-07 Thread Ivan Voras
On 7 March 2011 19:44, Lars Eighner wrote: On Mon, 7 Mar 2011, Ivan Voras wrote: On 06/03/2011 19:56, Lars Eighner wrote: Using the -C switch with portupgrade, I am managing to turn WITH_HAL off in ports that I install or upgrade. Is there a way to make

Re: Apache FastCGI display Website not correct

2011-03-02 Thread Ivan Voras
On 01/03/2011 20:22, Silvio Siefke wrote: Hello, i use fastcgi with PHP-FPM on Apache 2.2.17. When i go on Website with FastCGI then the page load not complete. When i run with FCGID then the page load complete.

Re: Why does printf(9) hang network?

2011-02-05 Thread Ivan Voras
On 05/02/2011 21:22, wrote: Why would doing a printf(9) in a device driver (usb, firewire, probably others) cause an obscenely long lockout on /usr/src/sys/kern/uipc_sockbuf.c:148 (sx:so_rcv_sx) ? You should ask this question on freebsd-hackers@. Printf(9) alone

Re: 4k drives and zfs

2011-02-02 Thread Ivan Voras
On 02/02/2011 05:52, krad wrote: Hi All, A quick question. Im upgrading my filer at home to have 2x 2tb samsung F4EG drives. I believe these are 4k drives. I'm intending to use the gnop trick to get zfs ashift to 12. Will this make my pool unbootable. I have read a few threads aluding to this.

Re: Using Megabyte, Gigabyte, ... in fdisk

2011-02-01 Thread Ivan Voras
On 01/02/2011 14:09, Bahman Kahinpour wrote: Hello, I have a small question. How may I use Kilobyte, Megabyte, ... in fdisk interactive mode? It is best not to use fdisk at all until it gets rewritten. Use gpart. ___

Re: upgrading a dozen of servers from 7.0 to 8.1

2011-01-21 Thread Ivan Voras
On 21/01/2011 14:54, Radomskiy Yuriy wrote: how can upgrading to apache 2.2 + php5.3 be done with minimal downtime? That's the more important question. I think that upgrading the configuration of your software will take more time than upgrading FreeBSD. For example: apache22 port has a

Re: Date of a FreeBSD installation

2011-01-13 Thread Ivan Voras
On 13/01/2011 21:28, David Demelier wrote: Hello folks, I'm just guessing if there is a way to know a FreeBSD installation date. We can't look after the uname -a ident since an update of the FreeBSD kernel is possible. If you haven't removed it, a line in /etc/rc.conf should be written by

Re: sqlite3 and sqlite34

2011-01-10 Thread Ivan Voras
On 10/01/2011 09:57, prad wrote: i'm still on freebsd 7.2 and am wanting to try sqlite. however, in the repository i see these two versions both of which i can install and seem to work: sqlite3-3.6.11.tbz (this has a non sqlite34-3.4.2.tbz one site said something about

Re: A jail with a dash in its name

2010-12-21 Thread Ivan Voras
On 21/12/2010 12:23, Christer Solskogen wrote: On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 12:06 PM, wrote: i'd stay away from characters like that. It should be ok in theory to use but in my experience it is more likely to cause problems in the future There's no problem of having a dash

Re: 8 partitions maximum

2010-12-02 Thread Ivan Voras
On 12/01/10 21:23, David DEMELIER wrote: Yes it is just exercises, I heard bsdlabel was grow up so I wanted to test, now I don't really understand why it's fixed to 20 only. I also It turns out that something like 22.75 bsdlabel partition table entries fit in a 512 byte sector, so this was

Re: Is ZFS ready for prime time?

