Problem with Xfree86 resolution

2004-06-08 Thread Dragoncrest
Not sure if this is something I did, or it's a limit of the driver or the card. But I have a Nvidia FX 5200 I'm running and I tried bumping it to 1400x1050 resolution with no luck. Same with 1600x1200. It seems stuck at 1280x1024 resolution and I can't get it to go any higher. Do I need to

Sound Capture/Editing under Freebsd

2004-05-20 Thread Dragoncrest
Went looking all over the internet for this and can't find anything. I'm looking for either a console based or graphically based (preferably the second) sound capture and possibly a sound editing program. What I'm doing is converting all my old audio tapes to MP3 before the tapes die and the

Re: Problems resolving sites in browsers under KDE

2004-05-11 Thread Dragoncrest
30. Now comes the fun of RTFM and figuring out if that's possible under freebsd. :D At 06:12 AM 5/9/04 -0600, Warren Block wrote: On Sat, 8 May 2004, Dragoncrest wrote: Still looking for answers. If anyone has any ideas, I would be very grateful to hear them. Thanks. I haven't seen

Re: Problems resolving sites in browsers under KDE

2004-05-10 Thread Dragoncrest
with no success. (Anyone?) Evan On Saturday 08 May 2004 10:31 pm, Dragoncrest wrote: Still looking for answers. If anyone has any ideas, I would be very grateful to hear them. Thanks. At 10:09 AM 5/7/04 -0400, Dragoncrest wrote: Just recently I've started having a DNS issue

Re: Problems resolving sites in browsers under KDE

2004-05-08 Thread Dragoncrest
Still looking for answers. If anyone has any ideas, I would be very grateful to hear them. Thanks. At 10:09 AM 5/7/04 -0400, Dragoncrest wrote: Just recently I've started having a DNS issue of sorts on two of my workstations running KDE 3.2 on Freebsd 4.9 and using both

Problems resolving sites in browsers under KDE

2004-05-07 Thread Dragoncrest
Just recently I've started having a DNS issue of sorts on two of my workstations running KDE 3.2 on Freebsd 4.9 and using both Mozilla and Firebird for browsers. What happens is I'll be surfing around and suddenly I'll hit something and I can't go forward, I can't go back, I can't go

Re: KDE 3.2/Xwindows dying strangely without warning

2004-04-18 Thread Dragoncrest
Nobody has any answers for me on this? At 10:42 AM 4/17/04 -0400, Dragoncrest wrote: Ok, I can't contribute this to anything I've ever encountered or something that I'm doing, but it seems that after about 7-10 days KDE just dies on me. No crash, no errors, no I'm gonna shut down

KDE 3.2/Xwindows dying strangely without warning

2004-04-17 Thread Dragoncrest
Ok, I can't contribute this to anything I've ever encountered or something that I'm doing, but it seems that after about 7-10 days KDE just dies on me. No crash, no errors, no I'm gonna shut down. Nothing. I will be working along and then suddenly it's just not there. It just goes away

Bandwidth tracking/monitoring on Freebsd

2004-04-10 Thread Dragoncrest
Hi all. Got a question. I got a box on my network that I'd like to be able to track bandwidth usage on. Just to see how much traffic is passing through it in a one month period and daily over a 24 hour period. Is there some kind of application I can use to log total bytes sent and total bytes

starting xwindows apps from console?

2004-03-07 Thread Dragoncrest
I know I saw something about how to do this at one time, but I can't seem to find any information about it anymore. What I'm looking to do is start several KDE gui based apps from a remote ssh session. I can do it from the actual machine via the console because it knows how to find the running

slow dns resolutions

2004-03-07 Thread Dragoncrest
Hi all. Just started getting these problems over the last couple of days and thought it was my ISP's dns servers, but it would seem that's not true. When trying to resolve websites via the browser, or doing nslookups via shell or anything for that matter that would require dns resolution, I've

Is it feisable to do a Firewall'ed DHCP server?

2004-02-26 Thread Dragoncrest
I'm looking to take an old P120 with 128m of ram and turn it into a lan DHCP server. The thing is, the guys who will be pulling DHCP addresses are cream of the crop computer users who really know their way around. So I plan to have all network services (minus DHCP of course) turned off and I

Re: SSH problem partially solved!! Still need help.

