Re: Getting tlmgr working

2013-09-16 Thread Roland Smith
On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 06:04:03PM -0400, Jerry wrote: Has there been any movement on getting tlmgr working on FreeBSD? The inability to get and install updates is annoying. Basically there are two ways of dealing with TeXLive; 1) Install it from ports. This also means using ports to update

rctl within jail

2013-09-16 Thread David Demelier
Hello there, I wanted to use rctl within a jail to add more fine grained setting for some users, and default ones to. But it does not seem to work. Is it supported? Do we need to add a special flag to the jail creation? # rctl -a loginclass:default:maxproc:deny=30 rctl: rctl_add_rule: Operation

test if script called by cron

2013-09-16 Thread Paul Macdonald
Hi, Is there a simple way of testing whether a given script was called via cron, I'd rather find a solution that would work from within the script rather than setting an environment variable in the crontab. thanks Paul. (anyone here going to EuroBSD con?) -- - Paul

Re: Getting tlmgr working

2013-09-16 Thread Jerry
On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 08:26:09 +0200 Roland Smith articulated: On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 06:04:03PM -0400, Jerry wrote: Has there been any movement on getting tlmgr working on FreeBSD? The inability to get and install updates is annoying. Basically there are two ways of dealing with TeXLive;

Re: test if script called by cron

2013-09-16 Thread Polytropon
On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 12:26:59 +0100, Paul Macdonald wrote: Is there a simple way of testing whether a given script was called via cron, I'd rather find a solution that would work from within the script rather than setting an environment variable in the crontab. I'd suggest the script creates

Re: test if script called by cron

2013-09-16 Thread Dan Nelson
In the last episode (Sep 16), Paul Macdonald said: Is there a simple way of testing whether a given script was called via cron, I'd rather find a solution that would work from within the script rather than setting an environment variable in the crontab. You check to see if stdin is a

persistence in freeBSD

2013-09-16 Thread atar
Hi there! Is there any way to enable persistence between reboots when using FreeBSD from a USB stick? Thanks in advance! atar. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: test if script called by cron

2013-09-16 Thread Jerry
On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 12:26:59 +0100 Paul Macdonald articulated: Hi, Is there a simple way of testing whether a given script was called via cron, I'd rather find a solution that would work from within the script rather than setting an environment variable in the crontab. thanks Paul.

how to log sshd access in a single file

2013-09-16 Thread aurikus grande
Hello, just a few days ago i setup my first FreeBSD server, so i am new to this OS. I already tried to find the information i was looking for, but to no luck. I try to add a line in /etc/hosts.allow which would allow and log all attempts using SSH (sshd). I found

Re: persistence in freeBSD

2013-09-16 Thread Steve O'Hara-Smith
On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 15:20:00 - atar atar.yo...@gmail.com wrote: Is there any way to enable persistence between reboots when using FreeBSD from a USB stick? What exactly do you mean by enable persistence between reboots ? -- Steve O'Hara-Smith st...@sohara.org

Re: persistence in freeBSD

2013-09-16 Thread atar
Thanks for replying, Steve. As for your question, I mean if it is possible for example to write a file to the filesystem and that the file will not be deleted on the next boot. actually, I didn't succeed to write a file to the filesystem because it is automatically mounted as readonly

Re: persistence in freeBSD

2013-09-16 Thread Sam Fourman Jr.
On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 1:25 PM, atar atar.yo...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks for replying, Steve. As for your question, I mean if it is possible for example to write a file to the filesystem and that the file will not be deleted on the next boot. actually, I didn't succeed to write a file to the

Re: how to log sshd access in a single file

2013-09-16 Thread Rick Miller
On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 9:36 AM, aurikus grande auri...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, just a few days ago i setup my first FreeBSD server, so i am new to this OS. I already tried to find the information i was looking for, but to no luck. I try to add a line in /etc/hosts.allow which would allow

Re: persistence in freeBSD

2013-09-16 Thread Lowell Gilbert
atar atar.yo...@gmail.com writes: Will the 'mount -o rw /' command work although the filesystem has already been mounted as readonly? You'll need the -u option as well. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: persistence in freeBSD

