Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-22 Thread Eitan Adler
On 21 June 2012 04:24, Fred Morcos fred.mor...@gmail.com wrote:                     Introduction and background q) Is it possible to run a FreeBSD system without much building? In other words, can I survive by depending on packages and only resorting to ports when really needed? To an

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-22 Thread Matthew Seaman
On 22/06/2012 18:40, Eitan Adler wrote: q) Is there a place where all sysctl variables are documented? It occurred to me when I was trying to find the memory usage on my system but `sysctl -a | grep mem' shows a whole bunch of stuff. You can try sysctl -ad but most of the systls are either

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-22 Thread Waitman Gobble
On Jun 22, 2012 10:42 AM, Eitan Adler li...@eitanadler.com wrote: On 21 June 2012 04:24, Fred Morcos fred.mor...@gmail.com wrote: Introduction and background q) Is it possible to run a FreeBSD system without much building? In other words, can I survive by depending on

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-22 Thread Eitan Adler
On 22 June 2012 11:44, Matthew Seaman m.sea...@infracaninophile.co.uk wrote: On 22/06/2012 18:40, Eitan Adler wrote: q) Is there a place where all sysctl variables are documented? It occurred to me when I was trying to find the memory usage on my system but `sysctl -a | grep mem' shows a

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-22 Thread Waitman Gobble
On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 1:18 PM, Eitan Adler li...@eitanadler.com wrote: On 22 June 2012 11:44, Matthew Seaman m.sea...@infracaninophile.co.uk wrote: On 22/06/2012 18:40, Eitan Adler wrote: q) Is there a place where all sysctl variables are documented? It occurred to me when I was trying

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-21 Thread Fred Morcos
On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 9:58 PM, Wojciech Puchar woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl wrote: I'm quite new to FreeBSD too (RHEL/Fedora background), and am most impressed with it so far. rather huge difference. Secondly (and probably stating the obvious), the handbook

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org I will go with a single thread. I will also try to keep it as short

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-21 Thread Robert Huff
Fred Morcos writes: q) Is it possible to run a FreeBSD system without much building? In other words, can I survive by depending on packages and only resorting to ports when really needed? Mostly, yes. There are down-sides, but if you're building a client where specific

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-21 Thread Matthew Seaman
On 21/06/2012 12:24, Fred Morcos wrote: q) I am currently considering 3 disks for a home micro-server, with ZFS striping with the third disk being a parity disk. In case I decide to buy a fourth disk in the future and add it to the pool, is ZFS capable of re-structuring the data on-the-fly to

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
+---+ |Stripe | +---+---+ |Mirror1|Mirror2| +---+---+---+---+ | Disk1 | Disk2 | Disk3 | Disk4 | +---+---+---+---+ true. but there are mirror/stripe layout that is quite

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-21 Thread Erich Dollansky
Hi, On Thursday 21 June 2012 18:24:26 Fred Morcos wrote: On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 9:58 PM, Wojciech Puchar q) Is it possible to run a FreeBSD system without much building? In other words, can I survive by depending on packages and only resorting to ports when really needed? you can run both

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Maybe a hint. I leave always one big release out. With other words. If you start now with 9, you do not have to move to 10 but you can stick with 9 until 11 comes out. You do not even have to upgrade at the spot. my as i do - i for now run FreeBSD 8, and will run 9 when it will be needed with

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-21 Thread Polytropon
On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 13:24:26 +0200, Fred Morcos wrote: On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 9:58 PM, Wojciech Puchar woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl wrote: I'm quite new to FreeBSD too (RHEL/Fedora background), and am most impressed with it so far. rather huge difference. If you use the right

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
the experimental development branch -HEAD, it _might_ happen that the system doesn't even compile, but updated 30 minutes after that accident, it runs fine again. :-) And finally unless doing tests or using private not-really-important computer, don't just install newest FreeBSD because it's

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-21 Thread Erich Dollansky
Hi, On Thursday 21 June 2012 23:55:38 Polytropon wrote: On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 13:24:26 +0200, Fred Morcos wrote: On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 9:58 PM, Wojciech Puchar q) Is it possible to get native resolution on the console? I played with vesa and vidcontrol but could never get what I wanted.

