Re: can't make an 'a' slice except with auto-defaults

2010-02-09 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 7:59 PM -0700 2/2/10, Steve Franks wrote: On a running system. I mean, I know I should quit being a %^# and read the manpage for bsdlabel, but sysintall really does have a nice tui.'C'reate slice goes straight to 'd', even on a 'fresh' disk. I see in the handbook, this is alluded to, but

Re: Should root partition be first partition?

2010-02-09 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 8:09 AM -0600 2/8/10, Peter Steele wrote: I've set up a system with gpart and have the swap partition first followed by root, var, and so on. This works fine but I've seen documents that always have root first, then swap. Is there any reason that root should be the first partition or can it

Re: Portsnap vs CSup

2009-03-19 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 7:39 PM +0100 3/19/09, Kalle Møller wrote: Hi I've been digging around, but I can't find a clear answer, which of those two is the correct to use. Hence I don't use one now, so if I'm going to learn one, I would prefer it to be the right one. That's a reasonable question to ask.

Re: FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE-i386 will changing root shell break anything?

2009-01-09 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 2:09 PM -0800 1/4/09, David Christensen wrote: I have changed the root shell to Bash on another machine I use as a CVS server and haven't noticed any issues yet, but I've been wondering if I'm setting myself up for problems by doing so. Does anybody know if it's okay to change the root

Re: FreeBSD based web hosting?

2008-06-19 Thread Garance A Drosihn
Seeing the question: Is anyone here using RootBSD? At 10:55 AM +0700 6/19/08, OutBackDingo wrote: I was going to go with them for their XEN based hosting, but i sent them an email, asking a couple questions, they never replied, so went with Verio instead I notice the rootbsd guys did a

Re: FreeBSD based web hosting?

2008-06-19 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 10:37 PM -0400 6/18/08, Maxim Khitrov wrote: On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 9:27 PM, cpghost [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 19 Jun 2008 10:31:31 +1000 Greg 'groggy' Lehey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm looking for somebody to host some web sites for me. Ideally I'd like a complete machine,

Re: chmod / files and directories

2007-09-10 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 1:38 PM -0400 9/10/07, Philip M. Gollucci wrote: Daniel Bye wrote: On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 10:01:35PM +0530, Shantanoo Mahajan wrote: # find /usr/local/www/data/wp -type f -exec chmod 644 '{}' \; # find /usr/local/www/data/wp -type d -exec chmod 755 '{}' \; To be on safer side. :)

Re: problem with printf in a shell script

2007-06-19 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 6:09 PM +0200 6/19/07, Olivier Regnier wrote: Olivier Regnier a écrit : Hi everyone, I want to insert text in my file, rc.conf : update_motd=NO I tried printf in my shell script with this command : printf update_motd=\NO\\ /etc/rc.conf then, that works well in console but not with my shell

Re: lpr on KDE

2007-02-15 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 7:32 PM -0500 2/15/07, Gary Schenk wrote: When trying to print from KDE applications, I get the following error: /usr/local/bin/lpr: Connection refused This is on a new install of 6.2-RELEASE. KDE was installed from a package during install. Printing works fine from the commandline as root

Re: non-ATA66 cable?

2006-10-22 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 9:15 PM -0500 10/21/06, David Kelly wrote: Dell PowerEdge 400SC, 6.2-PRERELEASE (altho this is an old issue) dmesg says: acd0: DMA limited to UDMA33, controller found non-ATA66 cable acd0: DVDR LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1633S/BS0K at ata1-master UDMA33 cd0: 33.000MB/s transfers The controller is

Re: Best way to renice a process by name?

2006-09-26 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 9:32 AM -0600 9/26/06, Brett Glass wrote: Is there a renice by name utility for FreeBSD (sort of an equivalent of killall)? I could gin one up, but since this seems like something that people would want to do frequently, find it hard to believe that someone hasn't already written one.

Re: BSDstats Project v2.0 ...

