Re: pf rules

2010-01-22 Thread Doug Hardie
On 22 January 2010, at 01:45, Erik Norgaard wrote: To debug pf rules: - always add direction to the rule, pass or block, add interface to all rules except default policy, keep state on all pass rules - group your rules per direction, then per interface - add log to all rules and watch

Re: pf rules

2010-01-22 Thread Doug Hardie
On 22 January 2010, at 03:14, Erik Norgaard wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: On 22 January 2010, at 01:45, Erik Norgaard wrote: To debug pf rules: - always add direction to the rule, pass or block, add interface to all rules except default policy, keep state on all pass rules - group your rules

Re: Migration planning - old system to new

2010-01-22 Thread Doug Hardie
On 22 January 2010, at 09:12, John wrote: Now that I've actually gotten the new system to boot, I need to figure out how I'm going to migrate everything - users, data, MySQL, NAT, firewall, apache, DHCP, gateway services BIND, Sendmail, etc., etc from FreeBSD 4.3-RELEASE #0: Thu Jan 22

Re: pf rules

2010-01-22 Thread Doug Hardie
On 22 January 2010, at 03:14, Erik Norgaard wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: On 22 January 2010, at 01:45, Erik Norgaard wrote: To debug pf rules: - always add direction to the rule, pass or block, add interface to all rules except default policy, keep state on all pass rules - group your rules

Re: I am not understanding something about pf

2009-12-16 Thread Doug Hardie
On 11 December 2009, at 19:30, Doug Hardie wrote: I am running 7.2-Stable with pf. I have the following pf.conf: no rdr inet proto tcp from spamd-white-local to any port smtp no rdr inet proto tcp from spamd-white to any port smtp rdr pass inet proto tcp from any to any port smtp

I am not understanding something about pf

2009-12-11 Thread Doug Hardie
I am running 7.2-Stable with pf. I have the following pf.conf: no rdr inet proto tcp from spamd-white-local to any port smtp no rdr inet proto tcp from spamd-white to any port smtp rdr pass inet proto tcp from any to any port smtp - 127.0.0.1 port spamd This is the basic spamd configuration

Re: Mutt /tmp full error when trying to read email

2009-09-20 Thread Doug Hardie
You have 4 directories in /tmp. Check them. If nothing, run lsof +L1 and see if there are files allocated but not in the directory. On 20 September 2009, at 00:41, Bryan Cassidy wrote: I decided to reinstall and make /tmp 2Gigs and here is my current layout df -H Filesystem Size

Possible bug with IPv6 ICMPv6 handling

2009-08-21 Thread Doug Hardie
I have found what to me seems like a bug with ICMPv6 handling in IPv6. However, before submitting a PR I wanted to check to be sure that its not a misunderstanding on my part. The network setup. A host (A) connected to a router (B) connected to another host (C) on a separate network.

Re: Possible bug with IPv6 ICMPv6 handling

2009-08-21 Thread Doug Hardie
On 21 August 2009, at 11:33, David Horn wrote: On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 1:55 AM, Doug Hardiebc...@lafn.org wrote: I have found what to me seems like a bug with ICMPv6 handling in IPv6. However, before submitting a PR I wanted to check to be sure that its not a misunderstanding on my part.

pf vs null route

2009-06-15 Thread Doug Hardie
My web server is always being attacked by people trying to guess our user's passwords. Most of the time the ids they try are not in use so there is only a log entry and a bit of packet time involved. However, eventually they are likely to guess a valid id and password. Some of our users

Re: rsync approach

2009-05-27 Thread Doug Hardie
On 27 May 2009, at 15:03, prad wrote: we have 2 static ip addresses with a machine running 7.2 connected to each. one is the primary server, while the other does only dns and receives bkp dumps from the first. we want to set things up so the 2nd can be brought on line at a moment's

Re: Upgrading from 6.3 to 7.1 -- how dangerous?

2009-04-19 Thread Doug Hardie
On Apr 19, 2009, at 10:06, John Almberg wrote: I need to upgrade a live, production server from 6.3 to 7.1. I can't afford to have any troubles with this server. I have Absolute FreeBSD and a few other BSD books, and the upgrade process looks fairly straightforward. That's the theory...

Re: Question about forcing fsck at boottime

2009-04-07 Thread Doug Hardie
On Apr 7, 2009, at 02:34, Chris Rees wrote: \ So, the answer is NO, it does NOT cause data CORRUPTION. A simple reboot solved it? Really, you're advocating guaranteed extended downtime every time there's a power outage, compared with a slight chance of a slightly longer downtime while every

Re: Copying files without scp

2009-04-07 Thread Doug Hardie
On Apr 7, 2009, at 16:13, Steve Bertrand wrote: Hi all, To copy data from one server, I normally (always) use scp. I'm looking for a method to perform this copy task without the overhead of encryption for infrequent, high-volume transfers (hundreds to thousands of GB). The data will be

Re: Question about forcing fsck at boottime

2009-04-06 Thread Doug Hardie
On Apr 6, 2009, at 11:12, Chris Rees wrote: Can no-one can come up with a reply either quoting a mailing list or giving the circumstances when: a) Background fsck caused data CORRUPTION _and_ b) A foreground fsck would not have done the same ? Yes. When background FSCK first became

Use of libgd

2009-04-01 Thread Doug Hardie
I am trying to use libgd to create some images. They are creating properly except there are color changes that I can't seem to figure out. The initial image is basically black and white PNG. I have converted it to GD2 format. There are a number of secondary images that have a couple of

Re: Image size manipulation

2009-02-04 Thread Doug Hardie
On Feb 4, 2009, at 06:38, Mehul Ved wrote: On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 11:53 AM, Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: You are looking for graphics/ImageMagick. This provides a 'convert' command that does lots of image file manipulations. Thanks. Don't know how I managed to miss it before. Also

Re: Image size manipulation

2009-02-04 Thread Doug Hardie
On Feb 4, 2009, at 08:17, Peter Giessel wrote: On Wednesday, February 04, 2009, at 07:10AM, Doug Hardie bc...@lafn.org wrote: I am currently using gd to create some images from data, but don't see how to resize the images to a specific pixel size. Nothing seems to stand out

Image size manipulation

2009-02-03 Thread Doug Hardie
I am looking for a port that would take an image file (preferably and image format) and convert it to JPEG at a specified pixel size. I couldn't find anything in the ports that appears to provide this capability. If needed I would settle for requiring JPEG input format.

Re: Image size manipulation

2009-02-03 Thread Doug Hardie
On Feb 3, 2009, at 22:16, Manolis Kiagias wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: I am looking for a port that would take an image file (preferably and image format) and convert it to JPEG at a specified pixel size. I couldn't find anything in the ports that appears to provide this capability. If needed

Re: Looking for a Good FreeBSD and General Unix Backup System

2009-01-28 Thread Doug Hardie
On Jan 28, 2009, at 16:52, Jaime wrote: On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 6:51 PM, Wojciech Puchar woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl wrote: dump is perfect. period. Is it possible to pull out individual files? A fellow sysadmin asked me that years ago and I didn't have an answer for him. Most

Port 7070

2009-01-19 Thread Doug Hardie
I just ran a netcat (nc -z) on my production servers and found an unusual response: Connection to 7070 port [tcp/arcp] succeeded! I checked on all my production and test servers (7.0 stable as of quite some time ago) and got the same response. I can't figure out why that port is

Re: Centralized DB of system users

2008-12-12 Thread Doug Hardie
On Dec 12, 2008, at 10:19, Dan wrote: Wojciech Puchar(woj...@wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl)@2008.12.12 14:12:45 +0100: this case (though it's very complicated to set up, especially the first why it is right solution? Interoperability. Today, with Linux, tomorrow, Windows or Mac OS X. so not

New PATA Drive

2008-10-13 Thread Doug Hardie
I am encountering an issue with a new 160 GB PATA drive. Its being installed on an old system (Pentium II). The boot process never really starts. It gets in the BIOS to where it checks for drives and hangs with the message searching for the primary drive on the channel. Normally I have

Re: New PATA Drive

2008-10-13 Thread Doug Hardie
On Oct 13, 2008, at 14:03, David Kelly wrote: On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 01:56:40PM -0700, Doug Hardie wrote: I am encountering an issue with a new 160 GB PATA drive. Its being installed on an old system (Pentium II). The boot process never really starts. It gets in the BIOS to where

Re: New PATA Drive

2008-10-13 Thread Doug Hardie
On Oct 13, 2008, at 16:03, Michael Ross wrote: On Mon, 13 Oct 2008 15:45:44 -0700 Doug Hardie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Oct 13, 2008, at 14:03, David Kelly wrote: On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 01:56:40PM -0700, Doug Hardie wrote: I am encountering an issue with a new 160 GB PATA drive. Its

Re: newsyslog naming scheme could be improved?

2008-10-11 Thread Doug Hardie
On Oct 11, 2008, at 09:46, Jeremy Chadwick wrote: On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 09:33:42AM -0700, Kelly Jones wrote: newsyslog rotates logfiles so that messages.0.gz is yesterday's file, messages.1.gz is the day before's, etc. This is ugly. If I tell my fellow sysadmins that I ran this command:

Re: Loss of Internet Contivity

2008-08-20 Thread Doug Hardie
On Aug 20, 2008, at 01:54, Warren Liddell wrote: Im not sure what has happend, but after my last portupgrade i seem to have lost internet contivity on the network .. ic an get a IP address from the router, can ping the router no worries, all other machine son the network are able to use

malloc options

2008-07-26 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a program that has run correctly since FreeBSD 3.7. However, when upgrading the server to 7.0 I am encountering issues where values just seem to arbirtrarily change. These values are all located in memory allocated by malloc. Malloc was significantly changed with 7.0 and reading

Re: malloc options

2008-07-26 Thread Doug Hardie
On Jul 26, 2008, at 17:10, Kris Kennaway wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: I have a program that has run correctly since FreeBSD 3.7. However, when upgrading the server to 7.0 I am encountering issues where values just seem to arbirtrarily change. These values are all located in memory

Re: malloc options

2008-07-26 Thread Doug Hardie
On Jul 26, 2008, at 18:47, Ivan Voras wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: If you did recompile it and it is behaving differently then it is probably because your program contains bugs in how it manages memory that happened to be working by accident with the old memory allocator. e.g. because you

Re: malloc options

2008-07-26 Thread Doug Hardie
On Jul 26, 2008, at 19:03, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: While that's understandable, the current malloc() has undergone quite extensive testing by Jason Evans and a lot of people who use it in FreeBSD 7.X or later. Its ability to expose bugs in this way was deemed important enough that it is

IPv6 Host Names

2008-07-13 Thread Doug Hardie
I am using the getnameinfo function to convert an IPv6 IP address to its name. This works properly if the host info is in DNS. However, if its in the /etc/hosts file and not DNS then all getnameinfo returns is the IP address. If i call it with an IPv4 IP address then it looks up the

IPv6 Auto Discovery

2008-07-11 Thread Doug Hardie
Mac OS-X does a form of auto discovery on IPv6 where the machines on a local network add the machine name to the ndp table when they see activity from that machine. So far I only have a rudimentary IPv6 configuration on FreeBSD 7 running and it only sees the IP address, and then only

Re: IPv6 Auto Discovery

2008-07-11 Thread Doug Hardie
On Jul 11, 2008, at 05:47, Steve Bertrand wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: Mac OS-X does a form of auto discovery on IPv6 where the machines on a local network add the machine name to the ndp table when they see activity from that machine. ...FreeBSD does this as well (Neighbor Discovery

Re: Need to build a new mail server

2008-05-29 Thread Doug Hardie
On May 29, 2008, at 16:55, Sahil Tandon wrote: Patrick Baldwin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I've got an older Solaris system running Sendmail for my mail server right now. It's about time to replace it, and I'm thinking FreeBSD might be the best choice of OS for the replacement. I am

Use of Com1

2008-05-23 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a number of servers that used to run FreeBSD 6.2. On each of them the com1 port was connected via a NAS so that I could access the console remotely. All worked just fine. Then I replaced 2 of the servers with 2 new identical units and upgraded everything to FreeBSD 7.0. One of

Unusual use of ssh

2008-05-21 Thread Doug Hardie
I have an unusual situation that I suspect is not practical, but just in case... I have a class C network with a T1 to the internet. There are a number of hosts on that network. Unfortunately the T1 line is just part of a path with several additional links before it gets to the

Re: [SSHd] Increasing wait time?

