upgrade by hand

2005-12-27 Thread David Bear
from the ports collection and I don't mind rebuilding these. (perhaps I'm stuck on the word 'upgrade' when there is a better word for a format and reload but preserve user/group/file system mode bits etc) -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU

bad tape hanging machine

2005-07-12 Thread David Bear
a tar job to it okay. Run a dump of all file systems, ok. Now I wondering, could a bad tape cause the whole system to lock up? That seems really BAD to have a single cassette tape bring a whole system down. Anyone else seen this? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College

user owned groups

2005-05-11 Thread David Bear
this? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http

best practices for administration

2005-05-11 Thread David Bear
not being too obscure. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

portupgrade overview

2005-03-25 Thread David Bear
, how to only allow security updates to happen, etc. Does any such document exist? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing

awk print

2005-02-23 Thread David Bear
I'm using awk to parse a directory listing. I was hoping there is a way to tell awk to print from $2 - to the end of the columns available. find ./ -name '*stuff' | awk '{FS=/ print $3---'} the $3-- I want to mean -- print from col 3 to the end. Any awk pros? -- David Bear phone: 480-965

Re: awk print

2005-02-23 Thread David Bear
On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 11:19:26PM +0100, Roland Smith wrote: On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 02:40:10PM -0700, David Bear wrote: I'm using awk to parse a directory listing. I was hoping there is a way to tell awk to print from $2 - to the end of the columns available. find ./ -name '*stuff

moving files from bad sectors

2005-02-16 Thread David Bear
that will permit me to cp as much of this file as possible, ie all sectors up to, and then past, the bad spot? as another possibility, are there any tools that I can use with fsck that would mark the sector as bad so its not reused? David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public

dell poweredge servers

2005-02-07 Thread David Bear
I was looking at the support hardware list for Fbsd 5.x and could find no mention of the PERC3-DI scsi controller.. so I was wondering if anyone has used a dell poweredge 2650, and what your experience was running Freebsd 4.X and 5.x on it. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189

Re: gtar failing, please help!

2005-02-02 Thread David Bear
! ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287

hard drive errors

2005-01-20 Thread David Bear
) status=59 error=40 -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

sudo syntax

2004-08-26 Thread David Bear
that sudo is doing what I want? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

securing postgresql on fbsd

2004-08-19 Thread David Bear
Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing - End forwarded message - -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs

Re: securing postgresql on fbsd

2004-08-19 Thread David Bear
like ssh -L 5001:127.0.0.1:5432 [EMAIL PROTECTED] many thanks... this worked that way I wanted. Jason -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of David Bear Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 12:38 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: securing

making without threads

2004-07-07 Thread David Bear
I'm trying to use the python 2.3.4 port. I tried to issue make --without-threads but its still is making it with threads. make help doesn't.. the pkg_* files don't seem to be much help. how do I list and change make options? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College

cvsupfile checkup

2004-07-06 Thread David Bear
? *default host=cvsup10.FreeBSD.org *default base=/usr/local/etc/cvsup *default prefix=/usr *default release=cvs delete use-rel-suffix *default tag=RELENG_4_10 ports-all tag=. src-all tag=. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College

cvsupdate and make totally hoses the system

2004-07-02 Thread David Bear
-suffix *default tag=RELENG_4_10 *default tag=. ports-all tag=. src-all tag=. - -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing

Re: cvsupdate and make totally hoses the system

2004-07-02 Thread David Bear
yes.. this explains it. I need to be more carefull with my reading. On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 04:14:25PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 03:28:29PM -0700, David Bear wrote: I've done this twice now.. I install a clean 4.10-Release from ftp. I install cvsupdate without gui

device hints issue

2004-07-01 Thread David Bear
/device.hints file first. *** Error code 1 Stop in /usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC. *** Error code 1 ... this seems stranges since according the handbook device.hints is a feature of 5.x. It does not exist in /boot anywhere. should I touch /boot/device.hints and just let it go? -- David Bear phone

stop in make buildworld

2004-06-30 Thread David Bear
/libgcc. *** Error code 1 Stop in /usr/src. *** Error code 1 I did a make clean and tried again.. got the same error. Any advice? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone

Re: problems with make buildworld

2004-06-15 Thread David Bear
-- David Bear phone:480-965-8257 fax: 480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

problems with make buildworld

2004-06-14 Thread David Bear
*** Error code 1 Stop in /mnt/wd/src/gnu/usr.bin/cc/cc_tools. *** Error code 1 Stop in /mnt/wd/src. *** Error code 1 Stop in /mnt/wd/src. *** Error code 1 -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP

sendmail local mta mode only

2004-03-25 Thread David Bear
sending messages destined for external systems. any pointers ? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing

tape block size and dump block size

2004-03-24 Thread David Bear
using dump and restore I ran into an error with restore. the error message is tape block size (512) is not a multiple of dump block size (1024) Can anyone suggest a way to work around this? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232

dump/restore issue

2004-03-19 Thread David Bear
, I went ahead and set -b to the max... But now what do I do about restore? Is there a better way to control tape block size when piping through ssh? ie, dd of=/dev/nrsa0 bs=512?? But then what meaning does the -b parm have in dump? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189

Re: CMS on FreeBSD

2004-03-19 Thread David Bear
to become a Python expert, code my own modules, etc? don't know anything about Nukes but Plone is very good. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect

Re: scsi tape errors

2004-03-17 Thread David Bear
that I can use to check whether this is really a tape device issue, a scsi device issue... etc.? On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 09:18:03PM -0600, Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (Mar 16), David Bear said: I am getting error messages that don't make much sense. They would lead me to beleive

scsi tape errors

2004-03-16 Thread David Bear
-- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED

issue with simple script

2004-03-15 Thread David Bear
$1}'` echo ${MT} 'comp off' # echo ${MT} 'blocksize 512' for FS in ${FSS} ; do echo ${DMP} ${DOPTS} ${DEST} ${FS} # ${MT} ${MOPTS} done echo ${MT} '/dev/sa0 offline' echo Please swap tapes on srvx | mail iddwb -- David

variable assignment in shell script

2004-03-11 Thread David Bear
this assignment fail? I am running this as root. root definately has write access the /dev/nrsa0. This is really maddening. Any pointers? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone

formail recipe

2004-03-10 Thread David Bear
to trim it down. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

problem with tape units

2004-02-20 Thread David Bear
0 (sa0:ahc1:0:10:0): MODE SENSE(06). CDB: 1a 0 0 0 c 0 (sa0:ahc1:0:10:0): error code 0 (sa0:ahc1:0:10:0): MODE SENSE(06). CDB: 1a 0 0 0 c 0 (sa0:ahc1:0:10:0): error code 0 - End forwarded message - -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU

reliable tape units

2004-02-05 Thread David Bear
only last 3 years... but then, I don't know what to expect. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing

opinion on NICs in mulithomed host

2003-12-30 Thread David Bear
? This will not be doing any bridge/routing... I will be using the secondard NIC as a private rfc1918 network. The bsd box will be a proxy machine. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP

hard drive test

2003-12-30 Thread David Bear
an ata100 cable. now I'm nervous. don't know why the drive would have had the error. Are there any freebsd utils that I can use to test the drive? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio

netgear nic

2003-12-30 Thread David Bear
the NIC selection at the local store was terrible. I ended up buying a netgear FA311. I cannot tell what chipset this has.. It is the numbers VS318AG in it.. anyone used a netgear nic with fbsd 4.9? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson

using ldap for multiple fbsd servers

2003-12-17 Thread David Bear
hoping there is someone here who's knows of a 'good' writeup. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing

/dev/sa and rsa was multiple dumps to single tape

2003-12-17 Thread David Bear
On Tue, Dec 16, 2003 at 08:06:15PM +1000, anubis wrote: On Tue, 16 Dec 2003 09:55 am, David Bear wrote: if I am writing multiple dumps to a single tape, is it wise to have mt write a setmark after dumping each file system? There is no real need to do this. If you want to write dump

awk question, maybe

2003-12-15 Thread David Bear
. any pointers? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