2006-08-11 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 11:49 AM -0500 8/11/06, Paul Schmehl wrote: I would note that these issues appear to be impacting the project. As of right now, there are only 1612 systems reporting in, ... For my part, I've submitted two public hosts. I have four others I will not submit until I'm certain the data are

Re: Freebsd-Devel

2006-06-12 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 10:46 AM -0400 6/11/06, Jim Stapleton wrote: I was looking at the mailing list, and I couldn't find a freebsd-devel list, though I thought I heard of one's existance. What am I missing here? I'm looking here:

Re: Newsyslog problem using Apache 2.2.x

2006-05-29 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 8:22 AM +0200 5/29/06, Pelle Andersson wrote: A number of days ago I sucessfully upgraded Apache from 2.0.x series to 2.2.x series. Everything worked perfekt except newsyslog. I'm using the following in newsyslog.conf (worked perfect in Apache 2.0.x): /var/log/apache/*.log root:wheel 640 7

Re: Anyone using sysutils/nut ?

2006-05-24 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 10:54 AM -0400 5/22/06, Scott Tuc Ellentuch at T-B-O-H wrote: Hi, I'd like to find out where to put the upsdrvctl shutdown in the shutdown process. Putting it in rc.shutdown causes me to have dirty filesystems constantly that sometimes don't allow the system to come up. I seem to

Re: Anyone using sysutils/nut ?

2006-05-24 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 10:54 AM -0400 5/22/06, Scott Tuc Ellentuch at T-B-O-H wrote: Hi, I'd like to find out where to put the upsdrvctl shutdown in the shutdown process. Putting it in rc.shutdown causes me to have dirty filesystems constantly that sometimes don't allow the system to come up. It occurs

Re: Has the port collection become to large to handle.

2006-05-13 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 2:28 PM -0400 5/13/06, fbsd wrote: To all question list readers; Now with 14576 ports in the collection where do you draw the line that its too large to be downloading the whole collection when you just use 10 or 20 of them? This is a good question. For all those people who want to roll

Re: Init can't exec /bin/sh for /etc/rc

2006-04-14 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 8:39 PM +0200 4/14/06, Günther Darwin wrote: Hi, I was running the buildkernel command when the computer suddenly froze and the only option i had was a 'hard reset' unfortunatley it wasn't all trouble free this time. When i try to start FreeBSD I get the message: Init can't exec /bin/sh

Re: newsyslog.conf question

2006-04-12 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 2:01 AM + 4/10/06, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have developed a boot image for a CD to be used on servers througout the organization I work for. Everything is working great, except for one small problem. When I boot from the CD I created, I receive a message stating newsyslog: malformed

Re: Portupgrade Ruby | warning: Insecure world

2006-04-05 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 3:38 PM +0200 4/5/06, Jonas Jacobsen wrote: When i use portupgrade, i get this Warning all the time /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/pkgtools.rb:980: warning: Insecure world writable dir /tmp, mode 041777 have any of you seen that warning before,? and do you know how to make it go away

Re: SiI3112 Controller Question

2006-03-30 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 1:51 PM -0800 3/30/06, Richard P. Koett wrote: Some quick questions: 1) Are these SiI3112 controllers any good? They suck. They are horrible. They are very cheap to buy -- and are overpriced after you add in all the aggravation they provide. Don't waste your time on them. Buy a real SATA

Re: something better then rsync for duplicating systems ... ?

2006-03-30 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 6:46 PM -0400 3/30/06, Marc G. Fournier wrote: I have two servers, one of them a backup of the other ... right now, I'm using rsync to do it, but since rsync has to traverse both servers file systems to do its comparison, it puts a good load on the system, and takes awhile to run ... You

Re: lpr errors- using /dev/ulpt0

2006-03-21 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 3:59 PM -0800 3/21/06, Rob wrote: lpc status lp command reports that it is up, a job is spooled, and the printer is idle but nothing comes out. I am finding the following ... in /var/log/lpd.errs: lp: unable to open dfA000xenon ('f' line) lp: job could not be printed (cfA000xenon) xenon

Re: BSD License Innocence Clause Proposal

2006-03-19 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 1:16 AM +0300 3/20/06, Andrew Pantyukhin wrote: We need a special clause in the license we release our work under. [...] Basically, it should state that under no circumstances and under no legislation should ever any entity be punished for breaking the license terms. So you want a license

RE: AFS in FreeBSD 5.4 or 6

2006-03-05 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 1:31 AM -0800 3/4/06, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: openafs has a compiled binary for FreeBSD 6.0 on their website, have either of you even tried it, or are you going to just write it off without even seeing it it works at all? I have not tried it, since the openafs mailing list had some talk of

Re: AFS in FreeBSD 5.4 or 6

2006-03-01 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 6:27 PM + 2/28/06, Craig Ryhorchuk wrote: Hello, I am looking for specific instructions on installing, maintaining and using AFS with FreeBSD 5.4 or 6. I want to set up one or more servers and make them available to clients running whatever O/S. I think Arla has the client side

Re: Configuring a Printer - Printing Code

2006-01-24 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 6:44 PM -0600 1/23/06, Mark Kane wrote: The problem comes when printing from this machine. Whenever trying to print, instead of printing the text of the document or website, it prints a bunch of code. Here is a short sample: --- flipXY 0 eq c3x2 c4x2 eq or {false PickCoords } { /shrink

Re: Sparc vs i386 architecture

2006-01-09 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 12:14 PM -0800 1/8/06, Danial Thom wrote: --- Wojciech Puchar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: user Opteron/Athlon64 - better than both :) AMD made RISC-like architecture that just runs i386-like code (i386+more registers and few extra instructions, while lots of mostly-unused instructions

Re: Printing problem with CUPS LPD

2005-11-12 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 12:16 PM +0100 11/12/05, Frank Staals wrote: Hey, I have a HP LaserJet 1010 and I was trying to get it working with FreeBSD, so I installed CUPS and configured it to recoginize the printer and it does, I can successfully print a testpage using the webinterface. So I was trying to print a

Re: CVSUP Issues FBSD 6.0

2005-11-12 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 2:09 PM + 11/12/05, Robert Slade wrote: Hiya, I'm having a problem with newly installed system. cvsup -g L 2 supfile gives Release not specified for collection default with the supfile (based on standard-supfile) containing: default host=cvsup2.FreeBSD.org default base=/var/db default

Re: nvi for serious hacking

2005-10-17 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 1:25 PM -0600 10/17/05, M. Warner Losh wrote: In message: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: : vi was the first screen/cursor-based editor in computer : history. Are you sure about this? I was using screen oriented editors over a 1200 baud dialup

Re: rsync and moving files [Re: backup w/ snapshots]

2005-08-30 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 9:32 AM +0200 8/30/05, Svein Halvor Halvorsen wrote: The solution: Somehow, I need to mirror all the move ops on the remote system before doing the rsync. This could probably be done by making a hash table of inodes/filenames pairs (or triplets, etc) each time i sync. Then the next time, I

Re: Shell script frustration

2005-07-27 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 11:14 PM +0100 7/27/05, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: echo ldapdelete -W -D $binddn \cn=$1, $group_base\ ldapdelete -W -D $binddn \cn=$1, $group_base\ when run ('./rmgroup users') it outputs - ldapdelete -W -D cn=Manager,dc=orbweavers,dc=co,dc=uk cn=users, ou=groups,dc=orbweavers,dc=co,dc=uk

Re: /boot on a separate partition

2005-07-19 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 9:30 PM +0100 7/18/05, Ross Kendall Axe wrote: ... I want to place the /boot directory in a small 25MB partition at the start of the drive. Setting up the partition with sysinstall is easy enough, but does anyone have any suggestions of how to diddle the bootloader to accept this

Re: moving /var/mail to another machine

2005-05-24 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 7:24 PM -0400 5/24/05, Lisa Casey wrote: Hi, I want to move all of the mailboxes (all of /var/mail/*) on one machine to another one across a network. I need to preserve permissions, uid's and gud's. (It would probably be good to preserve modification times as well). I can move a file using

Re: is 4.11 still a good idea?

2005-05-09 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 12:02 PM +0800 5/9/05, Foo Ji-Haw wrote: Hi guys, I'm thinking of installing 4.11 on my next server, seeing that we have some Java issues on the 5.x series (I've been informed that native Java on 5.x is not a good idea). Can I get some feedback on whether development and/ or support on 4.11 is

Re: is 4.11 still a good idea?

2005-05-09 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 12:02 PM +0800 5/9/05, Foo Ji-Haw wrote: Can I get some feedback on whether development and/ or support on 4.11 is still active and updated? I've spent quite some time on the 4.x series, so I am quite comfortable with it. Let me also mention that 5.3-release was a little rocky for some users,

Re: Determining what a port will install... (more than pretty-print-*)

2005-05-02 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 4:25 PM -0500 4/30/05, Eric Schuele wrote: Philip Hallstrom wrote: The portupgrade port can do this. Something like... portupgrade -n -Rr someport The -n tells it not to do anything, just show you what it would do. This sounds like what I'm looking for... so I tried it. But its giving me

Re: Determining what a port will install... (more than pretty-print-*)

2005-05-02 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 9:42 AM -0500 5/2/05, Eric Schuele wrote: Garance A Drosihn wrote: I believe that 'portupgrade -n' only works right for ports which you have already installed. Yes... That is the conclusion I have come to. I'm sure what I am trying to accomplish is just one savvy shell script away I'm just

Re: how to restrict lpd

2005-04-03 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 4:37 PM -0700 4/3/05, Bill Ding wrote: Hello, I am setting up some jails and have limited all the host daemons to the host's IP except for lpd. I can't find a way of doing that. Can it be done? I know it can in LPRng, but I prefer to install as little software as possible on servers. I don't

Re: Samba problems

2005-03-29 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 12:29 PM -0300 3/26/05, Alejandro Pulver wrote: Hello, I am using FreeBSD 5.3 with Samba 3.0.7,1. I can read all files from a Windows 2000 Pro. But when I try to access a mount point that is an NTFS filesystem, I have no read permission (files and directories appear as zero length files) until

Re: cvs question?

2005-03-24 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 5:00 PM + 3/24/05, Osmany Guirola Cruz wrote: Hi people I am learning in the use of cvs for sync my src and ports i use this command line and works perfectly #cvs -d [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/home/ncvs co src but this line update my source tree with the current version 6.0. But i don't want this

Re: Stupid ASCII loader prompt

2005-03-13 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 5:06 AM -0500 3/13/05, Fafa Diliha Romanova wrote: hello i find that loader prompt very frustrating: 1. it is *VERY* unprofessional For what it's worth, the default for displaying that image has changed for freebsd 6.x. -- Garance Alistair Drosehn= [EMAIL PROTECTED] Senior Systems

Re: WRITE_DMA errors on SATA drive under 5.3-RELEASE

2005-02-27 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 3:53 PM +0100 2/27/05, Anthony Atkielski wrote: I've gotten two messages like the ones below today on my production server (5.3-RELEASE): ... kernel: ad10: TIMEOUT - WRITE_DMA retrying (2 retries left) LBA=4848803 ... kernel: ad10: FAILURE - WRITE_DMA timed out What do these messages mean? The

Re: Please don't change Beastie to another crap logo such as NetBSD!!!

2005-02-11 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 8:00 AM -0500 2/11/05, Bart Silverstrim wrote: Just to sum up things as I understand it... People want to change the logo from Beastie to something else because Beastie isn't professional enough, so some committers decided to hold a contest for a new logo? We thought it would be nice, after

Re: Please don't change Beastie to another crap logo such as NetBSD!!!

2005-02-11 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 4:34 PM -0500 2/11/05, Frank Laszlo wrote: Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote: FreeBSD is driven by commercial matters. Many of the people that work on it are paid to work on it by their employers, who are using it commercially. I wouldnt say many, there are few commiters who are actually paid

Re: Please don't change Beastie to another crap logo such asNetBSD!!!

2005-02-11 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 2:56 PM -0800 2/11/05, Joshua Tinnin wrote: On Friday 11 February 2005 02:44 pm, Anthony Atkielski [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Joshua Tinnin writes: Hmmm, let's see, Anthony Atielski, 30 posts on this subject alone, on a tech help list. Makes you wonder what sort of priorities you have.

Re: Logo Contest

2005-02-10 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 9:37 PM +0100 2/10/05, Anthony Atkielski wrote: Julio Capote writes: Untrue, I know a NUMBER of emerging graphic artists, who would kill for this kind of exposure, and are much better than any commercialized firm I've seen. If they are so good, why would they kill for this kind of

Re: Logo Contest

2005-02-10 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 8:13 PM -0500 2/10/05, Mike Hauber wrote: And quite frankly, it doesn't take weeks to figure out how to use correct grammar in an announcement or a responce (and even if the grammar is left _so_ wanting, take a look at the archives for this list. It can't be all _that_ bad, can it?) Who are

Re: let me just throw this out there..

2005-01-24 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 1:02 PM -0800 1/24/05, gabriel wrote: Has it ever happened to anyone here where your computer (in this case, my gateway running ipfw+natd) just restarts out of nowhere. It isn't even a crash, it just restarted. Yes. Turned out to be an overheating problem. (one of the CPU fans was starting to

Re: Freebsd 5.3 - long uptimes...