2010-11-19 Thread Ivan Voras
On 11/15/10 21:06, Chris Rees wrote: On 15 November 2010 19:59, Peter wrote: He's consistent in any case (a quick google search reveals this 2008 message): Consistent, but still just spouting

Re: ZFS and 4k sector drives

2010-11-16 Thread Ivan Voras
On 11/15/10 20:24, Wojciech Puchar wrote: work with ZFS raidz2 pools. It seems that most of the 4k sector drives are using emulation, and reporting 512 byte sectors to the OS instead of their native 4k size. I know someone who had an issue trying to insert one of these drives into a running ZFS

Re: Is ZFS ready for prime time?

2010-11-16 Thread Ivan Voras
On 11/16/10 20:23, Adam Vande More wrote: On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 8:11 AM, Ivan wrote: Actually, I don't see anything incorrect in the above archive post. I do. Cherry picking ZFS deficiencies without addressing the proper documented way to work around them or at

Re: Re[2]: How to obtain what swi1:net is doing?

2010-11-13 Thread Ivan Voras
2010/11/13 Коньков Евгений IV net.isr.direct_force=0 IV net.isr.maxthreads=2 FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 4 CPUs FreeBSD/SMP: 1 package(s) x 2 core(s) x 2 SMT threads  cpu0 (BSP): APIC ID:  0  cpu1 (AP): APIC ID:  1  cpu2 (AP): APIC ID:  4  cpu3 (AP):

Re: How to obtain what swi1:net is doing?

2010-11-11 Thread Ivan Voras
On 11/11/10 20:20, Коньков Евгений wrote: Hi, all How to obtain what swi1:net is doing? The short answer is: depending on what your network card is, it could be everything related to TCP/IP-level processing. In your case, you are doing a lot of work in netgraph and dummynet, probably

Re: FreeBSD-similar build-from-source Linux?

2010-11-10 Thread Ivan Voras
On 11/10/10 13:24, O. Hartmann wrote: Hello out there, well, my question may sound heretic, but since we use mostly Linux based systems in our scientific environment and FreeBSD seems to lack in severe support in GPGPU/CUDA capable graphics boards I need to setup a kind of Linux facility to


2010-11-08 Thread Ivan Voras
On 11/08/10 11:01, Samuel Martín Moro wrote: In my opinion, the only chance to get back the data would be to plug an additional drive, make a huge swap file... Knowing that context switching, on such an amount of RAM ... that would at least take days. In doubt: am I missing something? Is

Re: Kernel panics?

2010-11-04 Thread Ivan Voras
On 11/04/10 12:35, Richard Morse wrote: Hi! I'm having a problem with an 8.1-RELEASE #0 amd64 machine. Looks like too many different problem all at once. Almost certainly there's a hardware problem somewhere. Try running memtest86 Three weeks ago, it had a kernel panic, which I was too tired

Re: Android usb tethering

2010-11-01 Thread Ivan Voras
On 11/01/10 15:42, Mark Atkinson wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 11/01/2010 03:54, wrote: Anyone tried the data tethering feature on the Android phones? I have, it works. Attaching via usb in the proper mode should

Re: fsync: Linux vs FreeBSD

2010-10-26 Thread Ivan Voras
On 10/26/10 21:17, Chuck Swiger wrote: On Oct 26, 2010, at 11:33 AM, Marc G. Fournier wrote: Someone recently posted on one of the PostgreSQL Blogs concerning fsync on Linux/Windows/Mac OS X, but failed to make any comments on any of the BSDs ... the post has to do with how fsync works on the

Re: EVFILT_VNODE doesn't scale to large directory trees?

2010-10-25 Thread Ivan Voras
On 10/25/10 03:05, Kenton Varda wrote: Hi all, I am trying to write some code which monitors a possibly-large directory tree for changes. Specifically, it's a build system, and I want it to automatically start rebuilding whenever I modify a source file. So far the approach I've taken is

Re: Jail question

2010-10-18 Thread Ivan Voras
On 10/14/10 18:20, Matthew Law wrote: I have a single box on which I would like to run openvpn, smtp (postfix, dspam, greylist, clamav), imap (dovecot) apache22 and bind. This box also acts as a network gateway so it would give an attacker carte blanche to the internal nets if it was

Re: Troubles on SATA drives ZFS

2010-10-12 Thread Ivan Voras
On 10/11/10 21:22, Alejandro Imass wrote: 1) Would damage to the 2 disks cause damae on the other 2? Not likely but in your situation it might damage the controller, in which nothing you do to the drives will help. In the worst case, the controller then might in turn damage the drives.

