Re: Problem with freebsd-update on 7.3-RELEASE

2011-01-27 Thread Brian DeFreitas
Konstantin Vasilyev wrote: Hi all! I have installed %uname -a FreeBSD ota2.cellnetrix.com 7.3-RELEASE-p4 FreeBSD 7.3-RELEASE-p4 #3: Tue Jan 25 19:19:34 MSK 2011 kvasi...@ota2.cellnetrix.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386 I have @dailyfreebsd-update cron in root's

OT: How to set a timeout for a process

2011-01-27 Thread Aryeh Friedman
I have a script that may or not hang (the reasons why it hangs are unimportant here) and need to call it from an other script and need to say if it hangs to give up after X seconds and just continue the script (no harm done if it fails) ___

Re: Problem with freebsd-update on 7.3-RELEASE

2011-01-27 Thread Konstantin Vasilyev
I know about how freedsd-update work. I use for a long time. But I don't understand why is freebsd-update going to update FreeBSD ota2.cellnetrix.com 7.3-RELEASE-p4 FreeBSD 7.3-RELEASE-p4 to The following files will be updated as part of updating to 7.3-RELEASE-p4:... -- With best regards,

Re: Date of a FreeBSD installation

2011-01-27 Thread Alexandr Sushko
On 01/13/2011 11:28 PM, 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. I think searching a file absolutely not touched ever in the system

Re: Problem with freebsd-update on 7.3-RELEASE

2011-01-27 Thread Brian DeFreitas
Konstantin Vasilyev wrote: I know about how freedsd-update work. I use for a long time. But I don't understand why is freebsd-update going to update FreeBSD ota2.cellnetrix.com 7.3-RELEASE-p4 FreeBSD 7.3-RELEASE-p4 to The following files will be updated as part of updating to

Re: Very Important Note on HP LaserJet P1102 on FreeBSD

2011-01-27 Thread Carlos A. M. dos Santos
On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 8:20 PM, Bahman Kahinpour bahman.li...@gmail.com wrote: Hi dear FreeBSD people, After spending a lot of time on making my HP LaserJet P1102 work on FreeBSD, I found out what the problem is!!! Please tell this to anybody who has problems with HP P1102 on FreeBSD! The

future of the desktop

2011-01-27 Thread ajtiM
Thanks to Solid's new UPower, UDev and UDisks backends, the deprecated HAL is no longer needed to manage hardware on Linux. Applications do not need to be updated to make use of these new backends. The HAL backend is still available for systems that do not support UPower. It happened with

Re: Monting nfs at boot

2011-01-27 Thread Sven-Åke Svensson
2011-01-26 17:12, Warren Block skrev: On Wed, 26 Jan 2011, Polytropon wrote: On Wed, 26 Jan 2011 10:31:10 +0100, Sven-Åke Svensson s...@mbg.se wrote: When booting amd64 it looks like it try to mount the nfs directories before the network is up. On the screen I can see that it try to mount and

Re: Very Important Note on HP LaserJet P1102 on FreeBSD

2011-01-27 Thread Polytropon
On Thu, 27 Jan 2011 09:24:51 -0200, Carlos A. M. dos Santos unixma...@gmail.com wrote: From my own experience, you will probably achieve much better results from HP printers if you choose the network-enabled models (those whose names have a n or w suffix), not the host-based ones. I can just

Re: future of the desktop

2011-01-27 Thread Polytropon
On Thu, 27 Jan 2011 06:09:58 -0600, ajtiM lum...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks to Solid's new UPower, UDev and UDisks backends, the deprecated HAL is no longer needed to manage hardware on Linux. Applications do not need to be updated to make use of these new backends. The HAL backend is still

Re: Problem with freebsd-update on 7.3-RELEASE

2011-01-27 Thread Konstantin Vasilyev
Ok. Things a not good :-( freebsd-update produce a lot of output like this /usr/src/sys/kern/uipc_mbuf.c has SHA256 hash 893beadfcf15784f31553ea142867c2949422d6937cb61f11a0f42ae3d7727fc, but should have SHA256 hash ce374f0d9434d08ee35769f8cbad7ca074506b814394b30d19d2aebcf3b2a29c.