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-21 Thread Polytropon
On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 19:14:54 +0200 (CEST), Wojciech Puchar wrote: the experimental development branch -HEAD, it _might_ happen that the system doesn't even compile, but updated 30 minutes after that accident, it runs fine again. :-) And finally unless doing tests or using private

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-20 Thread Erich Dollansky
Hi, On Wednesday 20 June 2012 19:32:24 Fred Morcos wrote: I am new to FreeBSD, coming from a GNU/Linux background (most comfortable with Archlinux). I compiled a series of questions I would like to ask in different areas and categories. Should I send them all in a single email message or

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-20 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I am new to FreeBSD, coming from a GNU/Linux background (most comfortable with Archlinux). I compiled a series of questions I would like to ask in different areas and categories. Should I send them all in a single email message or should I split them by subject/topic into different emails?

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-20 Thread Walter Hurry
On Wed, 20 Jun 2012 14:32:24 +0200, Fred Morcos wrote: Hello all, I am new to FreeBSD, coming from a GNU/Linux background (most comfortable with Archlinux). I compiled a series of questions I would like to ask in different areas and categories. Should I send them all in a single email

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-20 Thread Adam Vande More
These are good guidelines to follow: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/freebsd-questions/article.html Try to avoid X Y problems. Initiating it with the root question will give the best results. On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 7:32 AM, Fred Morcos fred.mor...@gmail.com wrote: Hello

Re: New to FreeBSD - Some questions

2012-06-20 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I'm quite new to FreeBSD too (RHEL/Fedora background), and am most impressed with it so far. rather huge difference. Secondly (and probably stating the obvious), the handbook http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/ is the place I always look first. and third - manuals.

Re: New to FreeBsd

2011-01-03 Thread Julian Fagir
Hi, I am new to the Free BSD and i have a question on how to install a packet.What i have to type to download a python editor?I cant find the right packet name.Thank you very much. there are mainly two ways to install packages - via ports (i.e. you compile it yourself) or via pkg_add. The

Re: New to FreeBsd

2011-01-03 Thread Pete
On Mon, Jan 03, 2011 at 04:16:13PM +0200, George George wrote: I am new to the Free BSD and i have a question on how to install a packet.What i have to type to download a python editor?I cant find the right packet name.Thank you very much. Hello George, If you mean 'packages' then start

Re: New to FreeBsd

2011-01-03 Thread Mike Jeays
On Mon, 3 Jan 2011 16:16:13 +0200 George George strangegeor...@gmail.com wrote: I am new to the Free BSD and i have a question on how to install a packet.What i have to type to download a python editor?I cant find the right packet name.Thank you very much.

Re: New to FreeBsd

2011-01-03 Thread Nick Cooper
make sure your ports are up to date #portsnap fetch #portsnap extract change into the port directory #cd /usr/ports you can search through ports using these command in /usr/ports #make search name=python or #make search key=python On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 9:16 AM, George George

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-21 Thread John Almberg
Interested in who uses FreeBSD and in what way FreeBSD is better than Linux for servers. Everyone else has tackled the book part of this question. I'll answer the second... I also switched from Linux to FreeBSD (Actually, the complete path was VAX Unix - MS-DOS - Windows - Linux -

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-21 Thread Zbigniew Szalbot
Hello, John Almberg: Interested in who uses FreeBSD and in what way FreeBSD is better than Linux for servers. In short, FreeBSD is stable, it's under control, and you always know what to expect. It seems to me, that is the minimum requirement for an operating system. FreeBSD has given me

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-21 Thread David Gurvich
Hello, I have installed FreeBSD on a server and on a laptop. The laptop is more important in indicating some of the changes in FreeBSD. After all, you need graphics, wireless, sound, etc. for a good experience. All of these currently are and have been issues for both Linux and FreeBSD. I

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
In short, FreeBSD is stable, it's under control, and you always know what to expect. It seems to me, that is the minimum requirement for an operating system. i FULLY agree with you. and it's incredible that vast majority of software on market fail this minimum requirement!!