2005-01-09 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 4:26 PM + 1/9/05, Robert Watson wrote: On Sun, 9 Jan 2005, Mark wrote: FreeBSD will run for years without a boot in many cases. Ah, this point fascinates me. Running for years? Do you ever have to recompile your kernel? :) The longest personal uptime I've had is just under two years,

Re: Freebsd 5.3 - long uptimes...

2005-01-09 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 7:27 PM -0500 1/9/05, Garance A Drosihn wrote: My main production-system use of FreeBSD is for a chat server, which needs to be up all the time or everyone stops chatting and starts yelling at me. The longest uptimes I've had so far are: * 373 days 10 hours (a 6-hour long power outage

Re: Freebsd 5.3 - long uptimes...

2005-01-09 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 8:13 PM -0600 1/9/05, Chris wrote: Long uptimes = unsecured+unpatched boxes. Long uptimes? No thanks. If you had read my earlier message, you would see that I take steps to keep the important components patched, and thus my machine has been as secure as a freshly-built system. Long uptimes are

Re: Backup with dd?

2005-01-03 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 11:57 AM -0600 1/3/05, Eric F Crist wrote: Hello all, I've decided to try doing a complete system backup, attempting a bit-for-bit copy. A friend told me to try the following: # dd if=/dev/ad4 of=/dev/ad6 Both drives are identical SATA150. Is this the best way? While that will probably work,

Re: Backup with dd?

2005-01-03 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 1:03 PM -0600 1/3/05, Eric F Crist wrote: On Jan 3, 2005, at 12:46 PM, Andrew P. wrote: Eric F Crist wrote: You seem to be under the impression that I'm doing this for the sole reason of a disk crash. I'm actually doing it for more than just that reason. For example, if my system gets hacked,

Re: Printer

2004-12-28 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 9:34 AM -0500 12/28/04, Louis LeBlanc wrote: On 12/27/04 09:46 PM, Parv sat at the `puter and typed: Lest somebody gets the wrong idea that all Lexmark printers behave as descried above, my Optra E310 laser printer -- US$[23]00, 199[89] -- is still going strong. It worked/works in Windows

Re: Printer

2004-12-27 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 2:25 PM -0500 12/27/04, Leon wrote: Hi, I have a BSD5.3 I'm trying to set-up a printer.(Dell AIO A960) I think, that this printer made by Lexmark. They have one looks like what I have(Lexmark X6170) I do not know if BSD support this printer. So if you know, pleas let me know. I do not know

Re: Why reccomend Bash shell?

2004-12-16 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 9:11 PM -0600 12/15/04, Adam wrote: In Greg Lehey's book The Complete FreeBSD he reccomends changing the default shell for users to bash shell. -p. 94 What are the Pro's/Con's of using bash as opposed to the other shells? Personal preferences, mostly. In my case, my first unix accounts were

Re: newsyslog

2004-12-12 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 10:07 AM -0500 12/11/04, munn wrote: I have two FreeBSD machines running 4.10-RELEASE-p5. On machine A newsyslog rolls over the log files perfectly, on Machine B I get the message: /var/log/auth.log.0: No such file or directory The newsyslog.conf entries are : MACHINE A: /var/log/auth.log

Re: HD Space

2004-12-05 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 12:02 AM -0200 12/6/04, Giuliano Cardozo Medalha wrote: People, After a cvsup, installworld and portupgrade ... I have installed a new optimized kernel. After that I have installed KDE3 in my FreeBSd 5.3 machine. The problem is now /usr is 4 GB used against 1 G free. How is possible to clean

Re: make -j$n buildworld : use of -j investigated

2004-11-23 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 12:51 PM +0900 11/23/04, Rob wrote: Laurence Sanford wrote: Rob wrote: With these simple tests, I come to the conclusion that make -j$n buildworld is best with n = number of CPUs. Does that make sense? Rob. This is what I've been telling people and using

Re: make -j$n buildworld : use of -j investigated

2004-11-23 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 10:41 AM +0900 11/24/04, Rob wrote: Garance A Drosihn wrote: Also, did you do your benchmarking before or after the recent fixes to -j processing? I haven't redone them after that change, and I think it will be interesting to see what effect that has. These tests were done on 5.3-Stable

Re: Which Sata-controller card?

2004-11-22 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 9:33 AM +0100 11/22/04, Stephan Fiebrandt wrote: If you just need to expand your Mainboard with a SATA Controller, all you need is a poor card with a Silicon chip on it (Sil 3112 etc). I've seen cards starting at 10$. Almost all low-cost cards have this chip series, meanwhile on 5.3 it should

Re: Which Sata-controller card?

