Re: Remote system directories

2004-12-20 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Andrew P. wrote: Hello! I've got a freebsd box with a 2Gb hard drive and a server with a lot of free space. I want to make use of nfs and let the small box mount most of its directories in read-write mode from the server. What directories are safe to be moved to a remote location? The idea is

Re: installing bsd on a laptop

2004-12-20 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hello, do you know of any laptop brands that can run freebsd or openbsd that is available to purchase??? The FreeBSD Laptop Compatability List at: http://gerda.univie.ac.at/freebsd-laptops/ will give you some information from about 450 other FreeBSD + laptop

Re: nvnet port building problem

2004-12-17 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Bozhidar Batsov wrote: Kevin Kinsey wrote: Bozhidar Batsov wrote: I don't see how cvsup again will help. I did it though hoping that my Makefile might have been corrupted. But I still get the same error output : === Building for nvnet-1.0.0274 Makefile, line 7: Malformed

Re: user disappears from w and who

2004-12-16 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Karol Kwiatkowski wrote: Brandon Lodriguss wrote: It seems like utmp/wtmp is getting updated when the user logs out of the second shell, then it ignores the fact that the user is still logged in to the original shell. I've got curious and investigated a bit. It looks like when user logs

Re: Why reccomend Bash shell?

2004-12-16 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Paul Schmehl wrote: --On Thursday, December 16, 2004 11:11:03 AM + Matthew Seaman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On the other hand, I take the view that the less done by the super user the better, and discourage myself to use sudo(1) preferentially and to keep su(1) sessions as short as possible

Re: Boot splash screens in 5.3

2004-12-15 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Paul Robinson wrote: On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 01:49:22PM +, Simon Burke wrote: HIya, Im trying to find out how to add a bootsplash to 5.3. I've looked at the handbook and only saw details for 3.x. Is it the same process?? I have a 320x200 bmp file already for this, i assume that is the

Re: php4 install has conflicts

2004-12-15 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Noah wrote: HI, okay one more question. what is the best method to get rid of all the stale dependencies please? --- snip --- Hi, Noah. (Thanks for building that boat all those years ago... :-) Anyway, this helped me in understanding how to answer pkgdb -F:

Re: Why reccomend Bash shell?

2004-12-15 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Adam wrote: In Greg Lehey's book The Complete FreeBSD he reccomends changing the default shell for users to bash shell. -p. 94 What are the Pro's/Con's of using bash as opposed to the other shells? Thanks, Adam I like a .30-06 for deer, antelope, etc, .762[mm] for terrorists, and a .340

Re: Gnome without the stuff?

2004-12-15 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Robert William Vesterman wrote: I installed the Gnome2 port, and it installed a whole lot of stuff that I wasn't expecting, including stuff that I don't know what it is, and also stuff that I never intend to use. Is there a way to install just a basic Gnome, without all the stuff? That is, the

Re: Safe to just rebuild kernel after cvsuping src?

2004-12-14 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Charles Ulrich wrote: Robert Huff said: Nikolas Britton writes: Is it generally safe to just rebuild the kernel, and not make world, when your only tracking a release and not -STABLE, i.g. setting cvsup to track RELENG_5_3? As a general rule, this is _never_ safe. Unless you're

Re: Can anyone tell me why my local cvsup mirror is failing?

2004-12-13 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
stan wrote: I went to update some machines this weekend, to find that my local cvsup mirror is not getting updated. Here is the log file: CVSup update begins at 2004-12-12 11:17:00 Updating from cvsup11.freebsd.org Connected to cvsup11.freebsd.org Updating collection cvs-all/cvs Append to

Re: Changing hw.snd.pcm0.buffersize in 4.10.