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-21 Thread Modulok
John Almberg: Interested in who uses FreeBSD and in what way FreeBSD is better than Linux for servers. Documentation. FreeBSD is well documented. The Manual pages are complete and of high quality. The handbook is excellent. On too many linux distributions I have been reading through a manual page

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-21 Thread Wojciech Puchar
Documentation. FreeBSD is well documented. The Manual pages are complete and of high quality. The handbook is excellent. On too many linux distributions I have been reading through a manual page or hand book of sorts, when the book suddenly ends halfway through, with various snippets such as: I

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-21 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On Sat, 21 Jun 2008 20:56:23 +0200 (CEST), Wojciech Puchar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Documentation. FreeBSD is well documented. [...] most common linux manual page: This page is outdated and incomplete. look at info or even better - on www.something.org That's evil(TM), but it's also true

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-21 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On Sat, 21 Jun 2008 23:41:12 +0300, Giorgos Keramidas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, 21 Jun 2008 20:56:23 +0200 (CEST), Wojciech Puchar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Documentation. FreeBSD is well documented. [...] most common linux manual page: This page is outdated and incomplete. look at

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-20 Thread dfeustel
On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 06:35:26PM +0530, nerd fan wrote: Hello Every body, I am a FreeBSD newbie, want to get started with BSD and have fun. Reading Complete FreeBSD book. Interested in who uses FreeBSD and in what way FreeBSD is better than Linux for servers. Started having fun with

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-20 Thread Pietro Cerutti
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 06:35:26PM +0530, nerd fan wrote: | Hello Every body, | | I am a FreeBSD newbie, want to get started with BSD and have fun. Reading | Complete FreeBSD book. Interested in who uses FreeBSD and in

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-20 Thread Wojciech Puchar
I am a FreeBSD newbie, want to get started with BSD and have fun. Reading Complete FreeBSD book. Interested in who uses FreeBSD and in what way so start unix it and you'll answer the questions yourself ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-20 Thread Chess Griffin
Pietro Cerutti wrote: I would like to add the invaluable Absolute BSD, by fellow Michael W. Lucas There is actually a new version of Michael's book with a slightly different title: Absolute FreeBSD, 2nd Edition by No Starch Press released just a couple of months ago. It's a really great

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-20 Thread Pietro Cerutti
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 Chess Griffin wrote: | Pietro Cerutti wrote: | | I would like to add the invaluable | | Absolute BSD, by fellow Michael W. Lucas | | | There is actually a new version of Michael's book with a slightly | different title: Absolute FreeBSD, 2nd

RE: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-20 Thread Grammas, August
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Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-20 Thread Mitja
On Friday 20 June 2008 08:05:26 nerd fan wrote: Hello Every body, I am a FreeBSD newbie, want to get started with BSD and have fun. Reading Complete FreeBSD book. Interested in who uses FreeBSD and in what way FreeBSD is better than Linux for servers. Started having fun with FreeBSD 7..

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-20 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 01:15:36PM -0500, Mitja wrote: On Friday 20 June 2008 08:05:26 nerd fan wrote: Hello Every body, I am a FreeBSD newbie, want to get started with BSD and have fun. Reading Complete FreeBSD book. Interested in who uses FreeBSD and in what way FreeBSD is better

Re: New to FreeBSD

2008-06-20 Thread Gonzalo Nemmi
On Friday 20 June 2008 10:05:26 nerd fan wrote: Hello Every body, I am a FreeBSD newbie, want to get started with BSD and have fun. Reading All you need to read: The Best of FreeBSD Basics by Dru Lavigne http://www.freebsdmall.com/cgi-bin/fm/bsdbasics?id=akooQAWxmv_pc=38 ( while at it, don't

Re: New to FreeBSD issues with multicast DNS.