Re: Troubles on SATA drives ZFS

2010-10-12 Thread Ivan Voras
On 12 October 2010 15:30, Alejandro Imass wrote: On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 5:59 AM, Ivan Voras wrote: On 10/11/10 21:22, Alejandro Imass wrote: 1) Would damage to the 2 disks cause damae on the other 2? Not likely but in your situation it might damage

Re: FreeBSD 8.x and RAID Controllers from Areca and HP

2010-09-28 Thread Ivan Voras
On 09/28/10 10:02, Maechler Philippe wrote: Hello all, I hope someone can help me installing FreeBSD 8.x with a RAID Controller from HP or Areca. and then the machine freezes. This happens on FreeBSD 7.3 - 8.1 (AMD64 and i386). On FreeBSD 7.2 i386 there is no problem with the areca

Re: Need bsd make for AIX

2010-09-17 Thread Ivan Voras
On 09/17/10 05:14, Chuck Robey wrote: On 09/16/10 20:34, Ivan Voras wrote: On 09/16/10 08:58, wrote: Hi Is there any BSD make versions available for AIX platform? We require the make utility of BSD to compile few source programs. Is there any make utility compatible

Re: Need bsd make for AIX

2010-09-17 Thread Ivan Voras
On 09/17/10 12:58, Ivan Voras wrote: I don't claim the patched make will work perfectly but it works for simple cases :) Also archived here (with the lc.h missed in previous version):

Re: Need bsd make for AIX

2010-09-16 Thread Ivan Voras
On 09/16/10 08:58, wrote: Hi Is there any BSD make versions available for AIX platform? We require the make utility of BSD to compile few source programs. Is there any make utility compatible with AIX? Could you please give us the URL where we can get the same?

Re: Need bsd make for AIX

2010-09-16 Thread Ivan Voras
On 09/17/10 02:34, Ivan Voras wrote: FreeBSD's make is an integral part of the FreeBSD file system. It is not heh... *operating* system :) ___ mailing list

Re: Any way to force AHCI mode on ICH8?

2010-09-09 Thread Ivan Voras
On 09/09/10 02:10, Morgan Wesström wrote: I run FreeBSD 8.1 on an old Asus P5B-VM motherboard with ICH8. Its AMI BIOS lacks an option to enable AHCI mode. Intel's datasheet for the ICH8 family specifies that this feature exists on the ICH8, and the option is available in the BIOS for the

Re: Weird Linux - FreeBSD/ZFS NFSv4 interoperability problem

2010-09-03 Thread Ivan Voras
On 09/02/10 21:25, David Brodbeck wrote: While doing some interoperability testing between Linux and FreeBSD, I came up with this unusual issue. I could use some help figuring out if this is a bug, and if so, where to file it. Here's the scenario: - FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE server, sharing a ZFS

Re: Speeding up (caching?) shared libraries loading

2010-08-31 Thread Ivan Voras
On 08/31/10 14:44, Andrea Venturoli wrote: Hello. Suppose I have an executable which I need to invoke repeatedly (e.g. to run tests in a makefile). This executables spend most of its time loading (rather than processing), due to the need of several huge shared libraries. I'd welcome an hint on

Re: Can I know how many bytes were allocated by malloc in my process?

2010-08-30 Thread Ivan Voras
On 08/30/10 11:59, Yuri wrote: google-perftools malloc library has such feature. But does FreeBSD system allocator have it? Maybe getrusage(2) can help you, though it also counts non-malloc() allocations. ___ mailing

Re: IBM server SAS controller support?

2010-08-30 Thread Ivan Voras
On 08/27/10 16:23, Baldur Gislason wrote: I have an IBM 7945 server with an LSI Logic ServeRAID (MegaRAID) M1015 controller and I'm wondering if there's any way to install FreeBSD on this box? So you have tried and failed? There are lists of devices here:

Re: What made my FreeBSD server freeze?

2010-08-30 Thread Ivan Voras
On 08/30/10 13:24, wrote: When I awoke this morning my FreeBSD box was frozen -- completely unresponsive at the console -- and displayed these messages on the console: ad0: READ command timeout tag=0 serv=0 -resetting ata0: resetting devices ad0: removed

Re: memory leak?

2010-08-23 Thread Ivan Voras
On 08/23/10 11:50, n dhert wrote: After a reboot of my FreeBSD 8.0-p4 system a vmstat shows: Mon Aug 23 08:40:00 CEST 2010 procs memory pagedisks faults cpu r b w avmfre flt re pi pofr sr da0 pa0 in sy cs us sy id 1 1 0

Re: 8.1-rc2 journal overflow error

2010-07-19 Thread Ivan Voras
On 07/19/10 15:16, FRLinux wrote: Hello, I am using a hefty server with a single SSD drive as the main drive (Corsair CMFSSD-64D1). It worked nicely until today where I got a journal overflow error, i took a screenshot here:

Re: slapd crash the HP proliant DL360 at 8.0

2010-06-28 Thread Ivan Voras
On 06/28/10 11:56, Frank Bonnet wrote: Argh !!! I upgraded slapd to 2.4.22 and it does not start anymore !!! some symbol cannot be found anymore I had to revert to 2.3.4x to have a working slapd !!! What's wrong with 2.4.22 folks ? PEBKAC. How did you upgrade it (and more

Re: php help, please....

2010-06-14 Thread Ivan Voras
On 06/12/10 20:47, Gary Kline wrote: but it seems strange that php would simply =change= out from under me. well, so to speak. can you suggest any php list that i should sub to? Unfortunately they do it all the time - every sub-release and especially major releases

Re: real time files mirroring ?

2010-05-20 Thread Ivan Voras
up to date some files ( flat and db maps ) used by Postfix on our MX servers and propagate every change of one or more files to all the others. Back in 2008, Ivan Voras wrote a rather simple daemon that fits this need:

Re: Very simple file sharing between FreeBSD server and windows client ?

2010-05-10 Thread Ivan Voras
On 05/10/10 14:35, Frank Bonnet wrote: Hello Is there a simple software to share files between a FreeBSD server and a windows client other than Samba which is a bit overkill for my needings, I just want to share a directory (and subdirectories) of my server with ONE Windows client, to

Re: Syncache problem in FreeBSD 7.3-PRERELEASE

2010-05-07 Thread Ivan Voras
On 05/07/10 07:40, Zhenkai Zhu wrote: Hi, I'm experiencing some problem of syncache (probably). We have a NFS server which exports everyone's home directory, and I'm developing my Qualnet code on another machine (NFS client) under my home directory. However, when I make my code, linking takes

Re: User cpu time VS system cpu time

2010-05-06 Thread Ivan Voras
On 05/06/10 13:33, cronfy wrote: Hello, I want to understand difference between user CPU time and system CPU time in system accounting. But keep in mind that kernel time is a broad category - while IO time in itself does not count as CPU time, file system operations for example do, because

Re: User cpu time VS system cpu time

2010-05-04 Thread Ivan Voras
On 05/03/10 18:00, cronfy wrote: Hello, I want to understand difference between user CPU time and system CPU time in system accounting. When some process uses many system CPU, does it really mean that process prouduces heavy load on server and takes up resources that could be used by other

Re: KSE (Kernel Supported Threading) support in FreeBSD 8.0

2010-05-04 Thread Ivan Voras
On 05/04/10 00:38, Bruce Cran wrote: On Monday 03 May 2010 15:52:48 Traiano Welcome wrote: Is KSE support still in FreeBSD (8.0 and upward)? No. KSE support was removed over 2 years ago: Note that only KSE was