2004-12-13 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Sandy Rutherford wrote: Is it possible to change the sysctl variable hw.snd.pcm0.buffersize (DMA buffer size for the soundcard) in FreeBSD 4.10? I know that in 5.x this is changed in devices.hints. I'm guessing that something in the kernel config file will do the job, but haven't been able to

Re: FreeBSD 5.3; hoto migrate from i386 to amd64 mode

2004-12-13 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Meyendriesch, Burkard wrote: hello folks, on my Athlon64 based box I installed 5-CURRENT about a year ago. Because at that time amd64 mode didn't work very well with a lot of ports I installed FreeBSD in i386 mode. Meanwhile I followed the release path to 5.3.Everything works very fine. Now I

CVSup Mirror Error (was Re: Fwd: option COMPAT_13 --- Sorry)

2004-12-13 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Yudi wrote: I'm using freebsd v4.9 I'm finished installed ezm3, but when I configure cvsup especially in : # cvsup -g -L 2 /root/ports-supfile there error for connecting to cvsup server ( I tried mirror on Japan , Korea and Indonesia) What happen and what should I do ??? Thanks, Best regard

Re: Reasonable Hyperterminal alternative?

2004-12-13 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Nathan Kinkade wrote: On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 12:05:23PM -0600, Mike Oliveri wrote: Greetings all, I'm seeking a reasonable alternative to WinXP/2000 Hyperterminal as a console application (for serial port access to a no-graphics card box). Are you looking for something to run under

Re: IPFW2

2004-12-13 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Doloonkhuch wrote: Dear sir, Now I'm using FreeBSD 5.2.1 release but now I can't compile new kernel with IPFIREWALL_FORWARD option. Please tell me port forwarding work or not work on FreeBSD 5.2.1 release. I think maybe IPFIREWALL options already included. Best regards Doloonkhuch.A There is

Re: Platform question

2004-12-13 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Micheal Mand wrote: Hello, I am very interested in using FreeBSD on my old Compaq box, but the only problem is, I can't seem to find where Windows holds the system information. (Stupid Windows) Does anyone have any ideas or know which port I should use? Thanks in advance for any help, Mike

Re: FreeBSD 4.8

2004-12-12 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Chuck Swiger wrote: Jerry Hoover wrote: I would like to learn FreeBSD 4.8 (I think I have a copy) What I need to know, what does it require? CPU? RAM? Hard Drive Space? A 486-grade CPU or later, 16MB of RAM, and 1 GB of disk space is something resembling a minimum configuration. If you want

Re: cvsup find server tool

2004-12-11 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Gert Cuykens wrote: I read somewhere there is a tool to find the best cvsup server, but i dont know anymore what it was ? Well, I don't know if it finds the **best**, but: [179] Sat 11.Dec.2004 8:47:51 [EMAIL PROTECTED]/usr/ports] make search name=fastest_cvsup Port: fastest_cvsup-0.2.8 Path:

Re: new

2004-12-11 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
piyush v wrote: sir i am new in BSD i think this is the UNIX operating system It is a Unix-like operating system. and it's free ? to use ? or what ? Free, yes; to use, redistribute, modify, you name it; just abide by the terms of the license (COPYRIGHT). and i m new in BSD so kindly guide

/usr/bin/ld cannot find -lgnumalloc

2004-12-11 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Attempting to make install in /usr/ports/x11/xorg, a relatively clean install of 5.3_p1: -- cd ./config/imake make -f Makefile.proto imakeonly cc -O -pipe -O2

Re: Swap partition not used?

2004-12-11 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Simon Burke wrote: Hiya, After a while of using 5.3RELEASE, i have noticed a small problem, my swap partition isnt getting used. Well its not a small problem considering that i have only 256mb ram on this machine. boredom# swapctl -l Device: 1024-blocks Used: /dev/ad0s1b 482112

Re: gateway_enable question

2004-12-11 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
David Banning wrote: On the firewall it is difficult to block the win boxes because I -want- each machine to be able to contact each other, but I don't want the windows boxes to have internet connection. Now, that seems a little weird. Do you not have a hub or switch other than the BSD

Re: When to use 'portupgrade -R'

2004-12-10 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Joshua Lokken wrote: On Fri, 10 Dec 2004 19:37:40 +, Jonathon McKitrick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 01:32:33PM -0600, Joshua Lokken wrote: : from 'man portupgrade(1)': : : -r : --recursive Act on all those packages depending on the :