Re: OT: How to set a timeout for a process

2011-01-27 Thread Eitan Adler
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 3:37 AM, Aryeh Friedman aryeh.fried...@gmail.com wrote: I have a script that may or not hang (the reasons why it hangs are unimportant here) and need to call it from an other script and need to say if it hangs to give up after X seconds and just continue the script (no

Re: future of the desktop

2011-01-27 Thread Sergio de Almeida Lenzi
Em Qui, 2011-01-27 às 06:09 -0600, ajtiM escreveu: Thanks to Solid's new UPower, UDev and UDisks backends, the deprecated HAL is no longer needed to manage hardware on Linux. Applications do not need to be updated to make use of these new backends. The HAL backend is still available for

Re: OT: How to set a timeout for a process

2011-01-27 Thread Eitan Adler
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 3:37 AM, Aryeh Friedman aryeh.fried...@gmail.com wrote: I have a script that may or not hang (the reasons why it hangs are unimportant here) and need to call it from an other script and need to say if it hangs to give up after X seconds and just continue the script (no

Re: future of the desktop

2011-01-27 Thread Jens Jahnke
On Thu, 27 Jan 2011 13:24:23 +0100 Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: P Keep in mind that all the magic the U* are doing on Linux P have been done by FreeBSD's devd for many years now. Maybe P this is the chance to revert to a WORKING and STABLE infra- P structure on FreeBSD. Just remember:

Re: future of the desktop

2011-01-27 Thread Fernando Apesteguía
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 3:24 PM, Jens Jahnke jan0...@gmx.net wrote: On Thu, 27 Jan 2011 13:24:23 +0100 Polytropon free...@edvax.de wrote: P Keep in mind that all the magic the U* are doing on Linux P have been done by FreeBSD's devd for many years now. Maybe P this is the chance to revert to

Re: Any package for surveys?

2011-01-27 Thread Andrew McGlashan
Hi Simon, elbbit wrote: I held off writing back because I have just launched a new website at: http://www.tibble.net/ Wait! Don't go! This isn't spam! Please! Just listen! Yes, it looks very spammy to me For anyone who is half in the know about the goings on in the world, and are

Re: Any package for surveys?

2011-01-27 Thread Chip Camden
Quoth elbbit on Thursday, 27 January 2011: Wait! Don't go! This isn't spam! Please! Just listen! Saying it's not spam doesn't make it not spam. Please forward this message to everyone, even if you know full well they probably won't read or understand it. This message must travel the

Re: Problem building GIMP 2.6.11 on 8.2-PRERELEASE

2011-01-27 Thread Lowell Gilbert
William Bulley w...@umich.edu writes: Everything up to this point builds okay. Then this happens: Making all in common gmake[3]: Entering directory `/usr/ports/graphics/gimp-app/work/gimp-2.6.11/plug-ins/common' cc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I../.. -I../.. -D_THREAD_SAFE -D_REENTRANT

Re: Date of a FreeBSD installation

2011-01-27 Thread Chris Brennan
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 3:56 AM, Alexandr Sushko alexandrsus...@gmail.comwrote: Try to use not ls -l, but ls -lc. It will show you file creation time. ls -lcd /bin/, for example drwxr-xr-x 2 root wheel 1024 Dec 10 00:31 /bin/ I ran this and the earliest date I found was Oct 12, 2008

Re: Problem building GIMP 2.6.11 on 8.2-PRERELEASE

2011-01-27 Thread William Bulley
According to Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-lo...@be-well.ilk.org on Thu, 01/27/11 at 11:04: William Bulley w...@umich.edu writes: Everything up to this point builds okay. Then this happens: Making all in common gmake[3]: Entering directory

Re: Problem building GIMP 2.6.11 on 8.2-PRERELEASE

2011-01-27 Thread David Demelier
On 27/01/2011 17:22, William Bulley wrote: According to Lowell Gilbertfreebsd-questions-lo...@be-well.ilk.org on Thu, 01/27/11 at 11:04: William Bulleyw...@umich.edu writes: Everything up to this point builds okay. Then this happens: Making all in common gmake[3]: Entering directory

Re: Any package for surveys?

