pkg_add goofiness in 7.0

2008-03-30 Thread perryh
The first time I tried to add linuxdoc-1.1_1.tbz to a new-from-CD 7.0 installation, it complained about a missing dependency that was on the other CD. OK, I switched CDs and installed that, then switched back and retried linuxdoc-1.1_1.tbz, and it gave me some sort of error about an unbalanced

Re: hplip setup problems

2008-03-30 Thread Isaac Mushinsky
On Wednesday 26 March 2008 00:21:12 Isaac Mushinsky wrote: I am close to assasinating my HP Photosmart C4280 in frustration. 1. This is an all-in-one device. (I did not try the scanner setup yet) 2. ulpt, umass, uscanner modules are not in kernel and not kld-loaded. 3. Machine is FreeBSD

Re: Help Using NDIS Broadcom 4321ag 802.11a/b/g/draft-n

2008-03-30 Thread Kemian Dang
I also use a HP laptop, This is the pciconf -lv output of my machine, vendor = 'Broadcom Corporation' device = 'BCM4310 broadcom wireless 1490 (dell)' class = network The strange thing is it said 1490 dell, so after the fail attempt on the HP driver, I turn to Dell 1490

Re: Quick+easy port redirect

2008-03-30 Thread Kemian Dang
The freebsd-tips suggest: ports/net/netcat port is useful not only for redirecting input/output to TCP or UDP connections, but also for proxying them with inetd(8). Best wishes, Kemian On 29/03/2008, Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Is there a quick/easy (cookbook?) way

Re: pkg_add goofiness in 7.0

2008-03-30 Thread Kris Kennaway
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The first time I tried to add linuxdoc-1.1_1.tbz to a new-from-CD 7.0 installation, it complained about a missing dependency that was on the other CD. OK, I switched CDs and installed that, then switched back and retried linuxdoc-1.1_1.tbz, and it gave me some sort of

Re: freebsd

2008-03-30 Thread computer tech
Hi there I run my own website and would like to link to FreeBSD. Normally I know most people just go ahead and link anyway, however I always believe in asking as I know some people / companies don't like linking to other websites so I would like to know if its ok to add FreeBSD to my links page

SIP compatible phone program for unix

2008-03-30 Thread Wojciech Puchar
anyone knows such - pure text mode prefered. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

howto autologin (yes, I know, risky...)

2008-03-30 Thread Steve Franks
I know it's a shockingly bad idea from a security perspective, but I'm giving a system to a family member that's not going to be spending much time on the net, so I think it's an acceptable risk. It's an isolated desktop/user system, and I'd like it to boot straight to xfce, just like the OLPC I

Re: Quick+easy port redirect

2008-03-30 Thread Jonathan and Jeannie
On Sunday 30 March 2008 13:31, Kemian Dang wrote: The freebsd-tips suggest: ports/net/netcat port is useful not only for redirecting input/output to TCP or UDP connections, but also for proxying them with inetd(8). We need to update the tips, then: nc(1) doesn't have to be added from ports,

Re: freebsd

2008-03-30 Thread Jonathan McKeown
On Sunday 30 March 2008 14:25, computer tech wrote: Secondly I am currently doing my systems page on my website and currently doing network based systems and the operating system would be FreeBSD and a few other distributions of linux This is the second time I've seen this misunderstanding

error when patching cyrus-imapd-2.3.11 port

2008-03-30 Thread David Newman
Greetings. I'm building a cyrus-imapd 2.3.11 server from ports on FreeBSD 7.0/i386. I'm also using these two University of Athens patches: http://email.uoa.gr/download/cyrus/cyrus-imapd-2.3.11/cyrus-imapd-2.3.11-autocreate-0.10-0.diff

Hal, policykit, dbus slowed down system after portupgrade

2008-03-30 Thread Eduardo Cerejo
Hello, Currently running FBSD 7-stable, I had this on my rc.conf to enable dbus and hal: dbus_enable=YES polkitd_enable=YES hald_enable=YES and after updating my ports using portupgrade my x started acting up, another words it just started running very slow, for example if I typed a commnad

Access Point Failures using hostapd and ath0 w/ WG311 WiFi Card

2008-03-30 Thread Martes G Wigglesworth
I am running 6-Stable on an old Pentium III 800MHz box for routing and wireless access point services. I am unable to maintain a concurrent conection with the wireless link. The system seems to run fine without authentication, however, when using hostapd I get the following error message on std

Re: SIP compatible phone program for unix

2008-03-30 Thread Predrag Punosevac
Wojciech Puchar wrote: anyone knows such - pure text mode prefered. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] OpenBSD 4.3 is

Re: howto autologin (yes, I know, risky...)