Re: Totally lost

2004-12-10 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Mário Gamito wrote: Hi, Well, actuallly, after i make a port upgrade with cvsup, i go to /usr/ports (there's) a Makefile there, and do a make install. I am not sure that you want to do this under what I consider normal circumstances. There is a target there for updating the tree via CVS if I'm

Re: gateway_enable question

2004-12-10 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
David Banning wrote: My thought was to disable the gateway configuration set in rc.conf. How do I disable the gateway option without rebooting? I have gateway enabled, but natd disabled, which blocks the traffic from inside to outside, I believe. I have my nat running in ppp, and when

Re: portaudit question

2004-12-10 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Thomas S. Crum - AAA Web Solution, Inc. wrote: Is there something that I am not updating that portaudit would like to see done or is this just a generic warning. Either way, please provide examples of what I might due to have it stop complaining. I can find no examples googling the portaudit note

Re: mouse wheel

2004-12-09 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
dusan wrote: hi there. can somebody tell me the best way how to configure mouse wheel on freebsd ?? thx alt ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL

Re: php4-cli or mod_php4

2004-12-03 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Cristi Tauber wrote: Hello list, i want to install apache+php+mysql. If i install mod_php i cannot install php4-extension (mysql, etc ...). If i try to install php4-cli and extensions apache doesn't know how to handle .php files . What's the they to go to make apache work with mysql and

Re: Is this a sign of memory going bad?

2004-12-03 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Chris Dillon wrote: After fiddling around with some of the clock/voltage related BIOS settings, putting new thermal compound between the CPUs and heatsinks, reseating cards and memory, placing the PCs inside a hexagram drawn on the floor and dancing nak... nevermind... we got them to run snip I

Re: Suport for MySQL and Postgresql in PHP

2004-12-03 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Mário Gamito wrote: Hi, Sorry for this newbie question :( I've installed Apache-PHP sucessfully, but PHP lacks suport for MySQL and Postgresql. Are there any ports for that, or must i edit PHP's Makefile to include suport for both databases ? I've searched all around the ports colection, but

Re: rc.conf and new startup scripts

2004-12-02 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Cezar Fistik wrote: Hi all, I would like to get some info about changes to startup scripts that are in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ directory. It looks like they are completely different now... calls to some strange functions etc. How do they relate to rc.conf? I mean now I need to tell in rc.conf:

Re: Open-Source project

2004-12-02 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
[Please forgive the cross-posting to advocacy, and the possibility that this is no longer questions material, and any personal affronts :-) ] From: Dylan Nicolini [EMAIL PROTECTED] Dear Sir: I am very eager to contribute to the FreeBSD project. Currently, I am a Junior in college, majoring in

Re: limiting ssh login attempts by ip

2004-12-01 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
csnyder wrote: I've noticed a marked increase in dictionary attacks against sshd lately -- tens or even hundreds of connection attempts from the same IP address within a short timespan. I wrote a script that creates firewall rules to drop packets from IPs with more than n login failures over the

Re: moregroupware not working because of PHP

2004-12-01 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Justin L. Boss wrote: Ya, I seen something about the in my research. But doesn't it need to be enabled? If not how can I pass the option to configure when using the ports collection? On Wednesday 01 December 2004 03:43 pm, csnyder wrote: From the PHP manual: Session support is enabled in PHP

Re: freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 81, Issue 24

2004-12-01 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Brian Bobowski wrote: Graham Bentley wrote: Hi All, As an experiment (and to gain some expereince) I would like to test out locally various CMS software. I have a 5.3 release disc here and can get a minimal install up and running and on the net quite quickly now. What I am struggling with is

Re: How to edit file in single user mode

2004-12-01 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Trey Sizemore wrote: Fernando Gleiser wrote: On Sun, 28 Nov 2004, Trey Sizemore wrote: I made a typo in rc.conf and now am able to boot only into single user mode. I thought vi would be available to edit the file, but cannot execute it (vi not found). How can I edit my rc.conf at this point/

Re: Deleting Packages

2004-12-01 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Gerard Seibert wrote: I have a large number of files in the '/usr/ports/packages/All' directory. Since I could use the disk space that they are taking up, I wonder if it is permissible to just delete them. I clean out the '/usr/ports/distfiles' directory on a regular schedule without incident.