2013-09-16 Thread atar
Will the 'mount -o rw /' command work although the filesystem has already been mounted as readonly? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to

About Transparent Superpages and Non-transparent superapges

2013-09-16 Thread Patrick Dung
Hello, 1. Transparent Superpages was in FreeBSD for a few years. I would like to know if there is any benchmark or real world performance experience about this setting. 2. I have seen somewhere that non-transparent superpages was being developed in HEAD too. Any insight on it? Please correct

Re: how to log sshd access in a single file

2013-09-16 Thread Rick Miller
On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 1:57 PM, aurikus grande auri...@gmail.com wrote: Hello Rick, sorry that i did not reply to all, from now on i will use reply to all. Thanks for pointing it out. I will also open port 80 for web access, but i do not want to log those. Because i expect a huge amount

Re: persistence in freeBSD

2013-09-16 Thread Adam Vande More
On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 3:58 PM, atar atar.yo...@gmail.com wrote: the text in your citation doesn't appear in the following URL: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/**man.cgi?query=mountapropos=0**

Re: how to log sshd access in a single file

2013-09-16 Thread aurikus grande
Hello Rick, sorry that i did not reply to all, from now on i will use reply to all. Thanks for pointing it out. I will also open port 80 for web access, but i do not want to log those. Because i expect a huge amount of traffic on my server. So i only want to log successfull and unsuccessfull

Re: Getting tlmgr working

2013-09-16 Thread Roland Smith
On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 07:59:32AM -0400, Jerry wrote: On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 08:26:09 +0200 Roland Smith articulated: On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 06:04:03PM -0400, Jerry wrote: Has there been any movement on getting tlmgr working on FreeBSD? The inability to get and install updates is

Re: persistence in freeBSD

2013-09-16 Thread atar
What does the '-u' option do? I've not find in the 'mount' man page any explanation on this option. Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-lo...@be-well.ilk.org wrote: atar atar.yo...@gmail.com writes: Will the 'mount -o rw /' command work although the filesystem has already been mounted as

Re: how to log sshd access in a single file

2013-09-16 Thread Rick Miller
Hi Aurikus, Selecting Reply all when replying to messages on the list allows the entire list to benefit from the discussion. On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 11:05 AM, aurikus grande auri...@gmail.com wrote: Hello Rick. thanks a lot for your quick reply. Does your recommendation - to use

Re: persistence in freeBSD

2013-09-16 Thread Lowell Gilbert
atar atar.yo...@gmail.com writes: What does the '-u' option do? I've not find in the 'mount' man page any explanation on this option. The man page includes: -u The -u flag indicates that the status of an already mounted file system should be changed. Any of the options

Re: persistence in freeBSD

2013-09-16 Thread atar
the text in your citation doesn't appear in the following URL: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=mountapropos=0sektion=0manpath=FreeBSD+9.1-RELEASEarch=i386format=html However, Thanks for the citation. Regards, atar. Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-lo...@be-well.ilk.org write: atar

Re: how to log sshd access in a single file

2013-09-16 Thread Matthew Seaman
On 16/09/2013 14:36, aurikus grande wrote: I try to add a line in /etc/hosts.allow which would allow and log all attempts using SSH (sshd). Actually, by default all logins via ssh are already logged to /var/log/auth.log Verb. Sap. tcpwrappers are mostly a lot less useful than they appear to

Re: Getting tlmgr working

2013-09-16 Thread Jerry
On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 19:39:17 +0200 Roland Smith articulated: On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 07:59:32AM -0400, Jerry wrote: On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 08:26:09 +0200 Roland Smith articulated: On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 06:04:03PM -0400, Jerry wrote: Has there been any movement on getting tlmgr

Re: Migration TeX/LaTeX: from teTeX -- TeXlive

2013-09-16 Thread Roland Smith
On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 01:57:51AM +0200, Polytropon wrote: On Sun, 15 Sep 2013 21:00:22 +0200, Roland Smith wrote: Personally I don't think TeX is a good fit for the ports tree (because of duplication of effort). I have to add that I think that the chosen strategy (provide a full port and a

