Re: How to turn off keyboard bell

2004-06-09 Thread Chris Pressey
On Wed, 09 Jun 2004 07:14:50 -0700 Bob [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi there, I'm having a difficult time turning off the keyboard bell. I have tried kbdcontrol -b off and setting keybell=NO in rc.conf, but this only shortens it down to a chirp. If I set kbdcontrol -b visual, then the

Re: OT: do not read if OT annoys you group coding standards

2004-06-07 Thread Chris Pressey
On Mon, 7 Jun 2004 13:10:06 -0700 Goodleaf, John [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I'm abusing the mailing list because many of you are sickeningly clever and have long experience in IT. I'm working to establish a document (yep) providing guidance for our company's

Re: Sharing Linux swap space on FreeBSD 4.9

2004-06-06 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 13 May 2004 04:19:56 + Richard Liang [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello everyone, I am trying to enable the linux swap space I have under Red Hat on FreeBSD 4.9. [...] So I've tried swapon /dev/ad0s4 from FreeBSD and it always says: swapon: /dev/ad0s4: Device not configured I

Re: bell through sound card

2004-05-25 Thread Chris Pressey
On 25 Apr 2004 00:07:40 -0700 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a Shuttle box that (to my surprise) doesn't have a standard PC feeper. Has anyone done any work on making the standard bell go through a sound card? Has anyone given any thought to what would be the right way to do it? Would

Re: cd-rom drive on parallel port

2004-04-12 Thread Chris Pressey
On Mon, 12 Apr 2004 17:02:03 +0200 Marc UBM Bocklet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ok, I'm posting this one last time in the hope that somebody can at least tell me: No, it does not work :-) -- Hiho! :-) I've an old 8x cdrom that gets connected to a parallel port. It's

Re: pseudo-device vn

2004-04-11 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 8 Apr 2004 09:32:01 +0200 (MET DST) Mipam [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, Jerry McAllister wrote: Should i just put pseudo-device vn in the kernel config file to make this work? In 5.x, `vn' was replaced by `md'. (Sorry, that's about all I know about

Re: pseudo-device vn

2004-04-07 Thread Chris Pressey
On Wed, 7 Apr 2004 15:12:21 +0200 (MET DST) Mipam [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, Jerry McAllister wrote: Should i just put pseudo-device vn in the kernel config file to make this work? You didn't say which version of FreeBSD you were using. In versions 4.xxx and

Re: swap

2004-03-25 Thread Chris Pressey
On Fri, 26 Mar 2004 08:38:07 +0200 Olegs Sorokins [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear all, Sure, anyone knows, except me. How can the additional swap space be added to the working FreeBSD system without reinstalling the whole system. Thanks in advance, Oleg Hi Oleg, Have a look at these web

Re: Error During Make Installworld

2004-03-25 Thread Chris Pressey
On Fri, 26 Mar 2004 01:13:06 -0600 Kevin Greenidge [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am using FreeBSD 4.9. Does anyone know what can be causing this? Here is the error below: install: rename: /sbin/init to /sbin/init.bak: Operation not permitted *** Error code 71 Stop in /usr/src/sbin/init.

Re: wraparound value for time

2004-03-23 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 23 Mar 2004 17:38:02 + Matthew Seaman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Mar 22, 2004 at 03:40:58PM -0800, Chris Landauer wrote: i tried to figure out where the actual code for time is, but i can't quite tell - it appears to be buried inside csh somewhere (it also appears that

Re: disconnecting keyboard: big trouble !?!

2004-03-23 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 23 Mar 2004 10:44:11 -0600 Nathan Kinkade [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can anyone on the list point me to a manufacturers site or documentation that unequivocally states in clear terms the real dangers of hotplugging a PS/2 device? How about

Re: kernel module

2004-03-23 Thread Chris Pressey
On Wed, 24 Mar 2004 11:34:47 +1030 Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday, 23 March 2004 at 13:26:32 -0600, Brian Henning wrote: Greetings: Could someone explain howto move something that is part of the kernel and make it a kernel module? for example the pcm,

Re: Virtual terminal buffer?