2008-05-06 Thread Doug Hardie
On May 6, 2008, at 10:57, Randy Ramsdell wrote: David Kelly wrote: On Tue, May 06, 2008 at 09:31:15AM -0800, Beech Rintoul wrote: Is there a way to configure SSHd, so that the wait time between login attempts increases after X failed tries? Not that I know of. You should look into

Re: [SSHd] Increasing wait time?

2008-05-06 Thread Doug Hardie
On May 6, 2008, at 14:24, Randy Ramsdell wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: On May 6, 2008, at 10:57, Randy Ramsdell wrote: David Kelly wrote: On Tue, May 06, 2008 at 09:31:15AM -0800, Beech Rintoul wrote: Is there a way to configure SSHd, so that the wait time between login attempts increases

Firewalls

2008-04-27 Thread Doug Hardie
FreeBSD supports 3 firewalls: IPF, IPFW, and PF. Some time ago (perhaps years) I seem to recall some discussion that one or more of those was better maintained and higher quality than the others. I don't see any indications of this in the handbook. Several years ago I needed to do

Re: BSD Computers

2008-04-20 Thread Doug Hardie
On Apr 20, 2008, at 19:13, Jerry Rukavina wrote: Hi, I can’t find any out of the box computers that have FreeBSD loaded. Do you know which computer manufactures, both laptop and desktop, which can run FreeBSD? Do you recommend any particular models or know of which ones are more highly

Re: C compiler issue perhaps?

2008-03-16 Thread Doug Hardie
On Mar 15, 2008, at 05:59, Derek Ragona wrote: At 09:49 PM 3/14/2008, Doug Hardie wrote: On Mar 14, 2008, at 18:31, Derek Ragona wrote: At 06:56 PM 3/14/2008, Doug Hardie wrote: There is no code running at that point. Its just sitting there waiting for me to enter a gdb command. On Mar

C compiler issue perhaps?

2008-03-14 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a program I was testing with gdb. I was trying to figure out why c.rmonths was always zero when it should have been 6. Stepped through using the gdb n command. Here is the output: (gdb) 215 c.rmonths = (edate - tdate) / toMONTHS; (gdb) 223

Re: C compiler issue perhaps?

2008-03-14 Thread Doug Hardie
There is no code running at that point. Its just sitting there waiting for me to enter a gdb command. On Mar 14, 2008, at 15:16, Derek Ragona wrote: At 05:10 PM 3/14/2008, Doug Hardie wrote: I have a program I was testing with gdb. I was trying to figure out why c.rmonths was always zero

Re: C compiler issue perhaps?

2008-03-14 Thread Doug Hardie
On Mar 14, 2008, at 18:31, Derek Ragona wrote: At 06:56 PM 3/14/2008, Doug Hardie wrote: There is no code running at that point. Its just sitting there waiting for me to enter a gdb command. On Mar 14, 2008, at 15:16, Derek Ragona wrote: At 05:10 PM 3/14/2008, Doug Hardie wrote: I have

Creating a custom install disk

2008-03-02 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a number of servers that I am going to be updating to FreeBSD 7 from 6.2. I have built a new base system with all the configurations and ports and local code that I need. This process takes about 2 days from the distribution CDs. I need a way to clone this machine and install on

Re: FreeBSD 6.3, ftpd and crappy clients

2008-02-27 Thread Doug Hardie
On Feb 26, 2008, at 23:43, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Doug Hardie Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2008 11:12 PM To: Wojciech Puchar Cc: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org Subject: Re: FreeBSD 6.3, ftpd and crappy

Re: FreeBSD 6.3, ftpd and crappy clients

2008-02-26 Thread Doug Hardie
On Feb 26, 2008, at 22:58, Wojciech Puchar wrote: is ftpd changed compared to 6.2? all normal clients (like classic ftp, lftp) works fine, unix mozilla ftp client, and few winftp clients shows empty catalog. i know that's crappy clients, but worked with 6.2 (i think ;) any solution?

Re: Problem with makemap and hash tables

2008-02-07 Thread Doug Hardie
On Feb 4, 2008, at 18:08, Doug Hardie wrote: I am just under 300K lines in that map at present. While I have always wondered where hash was going to break, I hadn't found the limit yet. However, the time to build the hash table is extremely large with that many entries. I ran some

Re: Problem with makemap and hash tables

2008-02-04 Thread Doug Hardie
On Feb 4, 2008, at 17:27, Olivier Nicole wrote: Hi, I am having problem with /usr/sbin/makemap hash on huge databases under FreeBSD 5.5 and 6.3 while it is working on 4.11. By huge I mean around 380,000 lines in the /etc/mail/access file. After approximately 375,000 lines added into

Dell PowerEdge 1900

2008-01-18 Thread Doug Hardie
Has anyone used the 1900 with FreeBSD? The NIC is listed as a Intel® PRO 1000PT Dual Port Server Adapter. I didn't find any reference to that device in the 6.3 hardware information.___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: reverse grep

2007-11-03 Thread Doug Hardie
On Nov 3, 2007, at 19:35, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: heh I've read (kind of skimmed) the grep man page but i seem to have missed the -v for some reason ^^ The use of grep -v will work as long as the tcpdump output is limited to one line per packet. However, some of the tcpdump options

Abit Motherboard

2007-10-05 Thread Doug Hardie
I am planning for replacing one of my servers. I want to upgrade to at least a dual-core machine. I found the Abit IP 35 Pro motherboard at Frys which looks like it has most everything I need. However, I don't find any discussions about that particular board in the archives or Google.

Lack of Core Dumps on signal 11

2007-09-16 Thread Doug Hardie
FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE-p4 The setup I have used for earlier versions to obtain core dumps on processes that receive signals is no longer working. /var/log/ messages no longer shows core dumped for the entries and nothing appears in the core dump directory. sysctl.conf has:

Re: [FreeBSD][Newb] How I use sendmail to send mail?

2007-06-10 Thread Doug Hardie
On Jun 10, 2007, at 21:25, Bjorn Boulder wrote: Doug, Mats Your advice is on the money; thanks. I see this: Jun 10 05:43:40 jake sendmail[15068]: l5AAhekD015068: [EMAIL PROTECTED], ctladdr=oracle (1004/1005), delay=00:00:00, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=30062, relay=[127.0.0.1]

Re: Backup advice

2007-05-23 Thread Doug Hardie
On May 23, 2007, at 16:27, Jason Lixfeld wrote: So I feel a need to start backing up my servers. To that end, I've decided that it's easier for me to grab an external USB drive instead of a tape. It would seem dump/restore are the tools of choice. My backup strategy is pretty much I

Re: Backup advice

2007-05-23 Thread Doug Hardie
On May 23, 2007, at 19:03, Jason Lixfeld wrote: On 23-May-07, at 9:23 PM, Doug Hardie wrote: The criteria for selecting a backup approach is not the backup methodology but the restore methodology. Excellent point. Perhaps I'm asking the wrong question, so let me try it this way

Re: Sendmail ignores hosts.allow

2007-05-22 Thread Doug Hardie
On May 22, 2007, at 10:46, Maxim Khitrov wrote: On 5/22/07, doug [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 22 May 2007, Maxim Khitrov wrote: On 5/22/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I suspect sendmail is reading /etc/hosts.allow # Start by allowing everything (this prevents the rest

Sysinstall

2007-04-30 Thread Doug Hardie
Some time ago I seem to remember being able to use sysinstall from a newer version CD to update an existing system. What I wanted to do was keep the original disk partitioning and just install the new system over the old one. However, with 6.2 release I don't seem to be able to do it

Re: Quotas on 6.2

2007-04-29 Thread Doug Hardie
On Apr 29, 2007, at 06:26, Mark Tinguely wrote: I am using quotas in FreeBSD 6.2 with soft limits == hard limits, and the hard limits are being enforsed (mail/ftp etc). This is a non-root filesystem. There is one patch for quota that I supplied and was recently applied to -current that is

Quotas on 6.2

2007-04-28 Thread Doug Hardie
I understand quotas were broken in 6.1. I am testing 6.2 where I thought they were working again. However, it behaves considerably differently from 5.x. I set both a hard and soft limit on a user to the same value. Adding disk usage to that user past that limit succeeds. quota shows