2004-02-14 Thread Dragoncrest
: On Fri, 13 Feb 2004, Dragoncrest wrote: Ok, I finally figured out why my configs weren't loading for ssh. Apparently when you startup SSHD it loads some weird default sshd_config file that I can't seem to find. However, if I specify sshd -f /etc/ssh/sshd_config it will load my config file

SSH problem partially solved!! Still need help.

2004-02-13 Thread Dragoncrest
Ok, I finally figured out why my configs weren't loading for ssh. Apparently when you startup SSHD it loads some weird default sshd_config file that I can't seem to find. However, if I specify sshd -f /etc/ssh/sshd_config it will load my config file and my ssh works the way it should. Now

Problem with someone port scanning me

2004-02-12 Thread Dragoncrest
For the past couple of days I've had someone on our lan port scanning my box. Not sure what's up with that, but I'm curious if there's a way to log what IP address this is coming from. I don't have IPFW enabled yet as I haven't had the time to configure it at this point as it's currently

Re: Problem with someone port scanning me

2004-02-12 Thread Dragoncrest
the rest? On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 11:12:53 -0500 Dragoncrest [EMAIL PROTECTED] granted us these pearls of wisdom: For the past couple of days I've had someone on our lan port scanning my box. Not sure what's up with that, but I'm curious if there's a way to log what IP address

Problem with ssh

2004-02-12 Thread Dragoncrest
Hi again everyone. Ok, this issue just popped up today on a different machine, but it's still bugging me either way. My home mail server (freebsd 4.8) has SSH available to the internet so I can get into the box from work if need be. That is the only port open as it's a fetching mail server so

Re: Problem with ssh

2004-02-12 Thread Dragoncrest
#UseLogin no Banner /etc/issue.net #ReverseMappingCheck yes Subsystemsftp /usr/libexec/sftp-server AllowUsers dragoncrest ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail

Problem upgrading KDE (kdelibs??)

2004-02-06 Thread Dragoncrest
Hi all. When trying to do a port upgrade of KDE I'm hitting something that says it needs to be upgraded called kdelibs-3.1.4_1, but when I tried to upgrade that, it says that it can't be upgraded because kdelibs conflicts with kdebase which are installed to the same directory. Is kdelibs

Re: Problem upgrading KDE (Problem Solved)

2004-02-06 Thread Dragoncrest
Ok, I found a solution and a work around for this. I was sweating bullets the whole time because I wasn't sure this was gonna work and I could just picture myself horking my KDE install because of this. Ok, here's what I did. Since kdelibs wouldn't install so long as kdebase was installed, I

Re: locking a user into one directory

2004-01-29 Thread Dragoncrest
At 09:59 PM 1/28/04 -0500, you wrote: Dragoncrest [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I've seen this explained before, but I've never taken much interest in it as I never had a need for it. Well, it's starting to look like I do. What I'm wanting to do is give shell access to a user to shell

locking a user into one directory

2004-01-28 Thread Dragoncrest
I've seen this explained before, but I've never taken much interest in it as I never had a need for it. Well, it's starting to look like I do. What I'm wanting to do is give shell access to a user to shell into the mail server, check their mail, and that's it. I don't want them to be able

HD and MB selection?

2004-01-12 Thread Dragoncrest
Hi all. Just getting ready to build a new workstation using Freebsd 4.9 (*and eventually 5.x once it reaches the classification of stable) for up at my job and I'm curious of what motherboard and hard drive would be best to use under Freebsd for maximum compatibility with as few issues as

Is my HD failing?

2003-12-28 Thread Dragoncrest
For some reason lately my computer has had a bad problem with lag. So when I went to investigate it I found the items listed below in my Dmesg logs. Could this possibly be a HD failing? ad0s1g is mounted as /usr in my fstab config file. Suggestions would be welcome. Contents of my dmesg logs:

Re: Is my HD failing?