2004-03-22 Thread Chris Pressey
On Mon, 22 Mar 2004 16:57:26 -0600 (CST) Eric F Crist [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello list, Is there a way to clear the buffer after you've logged out of a virtual terminal? TIA Eric Well, you could call 'echo' a hundred times in your .logout script :) -Chris

Re: Top posting

2004-03-21 Thread Chris Pressey
On Mon, 22 Mar 2004 01:50:14 -0500 Denny Jodeit [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It boils down to a 'When in Rome, do as Romans do' situation. The charter states no top posting. I made sure to re-read the list charter when this thread started. I couldn't find a single mention of top posting. The

Re: KLD and UID

2004-03-18 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 16 Mar 2004 23:09:36 -0700 Simon Timms [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi there, I am playing around with kernel modules trying to learn something and hopefully not destroy my computer too badly. Right now my goal is to print out the user id from an open() call. I am basing my work around

Re: Server automatically Shuts down.

2004-03-17 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 16 Mar 2004 06:33:33 -0800 (PST) samy lancher [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My system does not auto reboot. It just crashes as if some one has pressed the power off button. I think it is surely some thing to do with power supply. I will open the case and leave for a day. I will also

Re: Want complete list of freebsd commands in freebsd 5.2

2004-03-17 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 16 Mar 2004 13:59:24 + Matthew Seaman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 09:39:07AM +0500, Asghar Ali wrote: Anyone have the complete list of freebsd 5.2 commands. I need it so please send to me on my mail address [EMAIL PROTECTED] What you ask for is not

Re: Need bash help

2004-03-15 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 16 Mar 2004 01:40:51 +0200 hugle [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello all. I'm writing here, cause i think just here people can help me. (p.s. didn't find bash mailing lists) [...] So what I wanna do is smth like: for i in `seq 1 254`; do ./dc 192.168.1.$i and if it returns 'Dropping

Re: [Fwd: Re: deleting directories with ??? in name]

2004-03-15 Thread Chris Pressey
On 15 Mar 2004 20:26:12 -0500 Lowell Gilbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Walter [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I managed to delete the files by recreating the directory. Not to seem ungrateful, but isn't it a Bad Thing that it is not straightforeward to delete any file on the system (as

Re: issue with simple script

2004-03-15 Thread Chris Pressey
On Mon, 15 Mar 2004 15:27:20 -0700 David Bear [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I thought I had a tape issue.. Now its clear I have a script issue. Below is a script I use to perform level 0 dumps on all mounted file systems. The problem seems to be that when the script runs, it does not run as

Re: pc speaker to sound card

2004-03-09 Thread Chris Pressey
On Wed, 28 Jan 2004 11:31:17 GMT [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: FBSD 4.9R is there anyway to route PC speaker sounds to my sound card? specifically, my PC speaker is fried, and i would like to hear ytalk beeps thru my sound card ... thanks (please copy any replies off-list). Hi, (sorry for

Re: one simple question

2004-03-03 Thread Chris Pressey
On Wed, 3 Mar 2004 18:13:43 + chungwei Hsiung [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello.. I have a simple question, but I am not sure what the answer is. If anyone can possibly help me, it is really appreciated. I compile a test C file. I notice there are a few lines at the beginning of the

Re: How to remove a non-empty directory

2004-03-01 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 2 Mar 2004 22:21:24 +0800 Stephen Liu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all folks, Kindly advise where can I find the small program 'midnight commander' for FreeBSD. /usr/ports/misc/mc OR what command line shall be applied on FBSD to remove a non-empty directory together with its

Re: SoundBlaster 16 PnP ISA Card on 5.1

2004-02-27 Thread Chris Pressey
On Fri, 27 Feb 2004 13:25:20 -0500 Philippe Vachon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: As I said before, the sound is compressed -- not in the data sense, but rather in the analogue sense where the wavelength of a waveform decreases, as does the period. I appologize if I had confused you, but I'm not a

Re: SoundBlaster 16 PnP ISA Card on 5.1

2004-02-27 Thread Chris Pressey
On Fri, 27 Feb 2004 14:33:50 -0500 Philippe Vachon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Still, nobody has any clues as to what the problem could be? I've loaded just snd_sbc and just snd_oss and even the compressed sound thing doesn't occur. Sorry. The only thing I can think to suggest is to try to

Re: stable version of technology release

2004-02-26 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 26 Feb 2004 11:31:07 +0200 siraj kutlusan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: when will a stable version of the technology release of freebsd be coming out? http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/5-roadmap/schedule.html -Chris ___ [EMAIL

Re: Shell scripting woes

2004-02-24 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 24 Feb 2004 17:56:49 +0100 (CET) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello guys! I have two questions about shellscripts: Your second question seems to have been addressed, so here's something for your first question... 1) I have a backup job that 'tar's a lot of files and currently I redirect

Re: Is inetd a proxy server?