2004-11-22 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 11:08 AM +0100 11/22/04, Questions wrote: Garance A Drosihn wrote: At 9:33 AM +0100 11/22/04, Stephan Fiebrandt wrote: If you just need to expand your Mainboard with a SATA Controller, all you need is a poor card with a Silicon chip on it (Sil 3112 etc). Unless something happened in the past

Re: Which Sata-controller card?

2004-11-22 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 11:08 AM +0100 11/22/04, Questions wrote: Garance A Drosihn wrote: Unless something happened in the past week or so, you can still have WRITE_DMA problems with the SiL 3112 if you connect a fake SATA drive to it, such as some of the Western Digital drives. ... These drives seem to work okay

Re: FreeBSD Developer

2004-10-11 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 7:04 PM +0200 10/11/04, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi there, I'm going to develop software for the FreeBSD project. How do I get listed on the official FreeBSD page as developer and is it possible to get a mail alias like [EMAIL PROTECTED] I am not sure what kind of development you are expecting

Re: What version of FBSD does Yahoo run?

2004-10-07 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 11:15 AM -0700 10/7/04, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Thu, Oct 07, 2004, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: why don't you post some of these impressive benchmarks to substantiate your seemingly flimsy position? On a single processor system please, for the 99% of us who don't use SMP. Hopefully

Re: /var/log/wtmp always reseting to 0

2004-10-01 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 6:52 PM -0400 10/1/04, questions wrote: On Fri, 1 Oct 2004, Richard Lynch wrote: man logrotate Probably the logs are getting rotated and old ones discarded. man logrotate does nothing On FreeBSD, the utility is called newsyslog. The entry would be in /etc/newsyslog.conf . You should have

Re: FreeBSD compilation

2004-09-30 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 9:31 AM -0700 9/30/04, D S wrote: Does anybody knows to compile FreeBSD with HAVE_INT64_TIMESTAMP? Well, the simple answer would be Yes, it is easy to compile FreeBSD with that variable defined. However, the more useful answer would be to point out There is nothing in the system which

Re: Freebsd 5.2.1 Performance Woes

2004-09-29 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 5:51 PM -0400 9/29/04, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: While I was had a nice little test set up, I figured I'd test Freebsd 4.9 against 5.2.1 since I had fresh installs handy on separate drives. It would be interesting to try a fresh install of the most recent 5.3-beta ISO's. A lot has changed

Re: Which Laser Printer for FreeBSD

2004-09-17 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 8:08 AM -0600 9/17/04, Warren Block wrote: On Fri, 17 Sep 2004, Martin Moeller wrote: I guess a laser printer is the best choice for Unix, and I'm wondering which one I should buy. I thought about the HP Laserjet 6L or something in this category. Avoid the 5L and 6L, as they have failure-prone

Re: Way OT: How long does your box run for?

2004-09-03 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 9:45 AM +0100 9/3/04, Andy Holyer wrote: I explained that generally some upgrade comes along that requires a reboot, but I realized that I don't know how long a box would stay up in the maximum. So, come on, this should be fun, what's the biggest uptime you've ever had for a BSD box? I don't

Re: PROCFS

2004-08-18 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 10:08 PM -0700 8/17/04, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 09:14:06PM -0700, Dennis George wrote: Hi all, Can I disable PROCFS (through kernel configuration[sysctl/GENERIC] ) in freeBSD Yes. It's clear from the GENERIC config how to do this (remove the entry)). Is there

Re: top for 4.10 jail - looking to work with a someone to make it work

2004-08-18 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 8:24 PM -0500 8/18/04, george donnelly wrote: I need top for 4.10 jails to work, and i know a lot of other people would like it. So i am looking for someone who like to develop a new patch for it (if it doesn't already exist?) and then keep the patch up to date. we're willing to pay and would

Re: find -exec surprisingly slow

2004-08-14 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 8:31 AM +0930 8/15/04, Paul A. Hoadley wrote: Hello, I'm in the process of cleaning a Maildir full of spam. It has somewhere in the vicinity of 400K files in it. I started running this yesterday: find . -atime +1 -exec mv {} /home/paulh/tmp/spam/sne/ \; It's been running for well over 12