2003-12-28 Thread Dragoncrest
Awe crap. And I just got this bloody thing fixed!! :( Dragoncrest [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: For some reason lately my computer has had a bad problem with lag. So when I went to investigate it I found the items listed below in my Dmesg logs. Could this possibly be a HD failing? ad0s1g

Noatun fails to run

2003-12-22 Thread Dragoncrest
Ok, got a weird problem with Noatun that just started today. I go to start it and it gives the hourglass like it's gonna start, that hangs around for a second or two, then it goes away and there's no errors, no beeps, no window, nothing. It tries to start for about 3-4 seconds then goes

Re: Noatun fails to run

2003-12-22 Thread Dragoncrest
Nevermind. I blew away my .kde directory and after letting KDE rebuild it, noatun runs fine. So I guess it was a config issue with KDE. All is fine now. :) At 08:06 PM 12/22/03 -0500, Dragoncrest wrote: Ok, got a weird problem with Noatun that just started today. I go

Problems with dual HD's under FreeBSD.

2003-12-20 Thread Dragoncrest
Ok, I admit I've never encountered this issue before, so I'm stumped. Being the cautious type I first installed Freebsd by removing my backup drive and booting that way. That was to prevent myself from acidentily nuking my secondary drive which is my backup/storage drive. Ok, Freebsd install

Changing Default Router?

2003-12-13 Thread Dragoncrest
HI all. How do I change the default router (aka gateway) in freebsd without rebooting? I know I can change the IP, subnet mask, and broadcast address through ifconfig, but I couldn't find in there where I could change the default router. Anyone know? Thanks.

Re: security issue.

2003-11-28 Thread Dragoncrest
It may be best to do two things. 1st would be to disable pings to and from the server at the router by putting in an ACL on the router. The second thing you'll want to do is block access to that machine via the router from any suspect IP's or IP blocks that you suspect might be

Re: Xine/Mplayer

2003-11-28 Thread Dragoncrest
I get this issue quite often too. It doesn't happen all the time, but enough of the time to be a pain and I also have to do a killall -9 xine to stop them. If you find out what may be causing this, let me know cause I want to fix this problem on my end too. At 04:30 PM 11/28/03

Help!: 160 gig only seen as 152 gig??

2003-11-26 Thread Dragoncrest
I have a Freebsd workstation running 4.9 on an Epox 8k9A2+ MB and the silly thing sees my brand new Western Digital HD as 160gig in the bios, but BSD only sees it as 152gig. Now 8 gig isn't all that bad of a thing to loose on a drive that big, but still, it's too weird that I would be unable

Re: upgrading 4.8 to 4.9 question....

2003-11-26 Thread Dragoncrest
Mergemaster is definately one way to do it, but I prefer Portupgrade. It's much simpler as far as I'm concerned and does as good a job as mergemaster with less thinking involved on the part of the user. :) Just CVsup your ports, then do portupgrade -r -all, then walk away and

Re: Freebsd list rejects mail.

2003-11-26 Thread Dragoncrest
You need an A record and an PTR record (aka forward and reverse lookup records respectively) for it to work. I encountered much the same problem back when I was first setting up my own mail server and trying to send to the list. The idea behind them requiring both is it cuts down on a

RE: Arplookup error.

2003-11-26 Thread Dragoncrest
I'd like to know this too. I have a FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE box that exhibits the same symptoms. The addresses it complains about belong to a colo box on our network and a cisco router. That's a big Ditto for me too. I got the same problem on one of my bsd workstations up at work too, but

USB External Hard Drives

2003-11-14 Thread Dragoncrest
Anyone know what external USB drives are supported by Freebsd? Also, which ones are best? I tried the pocketec ones but they suck. Major league suck. So I'm looking for other options in the USB external hard drive area. I'm game for any recommendations you guys have.

Should I upgrade to 4.9?

2003-10-29 Thread Dragoncrest
I'm upgrading all my workstations to 4.9 tonight, but I have a small mail server (p120 with 120m ram) that's running 4.8 that does nothing more than fetch mail, sort it, scan it, then deliver it locally for me to pick up at my leisure. I'm wondering if it would be in my best interests to

Deleting dirs to save space.

2003-10-19 Thread Dragoncrest
Got a server I'm trying to reclaim some space on and I was looking for some input. I've nuked the ports tree and /usr/src, but it's still not enough. I'm looking at deleting /usr/obj/usr/src to gain another 400 megs, but I'm unsure if it's safe to do so. Can I do it or should I just leave

USB 2.0 support in 4.8?

2003-10-11 Thread Dragoncrest
Was out doing my research on support for USB 2.0 in Freebsd and noticed that 5.1 appears to have full support for USB 2.0, but 4.8 does not. Is this true or am I missing something? I'm trying to get access to the full speed of USB 2.0 and I'm not having any luck at it. If it's not available

Mounting FTP sites to directory?

2003-10-09 Thread Dragoncrest
Went googling on this and haven't come up with anything yet. So since I've already done all my outside research first (as suggested by several members. hehe) so I'm coming to you as a last resort to gather some information on my question. What I'm wanting to do is to mount an FTP site to a

Re: Turning off that bloody nagscreen on bittorrent!

2003-10-06 Thread Dragoncrest
Actually, the only popup nag screen it ever gets to is loading the browser then seems to gag there. Not sure why, but it does. Probubly why I haven't been able to get it to be quiet by clicking on the dialog box. At 2003-10-06T02:08:50Z, Dragoncrest [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Anyone know

Re: Turning off that bloody nagscreen on bittorrent!

2003-10-06 Thread Dragoncrest
Nevermind. Friend found out how to fix it so it stops nagging me. The dialog was gagging because of a glitch on the system. Once that was fixed the BT client worked fine. :) At 02:49 PM 10/6/03 -0400, Dragoncrest wrote: Actually, the only popup nag screen it ever gets to is loading

Turning off that bloody nagscreen on bittorrent!

2003-10-05 Thread Dragoncrest
Anyone know if there's a special switch or something on the Freebsd BitTorrent port or some way to go inside the python script and shut off that bloody nag stuff he's got built into his new version 3.3? It's driving me up a freaking wall. It loads, gags the client, displays the give me

Trouble installing Endeavour Mark 2 from source.

2003-10-03 Thread Dragoncrest
I decided to give up on Konquer as a file manager (sucks royally anyways) and switch to Endeavour. The version 1.x is kinda lame so I went to try and install the Mark II 2.x version from the source on the homepage. It won't install. I did what it said to do for freebsd and configure said that

Strange behavior in Konquer when managing files

2003-10-02 Thread Dragoncrest
Not sure what to make of this. But within the past week or so Konquer has started having a problem where the mouse pointer tends to become sticky when clicking on folders in the left viewing pane. If I click on a folder and move the mouse up or down it seems to grab the folder then try to drag

Got a problem, need to enlarge /tmp

2003-10-01 Thread Dragoncrest
I've got a sight problem I need help with. Trying to install WolfET on my Freebsd workstation and it requires something like 286 megs of free space on /tmp. My /tmp is only 256. So I'm kinda sunk. Any way I can enlarge this short of a complete wipe and repartition of the drive? Or can I

Pocketec drive and Freebsd?

2003-09-29 Thread Dragoncrest
I'm looking at picking up one of these drives (http://www.thinkgeek.com/computing/drives/5ad4/) from Pocketec for transporting files between work and home and I was wondering how easy it was to use this drive under freebsd? The couple of tutorials I've found for linux show that it's perty

Questions about mkisofs

2003-09-28 Thread Dragoncrest
Hi all. Just curious of something. I'm probably doing something wrong and totally not paying attention, but for some reason when I run mkisofs, all my files get truncated at 12 charecters and some weird 001 is appended to the rest of the name. I use the following command when

Make world but not make kernel?

2003-09-28 Thread Dragoncrest
Just curious. If I wanted to upgrade all my sources, could I do a Make World without having to do a Make Kernel or are the two intertwined where if I do the one I have to do the other? Just curious. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

QT problems are fixed.

2003-09-26 Thread Dragoncrest
To all those having issues upgrading QT from 3.1 to 3.2 recently which resulted in the failure of KDE and several other ports to upgrade, I've successfully tested KDE as of yesterday and all of them upgraded fine with no hitches and I'm now using the new version of QT and KDE3.x now. So

Re: Java on FreeBSD

2003-09-25 Thread Dragoncrest
Maybe it's the wrong way to get Java on a FreeBSD system? Or, even more likely, I did something stupid. I can't build it either (on 5.1), but I'm getting different symptoms. Actually, the only one I've gotten to build, install, and run correctly is the 1.3 version. I have

Re: SCO Group

2003-09-23 Thread Dragoncrest
I agree with your general point that SCO hasn't given us any reason to suppose they'd treat the BSDs - or more specifically, BSD users - differently than in the case of Linux. However, if you don't work for a fairly large company and don't have untold personal wealth, there seems little

Re: Problem installing/upgrading QT3.2

2003-09-21 Thread Dragoncrest
I agree. I'm waiting till someone totally sorts this out. Cause it seems like the Band-Aid to get one thing fixed breaks something else. So for the time being I'm not touching anything. At 08:19 PM 9/20/03 -0500, Larry Rosenman wrote: and then Arts blows up trying to configure from

Re: Problems portupgrading KDE 3.1.2-3.1.4

2003-09-21 Thread Dragoncrest
Yes, this is a known issue. We've been discussing it in another thread. They're currently working on a fix to take care of the issues upgrading from QT3.1 to 3.2 and should have something squared away by the end of this week or next. At 09:36 AM 9/21/03 -0700, RexFelis wrote: I

Re: Problem installing/upgrading QT3.2

2003-09-20 Thread Dragoncrest
gmake[2]: *** No rule to make target `/usr/X11R6/include/qwindowsxpstyle.h', needed by `.obj/release-shared-mt/qstylefactory.o'. Stop. My guess would be that there's an error in the make file or build scripts for this. Since this is happening on the make install part of the process

Re: Problem installing/upgrading QT3.2

2003-09-20 Thread Dragoncrest
Bad philosophy! In that case, revert the Qt port back to the previous working Qt 3.1 port ASAP and fix it in the meantime. Actually, he said he used the package off of the freebsd website to reinstall the older version and by doing that he's up and running again. So he's good there.

Re: Problem installing/upgrading QT3.2

2003-09-20 Thread Dragoncrest
Bad philosophy! In that case, revert the Qt port back to the previous working Qt 3.1 port ASAP and fix it in the meantime. Actually, he said he used the package off of the freebsd website to reinstall the older version and by doing that he's up and running again. So he's good there.

Re: Upgrading sshd?

2003-09-17 Thread Dragoncrest
As of today, the CVS includes the patch for OpenSSH that fixes the vulnerability. Yes, it still says version 3.6.1, but if you read on, it has a patch date of 20030916. Cool. How do you see what the patch date is? I know how to find the version, but not things like the patch date.

Re: Upgrading sshd?

2003-09-16 Thread Dragoncrest
What I had to do to make this work was build OpenSSH 3.6.1 by hand, install it which puts it in /usr/local/sbin/sshd then test it. I fired up the new one on port 2000 and tested it there. When I could prove that worked I killed the process running on port 22, copied sshd to

Re: Upgrading sshd?

2003-09-16 Thread Dragoncrest
Ok, that's certainly another way to do it. :) Mine will work too, but so will this. hehe. At 07:53 PM 9/16/03 +0100, Jan Grant wrote: On Tue, 16 Sep 2003, Johan Paul wrote: Hi all, Refering to the latest sshd vurnability

Re: Upgrading sshd?

2003-09-16 Thread Dragoncrest
Silly question. Been trying to update my code today and all I can seem to update to is 3.6.1, yet I've seen other distros with 3.7.1p1 already. I think the openssh website also has 3.7.1p1 on it too. Obviously the ports tree has gotta catch up, but does anyone know when it will?

Re: why

2003-09-16 Thread Dragoncrest
LOL. You're mean. ;) Give us more specifics on what can't connect and what you're trying to do and we might be able to help. A generic question (of which even I'm guilty of from time to time) like what you asked won't help us solve this any. At 08:23 AM 9/17/03 +0930, Greg

Replacement for WinRar?

2003-09-14 Thread Dragoncrest
I know that there's a list out there that states xx nix app will replace yy windows app (got the bookmark to it. hehe) but one thing the list doesn't tell me is what is a good replacement in nix that does everything winrar does. I love winrar cause it takes all the power of rar and

Re: Replacement for WinRar?

2003-09-14 Thread Dragoncrest
This one to be precise. http://linuxshop.ru/linuxbegin/win-lin-soft-en/ I'm using it as a guide while we're moving all our windows systems over to Freebsd. :) It came courtesy of one of the mailing list members. At 09:31 PM 9/14/03 +1000, David L wrote: Unfortunately

Re: Replacement for WinRar?

2003-09-14 Thread Dragoncrest
even I can't screw up! :D At 09:24 AM 9/14/03 -0500, David Fleck wrote: On Sun, 14 Sep 2003, Dragoncrest wrote: ...but one thing the list doesn't tell me is what is a good replacement in nix that does everything winrar does. What exactly does WinRar do that you want to replicate? 'Everything

Mail server reboot while upgrading ports

2003-09-09 Thread Dragoncrest
Was just going about doing an upgrade to my primary mail server yesterday and right in the middle of it doing its thing I hear a beep, it stops, then reboots. No warnings, no errors, nothing. Just reboots. Tracking it back I was somewhere in the middle of upgrading /usr/ports/dns/p5-net-dns

Re: Mail server reboot while upgrading ports

2003-09-09 Thread Dragoncrest
As in hardware fault? Hmm, I'd almost be willing to believe that but I've got an identical machine which acts as it's backup that does the same thing from time to time. And it's never in the same way in the same spot or doing the same thing. That's what's puzzling the living heck out

Re: Mail server reboot while upgrading ports

2003-09-09 Thread Dragoncrest
At 01:17 AM 9/10/03 +0200, Raphaƫl Marmier wrote: heat? Both could be overheating the same way if it is the same hardware in the same room under identical conditions. Try to move one to the fridge and see if it stop freezing ;) Actually, it's rebooting randomly during installs or

NVTV and BSD.

2003-09-06 Thread Dragoncrest
Anybody know if the NV-TV program being worked on at Source Forge is BSD compatible or not? I'd like to use it to take advantage of the Svideo port on my GF3 under BSD4.8 if possible. ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: NVTV and BSD.

2003-09-06 Thread Dragoncrest
SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Saturday 06 September 2003 20:55, Dragoncrest wrote: Anybody know if the NV-TV program being worked on at Source Forge is BSD compatible or not? I'd like to use it to take advantage of the Svideo port on my GF3 under BSD4.8 if possible. Yes :) I'm using it without

Strange Mouse issue

2003-09-05 Thread Dragoncrest
Recently I had my BSD install go totally down in flames with a smashing finale where it exploded into a billion pieces and wafted off into oblivion. (blame the hardware, not me.) Anywho, I've since resurrected the box but with one strange little quirk. The mouse freaks out like a cat on crack.

RE: Strange Mouse issue

2003-09-05 Thread Dragoncrest
Try using the script configuration (I forget which option (#3 I think)) for X instead of the gui or ncurses based tools. This fixed the issue on the 5.1 install I was playing with a few days ago (be sure to specify /dev/sysmouse and auto as Daniela suggested when doing this as well).

Re: Using Digital Video Out under FBD

2003-09-01 Thread Dragoncrest
a GF3 ti200 card, which presents me with my problem. Thanks for any help on this at all. At 10:13 AM 8/31/03 -0700, Dragoncrest wrote: Hi all. I went searching around tonight trying to find information on how to do Digital Video out on my GF3 ti200 under Freebsd, but found nothing

Re: Using Digital Video Out under FBD

2003-09-01 Thread Dragoncrest
Well that's at least cool. At least I know that it's doable. Now to find the info...which so far has proven elusive. Oh well, I'll probubly find it eventually. At 10:08 AM 9/1/03 +0200, Hendrik Hasenbein wrote: Dragoncrest wrote: I'm guessing by the relative degree of silence

Re: Why people are not satisfied with FreeBSD?

2003-09-01 Thread Dragoncrest
For instance, I'm writing this on a Linux box, but have 3 FBSD servers I administer, as well as a small handful of Windows servers I'm responsible for. I also use windows 2000 and XP as well as FBSD and more than 2 distros of Linux at the desktop, from various work and home locations.

Using Digital Video Out under FBD

2003-08-31 Thread Dragoncrest
Hi all. I went searching around tonight trying to find information on how to do Digital Video out on my GF3 ti200 under Freebsd, but found nothing. The only link that came up in my search had nothing to do with what I wanted to do. What I'm wanting to do is to use the DV (digital video)

Configuring GeForce FX 5200 in X?

2003-08-22 Thread Dragoncrest
Hi all. Just got a GeForce4 FX 5200 to install in a new Freebsd box and I'm trying to configure X to use it, but I don't see the card listed anywhere in the list of cards on the machine. What do I do in order to configure the card itself? I'd like to get it installed and running in there

Suggestions for best graphical mail client for freebsd?

2003-08-16 Thread Dragoncrest
I'm slowly completing my move from windows to freebsd and I want to try to start moving over mail. Right now I use Kmail on my Freebsd machine, which is ok, but lacks in many areas. On windows I used Eudora 5.2 and loved it. I'm looking for something similar to that on Freebsd. I've looked

Re: Suggestions for best graphical mail client for freebsd?

2003-08-16 Thread Dragoncrest
is KMail missing that you are looking for? joey On August 14, 2003 11:49, Dragoncrest wrote: I'm slowly completing my move from windows to freebsd and I want to try to start moving over mail. Right now I use Kmail on my Freebsd machine, which is ok, but lacks in many areas. On windows

Is this a bad idea?

2003-08-14 Thread Dragoncrest
Not sure if this is a bad idea or it may cause issues, but I was looking at running the command cvsup supfile every morning at 4am then follow it up with the command pkg_version -L= at 5am. Would this be a bad thing or a potential security risk? Or would this be ok to do?

Re: java and flash in Mozilla??

2003-08-14 Thread Dragoncrest
Many thanks. I'll check it out. :D At 11:26 PM 8/10/03 +0200, Hasse Hansson wrote: Hi. This webpage might help to clear out your questions. http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/bsd/2002/09/05/FreeBSD_Basics.html / Hasse. On Sunday 10 August 2003 16.59, Dragoncrest wrote: I've been trying

Re: Changing Timezones

2003-08-14 Thread Dragoncrest
Thank you! I knew it was something increadibly simple, hence why I was overlooking it. :) On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 01:03:49PM -0400 or thereabouts, Dragoncrest wrote: Ok, it seems I've found my problem for why my cron jobs are running 4 hours early. But I'm unsure how to fix this. Does

java and flash in Mozilla??

2003-08-10 Thread Dragoncrest
I've been trying at this for a while but with little success. For some stupid reason I can't get java to work in Mozilla. Not even as root, even though it says that Java support is installed and I went through all the hoops that it requires to make it happen. Also, is there a way to install

Re: Well, we're getting closer. Still having issuesinstalling BitTorrent.

2003-08-09 Thread Dragoncrest
Huh. Maybe they got it fixed. *shrug* Oh well. I'll give it another try. At 09:44 PM 8/5/03 -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote: Dragoncrest [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Nobody has an answer for this? Hard to say. I don't use BitTorrent, and don't know anybody who does, but I had

Re: Well, we're getting closer. Still having issuesinstalling BitTorrent.

2003-08-08 Thread Dragoncrest
Nobody has an answer for this? At 12:20 PM 8/4/03 -0400, Dragoncrest wrote: Ok, first off I want to send out thanks to whoever submitted the bug report on the python numeric port issue. Problem is, we've got a new one. When building for BitTorrent it looks for the port py23-imaging

Well, we're getting closer. Still having issues installingBitTorrent.

2003-08-04 Thread Dragoncrest
Ok, first off I want to send out thanks to whoever submitted the bug report on the python numeric port issue. Problem is, we've got a new one. When building for BitTorrent it looks for the port py23-imaging-1.1.3 and tries to install it, but instead gets this: === Building for

Issue installing Python/Bittorrent

2003-08-02 Thread Dragoncrest
Well, what started all of this was my recent upgrade of Python to version 2.3 as part of my portupgrade cycle. Well, as things would have it, bittorrent stopped working. So I tried to force reinstall of BT but it fails when installing /usr/ports/math/py-numeric. I get the following series of

Re: Issue installing Python/Bittorrent

2003-08-02 Thread Dragoncrest
Dragoncrest [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, what started all of this was my recent upgrade of Python to version 2.3 as part of my portupgrade cycle. Well, as things would have it, bittorrent stopped working. So I tried to force reinstall of BT but it fails when installing /usr/ports/math/py

Simple cron script to copy remote webpage locally?

2003-07-27 Thread Dragoncrest
I've got a webpage that updates dynamically on one of our servers and lists a bunch of statistics about spam and such on our servers. Problem is, the script puts a load on the server if too many people access it and it eventually kills the server. I would like to lower the traffic on this server

Can't install XFree86-4-FontServer

2003-07-24 Thread Dragoncrest
HI call, I can't install or upgrade the XFree86-4-FontServer port on my box. It's currently running 4.8 and it's bombing out with the error /usr/libexec/elf/ld: cannot find -lXfont I've done 4 consecutive port upgrades over the past month and this problem continues. Anyone know how to fix

Site for software version announcements?

2003-07-24 Thread Dragoncrest
Is there a site or mailing list that announces all of the latest software releases and versions for all things unix? Or even just software in general? I'm wondering cause I'm looking for a way to keep current on all the newest software the moment it's available. Anyone know of something

Bandwidth needed for DNS server?

2003-07-24 Thread Dragoncrest
Hi again all. Looking to go into the next stage of our move to Linux by implementing an internal authoritative DNS server. I only expect to hold zones for 4 different domains on it for now, so I'm not expecting much from it, but I'm curious how much bandwidth usage to plan for. Right now

automatically adjusting time

2003-07-17 Thread Dragoncrest
Hi all. I've got a server that keeps advancing it's local time by about a minute every 3-4 days and I'm curious what steps I need to do to syncronize the time with a given server so that it doesn't keep advancing like this? I know I saw it mentioned at one time but now I can't remember. Many

Re: BitTorrent for Freebsd??

2003-07-16 Thread Dragoncrest
What is the main file which run bittorrent after installing it from port ? /usr/local/bin/btdownloadgui.py GUI? Can this run in console or does it have to run under a WM like KDE? ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

BitTorrent for Freebsd??

2003-07-15 Thread Dragoncrest
Is there a copy of BitTorrent that will run on Freebsd? Is it in the Ports cause if it is, I certainly haven't found it yet. I'd like to run my BT downloads on my bsd box as that's the only machine that's ever up 24/7 hence the perfect choice. ___

Solved! (was: Question about rebooting server)

2003-07-12 Thread Dragoncrest
Ok, make world, make kernel and a nice friendly reboot and all seems to be playing nice again. I can update existing ports, install new ones, and the machine seems to be playing nicely again. So this seems to be our issue of which a nice simple kernel upgrade seemed to fix it. :) I'm now

Re: Solved! (was: Question about rebooting server)

2003-07-12 Thread Dragoncrest
dont forget mergemaster, i had some strange problems after doing what you did but didnt do mergemaster. IIRC it had to do with PAM and logging in using ssh among others. Ok, call me stupid. What's Mergemaster? ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing

Re: Can no longer install ports

2003-07-11 Thread Dragoncrest
Ya know, that's kinda funny. I had this EXACT same issue not even a week ago. Could this be a bug that we don't know about? What's the fix for it...if any? In the last episode (Jul 11), Adam said: On Tue, 2003-07-08 at 05:41, Jim Hatfield wrote: When I do a make install in any ports dir,

Question about rebooting server

2003-07-11 Thread Dragoncrest
Hi all. Got an older box running Fbsd v4.6 and for some silly reason it's got this strange habit of giving an error (didn't stay up long enough to write it down) that sounds like a kernel panic, except instead of the typical kernel panic message, it fills the screen with some message about

Re: *BSD is dying

2003-07-10 Thread Dragoncrest
Ah yes. The super troll. I've seen him around a lot. Anyone care to whip out a can of anti-troll on him? :D At 07:08 PM 7/10/03 -0700, Andrew Robinson wrote: I can assure you that this clown posts exactly this post to /. on a regular basis ... except that half the time, it's BSD

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