2008-04-18 Thread Ashish Shukla आशीष शुक्ल
Joe Dunn writes: Joe Hi All, Joe I'm new to FreeBSD, but I am running into an issue I can't seem to solve Joe after a few days. Joe I have a FreeBSD 7.0 amd64 set up. I installed mt-daapd/avahi from ports. Joe For some reason, I can see the share on the fileserver but not

Re: New to FreeBSD issues with multicast DNS.

2008-04-18 Thread Joe Dunn
Joe Dunn writes: Joe Hi All, Joe I'm new to FreeBSD, but I am running into an issue I can't seem to solve Joe after a few days. Joe I have a FreeBSD 7.0 amd64 set up. I installed mt-daapd/avahi from ports. Joe For some reason, I can see the share on the fileserver but not

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-04-04 Thread Ivan Zenzerović
Hi, I just put instead of sk0 nve0 (wich is my ethernet card). But, on boot i see that it searches for ALTQ and I saw that it can be turned on only by configuring the kernel. Is there maybe any other way? Ivan On 4/2/07, Roland Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Apr 02, 2007 at 03:11:01PM

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-04-04 Thread Drew Tomlinson
On 4/4/2007 3:51 PM Ivan Zenzerović wrote: Hi, I just put instead of sk0 nve0 (wich is my ethernet card). But, on boot i see that it searches for ALTQ and I saw that it can be turned on only by configuring the kernel. Is there maybe any other way? Ivan FYI - Top posting is frowned upon here.

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-04-04 Thread Ivan Zenzerović
On 4/5/07, Drew Tomlinson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 4/4/2007 3:51 PM Ivan Zenzerović wrote: Hi, I just put instead of sk0 nve0 (wich is my ethernet card). But, on boot i see that it searches for ALTQ and I saw that it can be turned on only by configuring the kernel. Is there maybe any

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-04-04 Thread Roland Smith
On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 12:51:28AM +0200, Ivan Zenzerović wrote: Hi, I just put instead of sk0 nve0 (wich is my ethernet card). But, on boot i see that it searches for ALTQ and I saw that it can be turned on only by configuring the kernel. Is there maybe any other way? Like this?: No ALTQ

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-04-04 Thread Garrett Cooper
Roland Smith wrote: On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 12:51:28AM +0200, Ivan Zenzerovic' wrote: Hi, I just put instead of sk0 nve0 (wich is my ethernet card). But, on boot i see that it searches for ALTQ and I saw that it can be turned on only by configuring the kernel. Is there maybe any other way?

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-04-02 Thread Ivan Zenzerović
I have a problem with my firewall. When booting freebsd i get the message that pf is enabling, but there are syntax errors in the /etc/pf.conf file and that no IP adresses were found for sk0 network. What should i change here? I took the conf file from

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-04-02 Thread Roland Smith
On Mon, Apr 02, 2007 at 03:11:01PM +0200, Ivan Zenzerović wrote: I have a problem with my firewall. When booting freebsd i get the message that pf is enabling, but there are syntax errors in the /etc/pf.conf file and that no IP adresses were found for sk0 network. What should i change here? I

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-30 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 08:09:51AM +0200, Ivan Zenzerovi? wrote: Hello, here I am again with another problem. Thanks for your answers, I managed to setup my system, and now almost everything works. Still, I must configure my printer (Hp LaserJet 6L), but this is not the issue now. I have

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-30 Thread Roland Smith
On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 12:02:11PM -0400, Jerry McAllister wrote: On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 08:09:51AM +0200, Ivan Zenzerovi? wrote: Hello, here I am again with another problem. Thanks for your answers, I managed to setup my system, and now almost everything works. Still, I must