Re: can't mount windows filesystem

2004-12-01 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Rizal Ferdiyan wrote: why my partition windows can be mount in bsd? i have been try to write : mount -f -t msdosfs /dev/ad0s2 /mnt/win1 but appear message msodsfs:/dev/ad0s2:Invalid Argumen What version of FreeBSD? Also, how big a disk? Finally, why is Erik's email in your cc: field?

Re: FTP

2004-11-30 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
j p wrote: how do i FTP freebsd? do i need some other software? i need step by step. is there some other site i can just download it? thank you JP Hmm, have you had specific problems with ftp.freebsd.org? If you want to install FreeBSD via FTP, one method is to get the installation floppies

Re: erase2 ( xterm

2004-11-30 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Vance Shipley wrote: On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 04:55:49PM -0600, Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote: } } However, his statement functioning as a backspace doesn't } ring true, because, no such functionality is present (for me) in } any terminal with that key, regardless of the $TERM variable

Re: mergemaster -i

2004-11-30 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Gert Cuykens wrote: can someone make a options i install everything so you don't have to push 58 times i enter i enter i enter i enter :) drives me nuts especially when you sometimes have to do enter enter enter to scroll down the preview and then accidentally do 1 enter to many Well, make a day

Re: Is this a hole in my firewall?

2004-11-27 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Jonathon McKitrick wrote: Here are my rules: [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~# ipfw show 00100 0 0 check-state 00200 2 144 allow ip from me to any keep-state out xmit tun0 00300 0 0 allow ip from any to any keep-state out xmit tun0 00400 0 0 deny tcp from any to any in recv tun0 established 00500 0 0

Re: Copyright Issues

2004-11-25 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Thierry Thomas wrote: Le Mer 24 nov 04 à 7:24:48 +0100, Ted Mittelstaedt [EMAIL PROTECTED] écrivait : That is not true. All that is required is that it closely resembles the image, I believe the language is something along the lines that if it is likely consumers would confuse the images

Re: diskspace used on full install?

2004-11-24 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
J.D. Bronson wrote: I did a full install of 5.3 and I was wondering about how much typically ends up in / ? I setup my mounts like this: / /usr /var /home /tmp and I am seeing this for / : Filesystem 1K-blocksUsed Avail Capacity Mounted on /dev/da0s1a507630 106656 36036423%

Re: Error and install stops for KDE

2004-11-24 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Doug Van Allen wrote: I just installed 5.3 and Xorg on a new box. Went to install KDE, and the install stopped. This was the error: [code] Fetch:ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/fam/fam-2.6.9.tar.gz: Service not available, closing control connection Couldn't fetch it - please

Re: Stop in /usr/ports/x11-toolkits/tk84/work/tk8.4.6/unix.

2004-11-24 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Cheebah wrote: Hi how are you going? I am just emailing you regarding the following post. http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/2004-May/045744.html I am receiving the same errors and am wondering if you ever had any joy in solving this problem? Any suggestions would be

Re: Sysinstall - why two different programs in 5.3 RELEASE?

2004-11-23 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Jay O'Brien wrote: Why are there two versions of sysinstall, one five times the size of the other, and what are the differences between them other than file size and time? Jay O'Brien Rio Linda, California, USA Sorry I'm late on this ... you've got a good technical answer already; I thought

Re: Copyright Issues

2004-11-23 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Mick Walker wrote: Now, getting to the point, I was shocked when I went into the toilet facilities in the pub, and found one of those vending machines that sell novelty items of a sexual nature, featuring on the design something that looked remarkably similar to the BSD Daemon. To the best of my

Re: iicbb - OK with 4.8, broken with 5.3

2004-11-23 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi iicbb - OK with 4.8, broken with 5.3 I am trying to migrate from 4.8-RELEASE to 5.3-RELEASE. Everything appears to function properly except my TV card. Since I have installed 5.3-RELEASE on a separate hard drive it is easy to compare it to the 4.10-RELEASE. The