2004-02-22 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sun, 22 Feb 2004 17:19:05 -0500 Marty Landman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My issue is one of UI, especially for top. It would be nicer imo if those 1/2 doz getty processes were to display on one line somehow... maybe indicating the number running and a way for me to expand them if needed

Re: Installing 5.2 Trouble on 486 with 16Mb of memory

2004-02-05 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 5 Feb 2004 12:40:06 +0200 igor [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: System hangs when starting sysinstall :( On system with 8Mb of memory, when starting /stand/sysinstall happens restart. There is piece of install.txt: 1.2

Re: dlopen() and parent symbols

2004-02-04 Thread Chris Pressey
On Wed, 4 Feb 2004 19:48:31 -0700 (MST) Joe Lewis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've read that I can't export symbols from the parent executable to modules opened with dlopen(). So, I have a (hopefully) quick question. How can I export function(s) to those modules? Can you pass them a function

Re: OT: sed problem

2004-02-01 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sun, 1 Feb 2004 15:33:58 + Daniela [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sunday 01 February 2004 01:34, Jez Hancock wrote: On Sun, Feb 01, 2004 at 01:38:44AM +, Daniela wrote: I was wondering how I can do the following with sed (or another program): 1. Output only the text from the

Re: What hostname should I set?

2004-01-31 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sat, 31 Jan 2004 20:02:01 -0500 JJB [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Assigning an Host name to your FBSD system Your FBSD operating system has internal software applications (like sendmail for one) that needs to know the fully qualified domain name of the PC it's running on. You do this by

Re: OT: sed problem

2004-01-31 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sun, 1 Feb 2004 01:38:44 + Daniela [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was wondering how I can do the following with sed (or another program): 1. Output only the text from the start of the line to the first pipe character 2. Output only the text between the last and the previous pipe character

Re: Booting with 80 Gig hard drive

2004-01-29 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 29 Jan 2004 14:37:39 +0200 rk47 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi FreeBSD'ers I have a problem with booting from FreeBSD 4.8/4.9 and 5.2, they all gave the same error. I have an 80Gig Seagate HD with a Pentium 4, Epox motherboard and Phoenix version 2.2 BIOS. [...] I use Boot Manager

Re: showing total/free memory

2004-01-29 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 29 Jan 2004 21:29:07 + Jez Hancock [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 08:11:26AM +1100, Rowdy wrote: Chris Pressey wrote: Well, I'm not sure if it works on 5.x, but you could try /usr/ports/sysutils/muse Should be easier to parse than the other

Re: showing total/free memory

2004-01-28 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 29 Jan 2004 08:26:00 +1100 Rowdy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Matthew Hunt wrote: On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 08:03:46AM +1100, Rowdy wrote: I am setting up MRTG and at the moment I am parsing /var/run/dmesg.boot and the output from `top -b -d 1` to get total and free memory

Re: MBR

2004-01-27 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 27 Jan 2004 17:10:35 +0100 Ruben de Groot [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 04:49:02PM +0100, Namik Dala typed: On Tue, Jan 27, 2004 at 09:10:51AM -0600, Brian H wrote: Currently I have the BSD boot loader running in my MBR, but since I only have BSD on my system

Re: Intel 815 + Floppy

2004-01-25 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sun, 25 Jan 2004 21:45:59 -0600 (CST) David Short [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One of my machines has a motherboard with and Intel 815 chipset. Well, after installing the 5.x series (5.1, 5.2), you cannot mount a floppy. It gives you Input/Output errors. However, in the 4.x series (4.8,