2008-03-30 Thread Matthew Seaman
Steve Franks wrote: I know it's a shockingly bad idea from a security perspective, but I'm giving a system to a family member that's not going to be spending much time on the net, so I think it's an acceptable risk. It's an isolated desktop/user system, and I'd like it to boot straight to xfce,

Re: freebsd

2008-03-30 Thread Chad Perrin
On Sun, Mar 30, 2008 at 01:25:40PM +0100, computer tech wrote: Hi there I run my own website and would like to link to FreeBSD. People link to the FreeBSD website all the time, without getting specific permission, and nobody minds. In fact, in general, I think the fine folks at the FreeBSD

disable periodic scripts

2008-03-30 Thread Warner Lambert
Hi How can I disable those nightly/monthly/... periodic scripts? I don't need them, these days professional monitoring software such as nagios is used to monitor 200+ systems. I can't read 200 mails showing me hundreds of lines of output even if nothings happening. Am I just deleting all the

Re: SIP compatible phone program for unix

2008-03-30 Thread mdh
--- Wojciech Puchar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: anyone knows such - pure text mode prefered. I'm not sure for the console, but there's Ekiga which is an X11 app that supports SIP. - mdh No Cost - Get

Re: SIP compatible phone program for unix

2008-03-30 Thread Wojciech Puchar
OpenBSD 4.3 is including PJSUA which is not ported for FreeBSD. http://www.pjsip.org/pjsua.htm I tried it and I really like it. If you compare various SIP clients you should see that PJSUA should be a first choice for security minded user which prefers simplicity and capability instead of

Re: disable periodic scripts

2008-03-30 Thread Bruce Cran
Warner Lambert wrote: Hi How can I disable those nightly/monthly/... periodic scripts? I don't need them, these days professional monitoring software such as nagios is used to monitor 200+ systems. I can't read 200 mails showing me hundreds of lines of output even if nothings happening. Am I

How to replace libpthread correctly on 7.0?

2008-03-30 Thread Luke Dean
This weekend I upgraded a desktop system from 6.2 to 7-STABLE using source. I removed and rebuilt all my ports using the ports system, and so far I haven't noticed any problems with them. When I attempted to rebuild some software outside the ports system, I ran into problems. I like to

Re: pkg_add goofiness in 7.0

2008-03-30 Thread perryh
[trying to install linuxdoc-1.1_1.tbz] it gave me some sort of error about an unbalanced add operation. (I didn't try to copy down all the details, figuring instead to retry with a script(1) active so as to capture them.) Upon that retry, it now tells me that the package is already

Re: pkg_add goofiness in 7.0

2008-03-30 Thread Kris Kennaway
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [trying to install linuxdoc-1.1_1.tbz] it gave me some sort of error about an unbalanced add operation. (I didn't try to copy down all the details, figuring instead to retry with a script(1) active so as to capture them.) Upon that retry, it now tells me that the

Re: disable periodic scripts

2008-03-30 Thread D Hill
On Sun, 30 Mar 2008 at 22:26 +0100, [EMAIL PROTECTED] confabulated: Warner Lambert wrote: Hi How can I disable those nightly/monthly/... periodic scripts? I don't need them, these days professional monitoring software such as nagios is used to monitor 200+ systems. I can't read 200 mails

Re: How to replace libpthread correctly on 7.0?

2008-03-30 Thread Luke Dean
On Sun, 30 Mar 2008, Luke Dean wrote: This weekend I upgraded a desktop system from 6.2 to 7-STABLE using source. I removed and rebuilt all my ports using the ports system, and so far I haven't noticed any problems with them. When I attempted to rebuild some software outside the ports

Non-Blocking write over NFS fails

2008-03-30 Thread Heath Nielson
Hi all. It's been some time since posted here but I hope someone can see if I'm doing something stupid or if I really have found a problem. On my FreeBSD 7 client (192.168.0.50) I mounted an NFS-share from a FreeBSD 7 server (192.168.0.5). When I try to write a large file from the client to the

Re: disable periodic scripts

2008-03-30 Thread RW
On Sun, 30 Mar 2008 15:18:12 -0400 Warner Lambert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi How can I disable those nightly/monthly/... periodic scripts? I don't need them, these days professional monitoring software such as nagios is used to monitor 200+ systems. I can't read 200 mails showing me

Re: freebsd

2008-03-30 Thread RW
On Sun, 30 Mar 2008 13:25:40 +0100 computer tech [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi there I run my own website and would like to link to FreeBSD. Normally I know most people just go ahead and link anyway, however I always believe in asking as I know some people / companies don't like linking to

Re: pkg_add goofiness in 7.0

2008-03-30 Thread perryh
What you showed does not indicate a failure. If you are saying that the package wasn't actually installed completely, then pkg_delete it and retry. I am not saying that the package was installed incompletely, incorrectly, or something else because I don't know which of those applies. *The

Re: pkg_add goofiness in 7.0

2008-03-30 Thread Kris Kennaway
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What you showed does not indicate a failure. If you are saying that the package wasn't actually installed completely, then pkg_delete it and retry. I am not saying that the package was installed incompletely, incorrectly, or something else because I don't know which

Re: pkg_add goofiness in 7.0

2008-03-30 Thread perryh
I believe this is the same as the error message I saw originally (when I had not specified -v, so it wasn't buried among a pile of other stuff): xmlcatmgr: unbalanced arguments for `add' action # pkg_add -Kv linuxdoc* Requested space: 36624 bytes, free space: 774946816 bytes in

Cyclic dependencies = pain in the butt

2008-03-30 Thread Eduardo Cerejo
After running pkgdb -F I'm getting endless cyclic dependencies, so many of them that I completely gave up. The last one goes like this: --- Checking the package registry database Cyclic dependencies: gnome-desktop-2.22.0 - nautilus-2.22.1 - eel-2.22.1 - py25-gnome-2.22.0 - tracker-0.6.2_2 -

Re: SCSI network

2008-03-30 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Mar 29), Wojciech Puchar said: i have few Ultra160 SCSI controllers and two Ultra40, cables and few machines that needs fast interconnect. i could use one gigabit card on each machine+switch, but i already have it! can i make external SCSI bus through all machines and

Re: Cyclic dependencies = pain in the butt

2008-03-30 Thread RW
On Sun, 30 Mar 2008 22:24:19 -0400 Eduardo Cerejo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: After running pkgdb -F I'm getting endless cyclic dependencies, so many of them that I completely gave up. The last one goes like this: --- Checking the package registry database Cyclic dependencies:

Re: SCSI network

2008-03-30 Thread Da Rock
On Sun, 2008-03-30 at 22:34 -0500, Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (Mar 29), Wojciech Puchar said: i have few Ultra160 SCSI controllers and two Ultra40, cables and few machines that needs fast interconnect. i could use one gigabit card on each machine+switch, but i already have it!

Re: OpenOffice 2.3

2008-03-30 Thread Mike Barnard
errors on starting up scalc javaldx: Could not find a Java Runtime Environment! Do you have one? yes i do. And i wonder why it showed up there in the first place. I18N: Operating system doesn't support locale en_US There is no such locale en_US, but e.g. en_US.UTF-8; can you

Re: Access Point Failures using hostapd and ath0 w/ WG311 WiFi Card

2008-03-30 Thread Martes G Wigglesworth
I actually resolved the issues described. I don't know if this was the true source of the disfunctional AP services, however, when I turned off routed all became sound again. I had also rebuilt world, and installed a newly compiled version of 6-stable, however, that still did not resolve the