Re: login screen on 5.3

2004-11-23 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
glen disley wrote: I just installed Freebsd5.3. After a long compile process and a few tweeks of Xorg I was able to get a kdm screen prompt. There are only 2 users on the system, one bing root and the other me (Glen). What I don't understand is why on the kdm login screen I see Charlieroot as

Re: iicbb - OK with 4.8, broken with 5.3

2004-11-23 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Kevin Kinsey Thank you for your questions. You're welcome, of course. On 4.10-RELEASE I had to create the link /dev/tuner - /dev/tuner0 myself. On 5.3-RELEASE this link must have been created during the installation since it was there when I went to create it. pcf.ko

Re: FreeBSD and NetZero

2004-11-23 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
J W wrote: I have NetZero as my Dial-Up ISP. I would love to use freebsd as my gateway, ratehr than use windows with ICS enabled. Is there a way to work around the proprietary software used by NetZero, or has any one seen a way to make freebsd work with netzero? Thank You, IDESpinner I've not

Re: CVSup questions

2004-11-23 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Jay O'Brien wrote: I have a system that right now I'm using to learn FreeBSD. I want to go through the update process that I assume I'll have to follow regularly once the computer is up and running as a web and mail server. Right now I'm not concerned about backups; that's my next project.

Re: TCSH crash

2004-11-22 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, Is it a known problem? perl -e 'for $i (0..1){ print $i ; }' trash `cat trash` Word too long. ^C^C^C The tcsh halt with this. Either FreeBSD 4.9 or BSDI 4.3. - Marcelo Souza Hmm, doesn't happen here on 5.3. How much RAM on your box?

Re: FreeBSD 5.3 + any smtp server, Refuses to receive any emails...

2004-11-21 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Erik Ellis wrote: FreeBSD 5.3 + any smtp server, Refuses to receive any emails from any external domain EXEPT bredband.net, witch is odd, cuz I haven't entered anything about bredband.net. Right now im using Sendmail, but iwe tried postfix but I get the same problem. No errors in logs, no errors

Re: Hard drive min size for Dns install?

2004-11-21 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Laszlo Antal wrote: Hi, How big hard drive do I need for a Fbsd 5.3+Bind Installation?? I have a 1.2gb hdd would it be big enough? Thank you for all the advice Laszlo --lantal Certainly should be large enough. A minimal install is quite a bit less than 1.2G, and even with full source and docs

Can make rerelease go backwards?

2004-11-21 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
I recently tried something new ... built my own release with what I (naively || stupidly?) thought would be RELENG_5_3 sources. I'm hoping to use this release server to set up boxes for the foreseeable future, so I really want 5.3-RELEASE. It was a neat experience, not so hard as it seemed at

Re: Gnome Ethernet Very Slow

2004-11-20 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Danny Browne wrote: Basically my internet connection is very very slow whe using gnome browsers (or any app). but its a DSL line, and its as fast as it should be when downlaoding something from teminal??? Free BSD 4.10 i386 Gnome 2.8 Realtek ethernet card ?? Any ideas? Tim [EMAIL

Re: Lost am I (FreeBSD4.10)

2004-11-20 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Matthew Seaman wrote: On Fri, Nov 19, 2004 at 11:19:05PM -0500, gazwacker the kazmaster wrote: Annoyed am I. For mine computer hath been tampered upon by a fool which hath deleted mine /usr/share folder. I have the installation CD, now how would I re-install my purloined portfolio? (If no one

Re: video guru needed - installing driver for ATI 3D Rage IIC AGP

2004-11-20 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Osvaldito wrote: I need ATI 3D-Rage II C Osvbaldo % man r128 ? Kevin Kinsey ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Disk mounter panel utility in gnome

2004-11-18 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Cam wrote: I've configured necessary files to allow user mounting through the console, but the diskmounter still doesnt work. This is the error message I get. It works as root, of course. *Cannot mount device *mount /home/Orbo/Floppy 211 reported: mount: /home/Orbo/Floppy: unknown special file

Re: ports vulnerabilities

2004-11-18 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote: I had heard a bit about the new vulnerability check in FreeBSD's ports. I tried reading /usr/ports/updating and saw something like: Description: A new vulnerabilities database has been added to the ports system in order to keep more accurate, up-to-date, track