Re: CVSup newbies question

2004-01-25 Thread Chris Pressey
On Mon, 26 Jan 2004 14:11:41 +0800 meimi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello everyone, I have following the instruction on http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/cvsup.html to install cvsup on my computer. I think CVSup is installed correctly and running smoothly. I am

Re: open office install fails after two days of installing

2004-01-25 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sun, 25 Jan 2004 22:32:27 -0800 chip [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Okay, I downloaded and installed the .tbz file, moved it to /usr/local and ran pkg_add. It finished, and the instructions on the screen say to just run openoffice on the command line and answer a few questions. When I run the

Re: Adaptec 2400A Performance

2004-01-24 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sat, 24 Jan 2004 19:48:15 -0800 Rishi Chopra [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One other (slightly lamer) question: if my device configures as da0, is that scsi or ide? SCSI. IDE would be ad0. -Chris ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Spam Assassin?

2004-01-24 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sat, 24 Jan 2004 22:51:05 -0600 Eric F Crist [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Where is the Spam Assassin port? The only thing I can find is spamass-milter which just USES Spam Assassin. echo /usr/ports/*/*Spam* /usr/ports/mail/p5-Mail-SpamAssassin /usr/ports/mail/p5-Mail-SpamAssassin-snapshot

Re: System Startup Messages

2004-01-23 Thread Chris Pressey
On Fri, 23 Jan 2004 21:54:37 -0800 Rishi Chopra [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm running a FreeBSD machine with no head (e.g. no monitor installed to the machine). Is there a way to view the statup messages from the system once the machine is up and running via SSH? What is the name of the

Re: FDisk won't detect or accept correct disk geometry from BIOS

2004-01-22 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 22 Jan 2004 14:24:19 -0800 Keith Kelly [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for your thoughtful and helpful reply. I should have given more technical details. I already tried (with both 4.9 and 5.1) letting the FreeBSD install proceed with fdisk's geometry value assumptions, and what I

Re: Dependencies of installed ports

2004-01-22 Thread Chris Pressey
On Fri, 23 Jan 2004 17:00:05 +1300 Tom Munro Glass [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1) How can I display the dependencies between the ports I have installed on my 4.9-RELEASE machine? There seem to be some ports in /var/db/pkg that I haven't intentionally installed and I would like to get rid of some

Re: grepping distinct lines from many text files ?

2004-01-20 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 20 Jan 2004 20:56:21 +0200 Ion-Mihai Tetcu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I know I have done this before, but I don't remember how ;) I have a collection of text files in one directory, and each file can contain one or more lines of text, of which any of them could also be in

Re: OT: Another perl question

2004-01-18 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sun, 18 Jan 2004 15:55:42 -0800 Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there an easy way of determining file - determine file type in perl? at least as certain as magic(5) can ascertain? E.g: if (($ftype = file ($ARV[i])) eq script){ ## do

Re: install 5.2 on Thinkpad T40 fxp problem

2004-01-17 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sun, 18 Jan 2004 02:22:32 +0800 Zhang Weiwu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello. I read some FreeBSD on Thinkpad T40 storis (prior to 5.2), these guys have luckly have almost everything working! Now I just brought a new T40. The first problem is fxp0 autodetected and always timeout: fxp0:

Re: General UNIX puzzle

2004-01-17 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sat, 17 Jan 2004 14:50:18 -0700 Brett Glass [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: For example, while I received answers involving languages, such as sed and awk, the simplest answer to at least one of them seems to use grep. How so? My first thought for #3 was 'fgrep -v string', but on re-reading the

Re: problems creating a bootable image using burncd

2004-01-13 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 13 Jan 2004 13:07:20 -0600 Vulpes Velox [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've been trying to create a a bootable CD using freesbie. I ran into problems getting that to work. It failed to boot and the same thing happened upon reburn. I then went to download a the 4.9 install iso to see if it

Re: DNS resources or toaster

2004-01-05 Thread Chris Pressey
On Mon, 5 Jan 2004 16:30:41 -0500 Marius Kirschner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have the task to set up a two DNS servers for my company, and while I have administered their DNS servers using BIND for a number of years I have never set them up from scratch. I have 2 boxes where FreeBSD 5.1

Re: Mount /cdrom as non-root user - does this actually work for anyone?