Re: Syslog not logging remote host

2007-04-14 Thread Doug Hardie
On Apr 13, 2007, at 22:44, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 08:48 PM 4/13/2007, you wrote: Janos Dohanics [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm trying capture logs from m0n0wall, but the log file is empty. Here is my configuration: On the logging machine, in /etc/rc.conf: syslogd_flags=-a

Re: advice on anti-spam tools

2007-04-02 Thread Doug Hardie
On Apr 2, 2007, at 17:08, Kurt Buff wrote: Do you receive mail from lists such as this one? Do you receive mail from non-responding mailboxes, such as network notificationss, etc.? Do you care about your new correspondents? If you answer 'yes' to any of these messages, then a

Re: Sorta OT - Backup solutions Mac to FreeBSD

2007-01-29 Thread Doug Hardie
On Jan 29, 2007, at 14:00, Joe Auty wrote: I've heard of many people having problems with RsyncX and the version of rsync included in OS X crapping out and being unreliable. RsyncX and the patched rsync (the former being a GUI for the CLI rsync) that ships with OS X attempts to preserve

Re: Loosing Ethernet Connectivity

2007-01-21 Thread Doug Hardie
On Jan 21, 2007, at 21:59, David Schulz wrote: hey, sure, of course i have checked the cat5 first, but it is clearly not the cable. id say it is as ted has written. what i would like to know now is how exactly happens this hardware incompatibility? The interface chips use a very low

Use of CVS

2007-01-11 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a medium sized application where the source is all in a CVS repository. Basically it works great as I am able to retrieve any previous version of a module when needed. Most of the changes to the application are quickly resolved, CVS committed and the production system updated in

Re: Use of CVS

2007-01-11 Thread Doug Hardie
On Jan 11, 2007, at 18:28, Norberto Meijome wrote: On Thu, 11 Jan 2007 11:35:38 -0800 Doug Hardie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Any suggestions on these approaches will be appreciated. Thanks, I suggest you read the CVS Red book, in particular the section on branch management and merging

Re: MAC OS X connection to FreeBSD?

2006-11-13 Thread Doug Hardie
On Nov 13, 2006, at 01:28, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: Apple also doesen't use the UNIX security model. As near as I can tell their core security model is an ACL model not a user/group model. Once again this is something that's handled elsewhere. The user-group security model is alive and the

Another Hardware Issue

2006-11-11 Thread Doug Hardie
I have another machine which will not boot the first time after a power on. It gives the following messages: Mounting root from ufs:/dev/ad0s1a panic: vm_fault: fault on nofault entry, addr: c6303000 syncing disks... 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 giving up on 1 buffers Uptime: 16s

Network Setup Question

2006-11-10 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a bit of an unusual network setup situation. I have a machine that is only used to store backups. It gets moved around to different locations occasionally so it has to be able to live on a 192.168.1.x or a 10.0.1.x network without reconfiguration. I also need a fixed last address

Re: Network Setup Question

2006-11-10 Thread Doug Hardie
On Nov 10, 2006, at 19:34, Jonathan Horne wrote: On Friday 10 November 2006 19:17, Doug Hardie wrote: I have a bit of an unusual network setup situation. I have a machine that is only used to store backups. It gets moved around to different locations occasionally so it has to be able

Re: Network Setup Question

2006-11-10 Thread Doug Hardie
On Nov 10, 2006, at 20:26, Lane wrote: On Friday 10 November 2006 21:56, Doug Hardie wrote: On Nov 10, 2006, at 19:34, Jonathan Horne wrote: On Friday 10 November 2006 19:17, Doug Hardie wrote: I have a bit of an unusual network setup situation. I have a machine that is only used

Hardware Problem

2006-10-30 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a hardware problem with a disk drive. Last night I received millions of messages like: Oct 29 23:00:02 zook kernel: ad0: timeout waiting for write DRQ Oct 29 23:00:02 zook kernel: g_vfs_done():ad0s1e[WRITE (offset=39908835328, lengt h=8192)]error = 5 Oct 29 23:00:02 zook kernel: ad0:

portconf port

2006-09-07 Thread Doug Hardie
I have been trying to figure out how to configure portconf. The 3 examples given are not much help with complex ports. I am starting with the dspam port (mail/dspam) as if I can figure that one out the rest should be easy. I first tried to use the arguments from the configure command:

Re: Linksys router and ssh time outs ...