Re: FW: FreeBSD donation (sponsorship)

2004-11-18 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
of such esteemed companies as Yahoo! and Pair Networks (and others) in corporate sponsorship of and/or assistance to the FreeBSD Project. I'm sure you can get the answers you would need from them. Kevin D. Kinsey* DaleCo, S.P. *Member of FreeBSD Advocacy, adjunct member of the FDP, and dedicated

Re: 4.4bsd question

2004-11-18 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Karim Ali wrote: Hello there, I would like to know which is the latest version of the 4.4BSD-lite Kernel and also could you send me a copy (preferably the one which FreeBSD ships with)?? please email it to [EMAIL PROTECTED] , as such i found one online but it was modded quite a bit and I

Re: resolv.conf - hosts

2004-11-18 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Brian Henning wrote: Greetings All: Is it possible to add a line above that name server entries in the resolv.conf file that will tell the system to check the hosts file for a resolution before querying the dns server(s)? Thanks, Brian # man nsswitch.conf KDK

Re: kernedl build snafu.

2004-11-18 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Gary Kline wrote: Hi Folks, On my 5.3 laptop I was able to add ^device sound and ^device snd_mss and build/install the kernel without ay problems. On my test server I'm trying to add ^device snd_sb16 but the build doesn't like it. snip sb16.o(.text+0x12): In function

Re: Strangeness with FreeBSD 4.2 and CVSUP install

2004-11-17 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Ralph wrote: Hey, I have an ancicent box I've inherited, output of uname -a is: bash-2.04# uname -a FreeBSD dropbox.. 4.2-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.2-RELEASE #0: Mon Nov 20 13:02:55 GMT 2000 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/src/sys/compile/GENERIC i386 Obviously, she's got a few miles on her, and

Re: internal US Robotics 56k modem

2004-11-16 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Richard wrote: What is the procedure for setting up an internal modem in shell (sio1 moved to sio4) and configuring under GNOME. The modem itself is recognised when booting. Thx, Richard I'm not sure if I understand the question. If you want to use the modem, check out the

Re: general questions about FreeBSD

2004-11-16 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
MIN RO wrote: Hello, my name is Min Ro, and I'm writing an English paper on open source and its potential benefits to society (not anything too heavily in depth) Who may I contact to answer some questions about FreeBSD, its community, its influence, etc? Thank you for your time. Some

Re: help please

2004-11-15 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Aaron Carranza wrote: I installed freebsd version 4.9, but for some reason I can't download any packages from any website, version 4.8 also gives me the same problem. Why is this happening? Hi, Aaron: We must assume from your post that you receive an error message? If so, what is it? If you

Re: How do I 'activate' mod_php5?

2004-11-15 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Kjell Midtseter wrote: After installing lang/php4-extensions with apache13, I can start using embedded php in my web pages right away. When installing lang/php5-extensions, the embedded php is passed as if it were html without being interpreted. Any initialization required fro php5? The

Re: Problem Building World

2004-11-15 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Cyber Dog wrote: Hello, I'm working with a server currently running FreeBSD 4.6. Clearly it hasn't been updated too recently, and I've made it my goal to bring it into the present. This would be my first time rebuilding a FreeBSD OS. I started out by clearing out /usr/src, and doing a

Re: How to make configuration changes without a reboot? (resolved)

2004-11-15 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Jay O'Brien wrote: Jay O'Brien wrote: I learned that in order to make changes to the screen saver, I had to reboot the computer. Those changes, made by sysinstall, appear in /etc/rc.conf. Is there a way to make such changes take effect without rebooting? (Version 5.3 RELEASE, i386)

Re: Cannot connect to cvsup3.us.FreeBSD.org: Permission denied???

2004-11-15 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
robg wrote: I tried updating my ports again on 5.3 and it says: server# screen cvsup -g -L 2 ports-supfile Parsing supfile ports-supfile Connecting to cvsup3.us.FreeBSD.org Cannot connect to cvsup3.us.FreeBSD.org: Permission denied Will retry at 20:26:17 I tried different server as wel.. what

Re: internal US Robotics 56k modem

2004-11-15 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Richard wrote: What is the procedure for setting up an internal modem in shell (sio1 moved to sio4) and configuring under GNOME. The modem itself is recognised when booting. Thx, Richard I'm not sure if I understand the question. If you want to use the modem, check out the handbook section

Re: How do I 'activate' mod_php5?