2004-01-03 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sun, 4 Jan 2004 11:59:29 +1100 Gautam Gopalakrishnan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 12:53:52AM +, Stacey Roberts wrote: Hello, As root I can mount and read the CD fine.., checking for non-root user: exit ~ $ mount /cdrom cd9660: /dev/acd0c: Operation not

Re: Where Live CD ISO image?

2003-12-30 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 30 Dec 2003 15:21:53 + (GMT) Francisco Reyes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Where can I download a Live CD ISO? The only place I was able to find was http://www.freesbie.org, but that's basically some scripts on how to do an ISO from one's system. Was hopping to find something

Re: Where Live CD ISO image?

2003-12-30 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 30 Dec 2003 12:35:54 -0800 Chris Pressey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 30 Dec 2003 15:21:53 + (GMT) Francisco Reyes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Where can I download a Live CD ISO? The only place I was able to find was http://www.freesbie.org, but that's basically some

Re: Does FreeBSD allow one to use the Floppy Drive on a SunBlade 100 ?

2003-12-29 Thread Chris Pressey
-Original Message- I am looking for a replacement OS that I can put on my SunBlade 100. Currently I am using Solaris 9. I have looked at Debian and OpenBSD and both OS's cannot use the floppy drive. I have Googled and I know that FreeBSD 4.9 cannot utilize the floppy drive

Re: grep, netstat, and bridging

2003-12-23 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 23 Dec 2003 08:19:53 -0800 (PST) Dave McCammon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I this a feature, bug, or just some logical thing that grep does( or perhaps netstat)? Scenario: IP addresses comp1=xx.xx.xx.1 comp2=xx.xx.xx.6 comp3=xx.xx.xx.12 comp1 and comp3 run FBSD 4.9 stable

Re: why do I need sendmail

2003-12-20 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sat, 20 Dec 2003 12:15:49 -0800 Cybertime Hostmaster [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One thing to note in Matthew's reply: that. However, automatic e-mails from your system -- usually from the periodic(8) scripts -- do require sendmail(8) or equivalent. Two words at the end, or equivalent.

Re: cvsup

2003-12-19 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sat, 20 Dec 2003 00:06:55 -0500 fbsd_user [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/ports/ports.tar.gz This points to the compressed file which contains the complete ports tree. you mis-understood my question, I do not say I was trying to find the single

Re: comparison of files

2003-12-16 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 16 Dec 2003 16:31:22 -0500 (EST) Brent Bailey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hello, I have been trying to write a shell script that will compare 2 files and generate a 3rd. i have a list of abusive IP's generated by our router. I want to compare it against a list of known abuse IPs

Re: comparison of files

2003-12-16 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 16 Dec 2003 16:38:15 -0500 (EST) Brent Bailey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: yes sorted in numerical order by IP -- Brent Bailey CCNA Bmyster LLC Computer Networking and Webhosting Network Engineer, Webmaster, President http://www.bmyster.com [EMAIL PROTECTED] 207-247-8330 On

Re: Secure Deletion (Like shred for Linux)??

2003-12-15 Thread Chris Pressey
On Mon, 15 Dec 2003 13:31:52 -0600 Pratt, Benjamin E. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello - I'm fairly new to FreeBSD and was wondering if there are any other programs out there for secure deletion. I know that you can use the -P flag with rm to overwrite files but you can't specify the

Re: Secure Deletion (Like shred for Linux)??

2003-12-15 Thread Chris Pressey
On Mon, 15 Dec 2003 13:55:07 -0600 Pratt, Benjamin E. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Chris - It doesn't look like they do quite what I'd like. Here's the man page for shred (http://unixhelp.ed.ac.uk/CGI/man-cgi?shred+1). Shred is used in a shell script called Autoclave

Re: Secure Deletion (Like shred for Linux)??

2003-12-15 Thread Chris Pressey
On Mon, 15 Dec 2003 12:17:02 -0800 Chris Pressey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] You should be able to install the fileutils port, create a symbolic link from 'shred' to 'gshred', and run the autoclave script. OK, looking more closely at the script, that might not be possible either, since

How to list all packages in a given category?