2011-01-27 Thread elbbit
On 27/01/11 14:41, Andrew McGlashan wrote: Hi Simon, Thanks for taking the time to reply Andrew. elbbit wrote: I held off writing back because I have just launched a new website at: http://www.tibble.net/ Wait! Don't go! This isn't spam! Please! Just listen! Yes, it looks very spammy

Re: Problem building GIMP 2.6.11 on 8.2-PRERELEASE

2011-01-27 Thread William Bulley
According to David Demelier demelier.da...@gmail.com on Thu, 01/27/11 at 11:39: It seems that gmake does not call `pkg-config --libs --cflags poppler`. do you have pkg-config and poppler installed correctly? /usr/local/libdata/pkgconfig/poppler-cairo.pc

Re: Problem building GIMP 2.6.11 on 8.2-PRERELEASE

2011-01-27 Thread Chris Brennan
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 11:55 AM, William Bulley w...@umich.edu wrote: You mention gmake, yet I use # make install all the time. Is this really gmake under the covers? I see both executables and they differ: gmake is GNU Make, some applications don't talk nice w/ bsdmake ('make' on your bsd

Re: Problem building GIMP 2.6.11 on 8.2-PRERELEASE

2011-01-27 Thread William Bulley
According to Chris Brennan xa...@xaerolimit.net on Thu, 01/27/11 at 12:03: gmake is GNU Make, some applications don't talk nice w/ bsdmake ('make' on your bsd system). If your installing GIMP from ports then you should be correctly using something like 'make install clean'. The only time I've

Re: OT: How to set a timeout for a process

2011-01-27 Thread Devin Teske
On Thu, 2011-01-27 at 03:37 -0500, Aryeh Friedman wrote: I have a script that may or not hang (the reasons why it hangs are unimportant here) and need to call it from an other script and need to say if it hangs to give up after X seconds and just continue the script (no harm done if it fails)

Printing from inside the applications in FreeBSD 8.1 with CUPS

2011-01-27 Thread Bahman Kahinpour
Hello FreeBSD fans, After a lot of work, I managed to get my printer work with CUPS with appropriate filters. Now, I can print the test page using http://localhost:631 and also I can print any postscript file from command-line. cat ~/MyPostscriptFile.ps | /usr/local/bin/lp Note that I can not

Re: Printing from inside the applications in FreeBSD 8.1 with CUPS

2011-01-27 Thread Polytropon
On Thu, 27 Jan 2011 21:21:48 +0330, Bahman Kahinpour bahman.li...@gmail.com wrote: Note that I can not print using simple lp command as there a lp in /bin/lp. FreeBSD uses the standard interface /usr/bin/lp*, while CUPS brings its own commands at /usr/local/bin/lp*; it also differs in the

wine questions

2011-01-27 Thread Fred
Hello, I need to buy an expensive logic device programmer that connects to a PC through USB. Unfortunately, the user software that make it go only runs on Bill Gates' cancerous, virus-infested, scourge of the Earth excuse for an OS which I do not use. Is it likely to work ok using wine?

Re: Very Important Note on HP LaserJet P1102 on FreeBSD

2011-01-27 Thread Aleksandr Rybalko
On Thu, 27 Jan 2011 01:50:16 +0330 Bahman Kahinpour bahman.li...@gmail.com wrote: Hi dear FreeBSD people, After spending a lot of time on making my HP LaserJet P1102 work on FreeBSD, I found out what the problem is!!! Please tell this to anybody who has problems with HP P1102 on FreeBSD! The

Re: wine questions

2011-01-27 Thread Jarrod Slick
On 1/27/11 11:48 AM, Fred wrote: Hello, I need to buy an expensive logic device programmer that connects to a PC through USB. Unfortunately, the user software that make it go only runs on Bill Gates' cancerous, virus-infested, scourge of the Earth excuse for an OS which I do not use. Is it

Re: Any package for surveys?

2011-01-27 Thread elbbit
On 27/01/11 17:04, Bill Moran ... Thank you for taking the time to reply Bill. I am glad you challenge me. Someone needs to! In response to elbbit elb...@gmail.com: On 27/01/11 14:41, Andrew McGlashan wrote: Hi Simon, Thanks for taking the time to reply Andrew. elbbit wrote: I held off

Re: Any package for surveys?

2011-01-27 Thread Jarrod Slick
On 1/27/11 12:08 PM, elbbit wrote: I am not going anywhere and the world will become self-aware in my presence. It is why I have been born. You sound like a sociopath. I am on the outside of the matrix. You have no idea how great it is out here. Unplug, and free your mind, just like Neo

Re: Any package for surveys?