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-30 Thread Frank Shute
On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 08:09:51AM +0200, Ivan Zenzerovi? wrote: Hello, here I am again with another problem. Thanks for your answers, I managed to setup my system, and now almost everything works. Still, I must configure my printer (Hp LaserJet 6L), but this is not the issue now. I have

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-30 Thread Ivan Zenzerović
On 3/30/07, Roland Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 12:02:11PM -0400, Jerry McAllister wrote: On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 08:09:51AM +0200, Ivan Zenzerovi? wrote: Hello, here I am again with another problem. Thanks for your answers, I managed to setup my system, and

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-30 Thread Roland Smith
On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 07:21:32PM +0200, Ivan Zenzerović wrote: Try xvidtune. Thanks, I'll try. I knew of that program, but with time I forgot it's name. I must say that freebsd works very well as a workstation, there are no viruses (am I right?), As good as right. There have been

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-29 Thread Ivan Zenzerović
Hello, here I am again with another problem. Thanks for your answers, I managed to setup my system, and now almost everything works. Still, I must configure my printer (Hp LaserJet 6L), but this is not the issue now. I have troubles with my monitor picture: if I set up the monitor picture for

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-28 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
: Re: New to FreeBSD % Newsgroups: comp.unix.bsd.freebsd.misc % Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] % % Begin [EMAIL PROTECTED] % On 2007-03-27, Walter Vaughan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: % [...] I'm new to FreeBSD and Unix, I worked a little in Linux, but % it was a long time ago. I downloaded the 5.5

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-28 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2007-03-27 23:36, Ivan Zenzerovi? [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi guys, i managed to install it, and, in fact I'm working on it right now. It's great, just tell me, I should compile my kernel at this point? And a question: I don't like this xorg, and I have installed KDE but how do I run KDE?

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-28 Thread Ivan Zenzerović
hello again. I made a mistake during post install config. I put a name that I don't want for my computer, and when I logon as root it's written in the comand line. How di I change it? Ivan On 3/28/07, Giorgos Keramidas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 2007-03-27 23:36, Ivan Zenzerovi? [EMAIL

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-28 Thread David J Brooks
On Wednesday 28 March 2007 09:08:30 am Ivan Zenzerović wrote: hello again. I made a mistake during post install config. I put a name that I don't want for my computer, and when I logon as root it's written in the comand line. How di I change it? Ivan Edit /etc/rc.conf .. find the line

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-28 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 04:08:30PM +0200, Ivan Zenzerovi? wrote: hello again. I made a mistake during post install config. I put a name that I don't want for my computer, and when I logon as root it's written in the comand line. How di I change it? Presuming by that that you mean your

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-28 Thread Lars Kristiansen
David J Brooks skrev: On Wednesday 28 March 2007 09:08:30 am Ivan Zenzerović wrote: hello again. I made a mistake during post install config. I put a name that I don't want for my computer, and when I logon as root it's written in the comand line. How di I change it? Ivan Edit /etc/rc.conf

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-28 Thread Ivan Zenzerović
Thanks, i managed to fix this by running the post install configuration with sysinstall. But I have another problem. Every time i start the system my soundcard won't work. I must tipe kldload snd_driver and then logoff and again logon in kde to get my soundcard working. How can i fix this? Ivan

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-28 Thread Kevin Kinsey
Ivan Zenzerović wrote: Thanks, i managed to fix this by running the post install configuration with sysinstall. But I have another problem. Every time i start the system my soundcard won't work. I must tipe kldload snd_driver and then logoff and again logon in kde to get my soundcard working.