Re: how to log sshd access in a single file

2013-09-16 Thread aurikus grande
Most web servers handle their own logging. I do _not_ want the web server acces to be logged (at least as of now). Have you looked at /var/log/auth.log? yes, and as you mentioned in your previous update, it logs the success login (only). Unsuccessfull attempts are being sent to /var/log/messages

Re: how to log sshd access in a single file

2013-09-16 Thread Rick Miller
On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 2:44 PM, aurikus grande auri...@gmail.com wrote: Most web servers handle their own logging. I do _not_ want the web server acces to be logged (at least as of now). Which is fine, but still configured via your web server. Have you looked at /var/log/auth.log? yes,

Re: Getting tlmgr working

2013-09-16 Thread Antonio Olivares
On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 1:19 PM, Jerry je...@seibercom.net wrote: Seriously though, tlmgr is the name of the package and configuration manager included in TeX Live. It operates completely separately from any package manager the operating system may provide. I fail to see why it was disabled.

Re: persistence in freeBSD

2013-09-16 Thread Polytropon
On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 20:32:43 -, atar wrote: What does the '-u' option do? I've not find in the 'mount' man page any explanation on this option. That's strange. I'm currently looking at man mount on a FreeBSD 8.2 system and the following paragraph is readable: -u The -u flag

Re: Migration TeX/LaTeX: from teTeX -- TeXlive

2013-09-16 Thread Polytropon
On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 20:33:15 +0200, Roland Smith wrote: On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 01:57:51AM +0200, Polytropon wrote: On Sun, 15 Sep 2013 21:00:22 +0200, Roland Smith wrote: Personally I don't think TeX is a good fit for the ports tree (because of duplication of effort). I have to add

Re: Updating texlive-base with portupgrade fails (sort of)

2013-09-16 Thread Bryan Drewery
On 8/25/2013 2:39 PM, Carmel wrote: Using portupgrade-devel-20130718,3 installed from the ports system, attempting to update texlive-base always ends like this: --- Build of print/texlive-base ended at: Sun, 25 Aug 2013 15:25:25 -0400 (consumed 00:11:57) --- Updating dependency info ---

Re: test if script called by cron

2013-09-16 Thread Polytropon
On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 23:28:17 -0400, kpn...@pobox.com wrote: On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 02:05:04PM +0200, Polytropon wrote: On Mon, 16 Sep 2013 12:26:59 +0100, Paul Macdonald wrote: Is there a simple way of testing whether a given script was called via cron, I'd rather find a solution

NFS file modes consistency among different operating systems

2013-09-16 Thread Mehmet Erol Sanliturk
Dear All , I have NFS 3 in FreeBSD 9.1 amd64 . The clients are FreeBSD , Linux , Windows XP through Samba on the same files . The Windows XP is able to access , use and modify files created or modified by any other operating system user . In contrary , FreeBSD and Linux users are NOT able to

Re: NFS file modes consistency among different operating systems

2013-09-16 Thread aurfalien
From your non MS$ clients, open a shell and type umask, what returns? Sounds like your default umask needs changing is all. I would suggest going with a umask of 775 and ensuring all ppl requiring mod access be group members of what you have settled on. - aurf On Sep 16, 2013, at 8:41 PM,

Re: test if script called by cron

2013-09-16 Thread aurfalien
An easy way to do this is check /var/log/cron There are many other ways. - aurf On Sep 16, 2013, at 4:26 AM, Paul Macdonald wrote: Hi, Is there a simple way of testing whether a given script was called via cron, I'd rather find a solution that would work from within the script rather

Re: NFS file modes consistency among different operating systems

2013-09-16 Thread Mehmet Erol Sanliturk
On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 11:53 PM, aurfalien aurfal...@gmail.com wrote: From your non MS$ clients, open a shell and type umask, what returns? Sounds like your default umask needs changing is all. I would suggest going with a umask of 775 and ensuring all ppl requiring mod access be group

Re: NFS file modes consistency among different operating systems

2013-09-16 Thread aurfalien
When a file is modified by a user , Whats that users umask? - aurf ___ 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

Re: NFS file modes consistency among different operating systems

2013-09-16 Thread aurfalien
When a file is modified by a user Also curious whats that users group? - aurf ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to