Re: Looking for commercial code gone open source

2004-08-13 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 1:10 PM +0100 8/13/04, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: Does anyone know where there are any web-accessible examples of large or medium sized commercial software products that have been open sourced? I'd like to see some examples of code that were not written from the beginning with the intention of

Re: error during make buildkernel in 5.2.1

2004-08-10 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 5:15 PM -0700 8/10/04, Mike wrote: Greetings: This is my first foray into 5.2.1. I installed and ran cvsup (standard and for ports). I went to build the kernel and and make buildkernel died. Here is the error message. Any comments or hints would be helpful. Did you just install 5.2.1 from

Re: Installing FreeBSD on Sparc Ultra II clone

2004-06-21 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 5:02 PM +0100 6/21/04, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 10:41:26AM -0500, Hank Allen wrote: I would like to get some info on installing FreeBSD by booting with floppies and using ftp to download on a Tatung machine. I'm not sure where to get the disk images. Any help would be

Re: Installing FreeBSD on Sparc Ultra II clone

2004-06-21 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 8:23 PM +0100 6/21/04, Matthew Seaman wrote: On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 12:22:15PM -0400, Garance A Drosihn wrote: It would be an interesting Sparc Ultra II clone which could boot up off of i386 floppies... Tatung's latest products include a range of AMD Opteron and Xeon based rack mount

Re: ho hum. Make installworld

2004-06-03 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 11:06 AM +0100 6/3/04, Edd wrote: I checked it out of a pserver like always. setenv CVSROOT=bla bla cvs login cvs co src I find it much better to use 'cvsup' over pserver, but I think you will have better luck if you change that last line to: cvs co -P src (or have a .cvsrc with the two

Re: Strange pkg_info output

2004-05-26 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 5:41 PM -0400 5/25/04, Chuck Swiger wrote: Garance A Drosihn wrote: At 4:49 PM -0400 5/25/04, Chuck Swiger wrote: If you install perl from ports, you apparently get bsdpan included. Hmm. How would I know if I had it? I don't seem to have any port with the letters 'pan' in it. and `locate

Re: Strange pkg_info output

2004-05-25 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 2:01 PM -0400 5/25/04, Chuck Swiger wrote: Jorn Argelo wrote: Recently I came across something which kind of bothered me. Every time when pkg_info removes and/or registers a package it gives this output: pkg_info: package bsdpan-DBD-mysql-2.9003 has no origin recorded pkg_info: package

Re: Strange pkg_info output

2004-05-25 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 4:49 PM -0400 5/25/04, Chuck Swiger wrote: Garance A Drosihn wrote: [ ...snip thread about pkg_info: ... has no origin recorded messages... ] In my case, it was happening on something that I had always upgraded via ports portupgrade. It was not bsdpan (which I do not even have

Re: confusing printing error

2004-05-13 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 7:53 PM -0500 5/13/04, Eric Crist wrote: Hey list, I re-ran the apsfilter setup routine, and now my printer seems to work fine, except I can only print with: # lpr -Paps1 file I can't print from Kmail, or anything else, as I get the following error: A print error occurred. Error message

Re: dual processor and FreeBSD 4.9

2004-05-10 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 8:16 PM +0200 5/10/04, Vivailsud Staff Member wrote: Hello, I am in trouble with FreeBSD 4.9p, I have got dual processor server (2 x Pentium II 400MHz) and I would like that FreeBSD could be able to use the both of them. I have read that you need to compile the kernel once again, but I would

Re: I *really* need help PLEASE - buildworld failing on mkdep libstdc++can't find unwind.h but it *is* there

2004-04-12 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 2:41 PM -0600 4/12/04, P.D. Seniura wrote: Chuck Swiger wrote: It is not clear to me what problem you are trying to solve by the activities you are pursuing: perhaps you ought to install 5.2.1 or 4.9 from a .iso image and get on with other tasks, and revisit the issue of recompiling

Re: installworld failing on sparc64

2004-04-03 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 5:48 AM + 4/3/04, Andy Miller wrote: I am currently upgrading a Sparc64 system from 5.1 to 5.2.1. buildworld was successful, as well as the build and install of the kernel. After a reboot, I ran installworld and received the following error message: === bin/csh install -s -o root -g wheel

RE: newsyslog and apache

2004-03-22 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 5:19 PM -0800 3/22/04, Noah wrote: I ask that you please be specific as to what you think is wrong with my newsyslog.conf file because I cant seem to figure out what you are talking about here? Looks like my newsyslog.conf file matches the recommended config: Hi. I do not run apache at all,

Re: AFS 1.2.11 compilation on FreeBSD 5.2?

2004-03-17 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 10:03 AM -0800 3/17/04, Matt Weatherford wrote: Has anyone done this? Care to share your notes? :) I want the AFS server, mainly. I dont care about the client. I have not compiled or run the server, but some friends of mine claim it wasn't too hard to do. Compiling and running a server on

Re: Moving SSH port off of port 22

2004-03-09 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 9:01 AM -1000 3/9/04, Jason Halbert wrote: Hello All: I need some help moving SSH off of port 22, preferably onto port 23 and disabling telnet. Can I do this just by changing something in /etc/services or by means of a firewall? You change the configuration for sshd in /etc/ssh/sshd_config,

Re: Usability Of NOCLEAN

2004-03-06 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 12:37 PM -0600 3/6/04, Peter Schultz wrote: Hi, I'm just curious about the usability of NOCLEAN. If I've just updated world and things are fine with the installation, is it considered safe to use NOCLEAN? If we thought that behavior was always safe, then that would be the default behavior.

Re: redirecting /tmp

2004-03-04 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 9:37 PM -0500 3/4/04, Robey Holderith wrote: I'm trying to find a way to set an environmental variable so that the system will use /usr/tmp or something instead of /tmp as a temporary directory. Some utilities will pay attention to the TMPDIR environment variable. The story is that I was

Re: LPD's emailing of errors to user@hostname

2004-02-29 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 12:45 PM -0600 2/29/04, freebsd wrote: lpd will generate error messages to [EMAIL PROTECTED] specific email addresses. Is there a way to have lpd deliver to a single account (e.g. [EMAIL PROTECTED]) regardless of the [EMAIL PROTECTED] that originated the job? Not right now. I could change

Re: filesystem permissions using dump on live filesystem

2004-02-23 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 11:47 PM -0500 2/23/04, Aaron Peterson wrote: i put a user in the operator group in /etc/group: -snip- and attempted to dump a live filesystem: -snip- what am i missing here? nevermind. i had to log out and log back in. that solved my problems. now my only question is why does one

Re: SCP fails while ssh works...

2004-02-09 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 1:08 PM -0800 2/9/04, twig les wrote: Hey all, I have to identical boxes running 4.6 and all of a sudden one stopped taking SCP even though it still takes ssh connections. This may not help you at all, but every time I've had a problem where scp fails and ssh works, it has been because the

Re: Can someone explain where the cvsup-mirror port puts it's crontab entry?

2004-01-29 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 4:06 PM -0500 1/29/04, stan wrote: I've just installed this wonderful port, and with some kind help from the list got it working. Thanks to everyone. Now, I've got a learning question. This port creates a crontab entry to schedule updates. I looked in /var/cron/tabs, and I don't see it....

Re: The fear of cvsupping my ports...

2004-01-27 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 10:24 PM +0100 1/27/04, Henrik W Lund wrote: Greetings! Now, the thing is, I run into problems when I've cvsupped my ports tree. make index bails out afer about 2 seconds, and portsdb -U spews out about 3000 lines of portname missing: dependency list incomplete. Do you 'refuse' anything when

Re: smblog format?

2004-01-08 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 12:15 PM -0800 1/8/04, Matt Staroscik wrote: When I connect my PocketPC to my Samba server, the device has a very strange name in smblog: netbios connect: local=server remote=_cerdrc9cb8005 _cerdrc9cb8005 (192.168.1.94) connect to service Music as user USER (uid=, gid=) (pid

Re: What is the end of FreeBSD ?!

2004-01-08 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 2:19 AM +0200 1/9/04, Vahric MUHTARYAN wrote: Hi Everybody , I don't know Who can answer it or Do FreeBSD creators watching this list but I wonder What is the end of FreeBSD OS. I mean Does it like RedHat ?! one day will come and FreeBSD will inform After this date, We are Not Free

Re: Must root be on slice 'a'?

2003-12-23 Thread Garance A Drosihn
At 5:27 PM +0100 12/22/03, Leif Neland wrote: Does this imply that I must rename my slices, that I can't boot from /dev/ad1s3e ? It is possible to boot from other slices than 'a', but you want to do automatic boot-ups (ie, without needing to type commands into the boot loader), you will find it

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