2011-01-27 Thread elbbit
On 27/01/11 19:23, Jarrod Slick wrote: Thank you for taking the time to reply Jarrod. I appreciate your argument. On 1/27/11 12:08 PM, elbbit wrote: I am not going anywhere and the world will become self-aware in my presence. It is why I have been born. You sound like a sociopath. You

Re: wine questions

2011-01-27 Thread Pierre-Luc Drouin
Linux emulation on FreeBSD is not really emulation, in the sense that it does not create virtual hardware. Some linux softwares run even faster on FreeBSD than Linux... My worry would be more to make sure that USB communication works through the emulation layers... On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 2:08

Re: Any package for surveys?

2011-01-27 Thread Chip Camden
Quoth elbbit on Thursday, 27 January 2011: On 27/01/11 17:04, Bill Moran ... Thank you for taking the time to reply Bill. I am glad you challenge me. Someone needs to! In response to elbbit elb...@gmail.com: On 27/01/11 14:41, Andrew McGlashan wrote: Hi Simon, Thanks for taking

Re: Any package for surveys?

2011-01-27 Thread Chad Perrin
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 04:38:57PM +, elbbit wrote: I sent similar emails to other lists and was promptly scalded for being so uncouth. I thank those who encourage me to stop spamming for teaching me humility. However, I think the importance of global self awareness is too important to

Re: Any package for surveys?

2011-01-27 Thread Chad Perrin
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 12:23:08PM -0700, Jarrod Slick wrote: On 1/27/11 12:08 PM, elbbit wrote: I am not going anywhere and the world will become self-aware in my presence. It is why I have been born. You sound like a sociopath. Actually, the correct term in this case is megalomaniac.

Re: Any package for surveys?

2011-01-27 Thread Chad Perrin
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 07:43:09PM +, elbbit wrote: On 27/01/11 19:23, Jarrod Slick wrote: On 1/27/11 12:08 PM, elbbit wrote: I am not going anywhere and the world will become self-aware in my presence. It is why I have been born. You sound like a sociopath. You sound like you are

RE: Any package for surveys?

2011-01-27 Thread Gary Gatten
-Original Message- From: owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org [mailto:owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Chad Perrin Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2011 2:20 PM To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: Re: Any package for surveys? On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 12:23:08PM -0700,

Re: wine questions

2011-01-27 Thread Dmitri Brengauz
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 11:48 AM, Fred f...@blakemfg.com wrote: Hello, I need to buy an expensive logic device programmer that connects to a PC through USB. Unfortunately, the user software that make it go only runs on Bill Gates' cancerous, virus-infested, scourge of the Earth excuse for

Re: Date of a FreeBSD installation

2011-01-27 Thread Chad Perrin
On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 01:57:38PM -0800, Devin Teske wrote: You're going to have to resort to things that aren't touched during a system upgrade if you want to find out the `true' answer as to when the box was first ... what? partitioned? newfs'd? clue me in here. What _is_ the definition

Re: Date of a FreeBSD installation

2011-01-27 Thread Devin Teske
On Thu, 2011-01-27 at 13:39 -0700, Chad Perrin wrote: On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 01:57:38PM -0800, Devin Teske wrote: You're going to have to resort to things that aren't touched during a system upgrade if you want to find out the `true' answer as to when the box was first ... what?

Re: Problem building GIMP 2.6.11 on 8.2-PRERELEASE

2011-01-27 Thread Warren Block
On Thu, 27 Jan 2011, William Bulley wrote: According to David Demelier demelier.da...@gmail.com on Thu, 01/27/11 at 11:39: It seems that gmake does not call `pkg-config --libs --cflags poppler`. do you have pkg-config and poppler installed correctly?