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-28 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2007-03-28 19:43, Ivan Zenzerovi? [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks, i managed to fix this by running the post install configuration with sysinstall. But I have another problem. Every time i start the system my soundcard won't work. I must tipe kldload snd_driver and then logoff and again

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-28 Thread Lowell Gilbert
Ivan Zenzerović [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Thanks, i managed to fix this by running the post install configuration with sysinstall. But I have another problem. Every time i start the system my soundcard won't work. I must tipe kldload snd_driver and then logoff and again logon in kde to get my

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-27 Thread Ivan Zenzerović
Hi guys, i managed to install it, and, in fact I'm working on it right now. It's great, just tell me, I should compile my kernel at this point? And a question: I don't like this xorg, and I have installed KDE but how do I run KDE? Thanks, Ivan On 3/27/07, Jerry McAllister [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-27 Thread Peter A. Giessel
On 2007/03/27 13:36, Ivan Zenzeroviæ seems to have typed: I don't like this xorg, and I have installed KDE but how do I run KDE? xorg is required to run KDE. Please read the handbook page on how to have xorg use KDE as the window manager:

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-27 Thread Jerry McAllister
Hi guys, i managed to install it, and, in fact I'm working on it right now. It's great, just tell me, I should compile my kernel at this point? If you have csup-ed new stuff or if you need some other driver in the kernel, then you need to build one. But otherwise, don't do it if the

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-26 Thread Ivan Zenzerović
Hi, when I tried with Knoppix, the X system worked well, but with debian I had some problems. I'll try installing it on this week so I'll know everything. Thanks for your answer. Ivan On 3/27/07, Roland Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Mar 26, 2007 at 11:09:52PM +0200, Ivan Zenzerović

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-26 Thread Sean Bryant
Ivan Zenzerović wrote: Hi to all. My name is Ivan and I'm new to FreeBSD and Unix, I worked a little in Linux, but it was a long time ago. I downloaded the 5.5 release and I plan installing it. I downloaded also all availible docs. I wondered if it is ok to start with this. And, also, I have an

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-26 Thread Kevin Kinsey
Ivan Zenzerović wrote: Hi to all. My name is Ivan and I'm new to FreeBSD and Unix, I worked a little in Linux, but it was a long time ago. I downloaded the 5.5 release and I plan installing it. I downloaded also all availible docs. I wondered if it is ok to start with this. 6.2-RELEASE would

Re: New to FreeBSD

2007-03-26 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Mon, Mar 26, 2007 at 11:09:52PM +0200, Ivan Zenzerovi? wrote: Hi to all. My name is Ivan and I'm new to FreeBSD and Unix, I worked a little in Linux, but it was a long time ago. I downloaded the 5.5 release and I plan installing it. I downloaded also all availible docs. I wondered if it

Re: New Install FreeBSD 6.2 with latest patch level question

2007-02-12 Thread Vince
Sean Murphy wrote: I am going to install FreeBSD 6.2 Release on a new box but I noticed it is now on patch 1. Is there a way to install FreeBSD 6.2 patch 1 on a new install without having to install 6.2 Release then updating the source and finally doing a build/make world after installing

Re: New Install FreeBSD 6.2 with latest patch level question

2007-02-12 Thread Bill Moran
In response to Sean Murphy [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I am going to install FreeBSD 6.2 Release on a new box but I noticed it is now on patch 1. Is there a way to install FreeBSD 6.2 patch 1 on a new install without having to install 6.2 Release then updating the source and finally doing a

Re: New Install FreeBSD 6.2 with latest patch level question

2007-02-12 Thread Sean Murphy
Bill Moran wrote the following on 2/12/2007 9:37 AM: In response to Sean Murphy [1][EMAIL PROTECTED]: I am going to install FreeBSD 6.2 Release on a new box but I noticed it is now on patch 1. Is there a way to install FreeBSD 6.2 patch 1 on a new install without having to install 6.2

Re: New to FreeBSD/UNIX

2006-09-19 Thread Frank Shute
On Tue, Sep 19, 2006 at 05:41:08AM +0200, P.U.Kruppa wrote: On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, Edward and Nancy Powers wrote: I am new to UNIX, and want to download a basic UNIX system, just to run commands and become familiar with the system. I wish to use this system as a companion piece to a

