Re: mount -u effects

2012-12-11 Thread takCoder
nice and quick point! thanks a lot :) You could have found it out by refering to man mount. :-) yes, it seems to be right! ;) So I'd say you should always take care that write operations are finished properly (and so brought to an end) but, how to become sure my write operations are

Re: mount -u effects

2012-12-11 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 11 Dec 2012 11:39:24 +0330, takCoder wrote: but, how to become sure my write operations are completely finished?? by obtaining some sort of sleep time before my restart command in my upgrade shell for example? or there are other special ways to do so? Basically, no user action is

Re: Can't set xfce4 logout dialog buttons

2012-12-11 Thread Leslie Jensen
David Demelier skrev 2012-12-10 22:23: Hi, I added a file for handling shutdown / reboot for Xfce4, the content is located in /usr/local/etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/51-sys-mgmt.pkla. [Restart] Identity=unix-group:operator Action=org.freedesktop.consolekit.system.restart

rescan of sata channels

2012-12-11 Thread Gerhard Schmidt
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, is there a way to detach and attach a device on a sata channel in FreeBSD 9 on FreeBSD 8 I used atacontrol detach to detach a sata HD bevor removing it from a hotswap bay and atacontroll attach to rescan the channel after inserting a new

Re: FreeBSD Release Date Challenge, plus other stuff the project needs

2012-12-11 Thread n j
On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 8:17 AM, Stephen Cook scli...@gmail.com wrote: On 12/11/2012 1:52 AM, Anonymous wrote: We, the users of FreeBSD, *do hereby challenge* the FreeBSD project to meet its future release dates. Similarly, I'm a bit concerned that 9.0 loses support at the end of January,

Re: Mounting a samba share on boot?

2012-12-11 Thread Tim Daneliuk
On 12/11/2012 10:25 AM, Hanafi Syahroini wrote: This can be done with appropriate entries in /etc/fstab. However, I'd recommend against doing so because, if the SMB server is unreachable when the FreeBSD system boots, the FreeBSD box will hang looking for the SMB connection. A better way is to

Re: Mounting a samba share on boot?

2012-12-11 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 11 Dec 2012 23:25:56 +0700, Hanafi Syahroini wrote: [nothing] First of all, it's not uncommon to place the question into the message body (which you did not), and using a descriptive subject (which you did). :-) So I assume your question is _how_ to mount a SMB share at boot. This can

Re: Can't set xfce4 logout dialog buttons

2012-12-11 Thread Dr. ZaITo
On 10/12/2012 22:23, David Demelier wrote: I added a file for handling shutdown / reboot for Xfce4, the content is located in /usr/local/etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/51-sys-mgmt.pkla. [Restart] Identity=unix-group:operator Action=org.freedesktop.consolekit.system.restart

make release and mfsroot

2012-12-11 Thread Rick Miller
Hi All, I generate a bootonly ISO and want to add files to the mfsroot.gz created by the release.8 target. I want sysinstall to load an install.cfg which makes a call to doconfig.sh. The target destination for the files is stand/. My question is will the below patch accomplish this for me

Re: FreeBSD Release Date Challenge, plus other stuff the project needs

2012-12-11 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 01:52:04AM -0500, Anonymous wrote: We, the users of FreeBSD, *do hereby challenge* the FreeBSD project to meet its future release dates. OK. Get busy. You have a lot of work to do. Have you ever created or maintained a large project using volunteer help? Get serious

Re: FreeBSD Release Date Challenge, plus other stuff the project needs

2012-12-11 Thread Michael Sierchio
On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 10:52 PM, Anonymous anonym...@foto.nl1.torservers.net wrote: We, the users of FreeBSD You speak only for yourself. - M PS I'll bet waiters in restaurants spit in your food ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: FreeBSD Release Date Challenge, plus other stuff the project needs

2012-12-11 Thread Jerry
On Tue, 11 Dec 2012 11:58:38 -0800 Michael Sierchio articulated: On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 10:52 PM, Anonymous anonym...@foto.nl1.torservers.net wrote: We, the users of FreeBSD You speak only for yourself. Another interesting item referencing FreeBSD.

Re: make release and mfsroot

2012-12-11 Thread Devin Teske
Hi Rick, If you want, you could follow my approach which is to take the completed mfsroot.gz and use a Makefile to manage the creation of custom mfsroots (keeping the original unmodified, making it simpler to test different iterations). The advantage is that you don't have to re-perform the

Re: make release and mfsroot

2012-12-11 Thread Rick Miller
Hi Devin, On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 4:22 PM, Devin Teske devin.te...@fisglobal.com wrote: Hi Rick, If you want, you could follow my approach which is to take the completed mfsroot.gz and use a Makefile to manage the creation of custom mfsroots (keeping the original unmodified, making it

Re: make release and mfsroot

2012-12-11 Thread Devin Teske
On Dec 11, 2012, at 1:50 PM, Rick Miller wrote: Hi Devin, On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 4:22 PM, Devin Teske devin.te...@fisglobal.com wrote: Hi Rick, If you want, you could follow my approach which is to take the completed mfsroot.gz and use a Makefile to manage the creation of custom

Re: Mounting a samba share on boot?