Re: Date of a FreeBSD installation

2011-01-27 Thread Chad Perrin
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 09:09:52PM +, Devin Teske wrote: On Thu, 2011-01-27 at 13:39 -0700, Chad Perrin wrote: On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 01:57:38PM -0800, Devin Teske wrote: You're going to have to resort to things that aren't touched during a system upgrade if you want to find

Re: Printing from inside the applications in FreeBSD 8.1 with CUPS

2011-01-27 Thread Warren Block
On Thu, 27 Jan 2011, Bahman Kahinpour wrote: After a lot of work, I managed to get my printer work with CUPS with appropriate filters. Now, I can print the test page using http://localhost:631 and also I can print any postscript file from command-line. cat ~/MyPostscriptFile.ps |

Re: wine questions

2011-01-27 Thread Julian H. Stacey
Fred wrote: Hello, I need to buy an expensive logic device programmer that connects to a PC through USB. Unfortunately, the user software that make it go only runs on Bill Gates' cancerous, virus-infested, scourge of the Earth excuse for an OS which I do not use. Is it likely to work

Re: wine questions

2011-01-27 Thread Warren Block
On Thu, 27 Jan 2011, Fred wrote: I need to buy an expensive logic device programmer that connects to a PC through USB. Unfortunately, the user software that make it go only runs on Bill Gates' cancerous, virus-infested, scourge of the Earth excuse for an OS which I do not use. Is it likely

can shift hold be enabled in hal?

2011-01-27 Thread Neil Short
I have to type one-handed. I wish to hit the shift key so the next letter I type is upper case and the next is lower case. Here is my current x11-input.fdi ?xml version=1.0 encoding=ISO-8859-1? deviceinfo version=0.2 device match key=info.capabilities contains=input.keyboard merge

Re: Printing from inside the applications in FreeBSD 8.1 with CUPS

2011-01-27 Thread Robert Bonomi
From owner-freebsd-questi...@freebsd.org Thu Jan 27 12:01:23 2011 Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 21:21:48 +0330 From: Bahman Kahinpour bahman.li...@gmail.com To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: Printing from inside the applications in FreeBSD 8.1 with CUPS Hello FreeBSD fans, After a lot

Re: wine questions

2011-01-27 Thread Mike Clarke
On Thursday 27 January 2011, Dmitri Brengauz wrote: On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 11:48 AM, Fred f...@blakemfg.com wrote: Hello, I need to buy an expensive logic device programmer that connects to a PC through USB. [snip] Have you tried VirtualBox? You still have to shell out for a

Re: wine questions

2011-01-27 Thread George Liaskos
But VirtualBox OSE doesn't support USB. VirtualBox 4 does. http://www.virtualbox.org/changeset/33813 ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to

Re: wine questions

2011-01-27 Thread Yuri Pankov
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 10:50:31PM +, Mike Clarke wrote: On Thursday 27 January 2011, Dmitri Brengauz wrote: On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 11:48 AM, Fred f...@blakemfg.com wrote: Hello, I need to buy an expensive logic device programmer that connects to a PC through USB. [snip]

Re: Can't install - Octave, SuiteSparse

2011-01-27 Thread Gerald Pfeifer
On Wed, 27 Oct 2010, Zbigniew Komarnicki wrote: This is probably a GCC problem. What exact version are you using (pkg_info | grep gcc)? There is another recent report of issues with the latest update to lang/gcc45: http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ports/2010-October/064212.html

Re: wine questions

2011-01-27 Thread Fred
Warren Block wrote: On Thu, 27 Jan 2011, Fred wrote: I need to buy an expensive logic device programmer that connects to a PC through USB. Unfortunately, the user software that make it go only runs on Bill Gates' cancerous, virus-infested, scourge of the Earth excuse for an OS which I do

Re: wine questions

2011-01-27 Thread Warren Block
On Thu, 27 Jan 2011, Fred wrote: I am interested in the Xeltek SuperPro-5000. This unit will alsowork stand-alone with a CF card programmed by the PC in addition to usb. I believe the user software downloads a set of programming parameters and the file to be programmed rather than driving

Re: Can't install - Octave, SuiteSparse

2011-01-27 Thread Rob Farmer
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 15:25, Gerald Pfeifer ger...@pfeifer.com wrote: Sorry, I just realized I totally missed this question.  Are you still seeing the problem? Looking at the web archive of this thread, I do not see anything stand out.  What happens if you remove gcc-4.4.6.20101012 and try

Re: Date of a FreeBSD installation

2011-01-27 Thread Chad Perrin
I tried responding to an off-list message. Delivery failed for some reason. I just don't want the sender of the message to which I tried to reply to think I'm ignoring him, so I elected to send this to the list. Thanks for your patience. -- Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: