Re: Dan Gillmor could use some help

2005-04-22 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 21 Apr 2005, Alexander Chamandy wrote: I have a ThinkPad X40 and am looking for a version of Linux that recognizes all the hardware, including the Wi-Fi, and handles suspend/resume. I installed Xandros Linux, which handled the hardware perfectly but not suspend/resume. I

Re: can't start Apache 1.3 server in freeBSD 4.9 release #0

2004-09-13 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Sun, 12 Sep 2004, Sujit Dey wrote: 127.0.0.1, but using /usr/local/sbin/apachectl start, can't start the Apache server. It is giving httpd can not be started. I followed [alert] mod_unique_id: unable to gethostbyname() Set the hostname in /etc/rc.conf (add 'hostname='www.foo.com' in

Re: Update Databases from Webserver

2004-09-07 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Mon, 6 Sep 2004, FreeBSD Mail Lists wrote: I would like to see how other people are updating backend databases (postgresql on FreeBSD, internal network) from a webserver (apache,php on FreeBSD, dmz network) through a firewall. Pretty much what I am trying to learn is how to take private

Re: Advice on webmail server

2004-08-26 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 19 Aug 2004, Jerry McAllister wrote: I thought of Squirrelmail as the likely candidate. Mostly internal Make sure that you compile/activate SSL support in to the imap client linked in with PHP - See the relevant make files in ports (it is something like WITH_SSL=YES). OR search for my

Re: apache permission problem please help

2004-08-25 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
Apache (propably) runs as the 'www' user and group. So each file (and path) needs to be readable by - the www group OR the www users must be a member of the group of the diretory OR the world And each directory needs the 'x' access flag set. See the man pages for chmod,

Re: WPC11 ver 3 or bust...

2004-07-08 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Wed, 7 Jul 2004, Eric Crist wrote: wi0: wi_cmd: busy bit won't clear What firmware are you using on the card ? You propably want: wi0: using RF:PRISM2.5 MAC:ISL3874A(Mini-PCI) wi0: Intersil Firmware: Primary 1.01.01, Station 1.05.06 or higher. And in your kernel you are

Re: dhclient with reconfigured SSID

2004-06-28 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Sun, 27 Jun 2004, Stephan van Beerschoten wrote: Why idea how I can preconfigure an SSID for dhclient ? Just use ifconfig wi0 ssid FOO to lock it. Dw. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: dhclient with reconfigured SSID

2004-06-28 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Mon, 28 Jun 2004, Stephan van Beerschoten wrote: Will this lock the ssid during reboots as well ? If not, that actually is what I am looking for. Ah - ok - putting into /etc/r.conf ifconfig_wi0=ssid foo will lock it during/after reboots; but kills the DHCP. Options are -

Re: Starting Apache on 4.10 stable at boot time

2004-06-18 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Fri, 18 Jun 2004, Gareth Bailey wrote: Does starting apache at boot time differ on 4.10 to 5.2? I have the apache.sh script in rc.d/ and it has correct privileges. Anything in /var/log/httpd_error_log ? In particular check any critical erros from mod_unique_id about (reverse) resolution

Re: Freebsd machine as a wireless access point ?

2004-04-23 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Fri, 23 Apr 2004, Darryl Hoar wrote: I have a spare PC with Freebsd installed on it. Can I configure this machine to be a wireless access point ? Install a prism 2 card and do something like (assuming fxp0 is your upstream iface and wi0 your card in AP mode). rc.conf

Re: FreeBSD router: Can my internet provider detect my home network?

2004-04-09 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Apr 9, 2004, at 8:33 AM, Rob wrote: I plan to have a FreeBSD (4.9 stable) system serving as a router between my provider and a set of my home computers connected via a home network. My provider does not really like this, but I don't care so much, as long as s/he cannot detect (too easily) my

Re: startssl at boot time

2004-04-08 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Apr 8, 2004, at 12:58 AM, RYAN vAN GINNEKEN wrote: THANKS but i already have that line in my rc.conf file and the log entries that i have submitted to this list are not from a reboot but rather apachectl stop and start or startssl. So when i run a startssl i get the randomness i need

Re: Apache dies for the second night in a row at the same time.

2004-04-01 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Apr 1, 2004, at 10:57 AM, Mark wrote: Kevin Greenidge wrote: Wanted to see if anyone can point me in the right direction. This is the second night that apache went down at the same exact time. I used Are you having a log rotate in your crontab ? The log file details are not those of an

Re: web server

2004-03-09 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Mar 9, 2004, at 4:09 AM, Blain M Gatterdam wrote: Is it possible to turn my pc into a web server? I would like to make it so that certain people can remotely access my computer and edit the web-page (s). is this possible or can I do something like it? If so, im a What you need

Re: Jabberd Instructions

2004-03-01 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Mar 1, 2004, at 3:34 PM, Warner Joseph wrote: instructions for setting up jabberd on FreeBSD? cd /usr/ports/et/jabberd sudo make all install then goto /usr/local/etc - check the jabberd.xml file - edit where needed and start from rc.d. Most defaults are fine for you esp. if you do

Re: VPN via ssh ?

2004-02-29 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Feb 29, 2004, at 2:27 AM, stan wrote: I can connect to my home machines from work using runsocks ssh. Now it seems to me that I ought to be able to build a full blown VPN tunnel using this, right? You'll need to run PPP inside it. I use the simple scripts at

Re: Wireless networking with DHCP tickets

2004-02-26 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Feb 26, 2004, at 10:47 AM, Tiarnan O'Corrain wrote: According to Orange WiFi, this is because the DHCP server sends some kind of a keep-alive ticket to the client every 2 minutes, and if the client does not respond, the lease is revoked. This functionality seems to rely on some non-standard

Re: Problems with Apache 1.3 segfaulting in 5.2.1-RC?

2004-02-18 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Feb 18, 2004, at 5:38 PM, Linh Pham wrote: Has anyone ran into problems with Apache 1.3.x segfaulting (signal 11) under FreeBSD 5.2.1-RC[12]? I had to recently re-install FreeBSD on my home server and grabbed the latest src-all for RELENG_5_2, which ended up being for 5.2.1-RC2. Afterwards, I

Re: root is full

2004-02-18 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Feb 18, 2004, at 9:00 PM, Will Prater wrote: My root partition is full, but I cannot figure out how it got filled so fast the last security check claimed there to be 5% of capacity and now its at 108%. Where else can I check to see what is filling the root partition? Try cd /

RE: problem with 2 nics in same box

2004-01-03 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
I don't want the interface without an IP to EVER transmit outbound. A firewall could accomplish this... Or simply do not assign an IP address at all. And if you want to go below IP; check out the -arp option in the ifconfig man page. Dw ___

Re: ip addressing in freebsd

2003-12-28 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Sun, 28 Dec 2003, niraj kumar wrote: 1. in freebsd we can have two ip address for a single host like 2.0.0.1 17.0.0.1 by using ifconfig but why can't we assign two ip like 2.0.0.1 2.0.0.2 (i know that both r in same network) In your rc.conf: ifconfig_fxp0=...2.0.0.1

Re: doubts

2003-12-23 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 23 Dec 2003, manish gautam wrote: 1. How to enable telnet service in freebsd 4.7 ? You may want to look at 'ssh' - it is used in the same way as telnet; i.e. 'ssh hostname' and is more secure. For telnet; edit /etc/inetd.conf - and uncomment the line with telnet (remvoe the #) and

Re: Licensing issues

2003-12-19 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Fri, 19 Dec 2003, Elektronix Support wrote: versions of FreeBSD on our hardware solutions, and sell to him. The organization we will sell this to is the end-user. .. I need to know if we can install FreeBSD and charge our customer for this, or if there are restrictions we must be aware

Re: 2 ip-addr for 1 netcard...

2003-12-15 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Mon, 15 Dec 2003, flux wrote: How do I assign two IP addresses for one netcard? Just use the command 'man ifconfig' and check out the section on 'alias'. In general it is somethign like vi /etc/rc.conf and near ifconfig_rl0=10.11.0.2/24 add things like

Re: Lots of disks.

2003-12-10 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Mon, 8 Dec 2003, Lewis Thompson wrote: Is it even possible to have 4 IDE disks? I know the performance would be terrible but I have considered this and realised it is irrelevant since the box only has a 10Mbit connection (it's for storing large data files (videos, etc.)). Yes - you

Re: Block IP

2003-11-26 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 25 Nov 2003, Grant Peel wrote: Can I block a certain IP address at the machine or interface level using freebsd? (No at the Apache or Sendmail level). CyberLaert monioting one of my hosts at the rate of 1.2 GB oer day! Easiest and quickest is to install the firewall - if it is not

Re: driver for webcam?

2003-11-22 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Sat, 22 Nov 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The webcam I have is a USB Intel CS330 create and share. usbdevs -v shows 'power 500mA, config 1, product 0x0401(0x0401), vendor 0x0733(0x0733), rev 0.90', so I guess my kernel setting is correct. This is a SPCA561 camera. See this page for

Re: RFC 868 timeserver for freebsd

2003-11-14 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Fri, 14 Nov 2003, Roger 'Rocky' Vetterberg wrote: According to the manufacturer, the interfaces requires a timeserver that supports the RFC 868 protocoll, which ntpd and msntp doesnt seem to do. I've found several references to RFC's in the manpage of ntpd, however, it does not mention

Re: Is Java/Tomcat on FBSD practical?

2003-11-05 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
My biggest problem has been Java. I've done the diablo 1.3 package and java seemed to work (java -v), but when I install Tomcat it won't start. I've done the same install on mac and windows with no problem. The stack trace is completely alien to me and I can try to get it if it would help.

Re: creating a small FreeBSD box

2003-11-05 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
I need to make a few FreeBSD boxes, these will all be limited in disk space, and act as firewall/router. (pentium and 300M disk) What I want is a limited operating system that has only the essential networking stuff, shell, and a custom kernel but for example no BIND and CVS. For very few

Re: RedHat 7.2 - Freebsd - BIG PROBLEN

2003-11-04 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
ifconfig fxp0 193.108.24.75 netmask 255.255.255.255 up Looks impossible at freebsd...It says Network Unreachable. I read the man page of route; It says this happens when the host is more than one hop away. Which it is - your netmask specifies tht just 193.108.24.75 is on that wire. You

Re: SNMP help

2003-10-29 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Ronnie Clark wrote: they have to have the ability to be polled by OpenView. So I have to load SNMP on these servers. Any suggestions as to what I should load to accomplish this? Try: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/ports.cgi?query=snmpstype=all and the one you

Re: Probably dumb apache question

2003-10-23 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
I have set up a new freebsd/apache/mod_ssl server. I want to force all connections to use SSL. I know I can simply turn off listening on port 80, but because I know people using this site will instinctivly type http instead of https, I'd like to force a redirect. VirtualHost

Re: barcode reader, card swiper

2003-10-06 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Mon, 6 Oct 2003, Aaron wrote: I'm looking for a barcode reader for a bsd system. Need the peripheral, and software to read it, from USB or keyboard or whatever interface is appropriate. Also same for CC swiper. Anyone aware of these sorts of things for BSD? Most will work on the

Re: mod_auth_pam/apache2

2003-09-24 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, John Morgan Salomon wrote: I'm trying to set up Apache 2 with mod_auth_pam (or, for that matter, anything that will let me use unix passwords to authenticate to a page.) mod_auth_external won't do, as I've run into inexplicable freezes compiling. Which module are you