2012-12-11 Thread Bill Tillman
From: Polytropon free...@edvax.de To: Hanafi Syahroini han...@zigma-jp.com Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 11:57 AM Subject: Re: Mounting a samba share on boot? On Tue, 11 Dec 2012 23:25:56 +0700, Hanafi Syahroini wrote:

Re: make release and mfsroot

2012-12-11 Thread Rick Miller
On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 5:05 PM, Devin Teske devin.te...@fisglobal.com wrote: Though, to resize the mfsroot, I still rely on release(7) and the above patches. Here's another question, have you applied this approach to boot_crunch.conf? I simply replaced the default boot_crunch.conf with my

Re: make release and mfsroot

2012-12-11 Thread Devin Teske
On Dec 11, 2012, at 2:13 PM, Rick Miller wrote: On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 5:05 PM, Devin Teske devin.te...@fisglobal.com wrote: Though, to resize the mfsroot, I still rely on release(7) and the above patches. Here's another question, have you applied this approach to boot_crunch.conf?

Re: FreeBSD Release Date Challenge, plus other stuff the project needs

2012-12-11 Thread Michael Sierchio
The FreeBSD Foundation is not the FreeBSD Project. I encourage you to give to the Foundation, because it exists to support the Project. But the majority of work done on the development and maintenance is not funded by the Foundation - by and large, it is self-funded by contributors, or

Help! Firefox + acroread costs me $$$$

2012-12-11 Thread Ronald F. Guilmette
This problem has been annoying me for some time now, but until now it was never really an issue that I could not easily work-around. I was just trying to download a PDF document off of the Pacer[tm] federal courts web site. These are not free. They cost ten cents per page. I tried to download

Re: Help! Firefox + acroread costs me $$$$

2012-12-11 Thread Dima Panov
12.12.2012 12:16, Ronald F. Guilmette пишет: So, on FreeBSD, how does one get firefox and/or opera to use, for example, evince or some other PDF displayer instead of using this goddamn lousey buggy *^%$#@ acroread ? Or do I have to fire up my Windows machine, just to print out a lousey PDF ?

Re: FreeBSD Release Date Challenge, plus other stuff the project needs

2012-12-11 Thread Julian H. Stacey
anonym...@foto.nl1.torservers.net wrote: We, the users of FreeBSD, *do hereby challenge* the FreeBSD project Troll Detected ? - List remit requires a question. Poster gave no question, just criticised. http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions - There are better

Re: Can't set xfce4 logout dialog buttons

2012-12-11 Thread Warren Block
On Mon, 10 Dec 2012, David Demelier wrote: I added a file for handling shutdown / reboot for Xfce4, the content is located in /usr/local/etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/51-sys-mgmt.pkla. [Restart] Identity=unix-group:operator Action=org.freedesktop.consolekit.system.restart

Re: Help! Firefox + acroread costs me $$$$

2012-12-11 Thread Warren Block
On Tue, 11 Dec 2012, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote: So, on FreeBSD, how does one get firefox and/or opera to use, for example, evince or some other PDF displayer instead of using this goddamn lousey buggy *^%$#@ acroread ? Remove acroread entirely. Install graphics/xpdf. Click on a PDF link,

how to get audio from youtube?

2012-12-11 Thread Gary Kline
is there a way I can get the audio off u-toob? -- Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix Twenty-six years of service to the Unix community. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: Mounting a samba share on boot?

2012-12-11 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 11 Dec 2012 14:08:38 -0800 (PST), Bill Tillman wrote: Typically, Samba is used so that Windows or other SMB type OS'es can access the server. That said, I would simplify all this with the way I have mine setup. You will of course need the shares configured in your smb.conf, then simply

Re: Help! Firefox + acroread costs me $$$$

2012-12-11 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 11 Dec 2012 20:10:16 -0700 (MST), Warren Block wrote: On Tue, 11 Dec 2012, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote: So, on FreeBSD, how does one get firefox and/or opera to use, for example, evince or some other PDF displayer instead of using this goddamn lousey buggy *^%$#@ acroread ?

Re: how to get audio from youtube?

2012-12-11 Thread Polytropon
On Tue, 11 Dec 2012 20:17:05 -0800, Gary Kline wrote: is there a way I can get the audio off u-toob? Depends. The FreeBSD solution: 1. Use youtube-dl (it's in ports) to download the file. 2. Use ffmpeg -i infile.flv outfile.mp3 to get the audio converted to MP3. This process can be

Re: how to get audio from youtube?

2012-12-11 Thread Gary Kline
On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 08:38:23PM -0800, Waitman Gobble wrote: On Dec 11, 2012 8:19 PM, Gary Kline kl...@thought.org wrote: is there a way I can get the audio off u-toob? -- Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix

Re: how to get audio from youtube?

2012-12-11 Thread Waitman Gobble
On Dec 11, 2012 8:19 PM, Gary Kline kl...@thought.org wrote: is there a way I can get the audio off u-toob? -- Gary Kline kl...@thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix Twenty-six years of service to the Unix community.