2004-11-15 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Kjell Midtseter wrote: On Monday, 15 November 2004 at 10:20:32 -0600, Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote: Kjell Midtseter wrote: After installing lang/php4-extensions with apache13, I can start using embedded php in my web pages right away. When installing lang/php5-extensions

Unable to find package files (was Re: help please)

2004-11-15 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Aaron Carranza wrote: I installed freebsd version 4.9, but for some reason I can't download any packages from any website, version 4.8 also gives me the same problem. Why is this happening? Kevin Kinsey wrote: Hi, Aaron: We must assume from your post that you receive an error message? If so,

Re: portupgrade problem in freebsd 4.10

2004-11-13 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Things worked fine until last upgrade (this morning). Now I get the following errors: pc1# !?upgr portupgrade -ra Updating the ports index ... Generating INDEX.tmp - please wait..tkscanfax-1.02: /usr/ports/japanese/tk80 non-existent -- dependency list incomplete

Re: limiting ssh logins

2004-11-13 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
dave wrote: Hello, I'm wondering if it's possible to use pam or perhaps tcp_wrappers to limit how many ssh logins can be atempted? I'd like to kick off a user who tries to log in repeatedly with the wrong password or tries x times within a minute, my purpose is to slow down hacking atempts in

Re: portupgrade problem in freebsd 4.10

2004-11-13 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ok thanks for the detail response. I guess my confusion came from several places - the handbook explicity gives an example where you can refuse ports that aren't relevant to your environment (i refuse several such as japanese, chinese)... Hmm. I wonder if we should

Re: Recovery Plan

2004-11-12 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Damien Hull wrote: Under Linux I just tar everything and place them on DVD. If something goes wrong I just boot from a CD, repartition/fromat, untar everything back onto the drive, run lilo to install the boot loader and reboot. Can I do the same in FreeBSD? If so, how would I do this? Don't

Re: want to change my gateway to fbsd from win xp

2004-11-12 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Mike Schuette wrote: Marty Landman wrote: My office network is set up as follows: gateway/win xp home ed./apache fbsd 4.8/apache rh linux 9/apache win xp home/lots of im'g win xp home * dual boot - debian/win me That last one's pending a repair and os installs currently runs w98. I'd like to move

Re: [OT] BEFSR41 = bad

2004-11-08 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Danny MacMillan wrote: It's still working; I gave it to a less technical fried of mine who only needs one port working on the LAN side to shield her Windows computer from the evil badness of the internet. Day late and a dollar short, this; however, our casual position on the BEFSR41 is that

Re: Trouble with X

2004-11-07 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Damien Hull wrote: I installed 4.10 and got the system up and running. I've tried to setup X but I'm not having any luck. I even followed the instructions in the hand book. Here's what I have. 1. Onboard video 2. Works ok but only at 800x600 3. Text is bad Can someone tell me how to setup X in

Re: traceroute: sendto: Permission denied (4.10-RELEASE)

2004-11-04 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Kenneth W Cochran wrote: Hello -questions: Lately (since a few days ago) I've been getting an oddity from traceroute, for example: traceroute to www.freebsd.org (216.136.204.117), 64 hops max, 44 byte packets traceroute: sendto: Permission denied 1 traceroute: wrote

Re: PCI modems supported.

2004-11-02 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
borg wrote: Greetings, I was looking at the hardware-i386 under releases for a PCI modem V.92 data/fax/voice that is supported under FreeBSD. Found only a reference to 3com 3CP5609 not much on google, but one OpenBSD link compained about it. I would like to get a feedback if anyone had a

Re: *BSD is considered the safest OS

2004-11-02 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Nikolas Britton wrote: Richard Cotrina wrote: Perhaps this is an old news, but it's interesting to post it to the list. A recent study made by MI2G, an UK company focused in data risk security, shows that *BSD and MacOS X were the less breached OS in a sample of more that 200K computers

Re: shutdown(8): supposed to dismount all FSes?