Re: Information needed

2003-09-23 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Vincent Dorio wrote: What files and folders do I need to download from http://www.freebsd.org in order to have the latest and most complete version of BSD? You propably want to first read - and then follow step by step:

Re: your mail

2003-08-28 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 28 Aug 2003, Glitch Birkenstock wrote: Good Afternoon. Can yah please help me out?i live in Philippines.i am using windows here and i want to change it into FREEBSD new version. i already downloaded all files here:ftp://ftp5.us.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ i read the txt files but it

RE: Wireless question, maybe off topic

2003-08-14 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Sat, 9 Aug 2003, Katinka Mills wrote: The Pringles antenna are not as good as people make out, a good yagi any day will out perform most anything else, as they are directional, most of the power is radiated forward, how much depends on the design. The only 'hobbyist' antenna which we've

Re: open source content management systems?

2003-07-29 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Mon, 28 Jul 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i wanted to investigate open source content management systems in order to make our pages easier to create and update (preferably so i can do away with the majority of my ftp accounts and have my users create and update pages from a webbrowser),

Re: RAID HW

2003-07-29 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 29 Jul 2003, Peter Rosa wrote: please, what RAID controller for ATA HDDs should I use in my new fileserver. There will be run 4.8 with samba (for Win clients) and netatalk (for Mac clients). I'm looking for some, which are officialy supported by FreeBSD, without any special

Re: dial up server

2003-07-24 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 24 Jul 2003, adrian kok wrote: I want to provide dialup service for internet? Can freebsd provide dial up server, dhcp and authenication function? How can I configure and where can I get documentation You want to look at the handbook - section 'Dial Up' which is on your machine

Re: hrmmm....?

2003-07-16 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
gave you an error which was ignored; a simple; tail /var/log/httpd-errorlog will propably expose the issue in all its gory details. Dw. -- Dirk-Willem van Gulik / [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org

RE: hrmmm....?

2003-07-16 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Wed, 16 Jul 2003, Neu, Benjamin S. wrote: AtenciĆ³n: I have fixed the problem, hours ago, but thanks. -B No trouble - i missed that ! Dw. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: Backup over the internet.

2003-07-15 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 15 Jul 2003, Nico Meijer wrote: What is the easy way to back up over the internet? What software should be used? You *could* use rsync. Performed over ssh, this enables you to backup quickly and safely, depending on what you'd like to backup. It's a killer tool, AFAIAC.

Re: the system startup (boot) information

2003-07-07 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Mon, 7 Jul 2003, #ZOU ZIXUAN# wrote: how and where to read the system startup information? cat /var/run/dmesg.boot more /var/run/dmesg.boot dmesg | more Dw ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Symbolic names for (ethernet) interfaces

2003-07-07 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
How does one specify a 'symbolic' name for an ethernet interface; i.e. be able to refer to rl0, vx1 or ep0 by a name like 'net0, net1' or 'net2'. With net1 et.al. tied to a specific PCI slot or card Mac address. So that it becomes easier to write HW independed rc.conf or zebra.conf files.

Re: Disable PING command

2003-07-03 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, Nucking Futs wrote: How would I go about disabling users command to ping? If need be I would be willing to just disable the ping command altogether as a last resort. Well - anyone could compile a fresh version; or copy a version from another machine into his home dir or

Re: VPN remote access server

2003-06-21 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
Node1 is already set up. Now I need to set up Node2. I have no idea how to do it. What programs do I use? How do I set them up? Where can I find some help on it? Please help. Thank you very much. mpd Use pkg_add -r mpd or cd /usr/ports/net/mpd make all install

Re: cmd to run after installing a new FreeBSD package

2003-06-18 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Wed, 18 Jun 2003, Fox wrote: There is a FreeBSD command that you should run after installing a package, which will 'refresh' the path. After running this command, you will have access to the new package command (ie. lynx). It saves you having to logout and relog back in. This

Re: Booting using serial console

2003-06-11 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, Gary Aitken wrote: I've made the serial console boot floppies, but get no response when I try to use them. Give that I use that quite a lot with 4.8 - I'd expect that it perhaps is something like COM1 not connected in the bios or on the motherboard ? Dw

Re: Simple client/server

2003-06-10 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, Olivier Nicole wrote: I'd like to find an example of C programming for an Internet server (client I have done already). Go to the bookshop and get Stevens; Unix Network Programming. You will not regret this :) The idea is to write a tool that could jam the network with

Re: Licencing

2003-05-28 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 27 May 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I work for Department National Defence in Canada. I am aquiring on using your OS to load on 6 or 4 stand alone computers. The purpose of these computers is to teach our naval personnal a basic unix knowledge for some of our systems. How much

Re: Question

2003-05-27 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 27 May 2003, Doychin Lyudmilov Karakashev wrote: We are group of boys who have the idea to make a new OS that will use FreeBSD kernel. Can you give us the not compiled kernel of FreeBSD to use it? Naturally, FreeBSD will be as well advertisized in our new operation system.

Re: Protecting against fork bombs

2003-04-05 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On 5 Apr 2003, Adam wrote: In light of the recent problems with cyclic Xft dependencies, it has become painfully obvious how quickly a fork bomb can bring my computer to a complete halt. ulimit -u 100 does not do that for you adequately enough (or setting the same in

Re: PCMCIA wireless nic

2003-03-26 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Wed, 26 Mar 2003, Brian Henning wrote: ok, the wi0 driver loaded and it recognized the mac address. The only thing that went wrong was the led on the card was blinking green. I don't know if that is That means it aint talking to no basestation. Putting the card in mode 3 / managed mode

Re: Load testing tool with apache ?

2003-03-24 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Mon, 24 Mar 2003, Thomas von Hassel wrote: Some time ago i found a small webserver load generator that apparently came with apache. Anyone know what its called, or am i imagining stuff ? 'ab' it is usually in 'support' or in bin. Dw To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

Re: Transparent proxy

2003-03-23 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Sun, 23 Mar 2003, Maarten de Vries wrote: $ ipfw add 2350 fwd 192.168.1.1 3128 from any to any 80 You sure you have not some earlier rule which prevents it from hitting this rule ? Also - if 192.168.1.1 is not this local machine's addr - but on a differnet box; be sure to allow that

Re: convert to jpegs

2003-03-22 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 20 Mar 2003, Brian Henning wrote: i have a bunch of files of different image formats that i would like to convert to jpeg. is there a command line converter to be able to do them all in one shot? maybe with xv or xnview? ImageMagic is one route; the URT or netPBM toolkit the other.

Re: NFS, something I should know?

2003-03-22 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 20 Mar 2003, Jason Morgan wrote: I have set up NFS for the first time and am having a few problems; .. Does this look correct? OpenOffice crashes everytime I try to write to Can you do something like this as the same user you are running open office from; i.e. from an xterm or so:

Re: Anyone use a commercial X-server?

2003-03-22 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Sat, 22 Mar 2003, Rod Person wrote: I was wondering if anyone is using a commercial x server such as Xig or Metro-X with 4.7 or 5.0 and if so, what are you thought vs Xfree? Xig rocks. Works well, effective and is a dream to configure, if you need all the fancy accelleration on your card

Re: Three Terabyte

2003-03-20 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
Let's say I need 3Tb of cheap storage (preferably IDE disks) and I want it controlled by a FreeBSD system; how (if at all possible) would I do set that up in terms of hard- and software? Depends on what access patterns you have; is it mostly dormant archiving; or lots of access, concurrent,

Re: Intelligent Bandwidth Limiter?

2003-03-17 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Sun, 16 Mar 2003, Tino Didriksen wrote: I have a dedicated server with 500GB monthly transfer limit, and I don't want to cross that limit. So, I want to impose an artificial maximum bandwidth, yet not until a certain threshold has been reached. Check out ipa in ports and dummynet. I've

Re: isp control panel ?

2003-03-14 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
I looked at ispman ( www.ispman.org ) and it looks like what i need . is there a similar app for freebsd ? There used to be a company called plesk.com which did a half decent product like that. You may want to ping them. Dw. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe

Re: MBR screwed up

2003-03-12 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Wed, 12 Mar 2003, dick hoogendijk wrote: master drive, but what do I do to get rid of the old fbsd loader on the second and get a good windows-xp one? On older windozes one would boot from floppy and do a format.exe c: /mbr Dw To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: MBR screwed up

2003-03-12 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Wed, 12 Mar 2003, Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote: On older windozes one would boot from floppy and do a format.exe c: /mbr Actually - my memory is fading; that should be fdisk. And a quick man check on WinXP yeilds 'fixmbr' to be the equivalent: fixmbr device name

Re: Screen Shots

2003-03-09 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 6 Mar 2003, Gerard Samuel wrote: For the life of me, I cannot remember the command line program to take screen shots. Its been a while. If someone could remind me with a man page would be great. xwd -root or xwd -id /-name window (xev to get one easily)

Re: RAM

2003-03-02 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Sat, 1 Mar 2003, Paul Patryas wrote: What is the minimal amount of RAM do you need to install FreeBSD 4.6/5.0? There is a lot of information on this in the INSTALL notes - and the minumun suggested is 4Mb. I personally stick to 16Mb of memory as a resonably minimum for a freebsd system

Re: roaring penguin pppoe ?

2003-02-19 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Wed, 19 Feb 2003, Evren Yurtesen wrote: did anyone try roaring penguin pppoe server on freebsd? any advice? Does normal freebsd 'man pppoed' not work for you ? Otherwise do pkg_add -r rp-pppoe or cd /usr/ports/net/rp-pppoe make install and you get roaring penguin

Re: s/key

2003-02-18 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 18 Feb 2003, Robert Munn wrote: How do I turn off the prompt for an s/key password? I started getting the request when I upgraded from 4.5 to 4.7 'man skey' or 'man skey.access' works; and also check things like the Challenge in 'man sshd_config'. Dw. To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: Customizing /etc/motd

2003-02-13 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 13 Feb 2003, Colin J. Raven wrote: I'd like to tweak /etc/motd to give ssh users a personalized login text. su root ..type root password vi /etc/motd or, if you do not know the vi editor, use su root ..type root password ee /etc/motd

RE: Customizing /etc/motd

2003-02-13 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
For per user - you may do perhaps someting with /etc/csh.login (assuming they are using csh). Like adding a check for a file and cating that. Dw To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: Temperature monitoring with ServerWorks chipset

2003-02-12 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 13 Feb 2003, Philip Murray wrote: Has anyone got this working? I can't seem to get any values from any of the monitors in the ports collection (consolehm, xmbmon, lmmon, healthd). Do a verbose boot (-v flag) - does it show these devices connecting to the hardware ? Dw. To

Re: Wireless install

2003-02-12 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Wed, 12 Feb 2003, Mable wrote: freebsd. Is it best for me to use freebsd 4.7-stable or is it ok to go with 5.0? Also, do I need extra drivers, etc, or should it automaticly detect the card? Both should be fine. The command is 'wicontrol' to configure things such as WEP keys. Dw To

Re: Procmail site-wide recipe's

2003-02-11 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, BSD Freak wrote: I am running a 4.7-R/sendmail mail server. I currently use procmail on a few email accounts using a .forward in each home directory. Does anyone know how I can make a procmail recipe apply to all users on the mail server? Add to your sendmail.mc file

Re: Basic networking(ICS...)

2003-02-11 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, Remington wrote: I think i jusr dial into the net(assume internal addres 192.168.0.1) and then i go to the other machine and i set the /etc/rc.conf, defaultrouter=192.168.0.1. I know i'm missing something, any help is greatly appreciated Google:

Re: resolv.conf

2003-02-10 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Sun, 9 Feb 2003, Per Nilsson wrote: I got to have this to be enable to send mail, and from time to time, the file /etc/resolv.conf changes back to the standard: search nameserver 10.0.0.1 nameserver 10.0.0.2 and i dont know how to do to have the resolv.conf NOT to be changed You

Re: cleaning old messages from mailboxes

2003-02-06 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, Sergei Vyshenski wrote: Something like a batch analog of mail utility? Check the 'formail' which comes with procmail. Dw. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: X terminal saga continues

2003-02-06 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, J. Seth Henry wrote: Presently, I have a local .xsession in every user's home directory, which starts icewm. This is OK, as I can add it to /etc/skel, but it would be nice if there were an override file, which automatically started the wm. Check out

Re: FBSD firewall in front of windows IIS servers HOW

2003-02-04 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Mon, 3 Feb 2003, Peter wrote: Just wondering what would be the best way to do this... INTERNETFBSD FIREWALLWINDOWS IIS SERVER Basically what would be the best way to have freebsd accept incoming connections, run them thru the firewall, and all the packets

Re: specifying the X window manager

2003-02-04 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
I usually use: .xinitrc and note: /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xinit/xinitrc see also /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xdm/ for some defaults coming from Xdm. Dw On Tue, 4 Feb 2003, David Larkin wrote: I have installed my favourite X window manager. Can someone remind me how to configure startx

Re: Slightly OT, OSX, terminals key combinations

2003-02-02 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Sun, 2 Feb 2003, Rich Fox wrote: Apparently the Terminal program in MacOS X intercepts ctrl+o combinations which are used to postpone messages in Pine. Thus, when I use the key I use: ssh -e none freebsd-machien.domain.com dw. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: Analog Modum

2003-02-01 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 30 Jan 2003, Alex wrote: I'm looking for a analog modem. I didn't see any in the hardware lists. Can you please tell me which ones will work on FreeBSD? Virtually all external modems which connect to the COM1/COM2 serial port work perfectly fine. Dw. To Unsubscribe: send mail to

Re: Apache

2003-01-30 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
you have to recompile apache. mod_ssl comes with eapi (enhanced api) and the standard apache modules have to be aware of it. You want to just use 'ports' for this - there is a ssl module port which does all the right things. Compile and install this -before- you do PHP or mod_perl; as the

RE: A vi for /bin?

2003-01-26 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
Assuming you have the object files from a buildworld hanging around, then cd /usr/obj/usr/src/usr.bin/vi cc -O -pipe -o vi *.o -lncurses -static strip vi mv vi /bin/ should probably supply you with what you want. When using VI in such a situation I usually also use rc.diskless2 to create

Re: A vi for /bin?

2003-01-26 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Sat, 25 Jan 2003, Paul Hoffman wrote: - As pointed out off-line, you also need to get it the termcap library. Doing cp /usr/share/misc/termcap.db /root/.termcap.db You propably want to strip that bugger down to its bones; they weight in at around 2Mb including the un-db-ed version.

Re: Firewall + Cable Modem

2003-01-25 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Sat, 25 Jan 2003, Asenchi wrote: I cannot get my card to remain connected, it keeps dropping its addressing, or so it appears in IFCONFIG. I have included below outputs of various processes for you all. Thank you in advance for any help you are able to offer. With DHCP you get a lease

Re: Epson LQ 550

2003-01-16 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 16 Jan 2003, Blanka Neuhauserova wrote: That's it: no mention of either L{Q,X}-{80,550} AFAICT: Duh - if you go through that list one by one... do make note of the 'epson'. And I would expect that a search for ghostscript LQ 550 would propably point you to the 'omni' or lq

Re: Epson LQ 550

2003-01-16 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 16 Jan 2003, Blanka Neuhauserova wrote: Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote: anything about these models in gimp-print/ghostscript/insert-your-favorite documentations. Check out Advanced Printer Setup: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/printing