Re: OpenSSL 0.9.8k - 0.9.8l

2010-04-16 Thread Ivan Voras
Tim Gustafson wrote: Hi, I run a few web servers with need to be PCI compliant. Apparently there's a problem with OpenSSL 0.9.8k that requires us to upgrade to 0.9.8l for us to maintain our compliance level. I've csup'd to RELENG_8_0 and did a build/install cycle and OpenSSL is still at

Re: NFS Mount FreeBSD 8.0

2010-04-15 Thread Ivan Voras
On 04/15/10 15:35, Grant Peel wrote: Hi all, I have been running a backups storage server for many years on FreeBSD 5.2.1. It has been and still is working fine. Several 6.x machines are connected to it on the local network. Since installing FreeBSD 8.0 on two machines (they used to run 6.x

Re: AFS on FreeBSD 8?

2010-04-08 Thread Ivan Voras
Jan Henrik Sylvester wrote: I tried to get an AFS client on my 8.0-RELEASE (or 8-STABLE) system. What is the status of AFS on FreeBSD? Neither OpenAFS nor Arla seem to be in ports. I found the freebsd-afs mailing list with many posting from 2008/Dec but nothing from 2009 or 2010. The

Re: random FreeBSD panics

2010-03-28 Thread Ivan Voras
Masoom Shaikh wrote: Hello List, I was a happy FreeBSD user, just before I installed FreeBSD8.0-RC1. Since then, system randomly just freezes, and there is no option other than hard boot. I guessed this will get solved in 8.0-RELEASE, but it was not :( I wild shot - did you try disabling

Re: random FreeBSD panics

2010-03-28 Thread Ivan Voras
On 28 March 2010 13:18, Masoom Shaikh wrote: On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 10:32 AM, Ivan Voras wrote: Masoom Shaikh wrote: Hello List, I was a happy FreeBSD user, just before I installed FreeBSD8.0-RC1. Since then, system randomly just freezes

Re: random FreeBSD panics

2010-03-28 Thread Ivan Voras
On 28 March 2010 16:42, Masoom Shaikh wrote: lets assume if this is h/w problem, then how can other OSes overcome this ? is there a way to make FreeBSD ignore this as well, let it result in reasonable performance penalty. Very probably, if only we could detect where

Re: tuning vfs.zfs.vdev.max_pending and solving the issue of ZFS writes choking read IO

2010-03-24 Thread Ivan Voras
Dan Naumov wrote: Hello I am having a slight issue (and judging by Google results, similar issues have been seen by other FreeBSD and Solaris/OpenSolaris users) with writes choking the read IO. The issue I am having is described pretty well here:

Re: FreeBSD and vmware

2010-03-17 Thread Ivan Voras
Erik Norgaard wrote: Hi: I have a dual boot Windows/FreeBSD which I use for work, I just tried today to create a virtual machine with vmware on windows to start up the installed FreeBSD. This is possible, I've run such a setup for a long time. But you don't say which versions of the

Re: Which version of FreeBSD is it?

2010-03-17 Thread Ivan Voras
Антон Клесс wrote: That is what I suspected for. What is the most safe way to upgrade it, remembering that this is production server and I have to keep it working properly? 6.2-RC1 - 6.2 RELEASE - 7.2 RELEASE - 8.0 RELEASE, or somehow in this style? Depending on what your requirements for

Re: Info on DOS mitigation, kernel configuration for DOS mitigation

2010-03-15 Thread Ivan Voras
Bogdan Webb wrote: Hello everyone! First of all i would like to apologize to anyone who finds my appeal a lazy man's choice, actually it's indeed lazy but it's the best way to get an answer from a valid source. My problem is a potential DOS/DDOS... i know a forever talked about issue... i've

Re: Full Unicode Support for FreeBSD

2010-03-11 Thread Ivan Voras
On 03/11/10 06:57, Elmar Stellnberger wrote: Isn`t it time for FreeBSD to fully support Unicode/UTF-8 by now? Yes! Good of you to say so! Your code and other patches will be integrated as soon as you send them. It is considered to be standard charset by now. XML uses it by default. If you

Re: Continued use of HAL in FreeBSD

2010-03-11 Thread Ivan Voras
On 03/11/10 12:36, Gerard wrote: I have read that 'HAL' is now considered depreciated and that it is no longer being actively maintained. I have read many articles describing its short comings, etc. I even came across this URL:, while not directly connected to

Re: Did something in the hashes change from 6 to 8?

2010-03-03 Thread Ivan Voras
On 03/02/10 16:48, Christian Baer wrote: Mellow greetings! On a box running FreeBSD 6.something (probably 6.4) the boot drive died. I had never bothered to update it to 7 or 8, since I was planning to build a new computer anyway. Since I hadn't done that yet and I still needed the work of this

Re: [GJournal+Geli] Quick question before installation

2010-02-26 Thread Ivan Voras
On 02/26/10 14:40, Malibu Carl wrote: Hi list I am new to all these features and I am about to install FreeBSD8.0 from a USB Drive. Before I take any further steps, I would like to ask whether is possible to perform an installation having an encrypted journaled UFS2 filesystem. As far as I

Re: Using march=native in /etc/make.conf

2010-02-23 Thread Ivan Voras
On 02/23/10 13:21, RW wrote: On Tue, 23 Feb 2010 06:41:04 -0500 wrote: I just acquired an older Gateway GT5220 with an AMD 62 Athlon-x2 dual processor. I want to set it up as a sort of test machine. There does not seem to be a specific setting for 'cpu-type' or

Re: Physic to KVM VPS server FREEBSD 8.0 STABLE

2010-02-23 Thread Ivan Voras
On 02/22/10 23:17, Jeronimo Calvo wrote: How can I get rid of this message, making the system ignore it? Is not causing any apparent problem apart of the funny flooding... Try commenting out or modifying the first active line in /etc/sylog.conf. If that doesn't work there's probably no

Re: Physic to KVM VPS server FREEBSD 8.0 STABLE

2010-02-22 Thread Ivan Voras
On 02/22/10 16:04, Jeronimo Calvo wrote: Hi All, I have managed to migrate a physic old server to a vps, using KVM. Since you have not explainted what KVM is, I assume it's Linux's virtualization? Dumping the HD with dd to a .img file and assigning the hd under KVM. Everything looks

Re: Making installworld got stuck on SunFire v20z (Freebsd 8.0)

2010-02-20 Thread Ivan Voras
Lucas Wang wrote: I tried to install Freebsd 8.0 on one of our lab machines, which is SunFire v20z. After successfully installing it from CD, I followed the following steps trying to update the kernel and world: cvsup make buildworld make buildkernel make installkernel reboot mergemaster -p

Re: Question about Freebsd 7.2 and Zend framework

2010-02-14 Thread Ivan Voras
Robert wrote: Hello I have zend framework websites and I was wondering if they work well with Freebsd7.2? Because I hear bad thing about that. Can you tell me about that please? Zend Framework is PHP? PHP works on FreeBSD, Zend Framework will also work. Unless you give more specific

Re: Question about Freebsd 7.2 and Zend framework

2010-02-14 Thread Ivan Voras
Jerry wrote: On Sun, 14 Feb 2010 21:51:48 +0100 Ivan Voras articulated: Robert wrote: Hello I have zend framework websites and I was wondering if they work well with Freebsd7.2? Because I hear bad thing about that. Can you tell me about that please? Zend Framework is PHP

Re: Question about Freebsd 7.2 and Zend framework

2010-02-14 Thread Ivan Voras
to support FreeBSD with its stable ABI across minor releases (and a great deal of userland stability even across major ones) than support the myriad of Linuxes out there. On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 11:04 PM, Ivan Voras wrote: Jerry wrote: On Sun, 14 Feb 2010 21:51:48 +0100

Re: The first file loaded is?