2006-07-10 Thread Doug Hardie
On Jul 10, 2006, at 00:11, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: From: User Freebsd [EMAIL PROTECTED] I just put a linksys router in place, so that we could use our wireless laptop, well, wireless ... now, I seem to be getting timeouts on my ssh connections when they are idle, but timeouts that I

cvs

2006-05-05 Thread Doug Hardie
I have been building a cvs structure for a bunch of code and have a couple questions I have not been able to find answers to in the archives/documentation. When you run ident on many FreeBSD modules you see the identifier FreeBSD used frequently. It appears that cvs is properly updating

Re: cvs

2006-05-05 Thread Doug Hardie
On May 5, 2006, at 11:04, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2006-05-05 10:45, Doug Hardie [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have been building a cvs structure for a bunch of code and have a couple questions I have not been able to find answers to in the archives/documentation. When you run ident on many

Motherboards

2006-03-27 Thread Doug Hardie
I have a number of servers that are reaching end of life. They are over 7 years old and I can no longer find IDE drives that work with the slower controllers they have. These are all towers and use ASUS motherboards. Those were quite cheap at the time and the boards have worked very

Finding an LBA after a disk error

2006-03-13 Thread Doug Hardie
After much revision I finally have a tool that does a pretty good job of identifying the usage of an LBA. Its not perfect, but its normally only used with a disk with a bad sector. It no longer needs the complete source distribution but can be built from the normal libraries. It has

Re: How to know that make buildworld finished

2006-03-05 Thread Doug Hardie
On Mar 5, 2006, at 19:25, Olivier Nicole wrote: For testing purposes, I am trying to build a quite old (read slow) machine. It happens that every time I start a buildworld, I will have to leave before the end. And next morning the shell I was using to run the buildworld will have terminated

make buildworld

2005-12-26 Thread Doug Hardie
I am upgrading a server to 6.0 and encountered an error in make buildworld. However, I don't know what the error was as I piped stdout to a file, but not stderr. It was fairly near the end so I really hate to restart from the beginning again. The master server is a fairly slow machine.

Re: Upgrade from 5.3 to 6.0

2005-11-09 Thread Doug Hardie
On Nov 7, 2005, at 00:10, Hans Nieser wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: On Nov 6, 2005, at 22:15, Hans Nieser wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: I am in the midst of upgrading via source from 5.3 to 6.0. All is going fine, but the instructions in UPDATING do not include a make installkernel

Upgrade from 5.3 to 6.0

2005-11-06 Thread Doug Hardie
I am in the midst of upgrading via source from 5.3 to 6.0. All is going fine, but the instructions in UPDATING do not include a make installkernel command. I know that needs to be done somewhere. I suspect between the buildkernel and the reboot.

Re: Upgrade from 5.3 to 6.0

2005-11-06 Thread Doug Hardie
On Nov 6, 2005, at 22:15, Hans Nieser wrote: Doug Hardie wrote: I am in the midst of upgrading via source from 5.3 to 6.0. All is going fine, but the instructions in UPDATING do not include a make installkernel command. I know that needs to be done somewhere. I suspect between

Re: OFF-TOPIC but ... you will laugh !!

2005-11-02 Thread Doug Hardie
Not surprising. Gates and Microsoft didn't develop DOS. They bought it. On Nov 2, 2005, at 20:27, Moffatt, Chris wrote: It is a reserved word from the DOS days (like prn) I think it stands for console Actually, you can't create a folder named: CON, PRN, AUX, CLOCK$, NUL, COM1, COM2,

Re: mac osx disklabels

2005-06-20 Thread Doug Hardie
On Jun 20, 2005, at 07:59, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote: On Jun 20, 2005, at 8:12 AM, Bob Bomar wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | I went to mount a UFS filesystem on an OSX prepared drive and discovered | that apparantly FreeBSD can't

jabberd

2005-06-15 Thread Doug Hardie
Has anyone succeeded in making mu-conference work with jabberd v2 on FreeBSD 5.x? I can get jabberd working fine but it never seems to route anything to mu-conference. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Debugging Threaded Applications

2005-05-28 Thread Doug Hardie
Are there any working tools available for debugging a threaded application in 5.3/5.4? Ktrace works fine but doesn't identify the threads so its almost impossible to figure out whats going on in a complex threaded application. Strace doesn't show threads either. Pstack causes all sorts

Re: how to deal with spam for good?