Re: New to FreeBSD/UNIX

2006-09-19 Thread George Allan
On Mon, Sep 18, 2006 at 04:54:14PM -0400, Edward and Nancy Powers wrote: I am new to UNIX, and want to download a basic UNIX system, just to run commands and become familiar with the system. I wish to use this system as a companion piece to a UNIX tutorial which I have on DVD. I do not want

Re: New to FreeBSD/UNIX

2006-09-18 Thread Jeff Rollin
On 18/09/06, Edward and Nancy Powers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am new to UNIX, and want to download a basic UNIX system, just to run commands and become familiar with the system. I wish to use this system as a companion piece to a UNIX tutorial which I have on DVD. I do not want

Re: New to FreeBSD/UNIX

2006-09-18 Thread Adam Martin
On 2006 Sep 18 , at 16:54, Edward and Nancy Powers wrote: I am new to UNIX, and want to download a basic UNIX system, just to run commands and become familiar with the system. I wish to use this system as a companion piece to a UNIX tutorial which I have on DVD. I do not want to

Re: New to FreeBSD/UNIX

2006-09-18 Thread Jerry McAllister
I am new to UNIX, and want to download a basic UNIX system, just to run commands and become familiar with the system. I wish to use this system as a companion piece to a UNIX tutorial which I have on DVD. I do not want to replace Windows at this time. My PC has: Pentium III

Re: New to FreeBSD/UNIX

2006-09-18 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Mon, Sep 18, 2006 at 04:54:14PM -0400, Edward and Nancy Powers wrote: I am new to UNIX, and want to download a basic UNIX system, just to run commands and become familiar with the system. I wish to use this system as a companion piece to a UNIX tutorial which I have on DVD. I do

Re: New to FreeBSD/UNIX

2006-09-18 Thread Chris Hill
On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, Edward and Nancy Powers wrote: I am new to UNIX, and want to download a basic UNIX system, just to run commands and become familiar with the system. I wish to use this system as a companion piece to a UNIX tutorial which I have on DVD. I do not want to replace Windows

Re: New to FreeBSD/UNIX

2006-09-18 Thread Greg Groth
Edward and Nancy Powers wrote: I am new to UNIX, and want to download a basic UNIX system, just to run commands and become familiar with the system. I wish to use this system as a companion piece to a UNIX tutorial which I have on DVD. I do not want to replace Windows at this time.

Re: New to FreeBSD/UNIX

2006-09-18 Thread P.U.Kruppa
On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, Edward and Nancy Powers wrote: I am new to UNIX, and want to download a basic UNIX system, just to run commands and become familiar with the system. I wish to use this system as a companion piece to a UNIX tutorial which I have on DVD. I do not want to replace Windows

Re: New to FreeBSD, need some questions answered

2005-12-20 Thread Andrew Falanga
You mean you got through the install and when you were asked on which slice you wanted to install FreeBSD you were only offered the choice of the SATA drive? If you have a working FreeBSD system, what does dmesg say? What does fdisk (from inside FreeBSD) say? They both only see the SATA

Re: New to FreeBSD, need some questions answered

2005-12-14 Thread Chris
Andrew Falanga wrote: Hi, I'm new to FreeBSD but not to UNIX. The guy who burned me the 6.0 release iso's told me that during the install, FreeBSD would detect my Windows XP drive but it didn't. I have two hard drives, one for FreeBSD one for Windows. The FreeBSD drive is SATA and the

RE: New to FreeBSD, need some questions answered

2005-12-14 Thread Gayn Winters
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Andrew Falanga Sent: Wednesday, December 14, 2005 7:30 PM To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: New to FreeBSD, need some questions answered Hi, I'm new to FreeBSD but not to UNIX. The

Re: New to Freebsd

2005-06-02 Thread Jerry McAllister
Helo list I am new on freebsd but some time ago I use linux and still using it one month ago I download Freebsd 5.3, and yesterday I finish to download Freebsd 5.4, my question is wich version is more stable 5.3 or 5.4 rigth now I do not know which version I going to install please if

Re: New to Freebsd

2005-06-02 Thread W. D.
At 18:35 6/2/2005, Raciel Perez Hernandez, wrote: Helo list I am new on freebsd but some time ago I use linux and still using it one month ago I download Freebsd 5.3, and yesterday I finish to download Freebsd 5.4, my question is wich version is more stable 5.3 or 5.4 rigth now I do not know

Re: New to Freebsd

2005-06-02 Thread Foo Ji-Haw
Just take the latest compilation. FreeBSD numbering is not the same as Linux numbering. Odd numbers and even numbers don't mean much. Raciel Perez Hernandez wrote: Helo list I am new on freebsd but some time ago I use linux and still using it one month ago I download Freebsd 5.3, and

Re: New to FreeBSD 4.9 questions about configuration

2004-01-12 Thread Roman Neuhauser
# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2004-01-10 15:12:42 -0800: On Friday 09 January 2004 03:42 pm, you wrote: # [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2004-01-09 12:57:26 -0800: Mounting root from ufs:/dev/ad0s2a ad0s2a: UDMA ICRC error writing fsbn 42387790 of 4160-4163 (ad0s2 bn 42387790; cn 2638 tn 132 sn 4)

Re: New to FreeBSD 4.9 questions about configuration

2004-01-10 Thread Larry Hammer
On Friday 09 January 2004 03:42 pm, you wrote: # [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2004-01-09 12:57:26 -0800: I changed /etc/ttys ie. #ttyv8 /usr/X11R6/bin/xdm -nodaemon xterm off secure ttyv8 /usr/local/bin/kdmxterm on secure it woks as expected but with respect to the

Re: New to FreeBSD 4.9 questions about configuration

2004-01-09 Thread Roman Neuhauser
# [EMAIL PROTECTED] / 2004-01-09 12:57:26 -0800: I changed /etc/ttys ie. #ttyv8/usr/X11R6/bin/xdm -nodaemon xterm off secure ttyv8 /usr/local/bin/kdmxterm on secure it woks as expected but with respect to the /etc/ttys right before X starts I am getting a message

Re: New to FreeBSD

2003-01-23 Thread Dan Pelleg
JCBotha [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Dear Sir I am new to this operating system and became interested when I started to look at a solution for a network set-up. I do not know if I will be able to master this OS because I grew up with Windows and know nothing about UNIX OS systems. With

Re: New to FreeBSD

2003-01-23 Thread Didier Wiroth
Dan Pelleg wrote: JCBotha [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Dear Sir I am new to this operating system and became interested when I started to look at a solution for a network set-up. I do not know if I will be able to master this OS because I grew up with Windows and know nothing about UNIX OS

Re: New to FreeBSD

2003-01-22 Thread Nathan Kinkade
On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 09:47:10AM +0200, JCBotha wrote: Dear Sir I am new to this operating system and became interested when I started to look at a solution for a network set-up. I do not know if I will be able to master this OS because I grew up with Windows and know nothing about UNIX OS

Re: New to FreeBSD

2003-01-22 Thread Asenchi
On Wed, 2003-01-22 at 10:40, Nathan Kinkade wrote: On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 09:47:10AM +0200, JCBotha wrote: Dear Sir I am new to this operating system and became interested when I started to look at a solution for a network set-up. I do not know if I will be able to master this OS

Re: New to FreeBSD

2003-01-22 Thread Mark Rowlands
I won't lie to you, it takes time, but once you learn it you will never understand why you use windows. (If it wasn't for my fiance I would use fBSD all the time, but she isn't ready for the jump yet). and you're still gonna marry her?good grief man, get your priorities sorted! ;-)

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