2003-12-14 Thread Chris Pressey
Hi all, Apologies in advance if this is a stupid question, but I couldn't find anything relevant in the man pages or with Google: How can I list all the packages I have installed in a certain category? I'm thinking it should be something like 'pkg_info -C games', but AFAICT pkg_info doesn't

Re: CVSUPIT pkg_add 90% good/10% strange

2003-12-12 Thread Chris Pressey
On Fri, 12 Dec 2003 12:49:34 +1300 Richard Shea [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Chris - Thanks for the advice and sorry for the delay. I've taken a look in /usr/ports/net/cvsupit but pkg-plist does not exist That's quite possibly why it failed to install in the first place :) so given all the

Re: CVSUPIT pkg_add 90% good/10% strange

2003-12-09 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 09 Dec 2003 15:14:38 +1300 Richard Shea [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 8 Dec 2003 15:40:39 -0800, Chris Pressey [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: On Tue, 09 Dec 2003 12:00:15 +1300 Richard Shea [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] === Generating temporary packing list ** Missing

Re: CVSUPIT pkg_add 90% good/10% strange

2003-12-08 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 09 Dec 2003 11:39:13 +1300 Richard Shea [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi - I've just installed 4.8 from scatch. The next thing I wanted to do was to CVSUP so I ... cd /usr/ports/net/cvsupit make install distclean ... that was a bit strange because cvsupit seemed to start

Re: CVSUPIT pkg_add 90% good/10% strange

2003-12-08 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 09 Dec 2003 12:00:15 +1300 Richard Shea [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 8 Dec 2003 14:53:33 -0800, Chris Pressey [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: On Tue, 09 Dec 2003 11:39:13 +1300 Richard Shea [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [of cvsupit weirdness] No clue as to what's going wrong, sorry

Re: which tool for a screenshot?

2003-12-07 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sun, 7 Dec 2003 00:27:40 + (GMT) Bill Schoolcraft [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At Sat, 6 Dec 2003 it looks like Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. composed: Looks like: 1. Click File menu 2. Click Acquire 3. Select screen shot and follow prompts. In another Unix OS I used to

Re: md5 newbie question

2003-12-06 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sat, 06 Dec 2003 09:59:07 -0500 Marty Landman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Trying to verify a d/l before compiling: Swami: md5 -s 466c63bb71b710d20a5c353df8c1a19c /tmp/httpd-2.0.48.tar.gz MD5 (466c63bb71b710d20a5c353df8c1a19c) = 017b97dd023763b82a219bdfedd5cc29 MD5 (/tmp/httpd-2.0.48.tar.gz)

Re: md5 newbie question

2003-12-06 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sat, 06 Dec 2003 16:52:42 -0500 Marty Landman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] Seems the problem here is that the md5 cmd's output is not simply the result string but a description of the cmd together with the result. If I need to do much of this guess a little pgm's called for. From man

Re: Monitoring folder activity

2003-12-03 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 2 Dec 2003 15:42:27 -0600 Chad Albert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am in need of a way to trigger an action when a file is written to user's home directories. I am sure there is a way to do this, but I don't know where to look. What I want to do is allow users to sftp a file into

Re: 4.9 install CD won't boot on Toshiba Tecra 8000

2003-12-02 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 2 Dec 2003 07:21:56 -0800 (PST) Anon Nimus [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've burned a 4.9 ISO onto a CD-R and it won't boot on my Tecra 8000! This CD will boot on another PC but just not on this one. Also, the Toshiba CAN and DOES boot other CDs. For example, I was able to boot from

Re: apache has fallen [and it won't get up]

2003-11-30 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sun, 30 Nov 2003 14:56:19 -0500 Marty Landman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Interesting. /etc/resolv.conf has last been changed like 10 minutes ago [not knowingly by me though]. All it says is search mshome.net nameserver 192.168.0.1 Since my workstation is delliver.mshome.net and also

Re: daemon monitoring

2003-11-25 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 25 Nov 2003 11:51:20 -0800 Will Prater [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Also does one only need to create a log directory if the application itself does not log? Or is this to log other information, I cant seem to find an answer to this on DJB site. Thanks --will I'm pretty sure that