2004-10-29 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Charles Swiger wrote: On Oct 29, 2004, at 7:53 AM, Stefek Zaba wrote: Chuck Swiger wrote: ...I recall that there are some issues handling ext2fs filesystems cleanly during the shutdown process, which tend to cause them to not be unmounted properly. It's considered a bug. Thanks, Chuck. When I

Re: Compatible NIC

2004-10-29 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In a message dated 10/29/04 12:13:14 PM Eastern Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: quick sho I want to buy a NIC and I want it to be compatible with FreeBSD. Is RealTek 8139 compatible with FreeBsd ? rt answer : yes long answer: see hardware notes'

Re: Xorg86 -config error

2004-10-29 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Lloyd Hayes wrote: I think that I have this figured out. On the X.Org website under New Port Users, it says that it only supports 1280x1024 mode and color depths of only 8 and 24 bit. My old laptop has a 800x600 screen and 16 bit color depth. (For that matter, my newest laptop only has a 1024x768

Re: Sendmail Anti-Spam

2004-10-29 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Sean Murphy wrote: I want to add an anti-spam solution to sendmail. I was wondering what solution you chose for server side anti-spam and how well it works for you. A few months ago I tried amavisd-new in the Sendmail Dual configuration with clamav for antivirus and SpamAssassin for spam. I

Re: Xorg86 -config error

2004-10-29 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Lloyd Hayes wrote: Sorry, I didn't finish the reply before sending the previous message. Yes, I was logged in as root. I was looking and could not find a configuration file, so I started reading the docs. They refer to setting the X- software during the installation, but that option was not

Re: Hacker activity?

2004-10-28 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Vulpes Velox wrote: On Thu, 28 Oct 2004 10:39:32 -0600 Steve Suhre [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm not sure if this is the correct group...but I'm getting some weird activity on the network. The security reports will show 50-100 attempts to login to a server, most as root but some are attempts to

Re: Hacker activity?

2004-10-28 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Matt Juszczak wrote: I've considered moving to key based systems as well, but is it possible to require both a key and a password? For instance, I find it fairly insecure to setup a single box (lets say my home machine) with all my certs for all my servers. Someone penetrate's my home machine

Re: Sorry

2004-10-27 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Jaime Moss wrote: I am looking at non Microsoft platforms for a mail server. Does FreeBSD have one in it ? I will also be looking at Linux. What is the differnce between FreeBSD and Linux? Kind regards Jaime Moss Hee hee, one is a devil armed with a big pitchfork, and the other a helpless

Re: Finding the Right Sound Driver ...

2004-10-26 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Siavash EDRISI wrote: Hi! I have been reading the text Setting Up the Sound Card at http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/sound-setup.html in order to find and install the right driver for the sound card in my i386. The hardware is an ESS 1869 PCI. Before I had WinXP installed

Re: Help with make install for php4

2004-10-24 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Shawn wrote: snip checking for Apache 2.0 filter-module support via DSO through APXS... no checking for Apache 2.0 handler-module support via DSO through APXS... apxs:Error: Invalid query string `BINDIR' apxs:Error: Invalid query string `MPM_NAME' apxs:Error: Invalid query string `APU_BINDIR'

Re: make install error for openwebmail

2004-10-24 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Shawn wrote: Openwebmail is somthing I been using now for some time. I heard of the new version having spam and virus scaning built in so I went to /usr/ports/mail/openwebmail and did make deinstall then ran make install i get this snip /usr/local/man/man1/s2p.1 install -c -o root -g wheel

Re: OT: date command for pflogsumm.pl Script - undefined variable

2004-10-21 Thread Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
Danny wrote: I am trying to get this script to run: # day=`/bin/date +%m-%d-%Y` # /usr/sbin/pflogsumm.pl -i -mailq --smtpd_stats --problems_first --iso_date_time -d yesterday /home/user/maillog /var/log/MX1-PostfixDailyReport.${day} # gzip -c /var/log/MX1-PostfixDailyReport.${day} | uuencode

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