2005-03-10 Thread Doug Hardie
On Mar 10, 2005, at 01:49, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: The only long term solution that is going to work is modding the DNS records to designate an official SMTP server for each domain, such a plan has been in the works for a while among the standard bodies that know what they are doing. SPF is only

Re: how to deal with spam for good?

2005-03-10 Thread Doug Hardie
On Mar 10, 2005, at 15:24, Anthony Atkielski wrote: As it is, sometimes I can't answer clients by e-mail because their own ISPs (e.g., anything run by Time-Warner) simply throw away my e-mail because it doesn't come from a Big ISP. I doub't thats the reason. I am presuming you are referring to

Re: how to deal with spam for good?

2005-03-10 Thread Doug Hardie
On Mar 10, 2005, at 17:38, Anthony Atkielski wrote: Doug Hardie writes: I doub't thats the reason. I am presuming you are referring to wanado.fr. No, I'm referring to e-mail sent directly from my own server (not relayed through Wanadoo). Time-Warner and a few other ISPs either reject it openly

Re: how to deal with spam for good?

2005-03-10 Thread Doug Hardie
On Mar 10, 2005, at 18:30, Warren Block wrote: milter-greylist works great with sendmail. Here's a somewhat-dated article I wrote about using it and clamav-milter with sendmail: http://www.wonkity.com/greylist.pdf I am getting a no such file back on that.

Re: tech question

2005-03-07 Thread Doug Hardie
On Mar 6, 2005, at 23:45, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote: On Mar 7, 2005, at 12:31 AM, Michael C. Shultz wrote: On Sunday 06 March 2005 11:28 pm, popbox wrote: Excuse me for foolish question and pig latin. I'm a new user of FreeBSD and I have a trouble with mounting DVD. There is no

Disk Error

2005-03-06 Thread Doug Hardie
I have been getting the following disk errors consistently for the last month. ad2s1e: hard error reading fsbn 6934399 of 3467168-3467295 (ad2s1 bn 6934399; cn 431 tn 164 sn 52) status=59 error=40 spec_getpages:(#ad/0x20014) I/O read failure: (error=5) bp 0xc5678f94 vp 0xcb5f3a80

Re: Disk Error

2005-03-06 Thread Doug Hardie
. tunefs ( enable softupdate) 3. backup to new hard disk 4. remove this faulty hard disk Your hard disk is dyeing . Doug Hardie wrote: I have been getting the following disk errors consistently for the last month. ad2s1e: hard error reading fsbn 6934399 of 3467168-3467295 (ad2s1 bn 6934399; cn 431 tn

su from root

2005-02-26 Thread Doug Hardie
I have encountered an unusual issue where the behavior is different between FreeBSD 4.6 and 5.3. If I login and then su to root successfully, then do a su to a non-root user I get: pam_login_access: pam_sm_acct_mgmt: user-id is not allowed to log in on /dev/ttyv0 In chasing this down it

Re: SSH terminal locking up from OS X to FreeBSD

2005-02-23 Thread Doug Hardie
On Feb 22, 2005, at 22:57, Jim Freeze wrote: * Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC [EMAIL PROTECTED] [2005-02-22 22:58:17 -0700]: Just for giggles, what happens when you try a different encryption method with the ssl client? For example, -c blowfish Ok, so I tried this, but it still locks up. However,

Port Problem

2005-02-23 Thread Doug Hardie
I seem to have done something to a port that is causing a problem. The port is dspam and I first did a make on it. Up cam this nice configuration option window (similar to sysinstall) where I select what turns out to be incompatable options. However, that wasn't obvious at the time. The

Re: SSH terminal locking up from OS X to FreeBSD

2005-02-22 Thread Doug Hardie
On Feb 22, 2005, at 13:50, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: * Eric F Crist [EMAIL PROTECTED] [2005-02-22 15:35:53 -0600]: On Feb 22, 2005, at 3:11 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What version of Mac OS X are you using? All of my workstations are Mac OS X, and all but one server (an old cobalt raq 2) are

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