Re: startx and numlocks

2003-11-21 Thread Chris Pressey
On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 08:38:24 -0500 (EST) Dru [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does anyone know how to keep numlocks on when using startx? I have numlocks on in all of my terminals, but when I start X, it goes off. Is there a line I can add to .xinitrc? TIA, Dru Hi Dru, Have you looked at

Re: Newbie: The C / C++ Issue

2003-11-13 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 13 Nov 2003 11:01:54 -0800 abowhill [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Am I missing something here? When does C have OO capability? Structs don't count. What about inheritance and polymorphism? That's in the implementation AND application. Just because you CAN access part of a lowly

Re: quick question about turning the annoying beep off in X

2003-11-13 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 13 Nov 2003 13:44:43 -0800 (PST) twig les [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey all, in my /etc/csh.cshrc I have xset b off which does what I want, which is to tell X to shut up without me having to type the command in every X session. But it seems clumsy as it puts up an error xset:

Re: Install X windows in Free BSD 4.8 - Help required.

2003-11-13 Thread Chris Pressey
On Fri, 14 Nov 2003 10:53:44 +1100 Verghese George [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, Thanks for the help. I still have a problem starting up the X windows. First of all the login screen for X windows still does not allow me to get into the system. When I type my login name and password , the

Re: Newbie: The C / C++ Issue

2003-11-12 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 11 Nov 2003 21:06:51 -0500 Alex Kelly [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks for all of the great suggestions to my previous question! Yet, the responses have led me to another question. If C++ is newer and more advanced than C, will it replace C? Unlikely. Old languages die hard - it's a

Re: ER schema design

2003-11-12 Thread Chris Pressey
On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 22:17:42 +0100 R.T.G. TAN [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Anyone know of a good program to create an ER diagram? Tnx, -- robert tan I don't know if there is one specifically for ER diagrams, but Dia (/usr/ports/graphics/dia) has an ER sheet, if that's all you need.

Re: recovering data

2003-11-11 Thread Chris Pressey
On 11 Nov 2003 11:41:15 -0500 Lowell Gilbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: carmoda [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I would like to know if there is a proceedure i might be able to follow to recover a file that was deleted on a FreeBSD fileserver with SAMBA from a Windows 2000 workstation.. i

Re: how do you get dump to assume yes to its questions

2003-11-07 Thread Chris Pressey
On Fri, 7 Nov 2003 23:35:29 +1030 Malcolm Kay [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 7 Nov 2003 23:33, Scott Renna wrote: Hello all, I've managed to start utilizing dump and the flags to exclude certain directories. The problem i've run into is when i try to back up/usrit's so big and

[OT?] Tying a socket to stdin/stdout w/dup2() ?

2003-11-07 Thread Chris Pressey
Hi all, Sorry if this question is a little off topic since it's not strongly FreeBSD-specific. I've got a C program that opens a TCP/IP socket and makes a client connection. What I'd like to do is to 'tie' the socket to this program's standard I/O, so that anything that is fed into this

Re: [OT?] Tying a socket to stdin/stdout w/dup2() ?

2003-11-07 Thread Chris Pressey
On Fri, 7 Nov 2003 12:35:55 -0500 Charles Swiger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Nov 7, 2003, at 12:19 PM, Chris Pressey wrote: I've got a C program that opens a TCP/IP socket and makes a client connection. What I'd like to do is to 'tie' the socket to this program's standard I/O, so

Re: PLS answer my question!

2003-11-06 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 6 Nov 2003 11:51:48 -0800 (PST) Valerian Galeru [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I installed x windows with sysinstall, then i installed blackbox (a window manager). Then if x server is not started and i execute blackbox command i get a error like this: x server not started something like

Re: Trouble using the man subsystem

2003-11-06 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 06 Nov 2003 13:52:10 -0500 Forrest Aldrich [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I posted about this a while ago. For some time, I've had a broken manpage system on my FreeBSB box. Currently, it's at FreeBSD-4.9. The symptoms are: sometimes I get an error about not being able to locate

Re: Best Way to Fix a links Browser Compilation Problem

2003-11-05 Thread Chris Pressey
On Wed, 05 Nov 2003 13:48:31 -0600 Martin McCormick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am attempting to install a newer version of the links text browser. The Makefile tells you to define WITHOUT_X11 if you are not using X so I modified the Makefile to define that parameter as follows:

Re: Overheating attributed to Freebsd --sysctl variablesnotavailable--

2003-11-03 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 4 Nov 2003 00:07:14 -0500 nw1 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This does make absolute sense, but this isn't a publicly accessable machine, so it would rarely reach that max_load to cause it to overheat as its doing now, provided, I can find someone to answer the second outstanding question;

Re: Log every access to a file

2003-10-29 Thread Chris Pressey
On Wed, 29 Oct 2003 10:00:15 + Matthew Seaman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 01:07:26AM -0800, andi payn wrote: The second is to use fam. I should mention that I've only used fam under linux, and, after a brief glance, it looks like the FreeBSD port

Re: Website up, then down, then up, etc.

2003-10-25 Thread Chris Pressey
On Sat, 25 Oct 2003 17:07:31 -0500 Charles Howse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yes, the router has a web interface for configuration. It had been set to forward requests on port 80 to the webserver on port 80. That was working perfectly for over a year. I've now set it to port 8080, in and out,

Re: isc-dhcp dyndns

2003-10-15 Thread Chris Pressey
On 15 Oct 2003 11:39:49 -0400 J. Seth Henry [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I (finally) have my FBSD 4.8-REL internet gateway running, and have replaced my old Netgear router with the new machine. Everything works except for dynamic DNS updates. In fact, my Cisco ATA actually works BETTER

Re: How to get best results from FreeBSD-questions

2003-10-03 Thread Chris Pressey
On Fri, 3 Oct 2003 17:02:00 -0700 (PDT) [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Greg Lehey) wrote: How to get the best results from FreeBSD questions. === Last update $Date: 2003/03/09 22:09:31 $ [...] II: How to unsubscribe from FreeBSD-questions

Re: [OT] C question (typedef structs)

2003-10-02 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 02 Oct 2003 11:54:39 -0400 Bill Moran [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey gang, Hi Bill, Actually, 2 questions: 1) What's the difference between: struct customStruct { int RecID; char *Name; }; and typedef struct customStruct { int RecID; char *Name; };

Re: is there a freebsd live cd or boot floppy?

2003-10-02 Thread Chris Pressey
On Thu, 2 Oct 2003 09:55:02 -0700 (PDT) Daniel Elliott [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: is there a freebsd live cd or boot floppy? the reason i want a bootable freebsd cd/floppy is i dont want to reformat my hard drive or anything if you know what i mean. thx Check out http://www.freesbie.org/

Re: Changing from POP3 server to IMAP server

2003-09-30 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 30 Sep 2003 10:20:41 -0500 Gary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Naveen, --On Tuesday, September 30, 2003 08:08:17 AM -0700 Naveen Glore [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I understand that qmail is very secured than sendmail. Since these two are completly different from each other,

Re: Changing from POP3 server to IMAP server

2003-09-30 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 30 Sep 2003 09:31:38 -0700 (PDT) Naveen Glore [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, Hi, I have FreeBSD 4.5 version in my server. Now if i install qmail from the ports, i guess it will install the latest version and do you think i will have some kind of problem with it. Do i need to

Re: Changing from POP3 server to IMAP server

2003-09-30 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 30 Sep 2003 11:29:32 -0500 Gary [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Sep 30, 2003 at 09:02:22AM -0700 or thereabouts, Chris Pressey wrote: ...except for some FreeBSD-specific info :) Here are some tips: 1) FreeBSD uses a MTA wrapper which makes your mailer *look* like sendmail

Re: Install Trouble

2003-09-30 Thread Chris Pressey
On Tue, 30 Sep 2003 14:53:22 -0400 Tim Hawes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: OK, I disabled the serial ports and the install went fine. I did not need to disable plug and play. I am now having difficulty getting the ethernet card working It seems to detect that I have a RealTek 8139 card

Re: Install Trouble

2003-09-29 Thread Chris Pressey
On Mon, 29 Sep 2003 13:10:14 -0400 Tim Hawes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Booting in verbose mode did not seem to be telling. Just that it stops after setting up the /dev/cua devices. I have tried to disable loading drivers for different hardware, including the serial devices, the nic card, etc

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