2010-02-08 Thread Ivan Voras
On 02/08/10 15:23, Decker, Ross wrote: I'm just starting my adventure into BSD along with C++. I know that this OS gives you all the source files that are used in the OS. What I'm asking, is what is the name of the first file that is loaded and where is the source file for it? I want to start

Re: Helps! Installation hangs for FreeBSD 4.x and 5.1

2010-02-03 Thread Ivan Voras
On 02/03/10 14:22, Paul Shi wrote: Dear All, I have encountered in installing FreeBSD including version 4.3, 4.5, 4.6, 4.8 and 5.1 on my new Dell laptop. Here is some info about the laptop. These versions of FreeBSD are so old they probably don't support your hardware. Try installing

Re: ATT substitute available on freebsd?

2010-02-01 Thread Ivan Voras
On 02/01/10 15:37, Jian Jun Wang wrote: hi everybody, I am not quite technical on this, y'know, in windows, we have ATT software to access company intranet, not sure whether we have substitute here? I tried to figure out the ways to do that, no luck. I know on linux distribution they have

Re: FreeBSD 8.0 amd64 on Nehelem Xeon?

2010-01-23 Thread Ivan Voras
On 23 January 2010 01:14, Nerius Landys wrote: There probably are some. If you are only interested in FreeBSD ports, you can make a list of which ports you need and then inspect their Makefiles to see if there's a flag disabling them on the amd64 architecture. OK thanks.  

Re: ISO simple non-forking TCP connection forward/balance tool

2010-01-22 Thread Ivan Voras
Chris Peiffer wrote: I'm looking for a simple program I can use to forward incoming TCP connections to several other addr:port pairs. (including one on the machine itself.) Holding the connections open and passing the data back and forth until both parties close their ends. I need a

Re: posting coding bounties, appropriate money amounts?

2010-01-22 Thread Ivan Voras
Dan Naumov wrote: Hello I am curious about posting some coding bounties, my current interest revolves around improving the ZVOL functionality in FreeBSD: fixing the known ZVOL SWAP reliability/stability problems as well as making ZVOLs work as a dumpon device (as is already the case in

Re: FreeBSD 8.0 amd64 on Nehelem Xeon?

2010-01-22 Thread Ivan Voras
Nerius Landys wrote: I'm in the process of purchasing a small Nehelem-based server (Xeon L5506 CPU to be exact). I will be installing some flavor of FreeBSD 8.0 (either i386 32 bit or amd64 64 bit, to be exact). I have no immediate need for a 64 bit server, as none of the processes that I will

Re: VirtualBox - does it work for FreeBSD?

2010-01-21 Thread Ivan Voras
On 01/21/10 08:11, Glyn Millington wrote: Good Morning :-) A quick question for anyone running VirtualBox on a FreeBSD _host_ machine, with Linux or Windows as a _guest_ OS. Does it work? Yes. at is, do the guest additions work fully for those guests, or are there limitations such those

Re: hardening FreeBSD, already using GBDE

2010-01-21 Thread Ivan Voras
On 01/21/10 16:32, Henry Olyer wrote: For example, the editor I use normally writes to /tmp -- I changed that, making it slower, but in the event that someone takes my laptop I want to sleep at night. If you use a swap-backed memory drive (see for /tmp and use

Re: gmirror+gjournal: spontaneous reboots on excessive disk access

2010-01-18 Thread Ivan Voras
Michael Grimm wrote: Hi -- I'm running a gmirror raid1 plus gjournal for a year now. This is a 7.2-RELEASE-p6 right now. Both disks are regular ATA and healthy according smartctl. Sometimes, not always though, I do experience spontaneous reboots without leaving any hints in logfiles whenver I

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