Re: awk question, maybe

2003-12-15 Thread David Bear
On Mon, Dec 15, 2003 at 08:39:06PM -0300, Fernando Gleiser wrote: On Mon, 15 Dec 2003, David Bear wrote: i would like to do something like df | awk '{print $1}' to capture all the current file systems. But I would like to strip off the first and last lines, since

multiple dumps to single tape

2003-12-15 Thread David Bear
if I am writing multiple dumps to a single tape, is it wise to have mt write a setmark after dumping each file system? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect

kernel tcp connection logging

2003-12-11 Thread David Bear
using log_in_vain='1' in rc.conf but, do have samba listening on port 135. Any way I can quash these messages? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect

configuration info for NUT

2003-12-11 Thread David Bear
. Any configuration samples for usb monitor would be appreciated. thanks. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing

startup scripts in /usr/local/etc/rc.d

2003-12-11 Thread David Bear
itself to change who it runs as? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing

scripting make buildworld cycle

2003-12-09 Thread David Bear
to handle 4.9-Release? preferrably someplace that I can cut-n-paste it from? or, is there an improved version? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing

updating make.conf for buildworld

2003-11-25 Thread David Bear
BOOTWAIT=1 USA_RESIDENT= YES DOC_LANG= en_US.ISO8859-1 -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing

ssh issue

2003-11-25 Thread David Bear
PasswordAuthentication no = I chmod'd my .ssh dir as 700 on system A and B. Then restart sshd on system B explicitly using -f /etc/ssh/sshd_config . the ssh'ing into system B I'm still prompted for a password. I'm lost. Any advice. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189

removing scsi drivers from kernel conf

2003-11-24 Thread David Bear
Is it a 'good idea' to removed unused scsi devices from a custom kernel, ie is it worth the time to reduce the kernel size? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone

nfsiod starting

2003-11-18 Thread David Bear
started these and how to disable them.. btw, the only thing in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ is postfix.. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing

staring sendonly sendmail

2003-11-17 Thread David Bear
. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org

which apache

2003-11-12 Thread David Bear
;-) 2) that works as well as apache ever did 3) that plays will with freebsd 5.x... going through the apache faq's now, but thought I'd get good insight here. thx. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware

detecting the size of a tarball

2003-11-04 Thread David Bear
idea's? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

errors with orb drive

2003-10-21 Thread David Bear
drives? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org

procmail, forward, and postfix

2003-10-09 Thread David Bear
/local/bin/procmail test -f $p exec $p -Yf- || exit 75 #Metropolis 'Metropolis' is the name of the account. Any pointers? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone

cvsup and portupgrade

2003-10-08 Thread David Bear
rotten thing here is that cvsupdate requires modula-3 -- and portupgrade requires ruby... It would really be nice if all this were done in the most perfect language, python;-) looking for some advice.. thx. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU

advice re mail

2003-09-24 Thread David Bear
the same kind of file the postfix does... but here I'm showing my ignorance. I will be using python as my language and there are modules for MH, maildir, mbox, and mailbox... Anyone have any recommended reading for me to better understand what I need to do? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax

fsck -F

2003-08-14 Thread David Bear
salvaged and run GREAT with fbsd) may need a fsck. However, I cant ssh into them and drop them to single user mode to fsck them. I would like to just tell them to reboot and do any file system maint that needs to be done. But I don't see a way do to it.. any pointers? -- David Bear phone: 480

scsi errors on orb drive

2003-08-07 Thread David Bear
138 137 136 135 134 133 132 131 130 Untagged Q(5): 114 sg[0] - Addr 0xe1bc000 : Length 2048 (da2:ahc0:0:5:0): no longer in timeout, status = 34b ahc0: Issued Channel A Bus Reset. 1 SCBs aborted (da2:ahc0:0:5:0): Invalidating pack - End forwarded message - -- David Bear phone: 480-965

japanese consultants

2003-07-30 Thread David Bear
no, I don't need consulting in japanese. Is there a list of consultants fluent in all the issues of running freebsd in japan, ie internationalizing, character sets, etc. I found one listed on the freebsd.org web site. I was hoping for more.. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965

tape driver turmoil

2003-07-29 Thread David Bear
State: at rest. - File Number: 0 Record Number: 0Residual Count 0 not also that in the man page for mt, there is no 0x30 density mode listed.. And I have tried other modes as well. They all through errors. -- David Bear

shell script help

2003-07-23 Thread David Bear
-full-blocks --block-compress --gzip --file 1 tapedev=/dev/sa0 2 echo tar ${taroptions}${tapedev} /var/log 3 tar ${taroptions}${tapedev} /var/log 4 exit -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware

tape errors

2003-07-23 Thread David Bear
residual and control residual is 0. my understanding of this is getting worse. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing

invalid argument

2003-07-22 Thread David Bear
/nsa0 tar happily lists all files in the archive, but ends with: gzip: stdin: unexpected end of file tar: Unexpected EOF on archive file I'm wondering if I have a blocking factor problem? This is a DAT/dds4 tape unit. Any advice would be appreciated. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax

getting the mdate of a file

2003-07-15 Thread David Bear
home.catalog was written. Tar has --newer DATE option but I would like to set the DATE according to the last modified time of the home.catalog. So, question 1 is how do I get the last mod date of a file? Question 2 is, is there a better way that I'm missing? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax

sybase connection

2003-07-09 Thread David Bear
has anyone made a connection to a sybase db from freebsd? I'm looking at the netlibs from sybase. they are binaries for linux. I was hoping there is some connector for freebsd... -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ

fscking remotely

2003-07-08 Thread David Bear
recommendations? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

ftpd doc

2003-06-26 Thread David Bear
with the syntax ftpd -D -h using ftpd -Dh I still get unknown option, illegal flag. Is my ftp deamon wrong, or the man page? using FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP

ftpchroot issue

2003-06-26 Thread David Bear
mentioned in the man page, yet when I attempt to log in as softsys, I get the message === Name (:): softsys 331 Password required for softsys. Password: 550 Can't change root. Login failed. === any advice? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965

max group name length

2003-06-25 Thread David Bear
was just trying to determine the maximum string length of a group name. found struct group { char*gr_name; /* group name */ but no size. any pointers (with limits)? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232

ftp daemon

2003-06-25 Thread David Bear
i find myself needing to run an ftp daemon. is the stock ftpd with freebsd safe, or are there any recommended alternatives? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone

versioning file system

2003-06-23 Thread David Bear
like that for FreeBSD? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http

good mass storage backup solution

2003-06-23 Thread David Bear
thought it was okay (more expensive than tape but I liked direct access style media) Any votes for DASD style systems? Sequential media is still kind of a pain in the rear so I'm looking for suggestions of new/good/innovative technology. tx -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189

restoring accounts

2003-06-10 Thread David Bear
I'm wondering, if I have a copy of /etc/master.password, is it better to just copy that over the default installed version? or to try write some kind of script to read it, and recreate accounts from it using pw? -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs

Re: scsi tape curiousity

2003-05-29 Thread David Bear
On Tue, May 27, 2003 at 11:43:48PM -0500, Dan Nelson wrote: In the last episode (May 27), David Bear said: I called the cybernetics people (maker of the tape unit) and their recommendation was to put the tape unit on a separate scsi controller from the hard drives. I didn't want to do

scsi tape curiousity

2003-05-27 Thread David Bear
scsi cause it looks like everything I thought was wrong... tia -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803 Beware the IP portfolio, everyone will be suspect of trespassing

NAT clients behind FBSD

2003-05-27 Thread David Bear
Does anyone know how many NAT clients can be effectively served by a FBSD NAT box? I know a lot will be determined by RAM, but I'm looking for guidelines and experience. -- David Bear phone: 480-965-8257 fax:480-965-9189 College of Public Programs/ASU Wilson Hall 232 Tempe, AZ 85287-0803

error making postfix

2003-03-27 Thread David Bear
Checksum OK for postfix/postfix-1.1.11-20021115.tar.gz. === Patching for postfix-1.1.11-20021115,1 /usr/local/bin/sed_inplace: not found *** Error code 127 Stop in /usr/ports/mail/postfix-current. *** Error code 1 Stop in /usr/ports/mail/postfix-current. -- David Bear College of Public Programs/ASU

Re: WRITE FILEMARKS. CDB: 10 0 0 0 1 0 MEDIUM ERROR asc:3b,0

2003-03-19 Thread David Bear
tape units for bsd backups. I've yet to ever get a response from anyone regarding a tape 'issue' (messages like the above) -- David Bear College of Public Programs/ASU Mail Code 0803 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

pkg_upgrade ?

2003-03-18 Thread David Bear
) This seems rather poor as I don't want to have all the downtime between deinstalling and installing again. If I cvsup ports and then make install, is there a fix to update the pkg data base? -- David Bear College of Public Programs/ASU Mail Code 0803 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED

make error for postfix

2003-03-04 Thread David Bear
or not. My FreeBSD is FreeBSD urbansrv1.pp.asu.edu 4.6.2-RELEASE FreeBSD 4.6.2-RELEASE #0: Wed Aug 14 21:23:26 GMT 2002 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/src/sys/compile/GENERIC i386 What am I missing? -- David Bear College of Public Programs/ASU Mail Code 0803 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

procmail question a little off topic

2003-02-21 Thread David Bear
cyrus, smb/web server :0: * [EMAIL PROTECTED] syslogs/ppsrv5 # db2srv1, development machines :0: * [EMAIL PROTECTED] syslog/db2srv1 # recsrv1, smb server recreation mgt :0: * [EMAIL PROTECTED] syslog/recsrv1 === end procmailrc = -- David Bear College of Public Programs/ASU Mail

Re: running an x app remotely via ssh

2003-02-12 Thread David Bear
office machine? also, when using ssh I need to use -X at the end of the command line to instruct it to tunnel X. don't know about putty. -- David Bear College of Public Programs/ASU Mail Code 0803 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body

Re: how to delete a file called ????

2003-02-12 Thread David Bear
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fouled up cvsup

2003-01-30 Thread David Bear
ports/vietnamese doc/de_DE.ISO8859-1 doc/el_GR.ISO8859-7 doc/es_ES.ISO8859-1 doc/fr_FR.ISO8859-1 doc/it_IT.ISO8859-15 doc/ja_JP.eucJP doc/nl_NL.ISO8859-1 doc/pt_BR.ISO8859-1 doc/ru_RU.KOI8-R doc/sr_YU.SIO8859-2 doc/zh_TW.Big5 = -- David Bear College of Public Programs/ASU Mail Code 0803

Re: Deleted files not releasing their space (was Re: syslog message wrt inodes)

2003-01-28 Thread David Bear
drive to throw in it... I think stopping and restarting snort did the trick though. -- David Bear College of Public Programs/ASU Mail Code 0803 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

to make or add a package

2003-01-22 Thread David Bear
. Maybe there would be no significant difference. But, if I have the time to wait, is it worth it? -- David Bear College of Public Programs/ASU Mail Code 0803 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: KVM (keyboard-video-mouse) Switch

2003-01-22 Thread David Bear
there's a mouse.. -- David Bear College of Public Programs/ASU Mail Code 0803 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

scsi tape device issue

2003-01-09 Thread David Bear
unit? -- David Bear College of Public Programs/ASU Mail Code 0803 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Shell guru needed.

2003-01-03 Thread David Bear
this. It will save me hours if not days so thanks in advance. I'm no shell guru but how about something like find ./yourdirectory -name *pdf -exec mv {} ./newdirectory \; you may have to play with the syntax a little but wouldn't this do it? -- David Bear College of Public Programs/ASU Mail Code 0803

difs between 4.6.2 and 4.7

2003-01-03 Thread David Bear
) and zope tia. -- David Bear College of Public Programs/ASU Mail Code 0803 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

LPRng pkg issue

2002-12-30 Thread David Bear
: Shared object liblpr.so.0 not found. Seems this should have been installed. Is it not or do I need to modify and LD-Path? -- David Bear College of Public Programs/ASU Mail Code 0803 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

LPRng libraries not installed

2002-12-30 Thread David Bear
I just installed FreeBSD 4.6.2-releeas 0 via ftp. I used /stand/sysinstall and installed various ports via ftp as well. I wanted LPRng and selected that. However, when I attempt to use any of the lprng programs I get and error: /usr/libexec/ld-elf.so.1: shared object liblpr.so.0 not found.