Re: Epson LQ 550

2003-01-15 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
I've not used one in a long time; but remember treating it as an FX-80/RX-80 and it worked fine for me. The ghostscript did require a tweak to ensure that all 24 pins are used. Just run through the printing section in the manual to set it up. Dw. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: /usr/src/UPDATING

2003-01-13 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Mon, 13 Jan 2003, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: On 2003-01-13 11:42, [EMAIL PROTECTED] (JoeB) wrote: I have installed FBSD 4.7 using cdrom and /stand/sysinstall, selected standard install with user distribution which does not install any source. This install config does not install

Re: Apache stress testing tool ?

2003-01-08 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
|Anybody recommend a good/simple tool to load/stress test an apache |webserver ? (or any other webserver for that matter) Check out http://hammerhead.sourceforge.net/ Apache comes with 'ab' which does braindead hammering (and is rather good at that) - or check out flood; also an apache

Re: Apache Wildcard Aliasing

2003-01-07 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 7 Jan 2003, Rus Foster wrote: I'm trying to work out if there is a way that I can get apache to handel wildcard subdomains. Bascially what I would like is that if I have a user joe with the subdomain joe.fsck.me.uk that apache will automatically direct http://joe.fsck.me.uk and

Re: Shell guru needed.

2003-01-03 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
Try any unix primer or man find or find /my/unorganized/dir -name '*.pdf' -type f -exec echo mv {} /my/pdfs \; and pray that you do not have files with identical names. On Thu, 2 Jan 2003, mike wrote: Hey guys. heres the skinny. I have a huge library and i want to organize

Re: archos and freebsd

2003-01-03 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On his page it says to compile firewire, sbp, scbus, da and umass. I'm cvsup'ed to 4.7 stable from release and did what he said. When I try and 'mount -t msdos /dev/da0s1 /archos' I get 'Device not configured'. I take it you've seen /sys/dev/firewire/00README ? Perhaps you want to do a

Re: /etc/resolv.conf

2003-01-02 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
Check out dhclient which uses the dhclient-script to overwrite your resolv.conf under certain (such as the default) conditions. Dw. On Thu, 2 Jan 2003, McClain wrote: Hello ppl, i got a problem with /etc/resolv.conf. On every start up, it gets somehow overwritten with settings i

Re: ssh+slrn screengarbage

2003-01-02 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 2 Jan 2003, dick hoogendijk wrote: The ONLY way to work OK remotely is starting with: screen ssh remotehost My screen stays uncluttered. That nice, but I don't have an answer to the WHY ;-) I've seen this behaviour regularly on (debian) linux to freebsd, solaris or AIX terms. And

Re: ssh+slrn screengarbage

2003-01-02 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Thu, 2 Jan 2003, dick hoogendijk wrote: On 02 Jan Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote: Am I to understand that a ssh connection _from_ my linux to my fbsd box does not have these problems? Linux does not use cons25, does it? Linux its default terminal on the screen is 'Linux' which is close

Re: Water Damage

2002-12-30 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
I have carefully dried out all the units. You may want to use some distilled water, or very clean water, if there is any visible residue/chalk/salt on the boards. What I normally do with WiFi equipment which got wet/soaked is to rinse them well with very clean water and then dry them in an

Re: Argument list too long: limitation in grep? bash? FreeBSD?

2002-12-26 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
On Tue, 24 Dec 2002, Bill Moran wrote: other way of overcoming this limit? find . -name *.html | xargs grep someting Dw To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: FreeBSD Terminal Server?

2002-12-23 Thread Dirk-Willem van Gulik
Check out pico bsd; cd /usr/src/release/. That may do what you want. Dw On Mon, 23 Dec 2002, Kevin Greenidge wrote: I am going to setup a Terminal Server and was wondering if there are any projects like http://ltsp.org i would rather use freebsd than linux if possible. Any suggestions are

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